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Via Dante Alighieri 105, 04027, Ponza Island, Italy
+39 0771 80287
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing food everytime. One of our most favourite places to eat in Ponza. Always very friendly and welcoming. They are great with the children.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We had swordfish here and it was absolutely lovely. Do not understand reviews that hosts were noisy as we found them welcoming and kind. Loved it here!

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Rome, Italy
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The restaurant waiters are very talkative, always shouting and it is not ideal for having a relaxed time.

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Thank Eleanor R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Very interesting thing happened to us. We have been there twice. First time was outstanding and the portions were big, we even got another pasta, because it was so good. Next day the food portions were double small, staff wasn't as nice, trying to sell as much. We didn't quite get what was the reason for such a change in... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We went there attracted by the good smell and the nice location of the restaurant while passing by in the street. We took each a primi (vongole and frutti di mare) and got two plates of pasta where some poor seafood lost in our plate that were very disappointing. Everything served by a rude waiter, who we had the impression... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Me and Fiancé stopped at this restaurant for lunch today and we enjoyed the food, it was relatively busy and there were quite a few tourists enjoying the food too. We don't speak Italian so it was a little difficult to read the menu which is totally fine, we just went with what we thought it meant. It wasn't the... More 

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Viareggio, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

An unformal trattoria with an extremely friendly staff. A good price/quality ratio. It does not offer the best in town but it is the perfect alternative for an easy meal. I had pizza and it was good!

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Thank Naturalchoice
Sydney, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

We tried pizza by "oven wood" and it was good,but..it was an expensive one and there is always a 10% of service on top of your bill

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Thank Roberto P
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

best to keep it simple! a decent meal in a well run restaurant with an excellent choice would go back there in Ponza

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Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

Good seafood pasta, good pizza, nice location and friendly staff. Though it is a busy place, so the staff are hard to get hold of!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dante Alighieri 105, 04027, Ponza Island, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Latina  >  Ponza Island
  • Phone Number: +39 0771 80287

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