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SA Piola Restaurant

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Vico Santa Margherita 3, 09124, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
+39 070 640 4245
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Faenza, Italy
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had dinner with a group of Americans, Canadians and Australians and it was a blast! excellent dinner, the staff is always welcoming and smiling, good pace for the courses, nothing was wrong. I highly suggest to try this restaurant in Cagliari if you want to experience some local Sardinian food

1 Thank enricoilariaandread
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333 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Pasta is first class, service is great and what a wine list. Just what you would expect from a good old fashioned Italian restaurant, and a glass of Muscat with the bill. Perfecto!

Thank JohnandCarolineUK
Copenhagen, Denmark
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

There was a table outside and we asked if we could sit. The waiter asked us to wait and gave permission to sit after couple of minutes. Later he came with the table cloth. Atmosphere was ruined in beginning when the waiter forgot our drinks. He was inside so we couldn't wink him either. The place wasn't really full. We... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We loved this place. Ordered the 12 course degustation which includes food from the land and the sea and it was a pleasurable feast. Also, special mention to the wine we ordered- Buio, a local red made from Carignane grapes.Sensational, and only 20 euro.

Thank TopcatChris
Assemini, Italia
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

My youngest son (8) said: "nice, but wouldn't come back again". The place is lovely, service was excellent, but the food was not as good as expected. Also, it was clear that cheese and ham were left outside of the fridge on a very hot day... Maybe good for tourists not expert of sardinian food... Not as good as expected... More 

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Milan, Italy
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225 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We were 36, so a huge group, with a well defined menù. We had super traditional food from Sardinia with tasty offer: fish, fregola, meat, dessert and a great wine. Lovely position, close to the very center. Personnel were super kind! Furniture is really cute.

Thank Alessandra C
Geneva, Switzerland
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Fantastic food in a very nice setting. Great service. Be careful when you order: the portions are quite substantial!

1 Thank Silvia L
Sunshine Coast Australia
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

Quaint restaurant recommended by our BB host. The restaurant is unusual in that it is like a narrow room with atmospheric decor reminiscent of an old farm house or winery. You climb stairs from the street to the entrance and then descend again to the indoor seating area. Possible to sit outside but it was a very warm night so... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

A semi-hidden (up an alley/ vico, but signed) cove of delicious Sardinian food. We had both food of the land,and of the sea and both were great. The staff were very accomidating to our initially cranky 2 year old. Nice "cluttered" decor, although I hear the music selection was a bit sad if one understands Italian. Price on par with... More 

1 Thank Anthony B
Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
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59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

Expect a gourmet meal at the hole in the wall restaurant, off Via Santa Margherita, on the small vico of the same name. Sarda food at its finest. We asked the chef to choose all our courses and wine and we had a sublime meal indeed. We started with cold tuna salad and octopus and potato salad. Then shared half... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vico Santa Margherita 3, 09124, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sardinia  >  Province of Cagliari  >  Cagliari
  • Phone Number: +39 070 640 4245
Tipicall freshest ingredients dance from the market on the cutting board and jump in the pan, to give somersaults to your palate.Dal mercato freschissimi ingredienti della Tradizione danzano sul tagliere e saltano in padella, per regalare capriole al tuo palato.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?