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National cuisine restaurants offer a range of interesting meat and vegetable dishes. Local chefs cook true masterpieces from fruits of the sea. As a dessert, people of Bastia prefer not pastries but terrific cheese plates with wine. Pork is the most typical ingredient in meat dishes. It can be baked with vegetables, roasted on an open fire or grilled with fragrant herbs. Homemade sausages and ham are no less popular, and homemade liver sausage is a true hit and local delicacy. The latter is cooked in accordance with an old recipe that chefs prefer to keep in secret.
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Fans of exotic food will fall in love with roasted wild boar meat – even experienced gourmets find this meal outstanding. Besides pork, local chefs prepare fantastic food from goalting meat. Various vegetable salads and snacks are a nice garnish to meat dishes. Local chefs like adding wild herbs and spices to various salads, making them taste quite exotic. Salads with anise, sorrel, and basil, with premium olive oil as dressing are worth the highest praise. National soups are also quite original. The taste of many of them is hard to compare to any other dish. Green beans, dandelions, various vegetables, and wild herbs, as well as delicious homemade bacon and tender meat, are just some of the typical ingredients.
For many tourists, local soups may seem to taste like true delicacies, but, in reality, all of them are typical homemade food. Besides delicacies and exotic treats, Bastia restaurants offer many traditional Italian dishes – several types of pasta and pizza, as well as traditional cheese plates that have replaced traditional desserts for many local people. Fish and seafood fans are recommended to try roasted porgy fish, juicy mussels, langoustes, and squid. Prestigious restaurants often offer sea urchin caviar, lobsters, and exotic scorpion fish. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Located on the east coast of Corsica, Bastia is a true gem that is very interesting to explore despite the industrial appearance. Fans of Baroque heritage will definitely enjoy a stroll on … Open
When it comes to traditional dishes, both locals and guests of Bastia like smoked redfish. Some cafes and restaurants serve redfish stuffed with vegetables and herbs. Wine remains the most popular drink in the region, but all dining venues have a large selection of alcohol beverages. Tangerine and berry liqueurs are traditional female drinks, while men may like myrtle and chestnut liqueurs.
Port Toga, Bastia, Corsica Raugi is one of the most famous cafes in Bastia that has been operating since 1937. Many visit it for a mere purpose of tasting some magnificent desserts, especially ice-cream ones. The choice of flavors is simply amazing – various berries, fig, mandarin, Corsican chestnut, lemon, and sweet myrtle are just some of the flavors available. It’s a great dining venue, a visit to which will delight the whole family. As a rule, kids are super excited about the flavors and want to try all desserts available.
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Col Tempo is a relatively new restaurant that enjoys a fabulous location at Vieux Port. It is the right place for everyone who cares about the quality of ingredients and wants to get food cooked from the freshest products supplied by local farmers. While looking at the harbor and crisp white boats, it’s particularly pleasant to enjoy specialties of this restaurant, such as crabmeat pate with lime marinade, risotto with finest seafood, polenta with truffles and cod, or asparagus fondue.
bastia Fans of seafood simply cannot leave Bastia without visiting Chez Huguette. This charming restaurant near the water is located at some distance from the majority of dining venues at the Vieux Port, but that only makes it even cozier and suitable for couples. Since 1969, this restaurant has provided Bastians and guests of the town with finest fish and seafood. White table-cloths, excellent service, and amazing views of the harbor create a truly idyllic space. Foodies say that Chez Huguette offers perfect locally caught langoustes. Finally, tourists who want to enjoy some traditional cuisine, are recommended to visit A Scudella and enjoy finest Corsican charcuterie, stewed veal with olives, chestnut flan, and other amazing delicacies.
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Bastia is home to many interesting restaurants. La Barcarolle, which is open in the Old Port area, is definitely one of them. It is a family-owned restaurant, the opening of which took place several decades ago. Since its opening time, the restaurant has worked with local fishermen who deliver fresh seafood every day. The menu mostly features fish dishes, many of which are cooked in accordance with old family recipes. Chefs at La Barcarolle try to use only traditional spices of the region.
la citadelle de Bastia The next restaurant in our review, Cote Marine, is located in the heart of the historic part of Bastia. The restaurant is open in an eye-catching old building. Cote Marine also offers mostly traditional cuisine. It is a great destination for everyone wishing to get acquainted with the most popular Corsican delicacies. The popular restaurant has one more advantage – it works absolutely every day. In addition to excellent seafood, Cote Marine offers popular local wine.
In a couple of steps from the coast there is a charming and romantic hotel Alivi that is a perfect place for couples. The romantic rooms are painted in bright colors. There is an opportunity … Open
Santa Maria restaurant is a fabulous choice for a romantic dinner, delicious food, and gorgeous sunsets. The restaurant is open not far from the Old Port. Its chefs cook excellent fish, shellfish, and scallops. Absolutely all food looks gorgeous and has an artistic serving. A part of the restaurant’s tables is installed on an open-air terrace that offers a breathtaking view of the waterfront and the port district.
Bastia Gino restaurant offers authentic Italian food that is popular across the country. The opening of the restaurant took place more than 50 years ago. Since that time, Gino has provided guests and locals with mouthwatering pizza, dozens of pasta types, and delicious salads. Attentive staff will help with finding the best wine for any meal. It is also important to mention a fantastic variety of desserts on the menu. Many regular customers of this restaurant visit it with one purpose – to try the signature ice cream that is available there.
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Travelers more interested in upscale and premium restaurants may find exactly what they want in Les Colonnades. Its menu features the rarest and most exclusive delicacies. The restaurant offers expensive seafood cooked in accordance with signature recipes. Despite its high status, Les Colonnades remains quite an affordable dining establishment with an average price of a dish being up to 20 euro. The restaurant also has a special menu for children, so it is perfectly suitable for a family dinner.
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♥   Restaurant 'La Table du Marché St Jean' Bastia. Type - Seafood. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Col Tempo' Bastia. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Chez Huguette' Bastia. Type - Seafood. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Pêchoir' Bastia. Type - Seafood. 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Archipel' Palagaccio. Type - Traditional cuisine|Seafood. 1.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Corniche' San-Martino-di-Lota. Type - Classic cuisine|Corsican. 3.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Pirate' Erbalunga. Type - Modern cuisine. 8.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'A Magina' Oletta. Type - Corsican. 10.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Rascasse' Saint-Florent. Type - Modern cuisine. 12.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Boccafine' Nonza. Type - Modern cuisine. 12.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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