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Ristorante San Domenico

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Via Colapesce, Pizzo, Italy
+39 327 597 1692
12:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Daylesford, Victoria, Australia
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant will not disappoint Magnificent seafood with a Calabrian twist The food is exquisitely presented not overly small either We had all 4 courses only as all the meals sounded too good to miss Seafood was so incredibly fresh, the service wonderful friendly and the wine selection is vast & really lovely Highlights Octopus and potato with an aioli,... More 

2 Thank Julia P
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Bruno, the chef and owner, opened the restaurant for us! (It was supposed to be closed at noon this day) We were treated like kings..We had a table outside and we had very good food (fresh tuna, octopus, local fish...) and very good wine! Bruno is a talented chef, the presentation of the dishes is very beautiful. We definitely recommend... More 

2 Thank Clara-traveler
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The place is very conveniently tucked away from the busy streets. Atmosphere is very romantic and view that opens from the balcony is amazing. Food is fantastic and well served. I would go there everyday if I had a chance! Best meal in town by all counts!

2 Thank Dmitry G
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119 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

We have been for a family dinner and I should split my overall score in 3 parts: Amazing location with a fantastic view Good food but very depending on the dishes Disappointing service especially considering that the restaurant was not really full. I'd give it another try after the vacation time

1 Thank caolino
Naples, Italy
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The setting was very nice. The menu was interesting but the products used where cheap. Main fish options were swordfish and sea bass,in southern Italy you can do much better. They also only were willing to make me one type of gluten free pasta which contained swordfish. I am pregnant and can not have swordfish. The service was good when... More 

Thank Jennifer N
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went here based solely on TripAdvisor reviews and weren't disappointed. The restaurant itself is down a quaint pedestrianised street, with an amazing view over the sea from the terrace. It's beautiful. The staff are so friendly and the menu is great, loads of different options. The food itself is amazing, very creative, beautifully presented and there's... More 

1 Thank Jennifer D
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Orono, Maine
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Ristorante San Domenico was our supreme dining experience in Pizzo. The ambience was relaxed. The view of the coast was amazing. The service was attentive and the food was delicious and beautifully presented. One person in our party had to eat gluten free and our waiter went to the kitchen twice to make sure that all her selections were prepared... More 

2 Thank segenhofer
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is very well located with a splendid view on the coast of Pizzo. We followed the suggestions of the cook and had as a starter a burger of tuna and as main course spaghetti con allice. The meal was delicious and very well prepared. We will certainly come back another time!

1 Thank Thomas D
Gorinchem, The Netherlands
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Last week during our holiday, my husband and I dined out in Pizzo in 3 separate occasions, and in 3 different restaurants. We found Restorante San Domineco to be the best of the 3. I'm not saying the other restaurants were bad. On the contrary! What makes this restaurant stand out above the others is the creativity of the chef... More 

1 Thank tripsearcher69
New York, New York, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

If you want to try something special, elegant, tasty and Calabrian you have to go to San Domenico! Chef Bruno has created a special menu you will not forget... He mixes tradition and his imagination creating sublime dishes that will tingle your own fantasy. Definitely a must try if you happen to be in Pizzo!

3 Thank PaolaSinis

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Colapesce, Pizzo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Vibo Valentia  >  Pizzo
  • Phone Number: +39 327 597 1692

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?