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Via XX Settembre, Sardinia, Italy
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good22%
  • Average30%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible16%
28 Sep 2016
“Great setting”
13 Sep 2016
“Very good restaurant especially if you like real Italian pasta with shellfish!”
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via XX Settembre, Sardinia, Italy
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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We were on our way to another restaurant when we came across this place. The setting is fantastic really cosy and romantic. The menu is pretty limited, all the food was ok but nothing special which is a shame I don't think it was really...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We have been to Osteria Lio many times on previous visits to La Maddalena plus twice this visit and we have always enjoyed the excellent food - admittedly we do like seafood and pasta - if you don't you'll maybe not be as impressed. Prices...More

Thank rmc842016
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

A shame, this one. Pasta was mediocre and tuna overdone, house white was a bit rank, and a tasteless 'mixed salad' had Iceberg lettuce, tinned sweet corn and grated carrot like something out of the 70s. But the grilled veg were good... Service was rushed...More

Thank daftzippy
Reviewed 30 May 2015

We visited La Maddalena as part of our trip to Sardinia recently. We were pointed towards this restaurant buy one of the resident in La Maddalena when we visited a shop there. The restaurant was easy to find in the heart of the tourist hub....More

1  Thank Shubhes S
Reviewed 15 September 2014

We spend our holidays in La Maddalena and Francesca is a very good host. Booking a table outside in the alley is a cosy experience

Thank 7Marcaurelio
Reviewed 31 August 2014

Quite good food (amazing octopus salad). Relaxing environment. Friendly. Very nice apero. It is a family run restaurant just at the main square of Sardinia.

Thank Maria I
Reviewed 8 July 2014

We unfortunately discovered this very nice restaurant on the last night of our stay! Had we known about it earlier, we would have visited it daily...food is delicious, the prices are good & fair and the service very nice and very friendly! I highly recommend...More

Thank A K
Reviewed 7 August 2013

We ate there on our first night at La Maddalena, wandering around town and looking for a restaurant off the beaten path. The outdoor seating in the little alley is very cute and romantic. The staff was extremely friendly and the service was fast. The...More

Thank Caroline R
Reviewed 9 July 2013

We went here twice during our stay. Both times the staff were friendly and welcoming. The food and service were good. Also they introduced us to mirto, the local liquer, after dinner in the bar. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank CarlandBev
Reviewed 7 October 2012

A small simple osteria in the city center which is also frequented by locals. Offers very tasty freshly prepared dishes.Seemingly a family run restaurant it does offer only dishes which can be prepared a la minute (including of course fresh fish). But you can order...More

1  Thank Manfred G
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Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Lunch, After-hours
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  • Address: Via XX Settembre, Sardinia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sardinia  >  Province of Olbia-Tempio  >  Maddalena Islands  >  La Maddalena
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