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Il Cardellino

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via della pineta, 16, 57016 Castiglioncello, Rosignano Marittimo, Italy
+39 0586 753618
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Truro, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely view from outside area. But we weren't allowed to eat outside. But food was good. Nice wine and beer at sensible prices. Loud music from upstairs put me off at first. Especially as 70 s disco.

1 Thank gareth3131
Madrid, Spain
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Overall good food and nice location on the sea. The kitchen closes later than the other restaurant in town. Good for late dinner.

Thank Marco C
Saint Louis, Missouri
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

I stayed another day just to go back and see if it was just a dream. A beatiful location that will likely turn tourists away because you walk though the public park to the location high on a bluff overlooking sea and town and sunset. I'm glad of this because the fewer people that find this the better for the... More 

Thank kilzor
St Gervais sur Mare, France
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

I loved this restaurant, the first time I was taken here by a friend. Prosecco was the drink of the evening. I enjoyed my time here from start to finish. The service was brilliant, the music was tasteful. We never stopped laughing, and enjoying. Tasting everything that I possibly could. The views are to the sea, always relaxing, always enjoyable.... More 

Thank Eileen S
Miami, Florida
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

On the cliff overlooking the sea, at the edge of the pine forest ... modern, elegant ... with gorgeous views ... Chef is superb and everything we ordered was outstanding!

Thank VickiRestivo
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Finding a good place to eat at what is the end of the season for this resort location. This was a gem of a find. The restaurant has a great view perched on the edge of a cliff edge overlooking the sea. Smartly decorated both inside and out. The food is the average price for Italy. Not cheap but not... More 

Thank Adrian L
Winchester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

Whilst staying in the countryside near Pisa, we made an evening trip to the small seaside resort of Castiglionello. It is a very low key resort. No large yachts full of competing Oligarchs or the blaring sound of Ferrari exhausts which do substitute for a chat up line in so much of the Mediterranean. As we walked along the quay... More 

Thank romer1342
Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

We ended up here whilst looking for a restaurant by the seaside and what a stunning view there was! The food was very good as well, starting off with a rather un-italian amuse, followed by tasty antipasti (especially the polpo was delicious). The main course of fritto misto contained all kinds of seafood and very tasty vegetables. Great place, good... More 

Thank EDullaart
Toulouse, France
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

This restaurant has an excellent location next to the waterfront, and is tastefully decorated Inside - perfect for a relaxing summer meal. The menu is not cheap, there's no children's option, and it is of course dominated by seafood. Fortunately for us, this wasn't a problem, and we thoroughly enjoyed our gnocchi, squid and pineapple salad, tuna and shellfish pasta.... More 

Thank Kate F
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

We've been a few times now to the roof top terrace for an aperitif with our son and friends. The terrace offers fantastic views out to sea and has a very relaxing vibe to it. For €5 euros each we both had Prosecco served with delicious nibbles. Perfect pre dinner stop.

Thank Paula S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 32 - USD 53
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via della pineta, 16, 57016 Castiglioncello, Rosignano Marittimo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Livorno  >  Rosignano Marittimo  >  Castiglioncello
  • Phone Number: +39 0586 753618

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?