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Ristorante Tropea Vecchia

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Largo Barone, 89861 Tropea, Italy
+39 0963 61899
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Brussels, Belgium
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

our favorite restaurant of the 3 we ate at in tropea. graziella and her family are so genuine, the food is simple, authentic and really good. we came back for a second meal the next day since it ticked all our boxes: comfortable for our kids, kind people, no 'tourist menus', local food; a short menu that just focuses on... More 

Thank katy h
Zandvoort, The Netherlands
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

This restaurant serves very fine authentic food. The large choice of fresh fish is a feast for the eye and mouth. They also make a great tiramisu. The owner and his wife are very friendly. We have had lots of fine meals there.

Thank beijne
New York City, New York
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121 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Wonderful staff, polite and precise. They had great skills in suggesting exquisite daily specials while specifying precisely the prices. We had Linguine all'Astice (lobster spaghetti) for two, fried Surici (blue local fish) and Spigola alla Griglia (grilled bass) all soaked with a delicious Ciro. Had we gone there on our first night instead of our last, we would have come... More 

Thank TrustfulLove
Perth, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015

A great restaurant in the traditional southern Italian style. The food was great value and very good quality, while the staff (all from a local family) tended to our every need, despite their lack of English (and our lack of Italian). The pasta was very tasty as was the freshly caught fish (we had the Sea Bass). Highly recommended and... More 

Thank JonnieWoody
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328 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

Great food just like Mamma makes at excellent prices. Off the main drag you will find this small family trattoria in the historical quarter. Superb food.

Thank Bobandmaggie
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2014

We ended up going to this restaurant every night; we were very impressed by the delicious food, but what really makes it is the atmosphere; very friendly, especially towards our lively toddler, who made lots of friends! It's very good value as well, and we can highly recommend it for anyone.

Thank Dave A
Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

Where do we start? The food here is amazing, a word that gets thrown around a lot but it was just amazing. If you like seafood you are in for a treat! Lovely location, very helpful staff (trying hard with the language barrier!) and you can look at all the fish and shellfish so you really know what you are... More 

Thank Rina D
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2014

We were told to go to tropea Vecchia for dinner by the owner of our Hotel. Roberto from Residenza Il Barone advised us to there. Real nice atmosphere. Food tasted perfect and the service was very friendly.

1 Thank Maurice L
Damme, Belgium
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2013

If your fed up with the tourist restaurants in the main streets, and looking for an honest and simple family run restaurant who serves super fresh food, don't look any further ... Don't expect an extensive wine list: they only serve a simple but ok regional wine.

Thank Philippe N
København, Danmark
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172 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2013

it is a big outdoor restaurant, but the staff can manage - go for the seafood, you can see it on display - and try the things that look most exciting - it is worth it. we were there twice - and foodwise great - but some small mistakes errors (problems with payment machine,waiting time etc.,) will give 4 not... More 

Thank mnielsen1974

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo Barone, 89861 Tropea, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Vibo Valentia  >  Tropea
  • Phone Number: +39 0963 61899

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