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Ristorante Il Sottoscala

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Via Ricasoli No 11, 57036 Porto Azzurro, Elba Island, Italy
+39 345 296 8746
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18:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 18:30 - 23:30
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We tried this restaurant based on the Tripadvisor reviews and we were not disappointed. Although it looks like an ordinary restaurant from the street, the food is definitely well prepared! My husband, my son and I had great food from appetizers to dessert!

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VINCENZO L, Proprietario at Ristorante Il Sottoscala, responded to this review
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Salve e grazie per la sua valutazione Grazie infinite Lei e la sua famiglia siete una delle molte che sanno... More 

Moncton, Canada
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

A group of six, we had been wandering around Porto Azzurro trying to decide on a restaurant when at the last minute we took a chance, descended the stairs to Il Sottoscala. The decor was a bit kitschy, but in a charming way, and the food turned out to be high quality. I enjoyed my pasta, while others enjoyed seafood... More 

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VINCENZO L, Proprietario at Ristorante Il Sottoscala, responded to this review
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thank you I hope to see you again Distinti saluti Vincenzo Libertini Ricordo che la zuppa tradizione di famiglia va... More 

London, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

We visited this lovely little place on the back of the trip advisor reviews and we were not disappointed! The food, wine and the passionate friendly owner made it all so worth while! Try his family fantastic opportunity , it's out of this world! As for the fish soup and grilled fish....I have no words! Excellent. Excellent. Excellent :-)

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VINCENZO L, Proprietario at Ristorante Il Sottoscala, responded to this review
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I thank for his kind words, and its assessment that left us, I hope to see her again in his... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

We chose this restaurant based on Tripadvisor ranking. From the moment you descend the stairs feel welcomed. Perfect staff, who speaks their language. We were with a group of six. We did not want to choose and told them to just surprise us. A few minutes later the chef presents. He looks at us and goes to the kitchen. We... More 

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VINCENZO L, Proprietario at Ristorante Il Sottoscala, responded to this review
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Salve e grazie per la sua esperienza La ringrazio e spero di rivederla in un suo prossimo viaggio Distinti saluti... More 

Itala, Italy
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207 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2013

Climbing down steps to below street level, you feel as if you entered a pirates cove. Maritime decor, stone walls, fisherman's nets and paraphernalia. A tiny restaurant with lots of atmosphere. We were early before the evening rush-hour. The service very good and I had the best gnocchi with 4 cheese sauce I have ever eaten. My hubby had a... More 

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VINCENZO L, Proprietario at Ristorante Il Sottoscala, responded to this review
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Salve e grazie per la sua valutazione. Spero di rivederla presto in un suo prossimo viaggio a l'elba nella speranza... More 

Berne, Switzerland
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2012

Nice deco but average food. Pizza pescatora, penne, spag vongole, pizza calzone. Pizza pescatore only shrimp, vongole,cozze but lots of them. For me the dough was neither crusty nor thick, not easy to cut. Some spiderwebs.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 33
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:30 - 23:30
Monday
18:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
18:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
18:30 - 23:30
Thursday
18:30 - 23:30
Friday
18:30 - 23:30
Saturday
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Ricasoli No 11, 57036 Porto Azzurro, Elba Island, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Livorno  >  Elba Island  >  Porto Azzurro
  • Phone Number: +39 345 296 8746
Description
2 Air-conditioned indoor rooms, pets, specialty fish soup, fried but not suggest everything is cooked in a wood oven dishes, side dishes, desserts, pizzas and a much healthier return to the good taste of the food of other times, pasta homemade selection of raw materials and so much love in the culinary arts, local Ciliaci not suitable for street pizza and pasta, but if a slight list, there are no problems, we are already the name of a structure that describes it (buried) we are sorry for the disabled but we are in the future hope to be able to satisfy them with outdoor seating. For those who know the local taste. Or as the song says AND EC LIKE TO EAT AND DRINKS. (Even though I am a teetotaler :)) BY.Chef Vincenzo

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