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El Gioviale Cafe & Restaurant

Calle Santa Maria 59/C, 07860 Sant Francesc de Formentera, Formentera, Spain
+34 672 71 34 19
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta dishes” (3 reviews)
“no nonsense” (2 reviews)
“great pasta” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Santa Maria 59/C, 07860 Sant Francesc de Formentera, Formentera, Spain
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

I think it’s all been said by other reviewers. Excellent food. Front of house staff take a bit of warming up but once you’ve sat down, ordered some food and drinks they are fine. Chef came out to say hello to diners, which was very...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 5Star_Service_Seeker
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

The best pasta in formentera hands down. Nice service (perhaps a bit too fast) with awesome dishes. Dont get desert not as good

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Katerina K
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Restaurant writes on his homepage to book a table via WhatsApp. I wrote two times. No reaction. I called via phone five times. No reaction. No: sorry we have no free table. Nothing!

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Mcfresh8888
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Authentic food, friendly service in a no nonsense and rustic setting. We really enjoyed our pasta dishes - the quality and freshness of the ingredients really stood out. Our only regret is that we were in Formentera for only 1 day! We would loved to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank aalondon108
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We visited this wonderful quaint restaurant. Authentic food with wonderful selection of homemade dishes! The tiramisu was one of the best I have had!

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank JTAdviser
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Really great italian pasta, no-nonsense. Reservation needed, but if you come at 20.30, it might be there is still a spot. We went twice during our 4 days stay, as it was such a delicious experience.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tsjilp2014
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

It’s simple and run by Italians like much of this island. The restaurant has a simple menu. A limited number of starters mains and deserts. The mains are based around different pastas and sauces. This is not fine dining this is wholesome food. I agree...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank chris s
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

They treat you like king, they feed you like a king and you pay 15 euros per plate, delicious pasta and I will recommend and be back

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Santi T
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

After many visits to Formentera we finally found a great restaurant. The pasta was exceptional and served with a welcoming smile. Very reasonably priced and a great local atmosphere too.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank kevonski
Reviewed 13 March 2018

The pictures do not even do it justice, of course we ordered pasta for dinner, a spicy rigatoni and and seafood linguini. Really cute interior, and loved the way the food was served in the small pots.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank kristendavis2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Santa Maria 59/C, 07860 Sant Francesc de Formentera, Formentera, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Balearic Islands  >  Formentera  >  Sant Francesc de Formentera
  • Phone Number: +34 672 71 34 19
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