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La Grotta

Via Principe di Napoli 3, 07024, Sardinia, Italy
+39 0789 737228
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good18%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible34%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (4 reviews)
“vongole” (2 reviews)
“spaghetti” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Via Principe di Napoli 3, 07024, Sardinia, Italy
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Miserable value for money, extremely distracted and unfriendly service (staff was on their phones and eating, while we were waiting to be served). Coperto with 8 Euro for 2 persons extremely high, although we didn't have bread. We ate at nearby Osteria Lio' the day...More

Thank Andreas S
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I had the pleasure of dining here on three occasions during my recent trip to La Maddalena. The atmosphere is relaxing, especially while dining al fresco. The owner introduced himself and checked with us to make sure we were enjoying our dining experience. The food...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Food is good but not unique. Service very chaotic while friendly. All this cannot justify the prices that are exorbitant. Unfortunately the owner is well aware and proud of it so I don't think it will ever change.

Thank federspil
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately we didn't read tripadvisor before to go to La Grotta. Now i can confirm most of the comments. Service is very good, food as well. But it is too expensive, especially compared to other restaurants around here. First of all i didn't like the...More

Thank Rickypasi
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This restaurant is centrally located in La Maddalena and is probably one of the oldest in town. The location is super and it is pleasant to sit outside for dinner. While being in La Maddalena we decided to go for dinner. Nice table for two...More

1  Thank SlabbyBelgium
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Located on a pleasant side street close to the port, this restaurant serves very good sea food pasta and uses very fresh ingredients. I really have nothing to say against the quality of the meal which was excellent. Now, honestly, for the quantity they serve,...More

Thank Claude R
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We arrived at La Maddalena, our friend recommended us this restaurant it is very close to the port. The owner is very welcoming. We ordered 2 starters: grilled octopus and grilled Calamari. Octopus very tasty. Also we ordered two pasta platters so delicious: ravioli with...More

Thank Hage M
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Bought an Astice (langosta/small lobster), price in the menu was €10 per 100g. When we ordered the astice they quoted €200 for 1Kg. So the price had DOUBLED!! to €20kg and whether it was really 1kg is debate able as well. We challenged the price...More

1  Thank Pete C
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Specialising in seafood, this restaurant can only be described accurately enough by your own tastebuds to do it justice. I reccommend the degustazione (a selection of small versions of some of the meals with the squid being particularly nice so save it till last ;-)...More

Thank SuleRimi
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We were six for dinner, the owners( Ferdinando and other ) were very friendly when we arrived and "sold" us the daily specials, and then when the bill came they disappeared ( even when we asked for their presence) and sent a lady , that...More

Thank Lucrecia F
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Principe di Napoli 3, 07024, Sardinia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sardinia  >  Province of Olbia-Tempio  >  Maddalena Islands  >  La Maddalena
  • Phone Number: +39 0789 737228
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