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L'Acqua Cheta Osteria Elbana

Via del Mercato 23, 57037, Portoferraio, Elba Island, Italy
+39 0565 914278
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“gnocchi” (2 reviews)
“octopus” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Via del Mercato 23, 57037, Portoferraio, Elba Island, Italy
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

A very banal place, almost clean, trying to pretend to be cheap and local... Unpleasant waitress who forgot to smile. We waited 40 minutes for the main dish (curiously 2 couples of locals arrived well after us and left well before...). Fish fresh but poorly...More

Thank Florent Michel L
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

We went here looking for a cheap place where eat seafood.. location is nice but seafood starter has been nothing special.. also my linguine con gallinella (ok is a poor dish) do not satisfied.. octopus was delicious, probably one of the best ever eaten! In...More

Thank 65domenicos
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

I returned to this restaurant for the second time. And now they have Gluten Free pasta that was excellent. The mixed seafood antipasti plate of last time was really good with several interesting local tastes. My husband loved his pasta:gnocchi con l'uovo di pesce. The...More

Thank sezae2015
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Given the unfortunate weather we decided to stay in Portoferraio and give ourselves some chances to expand our knowledge in history... we spent some hours at one of the villas that Napoleon took over for his exile... after that we wiped practically all the restaurants...More

1  Thank antoniodg69
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

We came here based on trip advisor reviews, awful place. Weve eaten at 3 amazing restaurants in Portoferraio this was definitely the worst. Waiter was rude and abrupt we ordered drinks which he forgot to give us, but managed to remember 3 other table's drinks....More

1  Thank Katie3096
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

The mixed seafood antipasti plate was really good with several interesting local tastes. I loved my pasta:gnocchi con l'uovo di pesce. The desserts were home made and looked really wonderful but I didn't have place in the tummy for it. The ambiance is fun with...More

Thank sezae2015
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Attended this restaurant with some locals and had a wonderful time. Platters of seafood kept arriving at the table, shell fish, octopus, mussels, clams, etc, The owner was very gracious and outgoing. It was a Friday night and there were many families, it felt like...More

Thank GolfGuy15
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Everytime that I visited this Osteria I found quality food at good prices. The dishes are incredibly tasty of flavor, if you are looking for local specialities there are some choose from the menu. Highly recommended.

Thank francesco o
Reviewed August 23, 2016

There has been a restaurant on this corner since I was a kid; and its never been worth a visit ... until now. I first noticed things might have changed during a early spring visit to town, I had a meeting at the bank around...More

Thank Rory K
Reviewed June 23, 2016

Having realized that the property is small and therefore quickly becomes fully booked, we booked an evening for the next one. The inn is rustic, not fancy, but appreciable. I will start from the defects (few, in fact only one) and will continue with the...More

Thank Brun066
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Mercato 23, 57037, Portoferraio, Elba Island, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Livorno  >  Elba Island  >  Portoferraio
  • Phone Number: +39 0565 914278
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