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Vicolo Auria, 07031 Castelsardo, Sardinia, Italy
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Spending 2 weeks in Castelsardo meant that we would sample various restaurants but after running into Francesco after 11 PM on our evening of arrival, we realized we found someone special. He brought us to his favorite after-work hangout for a meat and cheese plate. He explained his approach to running his restaurant and the seafood specialties that he features.... More 

2 Thank StuandDana
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

You know what they say about busy places, they must be good, well this one was and one of my favorites from my time in Sardinia. We stopped off during our tour of Castelsardo - outside was full (small area) so we made our way inside. Wow this place was popular! The staff advised there was a wait for pasta... More 

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

Decided to eat here after an evening of wandering around the old town, sat outside which is a little challenging as the flagstones under the tables are very uneven but it was worth the effort to hold on! Had seafood pasta for a main course and it was delicious, beautifully cooked and very tasty, my husband also had pasta and... More 

Thank Steph1962
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Food, vine and staff🖒 Great pasta. Absolutely worth to try. We are going back for another great time.

Thank Stig Anders S
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12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

The food was ok, maybe a bit too expensive. We found the service to be a bit too invasive, the waiters were constantly near us and also took away bread and cheese without even asking. Camerieri costantemente presenti al limite dell'invadente; bisognerebbe cercare di evitare di portar via dal tavolo il formaggio grattugiato o altre portate senza chiedere permesso.

2 Thank Corrado F
Chester, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

This restaurant is located close to the castle in the old part of the town , we managed to park on the road leading to the castle but I can imagine in the high season this would not be possible. It is a reasonably step climb to the castle and the restaurant is situated close to the castle , service... More 

Thank John M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

We found the restaurant at the top of the castle. The waiter was very friendly and sat us in the best place for the view. Everything was very clean and the waiter attentive. We got to see the local fish and chose one fresh from the plate. It was delicious in a tomato sauce with herbs and basil. Proscecco followed... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

In late October after 7pm this was the ONLY open restaurant in the old town of Castelsardo (within the castle walls) and I think we were the only two tourists staying the night up there. My husband was pretty apprehensive but the staff were welcoming and friendly. The inside dining room is gorgeous with a very old wood beam ceiling... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We visited early in June and it was a little chilly so we ate inside and we are glad we did. It's almost like a grotto inside with walls made of rocks and stone arch ways. The food is reasonably good and they have tourist menus that are prix fixe menus consisting of 3 or 4 courses that are excellent... More 

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Staff were friendly and helpful and the artisan beer we had was excellent. We had mussels, cheeses, ravioli (unexpectedly with ricotta not meat) and spaghetti carbonara. That plus water was €63 so have had better value but it was fine.

Thank Sally K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vicolo Auria, 07031 Castelsardo, Sardinia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sardinia  >  Province of Sassari  >  Castelsardo
  • Phone Number: 393389345568
The restaurant is on the ground floor of an ancient builting were you can still see the original water cisterns.Our menu consists of fresh local fish, lobster,spider crabs, beef and also vegetarian options.

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