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“Lived up to expectations”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Il Bistrot del Mare - CLOSED

Il Bistrot del Mare
Price range: $20 - $40
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Genuine ambient,daily fresh products guarantee.The Menu offer classics and modern Italian dishes for all kind of needs (meat,fish,homemade pasta,vegetarian dishes,kids menu,take away).Great Italian Wines selection.Possibility to eat on a outside terrace accompagnied by soft music.Friendly and Accurate Service.We always put all our passion in order to exceed the guest expectations.
Winchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Lived up to expectations”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2012

We took our children (7&4) to eat here after reading the reviews on this site and it definately lived up to expectations. The food was simply uncomplicated and beautifully cooked. The Bolognaise was the best i have tasted and the Lamb Raviolli was fantastic. The deserts were traditional and rounded the meal off fantastically. The children loved the Spaghetti but were not so keen on the hot dog. The service was a good match for the food leaving us feeling looked after but not hassled. We will certainly be returning for another meal and would recommend to all.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Chris P
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glasgow
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Wonderful find! Amazing service! Do not miss!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012 via mobile

We booked this on a whim, as its about 100 yards up the hill slightly from the marina. But we thought the menu looked lovely, we were advised by the owner to book for the following evening...
We turned up and were put off slightly by the small number of tables, but oh my god! This was completely to our advantage.
The owners are from Rome, they import their own olive oil (yum) and the cooking is by the owners girlfriend.
The whole experience was one of Michelin star quality, and hubby & I have eaten in some of the worlds best!
Home cooked bread rolls, a gorgeous canapé of tuna, strawberry and balsamic! (I cannot describe how good this was) smoked carpaccio of swordfish, lamb ravioli .. I could go on!
After our meal, we tried to book
Again for the following evening, but they are closed on Thursdays (!) so book early in your stay! All in all if I could give this more than 5 stars I would,
What a genuinely fantastic find and I wouldn't hesitate in going back on our next visit

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1 Thank DebsCrystal
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Essex
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fireworks in your mouth”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2012

Perfect English from the waiter who was also very polite and hard working. Food was out of this world. All of the flavours were amazing. The chef even came out at the end to ask how our meal was. Overall the best restaurant regarding service and food I have ever been to. 2 people 3 courses for €70 inc drinks was ridiculously cheap.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Andrea G
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Roma
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“A real Italian abroad”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2012

Have been with my girlfriend in Lanzarote for a fast 5 days, and tried this place and others, under some friends suggestion. The atmosphere is great, only few tables in a very quiet and small square above the port (they have like 4 tables so you strongly need to book!), and Simona and Federico are really friendly. A very important thing to me is food quality, before the price, and I must say that both were just perfect. Pasta, real Italian one, meat or fish, you just choose any and will see.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank phelicio
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Galway,Ireland
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6 reviews
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“Fantastic fresh and imaginative food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2012

A must if you are visiting Puerto Del Carmen or Puerto Calero. By far the best restaurant we dined at while on holiday, and we tried a lot of them. Fantastic fresh and imaginative food. These guys are definitely passionate about the food they are serving. Great food, great service and great value.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank quixlar
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