Escape the “fish bowl” mentality!

Top 5 restaurants that are not usually on your guest’s preference list! 

1. Rist. La Mola, Piccolo Pevero

Executive Chef: Daniele Alfio Sanna

In the 60’s Restaurant La Mola was one of the first and most popular restaurants of Costa Smeralda.  After a brief pause this family run restaurant re-opened in 2014, fully renovated with its luxurious new look.  The dishes and ambiance are equally pleasing to a true gourmet pallet.

2. Rist. I Fratti Rossi, Porto Cervo

Seeking the best seafood dinning experience, choose the only by reputation!  

The brainchild of Gabriele, the owner, since 1994, offers the magic and enchantment of a unique natural environment in the world in one of the most beautiful terraces of the Costa Smeralda.

Located in a unique environment, on Pantogia hill, 2 km from Porto Cervo’s center, offers a panoramic view stretching from the Gulf of Pevero to the island of Tavolara. The charm of this breathtaking panorama opens from the restaurant terrace. A unique experience, made even more special by the scents and colors of the surrounding nature.

3. Next Door, Porto Cervo

Executive Chef: Davide Bonato

They are back, the “very in” Rist. Next Door re-opened in 2016. Keeping to its original atmosphere the new location is even cozier, winning over the hearts of Costa Smeralda’s VIPs.   A place of charm and elegance to enjoy an aperitif under the star light skies, every detail is attended to perfection by their professional staff, enjoy a great menu, and then, enjoy live music to entertain the evening.

The gourmet menu caters to all tastes and offers the finest of wine / spirits list.  Don’t miss out on the T-Bone!

 4. Rist. Giagoni in piazza, San Pantaleo

Discrete, intimate, warm and tasteful, Giagoni in Piazza welcomes guests into a magical atmosphere created by its unique location. A typical Galluran stone house, situated in the Piazza della Chiesa, San Pantaleo that Gianni Giagoni has transformed with passion and love into an ideal location where good cuisine meets lively emotion. This private little Eden inspires an atmosphere in which to savor the pleasures of well-being in an exclusive yet informal setting. The art of hospitality, in the internal garden under the open sky, in the terrace on the Piazza facing the rural church and in the refined internal hall with its fireplace and where the internal décor and architecture marry with the nature of the original design.

* Thursday and Sunday is reserved for brunch, a lively and tasteful experience, available from breakfast to late afternoon. An original interpretation of original Sardinian cuisine based on harmony and contrast, rare flavors and smells celebrated in the wide variety of the best local products, savory dishes and traditional home-made sweets to the secret recipes of the Giagoni Family.

5. Rist. La Gritta, Porto Fara Palau

Executive Chef: Roberto Pierro

La Gritta, reservations a must…. the most sought out restaurant of the northern coast of Sardinia, an intricate fusion of traditional Italian cuisine with extraordinary international flavors and elegance.  Enjoy this cozy waterfront dinning experience with a 360° view of the La Maddalena islands.

JetSetReport….. “Elegant island eatery a short boat ride from Porto Cervo offers one of Italy’s true culinary treasures.”

Michelin Guide Report….. “Two of your senses will experience powerful marine sensations in this place. Your sight will be delighted with the enchanting view, especially from the terrace, and your taste will be tantalized by the imaginative, top-quality cuisine..”

Wine Spectator Magazine….. “Catch of the day at La Gritta, an elegant restaurant near Costa Smeralda with a spectacular view – La Gritta’s pan-Italian wine list features about 40 Sardinian selections, including a pair of Tenute di Capichera Vermentino from nearby: the rich, late-harvest Vendemmia Tardiva 2008 and the more lively Capichera 2009.”