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Bar Pizzeria 2001 Da Franco

Localita San Giovanni, 57037, Portoferraio, Elba Island, Italy
+39 0565 915903
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible16%
Sep 8, 2016
“Fantastic local restaurant but beware of the cost before you order!”
Oct 16, 2016
“Very friendly atmosphere and excellent seafood!”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Localita San Giovanni, 57037, Portoferraio, Elba Island, Italy
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Reviewed October 16, 2016

I loved the atmosphere and the very kind staff and landlord. The food was excellent and I also appreciated the effort to combine a special meal for me as I wanted to try various different things but couldn't go with the full portions. I was...More

Thank Sparrrkle77
Reviewed September 8, 2016

The food was fantastic and full of locals but there is no menu and no indication of what the cost will be. Because it looks local one assumes it will not cost a fortune but BEWARE, the end bill will leave you shocked! The food...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed July 12, 2015

Informal, popular local restaurant/pizzeria - family run, good service, where you can inspect and choose your fresh fish before they cook it for you. Generous portions, fair prices. Nuff said.

Thank Howard97
Reviewed July 1, 2015

We ate the first meal of our trip here after a recommendation from our B&B. The staff were friendly, the food was good and reasonably priced. As it was within walking distance of our accommodation, we went back on our second night and enjoyed our...More

Thank WanderersCheshire
Reviewed June 24, 2015

This was our first meal after travelling a day to get to Elba and our B&B, it is a family friendly, earthy place and like most of Elba you must know some italian to interact at a level where you can order food without misunderstanding....More

Thank bonanie
Reviewed May 25, 2015

very kind people, service good but maybe slow. I have to tell we were 40 people therefore quite peculiar situation. On other tables things were faster

Thank guidodrago
Reviewed August 10, 2013

Top food in Elba ! Nobody can beat Franco's Fresh catch of the day with potatoes. A MUST in your stay at Elba.

Thank mitf
Reviewed July 13, 2013

We went to the restaurant because we were told that the Chef on our cruise ship always ate there. We were seated outdoors immediately. It's a small restaurant and the patio was also small. There were a lot of locals, so we were hopeful. Unfortunately,...More

Thank Charlene E
Reviewed May 1, 2012

The number of people waiting promised a delicious meal, so we were patient. Imagine our surprise when we had tasteless, micro-sized clams (they were supposed to be Verraci, which are medium-sized and flavorful) over our dry-as-a-bone spaghetti. Never again.

Thank GueneviereRome
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Localita San Giovanni, 57037, Portoferraio, Elba Island, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Livorno  >  Elba Island  >  Portoferraio
  • Phone Number: +39 0565 915903
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