Restaurants

Sardinian in Sassari

Fainè alla Genovese Sassu

Modest, no-frills and much loved locally, this bare, white-tiled eatery is the place to try Sassari's famous fainè, thick pancakes made with chickpea flour and cooked like pizzas. There’s nothing else on the menu, b…
International in Sassari

Bistrot Ristorante Sassari

Casual modern dining is the byword at this good-looking bistro-restaurant near Piazza Italia. The daily menu, chalked up on a blackboard, features evergreen favourites such as red tuna and richly accessorised burger…
Market in Sassari

Mercato Civico

Housed in a modern white building, Sassari's produce market is a thriving city institution. Locals come here to browse stalls laden with squid and silvery-grey shellfish, oranges, aubergines, pungent pecorino cheese…
Sardinian in Sassari

Le 2 Lanterne

Join the locals for a taste of authentic Sassarese home cooking at this laid-back trattoria near the city walls. The mustard-yellow and Pompeiian-red decor sets a cheerful mood for honest dishes of culurgiones (Sard…
Ristorante in Sassari

L'Antica Hostaria

Hidden behind a chipped, low-key exterior, L’Antica Hostaria is a consistently top restaurant. In intimate, homey surroundings you're treated to inventive dishes rooted in Italian culinary traditions. Desserts are a…
Sardinian in Sassari

Trattoria L’Assassino

This is a model trattoria in a tiny back lane – go through the arch near the tourist office – specialising in traditional island cooking. Expect starters of cheese and cured meats, pastas with tomato sauce, grilled …
Sardinian in Sassari

La Vela Latina

Fronting a pretty cobbled square, this is a reliable spot for traditional island fare. Carnivores with a yen for culinary adventure can go for hardcore meat dishes such as snails (lumache) or trippa (tripe), while o…
Trattoria in Sassari

Trattoria Da Gesuino

A bit of a walk out from the centre, Da Gesuino hits all the right notes with its relaxed, unpretentious atmosphere, efficient service and decent food. The menu covers all the usual bases with pasta, risottos, fresh…