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“Much better than expected”
Review of Santa Maria

Santa Maria
Ranked #15 of 138 Restaurants in Calvi
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed October 5, 2012

Didn't have high expectations of this large, touristy-looking place, but I was pleasantly surprised.
It was very busy but the friendly waitress seated us quickly and was extremely efficient and helpful throughout. My partner's paella was no more than ok, but I ordered a fillet of St Pierre from the specials board, which turned out to be excellent. My dessert (apple tart) was also the daily special and was very good indeed.
All in all, a reasonably priced place with good food (if you stick to the specials) and excellent friendly service.

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Reviewed October 5, 2012

In a square in front of a lovely church Santa Maria has an excellent value set menu and good value Corsican wines. We spent 58 Euros on an excellent 3 course meal (Moules, wild boar stew and Corsican cheese plate) plus a bottle of wine. Service was friendly and we had a good table in this busy restaurant seperated from our neighbours by a large olive tree.

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Reviewed September 26, 2012

This was recommended to us for having a great value 20.50 euro 3 course menu - so we thought we would give it a try. Atmosphere was great - all tables were outside and nearly all seats taken which is a always a good sign. Staff were really prompt and friendly, humouring our attempts to order in French! Opted to try the local cuisine - moules and corsican plate for starters followed by wild boar casserole for main. Puddings were also delicious. Would highly recommend.

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Reviewed September 25, 2012

This restaurant was always buzzing and it's set menu of three courses for just over 20 Euros was one of the reasons, excellent food and wine. It's position in the square in front of the church helped the ambience

Thank Penwyllt
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Reviewed September 2, 2012

It is in a good location. There is a 20.50 euro three course menu with many choices. The staff are without exception friendly and pleasant. The food is excellent, and plentiful

Thank vivien70
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