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“Disappointing”

Trattoria Ai Portici da Franco Smile
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$53
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Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
Description: The Ai Portici Restaurant by Franco Smile is a unique location in the panoramic restaurant of the Agrò Valley and the Jonica Riviera. The restaurant has ample outdoor areas under the porch with about 40 seats and another 40 in the air-conditioned rooms, Service and friendliness are the qualities that will never be united with the pleasure of enjoying home-style dishes in a modern and ancient style with sober presentations, all accompanied by a great atmosphere. From us you can enjoy mainly fish dishes ranging from cold appetizers and marinated as stew, octopus, marinated anchovies and salmon salads and followed by hot dishes such as turkey dumplings with peas or squid stuffed and fried like pancakes Of blue fish and sardine beccafico, there is also the rustic side to satisfy even those who do not like fish with tasty starters of cheeses and salami and oolai, good sauces and bodied seconds, we are also very careful also vegans and ciliacs by booking in advance And communicating your needs we will always try to provide you with the service hail.
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Truly awful meal. We sent two full plates back to the kitchen, the staff didn't query this and we were still charged full price. Don't waste your money

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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Wonderful restaurant led by the ever welcoming Franco and his cheerful way ! Extensive range of local dishes and wines served in a great atmosphere ... The food just gets better each visit... You won't leave hungry but you will come back !!

Thank Lionking14
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We were first to arrive and the staff were finishing there meal but were made welcome. The setting and seating is slightly more comfortable than Fatamorgana just down the road but is still right next to the road. Staff were patient and helpful. Food was good had a good variety of hings on the menu. Would say it was slightly overpriced but otherwise a good place for a decent meal.

Thank rufus220
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We had a good starter but some poor mains. The gnocchi dish felt cheap, from the frozen section of a supermarket.

Positive note: restaurant staff is very friendly. I'm sure they have some better dishes.

Thank Valerio T
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Although the kitchen was closed, they opened for us and made delicious lunch. Very kind personal and nice, relaxed atmosphere.

Thank alexvanpavk
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Domenico-Cannetti, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Trattoria Ai Portici da Franco Smile, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Thanks a lot :) See you soon

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