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Mistral Cafe

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Lungomare Colombo, 57038 Cavo, Rio Marina, Elba Island, Italy
+39 0565 949794
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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Mistral Café was just under the apartment we were renting during our short stay at Elba Island in October 2016. We ate dinner at this restaurant on our first day at Elba and we all decided to go for a pizza. Wow, that's what I call a good pizza. The crust was excellent, very tasty and the toppings were of... More 

Thank gilles_keitai
Geiranger, Norway
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Do not be fooled by the CAFE name..This is good restaurant quality food and excellent service. Just before dusk falls, we are the second dinner guests this evening. Whilst we eat the locals start to turn up for a meal,which in itself is a good indication of the quality of an italian restaurant. We had an insalat mista and a... More 

Thank 2109Ian
Heemskerk, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Found Mistral Cafe by coincidence and a pleasant surprise it was. Very nice location with view on the harbour. The best pizza we had on this trip and a chatty Italian host (Claudio) who speaks very good German and Dutch

Thank bert-cavalier
Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We stumbled on this place perfectly located in Cavo when we bought a coffee to use the wifi. The waiters spoke good English which was a blessing for us non Italian speakers and were particularly attentive which you don't always encounter. Anyway after a swim we decided to go back for a meal and I'm glad we did. The focaccia... More 

Thank hortus_11
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

this is the sign you can find at the entrance but I can say it is not true: HERE YOU CAN FIND THE BEST PIZZA OF NORTH ITALY! I spent 2 weeks in Cavo with my family And we enjoyed at least 4 evenings this nice place. the courtesy and the nice view on the harbour will capture for a... More 

Thank Garde73
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81 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We had dinner twice there. The pizzas are really great, not expensive, and tasteful. These are the real Italian pizzas as you could expect :) Staff is super pro and efficient. And you can (I strongly recommend) book a table in advance. It's always full (at least in August). We had some pizzas elsewhere, but the Mistral ones are definitely... More 

Thank CharlesMorel
Austin, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this great spot, right on the water. Amazing pizza, great service and the owner is a really cool guy. We ate here at least once a day, for a week.

Thank JayMr1986
fumistico, Direttore at Mistral Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks a lot..it was really a pleasure to have you ,often, in our little place...you both have been very kind and really cool people. Still happy holidays here in Italy before returning to the beautiful Barcelona .we hope to see you again, here in cavo or maybe in Barcellona. Thanks a lot. mistral cafè staff More 

Hilversum, The Netherlands
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246 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

This restaurant combines wonderful atmosphere meals drinks and service which is rarely seen all together. I think it is the best place on Elba and absolutely worth driving half an hour to have dinner & drinks! Especially combined with the very reasonable prices we had 3 course dinner with 6 people 2 drinks for all of us including 4 of... More 

Thank RuurdvanElburg
Lausanne, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

i would warmly recommend to stop by the mistral cafe. we enjoyed a lot the food, the place and the good mood of the owner Claudio. everything 10 points!

Thank yvespache
fumistico, Direttore at Mistral Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks a lot mister Yvespache...it was a pleasure, especially for us, to work for you ;)... mistral cafè staff More 

Scherpenzeel, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Restaurant with a view on the harbour. The food is good, the multilingual owner in for a chat with all of his guests and the staff are all very friendly.

Thank MarkvanB

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$27
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Cafe, European
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lungomare Colombo, 57038 Cavo, Rio Marina, Elba Island, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Livorno  >  Elba Island  >  Rio Marina  >  Cavo
  • Phone Number: +39 0565 949794
Directly on the little port of Cavo..local young but managed with infinite experience. We speak English, French, German, Dutch, Italian and napolitain!!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?