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“ok but expensive”
Review of Grazie Mille

Grazie Mille
Ranked #8 of 264 Restaurants in Bastia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$17 - US$46
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed April 16, 2016

Very OTT. Expensive for what it was. Wine wasn't that good for how much it cost,extortionate! Rather a lot of garnish on the plate. Just ok but not mouthwateringly delicious. On my plate fish had a crust of potatoes with more potatoes on the side. What's that all about?

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Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

Referred to this restaurant by our host in Bastia as a good option for an evening meal and she was not wrong!!
The service was incredible with the waitress/owner taking the extra time and effort to explain the entire menu in English - a luxury not available to us elsewhere on the island. Also ensured we knew which local wines would accompany our meal selections.
Delicious and superbly presented dishes. Possibly the best meals we have ever had at a restaurant. We both strolled back to our accommodation blissfully replete and feeling a part of the local culture.
Reservations recommended.

1  Thank Johnny C
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Reviewed October 1, 2014

We were served by the head waiter who clearly had enthusiasm for her profession. The flavours were robust and ingredients of a high standard. It was our best meal on Corsica.

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Thank lacortanelaLimoux
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Reviewed August 11, 2014

The place du marche is possibly the nicest location for a dinner in Bastia. The restaurant is located in the north-east corner, overlooking the plaza. We had asked for a table outside, which is definitely what you should do (the interior looks a little too rustic 80s for my taste). The service was outstanding: attentive when necessary, yet sufficiently subtle not to interrupt a conversation etc.

Like many of the best restaurants along the cap de Corse, this one serves basically food that resembles the rich Northern Italian cuisine with some 'provencal' touches and some superbe seafood dishes: We had a starter of carpaccio that was very good but nothing special and a magnificent salad with langoustines. The major event of the evening was the foie gras and truffle pasta which we both had a for a main dish - very creamy, perfect balance between the truffle and the meaty taste of the foie, nice house-made tagliatelle. Dishes went great with a (relatively moderately priced) bottle of Montepulciano. Somewhat mixed experience for the dessert: Whilst the panna cotta with chocolate sauce and wild berries was a tiny bit mealy and dry, the pistachio parfait with chocolate ice cream an absolute poem.
The one slight letdown of this otherwise magnificient place is the price compared to other equally good restaurants you can find in Bastia: €26 for a main dish, even an excellent one, is somewhat uncompetitive in a city like Bastia that has at least 3 or 4 other equally good places on offer.

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2  Thank jurijuri336699
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Reviewed June 2, 2014

The owner's wife imposes her personality on this restaurant and treads a careful line between showing a personal interest in her customers and being overly intrusive. She is proud and passionate about the dishes presented, and rightly so, and takes great trouble to explain in detail what's on offer.
I suggest you just go with it and enjoy the experience and pay for your pleasure at the end and you will of enjoyed a memorable dining experience.

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Thank Stephen S
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