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Piazza Jenne 26, 09124, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
+39 070 204 6677
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06:00 - 00:00
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Krakow, Poland
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

this is rather low-budget restaurant, but crowdy all the times with people having pizzas, so I've tried one as well - and it was really, really tasty, far above the expectations I had from the place. And it has a really huge advantage for abroad travellers - it is open&serving during the siesta and in winter season as well! So,... More 

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Chicago
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

There are many wonderful pizzerias in Cagliari. Although this is not one of the better pizzerias in this city, you can still enjoy the food and the outdoor atmosphere. I think many customers who come here are from cruise ships because it's on the main street and it's easy to find. It's one of many in a row, and if... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Such a mixed performance. A nice location and busy with a friendly, local and varied crowd. But the service is terrible despite OK'ishly friendly waiters, and the food was very mixed. I had a horse steak which I thought was quite flavoursome and well cooked, but my friend's fillet was terrible. Awful actually. We were both starving, but he couldnt... More 

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Milan, Italy
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

That was the worst restaurant I've been so far. The waiters are nice but OMG you have to wait 1 hour to get your drink and another hour to get your appetizer! If only if it was worth the wait, but not even! The octopus was too cooked and tasted like plastic, and the pasta 12€ for 3 little pasta... More 

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Thank Charlie56190
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Found this place through Trip advisor, it's a long hole in the wall on the inside with an AL Fresco seating, staff very friendly and speaks good English. The food was amazing and so was the service, I think I had one of the best seafood pastas (picture attached) ever in there and the best thing is that it is... More 

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Thank Ghaith81
Milan, Italy
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

My friend and I were passing by looking for somewhere to have pizza. We decided to sit down here after looking at the menu. Once we were seated my friend and I were presented with menus which were priced differently (as seen below). We questioned the waitress about this and the price difference and she said she didn't know why... More 

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Thank Murzle
Province of Cadiz, Spain
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116 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We had a work dinner here and this place was absolutely amazing! The ambiance was delightful, the setting very picturesque, and the food and service did not disappoint in the least! Gladly would come back here in the future, this is what you think an Italian family style dining should be like. Absolutely recommended.

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Thank Dan S
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Decent vegetarian options We ordered the gnocchi, pepper pizza, green salad and fries Gnocchi and pizza were tasty Green salad turned out to be a plate of lettuce Complementary bread was stale! The seating arrangements were cramped, waiters kept walking into and knocking out tables. Service was slow, asked three times for the bill before someone bought it to us!

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Thank DJ-Veggie
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We went here for a late dinner on a Tuesday night. The staff at first were friendly and quick to show us a table inside the restaurant, set our table and give us menus. We were sat down about 20 or more minutes before a drink order was taken even though asking a member of staff several times could we... More 

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Thank sashalee80
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Do not go here!!!!! It's a definite tourist trap. The pizza was soggy and even frozen pizza tastes better than this. The water tastes like it has bicarbonate powder in it. Did not enjoy this place at all it's safe to say. Only reason it will get a one is that it provided shelter from the rain.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 00:00
Monday
06:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 00:00
Thursday
06:00 - 00:00
Friday
06:00 - 00:00
Saturday
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Jenne 26, 09124, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sardinia  >  Province of Cagliari  >  Cagliari
  • Phone Number: +39 070 204 6677
Description
An American Bar and pizzeria with a la carte menu too. Wonderful location with huge throng of people waiting for tables on a Saturday night. Excellent value for money even if the waiters are hopelss and slow - there is no rush as it is a great locaton from where you can watch the nightly "PASSAGIATA"

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