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La Grotta

Via Principe di Napoli 3, 07024, Sardinia, Italy
+39 0789 737228
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Overview
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good16%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible38%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (4 reviews)
“vongole” (2 reviews)
“spaghetti” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
PRICE
$$$$
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Via Principe di Napoli 3, 07024, Sardinia, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited La Grotta the 8th of August. The worst experiences on Sardinia. The food was terrible and completely overpriced. We were waiting one hour for food to be served. Personnel was rude and refused to speak English. Worst of all; they just randomly add food...More

1  Thank TomDB020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited last week. We ordered the house speciality, langoustine tomatoes and onions. The price is displayed on the menu per gramme. We were shown the langoustine before it was cooked for 4 of us. We had no idea of the weight. Should we have...More

Thank glenn m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't read TripAdvisor before going here, but perhaps we should. By far the most expensive place around here, but good eating, friendly service and nice atmosphere. Watch out for the added items on the bill and the additional 15% on top and the cost...More

Thank MichaelKron
Reviewed 4 July 2017

and so annoyed with myself that I didn't! Spectacularly rude and obnoxious staff, from the owner to the waiting staff, every employee needs a very loud wake up call. The food is good, but overpriced. The whole experience was nasty.

1  Thank stevemanning2
Reviewed 25 June 2017 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 14 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 9 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.

1  Thank federspil
Reviewed 7 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

1  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

2  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
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Child-friendly
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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