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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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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta dishes” (3 reviews)
“no nonsense” (2 reviews)
“italian food” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
Calle Santa Maria 59/C, 07860 Sant Francesc de Formentera, Formentera, Spain
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1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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

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!

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

1  Thank atanna
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!

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.

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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