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C'era Una Volta

Piazza del Molo 16, 07020, Palau, Sardinia, Italy
+39 335 136 0746
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“fish” (13 reviews)
“pasta” (15 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
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International, Italian, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Piazza del Molo 16, 07020, Palau, Sardinia, Italy
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

At this pretentious restaurant we were ushered to a side table whilst the manager drooled over a couple of women eating alone. The waiter superficially provided bread and oil, but no plates or balsamic until asked. The main course of fish arrived without the roasted...More

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82maurizio82, Proprietario at C'era Una Volta, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017
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dopo aver rubato la cena osi anche parlare...............................................bravo

Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

The food here is excellent, well prepared using fresh ingredients with some creative touches like the combination of fruit with fish. Nice outside seating, with seaview on one side of the terrace. On the menu we saw that it was possible to have traditional suckling...More

Thank Stefan_Boer
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

The service was great, the food spot on, ..... then we got the bill and we had been overcharged for a dish we had not ordered. After trying to explain in multiple ways to our waiter that we had been wrongfully charged, he brought us...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

Ma daily catch fitch was good. My partner ordered gluten free pasta with sea food and I have to say it was nothing I would be tempted to eat a second time. The coffee was great, service as well and free wi-fi a good advantage...More

Thank Mdennah
Reviewed 10 June 2017

What a disappointment. This is a national disgrace. The tourist bureau should shut the place down. How do you serve a caprese salad with inedible, unripened, refrigerated tomatoes?! In Sardinia? The breadbasket of Italy? The food was exceptionally bad. They served a vegetarian ravioli that...More

1  Thank Violet N
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This place is a little up from the typical restorantes in town. It has good wines and supposedly good food but we were unlucky. We were there on a quite night but had to wait very long for our meals to arrive. The corses were...More

Thank MrtnVgt
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

All we wanted was a ticket to the island of maddalena, but after hearing the crunch of the pane carasau from the waiting line, there was no holding us back. From the tartare to the tarte fondante, each course was a delight and we would...More

Thank chris r
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Yum! Hubby and I had a lovely meal here. It is a small, family run (I think!) restaurant with excellent service and a wonderful seafood menu. We enjoyed starters of squid & avocado and a prawn risotto - both excellent - and both had beautifully...More

Thank Jackie D
Reviewed 9 August 2016

- as main courses we selected fish plates (frittura c'era una volta, tonno agli agrumi). The quality was good - for dessert, we ordered tortino al cioccolato, but we got delivered something that had nothing to do with it. We sent one of the two...More

Thank visit2011
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This part of Sardinia is expensive due to the Porto Cervo effect, but the Trip Advisor & Lonely Planet reviews of this restaurant are bona fide in our opinion. Very tasty and authentic "Sarde" food, well presented and truly excellent service. Thoroughly recommended

Thank Michael D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 73
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza del Molo 16, 07020, Palau, Sardinia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sardinia  >  Province of Olbia-Tempio  >  Palau
  • Phone Number: +39 335 136 0746
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Resturant with big attention to detail, careful selection of the quality of used products. Veranda with a view over the sea , reservation, also after midnight.... Spoken language : English- German -French -Spanish.
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