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Il Faro

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Loc. Bagnaia, 57037, Portoferraio, Elba Island, Italy
+39 0565 961249
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garches
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The location itself is very nice with a bit far view on Portoferraio but directly on the shore. BUT very arrogant attitude from owner who don't respect delays for a table get furious after just when we were waiting 1,5 hour for our table instead of 30 minutes...She got furious when it was pointed out that total of credit cards... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

I wish I could dance the tango! We enjoyed several meals here during our short visit to Elba. We will be back again, after dancing lessons, so we can join in with the locals. Good food.

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Thank cruella136
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Great location at the beach. Very good food and very good service. Kids have. Space to play and the sunset is awesome to watch

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Thank Carl B
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have know Il Faro in many different incarnations over the years; the location always remains great. It has revived itself under the charming owner and I wish her nothing but success. Its a great place to have lunch, let the day slide and stay for dinner ... island life. Yhe service can be spotty if she has friends in,... More 

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Thank Rory K
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

it does not get better than this ! the most wonderful welcome , the perfect setting and the delicious food ................................

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Thank newton b
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

I went to Il Faro on a few occasions with my hubby during our holiday in Elba, the reception is wonderful and very warm. Staff was very nice, charming and helpful. We had dinner one evening and my hubby had an amazing huge Fiorentina steak he actually finished, pricy but so nice worth the money. But mostly we loved the... More 

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Thank Mari G
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

It is a long time ago that I was here. It was lovely, friendly staff, great food and a nice view. Indeed it's not cheep but it is worthy. I used to be a regular customer here and was not even once disappointed.

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Thank David F
Zurich
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Bar review (no accomodation): This is your place if you want to enjoy a nice drink and good quality finger food while watching the sun set. Very friendly service and a nice atmosphere.

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Thank oasisinside
Siena, Italy
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8 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

When we got there we were amazed by the nice view from the wooden porch showing the sea and the beach. However, the waitress took forever for everything and we could see her talking with the table next to us for a very long time, and she still didn't serve us. I ordered ravioli del mare, which was very undercooked... More 

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Thank chiaramangia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Great lunch, best pasta and fish! You must go if you pas by! Children are also welcome. Very nice service and lovely rustic decor.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loc. Bagnaia, 57037, Portoferraio, Elba Island, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Livorno  >  Elba Island  >  Portoferraio
  • Phone Number: +39 0565 961249

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