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La Lanterna

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Via Paolo Mossa 8, 07020, Golfo Aranci, Sardinia, Italy
+39 0789 46084
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having visited the top-rated pizza restaurant in Golfo Aranci on our first night there, we visited La Laterna a couple of nights later...and it was La Laterna that we subsequently chose to return to. It is a friendly, back-street place, close to the Hotel Gabbiano Azurro. The staff were very friendly and our very limited Italian and their limited English... More 

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Thank PurleyKing
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Food delicious, on two visits. Pizza and sausage ravioli and sausage spaghetti. Approximately 36 euro for two meals, 1/4 litre white wine, and 2 beers, 1 water. Staff quite rude, not very welcoming and did not speak any english. Menu also in Italian only.

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Thank FridayFoodie
Bedford, United Kingdom
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243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

A good pizzeria close to our hotel, the service is friendly and the pizzas are the thin type pizzas (which i prefer) cooked in a pizza oven. The price of the pizzas are very good as is the house wine.

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Kent England
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88 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Italian only menu so make a list of pizza topping translations before attending. The food is fine but there is no salt, pepper or oil on the tables outside, you have to ask for them. We were also charged €2 per person as a table (cover) charge.

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Thank MichaelJR
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Same good food, service and welcome. This visit we tried local veal and house desserts, so very happy to return with different offerings! More than just seafood, pizza and pasta! Although last trip showed this family run business knows that good food, service and their customers are what it is all about! Good value for your Euro! We searched the... More 

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Thank Ozzykate
Bergen, Norway
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is a cozy restaurant in the outskirts of Golfo Aranci, serving both pizza and traditional local food. Service is good but only in Italian. We visited La Lanterna several times last summer, and will definitely come back when we travel to Sardinia again this year.

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Thank Ole I
Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015

In Golfo Aranci with our 9 yr old daughter for a week, this became our favorite restaurant and we ate there three times. It was loud, very busy, full of locals, in other words exactly what we were looking for. My Italian is as poor as their English but they had great patience with us and it all worked out.... More 

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Thank Tom L
England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Wandered off the main road tonight and found this gem. The bonus was an air conditioned dining room. Fantastic pizza and I finally found my fave Sardinian dish of malloreddus and it was delicious. Good attentive friendly service and very reasonably priced. We will return.

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Thank Michelle B
Somerset
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91 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Ate at this restaurant twice, the food was very good, the lady serving was very helpful and tried to assist with our lack of Italian! It was very busy on both evenings, it seemed to be a place that locals visited, which should be a good sign. The atmosphere was good, everyone seemed to be chatting and enjoying the food.... More 

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Thank Crazeecatz
Glasgow
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153 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2013 via mobile

We visited this restaurant twice during our stay in Golfo Aranci. The food was excellent - traditional Italian food. The staff were helpful and knowledgeable. The atmosphere in the restaurant was excellent. I would certainly recommend this restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$39
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Paolo Mossa 8, 07020, Golfo Aranci, Sardinia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sardinia  >  Province of Olbia-Tempio  >  Golfo Aranci
  • Phone Number: +39 0789 46084

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