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Antico Girarrosto Ischitano

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Via Baldassarre Cossa 8, 80077, Ischia, Isola d'Ischia, Italy
+39 081 984296
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Sydney, Australia
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74 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seldom have I been let down by a TripAdvisor rating. This was the surprise of this trip! One walks in past the hoardes waiting for takeaway, then is motioned to a bench inside where families are vying for room amidst large plates of chicken bones and other table debris. The service was perfunctory. The menu was in pictures as well... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got the porcinella pizza with mushrooms and sausage a d it was truly Napolitano and delicious. It's big enough to split one for two people. Don't bother with the house red wine, get the white. Neither is special but the white is drinkable. Perfect place for lunch. Would absolutely return.

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Thank Christie Z
Bucharest, Romania
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I would't go there more than 2 times consecutively, but for a inexpensive eat with big portions and honest food, it's perfect. The service (a lady of south american origin, I think) was not good at all. But the food is good and the prices are the lowest possible on Ischia for this type of food.

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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413 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here twice as we wanted to try the roast meat dishes and the pizzas.Both were good,the buffalo mozzarella pizza was delicious.House wine and coffee are great value ,the bread is good and the service is friendly and helpful.An unpretentious ,popular place which always seems to be justifiable busy.

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San Antonio, Texas
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

You will likely pass this charming place as you come to the port from other directions on the island. There is an outdoor rotisserie running most all hours of the day and night and the cutest little man mans the delicious chickens and the porchetta that are roasted on the spits. The pizza is wonderful, the beer is cold and... More 

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Sandton, South Africa
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Great value for money, great service, check the fridge as you enter for craft beer of the island, not cheap beer but two malted hops, blond and brown. Also stock morreti. Amazing roast potatoes with charcoal wood fired rotisserie chicken. Pizza was also amazing, as well as roast veg. Melenzani parmigiana was also good. Pizza was also wood fired

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Houston
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114 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Not many tourist hit this gem and English not written or spoken. One of the few places to get roasted meats in town, and at VERY low prices. Not the very best roasted meats I have had, but I am from Texas where roasted/grilled/BBQ'd meats is a religion.

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Thank Marknbellair
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Fantastic little place - stopped here before catching a ferry. Highly recommend the Peppe pizza - best pizza we have had so far! Friendly, quick service.

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Thank dave992015
Hibbing, Minnesota
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147 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this place by the car rental company while we waited for them to reopen to return our car. Two of us, half liter of house wine, 1/2 chicken, meatloaf, assorted veggies, and portion of gnocchi was 22 euro. The gnocchi was so good, and the house red wine was actually delicious!! But the roasted chicken, OMG, absolutely... More 

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Oxford
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2015

On our last night, having passed this restaurant all week on the bus, salivating at the rotisserie chicken, we finally gave in and tried it. The chicken was absolutely fantastic - succulent, moist and delicious. The roast potatoes and aubergine parmagiana as good as any we've had! And cheap! Even better was the fantastic friendly service, especially from the owner,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Baldassarre Cossa 8, 80077, Ischia, Isola d'Ischia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Isola d'Ischia  >  Ischia
  • Phone Number: +39 081 984296

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