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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 good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
2 weeks ago
5 Jul 2018
“I like this place”
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Santa Maria 59/C, 07860 Sant Francesc de Formentera, Formentera, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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

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

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.

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.

Thank kristendavis2018
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

It wasnt easy to get a table, not even in the low season of October. So we reserved for the next evening. It was worth it! The pasta was really great. Nice and friendly staff and a good variety of wines. The starter, goat cheese...More

Thank Marc v
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Great food- Pasta Carbonara was outstanding. Loved all the staff there. Great showmanship and stellar cuisine.

Thank BrklynTraveler101
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We saw the pasta plates while passing by and they looked fresh and tasty and decided to give it a try. It took some time to get a table. Many guests and few waitress. We ordered 2 plates, had a children plates as well and...More

Thank Vivaparaviajar
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This is a casual and informal restaurant in San Francesc serving some of the best (the best?) pasta in Formentera. Mateo and Francesco run the front of house with gusto, and Julia is a genius in the kitchen. She and her team concoct a variety...More

Thank ericmag
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Normally you are not supposed to write reviews when you're still emotionally attached but I have to let off some steam. My girlfriend and I just had a terrible experience at El Gioviale when we wanted to have a bite to eat for lunch. We...More

Thank Jens K
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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