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Piazza Jenne 26, 09124, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
+39 070 204 6677
06:00 - 00:00
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130 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived a little late for lunch. The waitress said 'only Pizza at the moment'. What a great choice... Although the reviews are mixed we found the service very pleasant and the pizza excellent. Reasonably priced too and God location to watch the world go by. I tried the Wheat Beer... However it wasn't until served that I discovered it... More 

Thank EdSutton
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on a warm afternoon. The restaurant only has a double front door with the obligatory welcoming pretty girl. There are several tables outside with a great view of the old piazza and lots of tables inside..and I mean lots. On the expedition to find the toilets, you pass three clear rooms full of tables, the kitchen,... More 

1 Thank DJThatch
Krakow, Poland
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19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

this is rather low-budget restaurant, but crowdy all the times with people having pizzas, so I've tried one as well - and it was really, really tasty, far above the expectations I had from the place. And it has a really huge advantage for abroad travellers - it is open&serving during the siesta and in winter season as well! So,... More 

Thank Cyprian S
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

There are many wonderful pizzerias in Cagliari. Although this is not one of the better pizzerias in this city, you can still enjoy the food and the outdoor atmosphere. I think many customers who come here are from cruise ships because it's on the main street and it's easy to find. It's one of many in a row, and if... More 

Thank A_Guy_in_Chicago
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Such a mixed performance. A nice location and busy with a friendly, local and varied crowd. But the service is terrible despite OK'ishly friendly waiters, and the food was very mixed. I had a horse steak which I thought was quite flavoursome and well cooked, but my friend's fillet was terrible. Awful actually. We were both starving, but he couldnt... More 

Thank LouDeVill
Milan, Italy
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

That was the worst restaurant I've been so far. The waiters are nice but OMG you have to wait 1 hour to get your drink and another hour to get your appetizer! If only if it was worth the wait, but not even! The octopus was too cooked and tasted like plastic, and the pasta 12€ for 3 little pasta... More 

Thank Charlie56190
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Found this place through Trip advisor, it's a long hole in the wall on the inside with an AL Fresco seating, staff very friendly and speaks good English. The food was amazing and so was the service, I think I had one of the best seafood pastas (picture attached) ever in there and the best thing is that it is... More 

Thank Ghaith81
Milan, Italy
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

My friend and I were passing by looking for somewhere to have pizza. We decided to sit down here after looking at the menu. Once we were seated my friend and I were presented with menus which were priced differently (as seen below). We questioned the waitress about this and the price difference and she said she didn't know why... More 

Thank Murzle
Province of Cadiz, Spain
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116 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We had a work dinner here and this place was absolutely amazing! The ambiance was delightful, the setting very picturesque, and the food and service did not disappoint in the least! Gladly would come back here in the future, this is what you think an Italian family style dining should be like. Absolutely recommended.

Thank Dan S
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Decent vegetarian options We ordered the gnocchi, pepper pizza, green salad and fries Gnocchi and pizza were tasty Green salad turned out to be a plate of lettuce Complementary bread was stale! The seating arrangements were cramped, waiters kept walking into and knocking out tables. Service was slow, asked three times for the bill before someone bought it to us!

Thank DJ-Veggie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Jenne 26, 09124, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sardinia  >  Province of Cagliari  >  Cagliari
  • Phone Number: +39 070 204 6677
An American Bar and pizzeria with a la carte menu too. Wonderful location with huge throng of people waiting for tables on a Saturday night. Excellent value for money even if the waiters are hopelss and slow - there is no rush as it is a great locaton from where you can watch the nightly "PASSAGIATA"

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