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Via San Giacomo 31, 09124, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
+39 070 658199
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19:00 - 23:30
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Tue - Sat 19:00 - 23:30
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

After reading previews reviews we expected much more. Nothing special, nether the atmosphere nor the food. Our menu was quite average, with no highlights. We did like the red home produced wine and the mirto at the end of the meal. Would be much better to spend 30 EUR/person somewhere else.

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Thank Vojko G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

If you visit Dr. Ampex, it wont be only dinner. It will be amazing experience! You have to be prepared for apx. 14 courses and all are the best. Chief is friendly guy and he enterteins the whole restaurant. You have to visit this place if you are on Sardinia:)

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Thank Ondrej S
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

You will feel welcome in this restaurant by Gian Paulo who will introduce products he has found fresh on the market to prepare the diner of the day. In our case fresh summer truffles and home-made ricotta. No menu in this restaurant but a dinner prepared according to the mood of Gian Paulo and the freshest ingredients found on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Chef does not give you a menu. Just follow his rules and trust him! Weird method but it is worth! Quality and organic products. Homemade wine, excellent presentation and a really really reasonable price!

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Thank Chleparni b
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

A great experience, completely different to what I imagined it would be. We booked and amazingly the owner was waiting for us out side the restuarant/house! Great welcome and straight into the meal. There is no menu! The eating experience was like a Greek or Turkish meze i.e. lots of Sardinia sourced products that were fused together to create an... More 

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Thank Gary M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Dr Ampex is more than a dinner, it's an experience of a culture with a passionate story teller. You get to sample so many different dishes, made with local seafood, meats, fresh fruit and vegetable. Even the wine had been produced by my the owner. Don't go too early - the eat very late here! Thank you for a wonderful... More 

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Thank Ellsbele
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Gianpaolo is the coolest cook in Cagliari! I felt like I could be his best friend! Food and variety of dishes were great. Dont miss it!

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Thank Konstantinos S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

A combination of traditional dishes and Gianpaolo's excellent hosting skills, Dr. Ampex makes for an ideal intro to Sardinian cuisine.

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Thank lne1981
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

Our Airbnb host in Cagliari recommended Dr. Ampex to us and it was just plane awesome! We stayed in Sardinia for one week and this was by far the best Italian food experience we had. - the food is very well made and high quality - very good wines - very nice owner - you pay 25€ per person and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

An exceptional experience that leaves your cheeks rosy and your ears ringing with Italian and "mmmmm"'s and "ahhhh"'s from your table mates as well as anyone with sense around you. If you can't enjoy this spot than you can't enjoy Italy. I've been here three times over the last three years, and it's been extraordinary and extremely satisfying every time.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
19:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
19:00 - 23:30
Thursday
19:00 - 23:30
Friday
19:00 - 23:30
Saturday
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Giacomo 31, 09124, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sardinia  >  Province of Cagliari  >  Cagliari
  • Phone Number: +39 070 658199

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