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Ristorante El Zoco

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$$ - $$$
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Via Cademai 18, 32043 Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
+39 0436 860041
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been going to this resturant for years and it never deludes me. The owner is very kind, welcoming, and is always available. He always satisfies your needs and the atmosphere is great. I just read, astonished, the latest horrible comments about the resturant and i just want to say they afe false. I was tgere that night when a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful restaurant, fine wines and food superlatives, meat is a must. The owner is friendly and professional. Recommended for couples and business dinners, I will return here as soon as possible. I recommend Fiorentina and homemade pasta. Keep a place for dessert because there are special.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One can tell that there are a few items of venison or directly produced in local farms. It is definitely a good italian restaurant. Food is simple, good and not too arrogant. Service is done by locals and they know what they are doing. I will come back

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Thank Greg_Presley
Zzyzx, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I will recommend El Zoco, not for the purpose to save money, but to have avery pleasant time with very good local food and good italien vine. The staff make a diffrence, perfect. We will go there again!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Splendorous mountainside restaurant, cool location, really kind owner, right prices. I'll get back there soon!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

I went with my family and friends last week, the manager overcharged all the extras we order. Prices are not clear. Total bill was very expensive and food quality isn't worth it. I won't recomend this place at all.

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Thank Diana B
Stratford City, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

We arrive an since the beginning owner was very rude. His attitude towards locals was very different. Very small portions and over price. 4 euros cover per person too much for what you receive. Quality of food very bad. They serve frozen corn-on-the-cob not what you will expect for a quality restaurant. Never again. Do not waste your money at... More 

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Thank mircalondon
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Unpleasant experience: rude owner, mediocre food end owful bill. Definitely overpriced and the bill is unclear (see picture): btw we paid 15euro for a sausage for our kids.... and was also burned!

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Thank Paolo L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

My brother and I decided to get away for a few days skiing and El Zoco was situated right next to our Hotel so we thought we would pop in for a meal on our last night and weren't disappointed. We were greeted by the owner and shown to our table where we were met with a delicious selection of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The interior is very different. Old collectibles and Weapons. The decor is indeed something else... As for the food then there's nothing to complain about. Good pasta. Nicely grilled vegetables. Tasty bread and good quality cheese. Would recommend It. Good for vegetarian options.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$41
Cuisine
Italian, Barbecue
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cademai 18, 32043 Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Belluno  >  Cortina d'Ampezzo
  • Phone Number: +39 0436 860041
Description
The restaurant where you can find fine food, in a relaxed atmosphere, but with attention to every detail. The accurately selected primary products are transformed into dishes which will satisfy the most sophisticated palates. The rich wine list permits to choose the most indicated for your culinary choices. The owner, Nicolo Zardini, is always glad to suggest the right wine for every circumstance.Il Ristorante per chi ama mangiare bene, in un ambiente informale ma attento a ogni dettaglio.Le materie prime selezionate con cura danno vita a piatti che soddisfano anche i palati piu esigenti.La ricca carta dei vini permette di scegliere quello piu adatto alle pietanze. Il titolare, Nicolo Zardini, e sempre disponibile per consigliare il vino giusto in ogni occasione.

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