Restaurants

Top Choice Grill in Nonza

La Sassa

In a magnificent setting, on a rocky spur immediately below Nonza’s Genoese watchtower, this entirely outdoor restaurant serves up succulent meat and seafood cooked on an open Argentinian-style grill. Colourfully sp…
Top Choice Seafood in St-Florent

Auberge de Pecheur

Entering this irresistible seafood restaurant via the owners’ fish shop, St-Cristophe – also the name of their boat – you get a chance to inspect the day’s fresh catch before you settle into the lovely courtyard din…
Top Choice Ice Cream in Bastia

Raugi

A Bastia institution, still going strong after more than 80 years, this glorious ice-cream parlour tempts with Corsican flavours including chestnut, mandarin, fig, aromatic senteur de maquis (the herbal scent of the…
Seafood in Bastia

Petit Vincent

The fishier, fine-dining little brother of Chez Vincent stands lower down the citadel slope, with tables on a lovely garden terrace overlooking the port as well as a very cosy indoor dining room. The changing menu c…
Seafood in Bastia

Col Tempo

The scrumptious market-fresh cuisine served here, beside Bastia's Vieux Port, has rightly earned kudos from locals. Watch the boats bobbing in the harbour as you tuck into specialities like rillettes de crabe au cit…
Corsican in Nonza

L'Auberge du Chat Qui Pêche

At this hillside restaurant, alongside the D80 in open countryside 8km north of Nonza, local seafood and Corsican charcuterie take centre stage. Its stone-and-brick interior is a nice enough spot to relish gambas à …
Corsican in Bastia

A Scudella

Tucked down a back alley near the Vieux Port, this is a superb spot to sample traditional mountain cuisine, from appetisers of fine Corsican charcuterie and beignets de brocciu (sweet, lemon-scented fritters filled …
Seafood in Bastia

Chez Huguette

When only fresh seafood will do, inspect the outdoor display then bag a waterfront table at Chez Huguette. Set slightly apart from the main restaurant row at the Vieux Port, and posher than the rest, its white-table…
Seafood in Centuri

La Bella Vista

Run by a long-established fishing family, La Bella Vista is a great spot for fresh seafood and sports a sweet sunny terrace directly above the boats in the harbour. Specialities include bouillabaisse and mixed platt…
Pizza in Bastia

Chez Vincent

The great selling point of this long-standing local favourite is its location, with a terrace perched at the edge of the citadel and glorious views of the port. Its reputation rests on its excellent pizzas, but chan…