What to do in Corsica? One thing is certain: it is impossible to discover Corsica without stopping at its restaurants. Rich in its gastronomic heritage, Corsica is in itself an invitation to good cuisine. But where to start ? These 5 restaurant ideas in Saint-Florent or the surrounding area should delight your taste buds and your eyes. Check them out.
Good addresses in Saint-Florent: brunch with sea view at La Vista
On vacation in a family apartment on the port of Saint-Florent, are you looking for a peaceful place to have breakfast with your family? Imagine yourself comfortably seated on the terrace, a hot cup of coffee in your hands, while the sun gently kisses the bay of Saint-Florent.
This is the experience that La Vista offers you. This charming restaurant welcomes you for a sweet and savory brunch or a simple coffee and croissant breakfast with a breathtaking view of the Mediterranean Sea.
Enjoy lovingly prepared dishes, blending the flavors of Corsica with Mediterranean influences, while sipping a glass of local wine. Let yourself be lulled by the gentle sea breeze and the beauty of this landscape which will awaken all your senses.
Restaurant in St Florent: L'Olivier welcomes you with its local Corsican products
Enjoy a splendid terrace, as well as the view of the mountains and the boats in the port of St Florent. At the Olivier restaurant, you can enjoy fresh, local Corsican products. You will enjoy high quality ingredients, beautiful taste flavors and a friendly atmosphere. Special mention to the John Dory fillet with coconut and ginger sauce. Remember to try the veal rotolo, that is to say a rolled escalope cooked in the oven with Corsican tome and raw ham, or the Corsican plate composed of pancetta, figatellu and fromage frais.
For dessert, try the fabulous chocolate fondue and fresh seasonal fruit, a tiramisu, a chocolate fondant or a strawberry tart.
Lunch at Lambada farinole: the right address in Cap Corse
A few steps from Farinole beach, Lambada is a true haven of freshness.
Sit down at one of their tables by the sea, with your feet in the sand, and discover authentic and tasty Corsican cuisine. From freshly caught fish to local vegetables, every bite is an explosion of Mediterranean flavors. The idyllic setting and the kindness of the staff will make you experience a memorable moment.
Bonus: the restaurant offers dishes for all tastes. It’s as much an activity to do with children as it is as a couple or family.
After which, a digestive walk along Farinole beach awaits you. The bravest can also take the opportunity to take a dip and enjoy the turquoise waters of Cap Corse.
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Ribella beer: the essential brewery of Northern Corsica
What better way to start the evening than with a beer tasting at Brasserie Ribella?
This friendly establishment offers you a selection of Corsican craft beers to discover on the Route de Saint-Florent in Patrimonio. Sit on the terrace, sip your favorite drink and leave with something to satisfy your taste buds for the duration of your vacation.
Among the most surprising beers, we find Mistica with a taste of chestnut, Inferna with notes of cayenne pepper, tobacco and Sri Lankan ginger, Alchemia which is a real fusion between a beer and a glass of wine, the Saleccia Beach brewed with water from the mythical Saleccia beach, as well as the Immurtale which recalls the Corsican maquis.
Eat at Pizza Costa on the beach and enjoy the sunset
Pizza lovers will be delighted at Pizza Costa. This little corner of paradise for gourmands offers an incredible selection of pizzas cooked over a wood fire.
The dough is light and crisp, the toppings are generous, and each bite is an explosion of flavors. Whether you prefer a traditional pizza or a more daring creation, you will find what you are looking for here.
Personally, we recommend that you try the famous truffle pizza: truffle mushroom base, fior di latte, white ham, truffle and basil carpaccio. And for an even more immersive experience, order your pizza to take away and enjoy it with your family facing the sunset on Farinole beach or Nonza beach to enjoy one of the most beautiful landscapes in Northern Corsica.
Try the best ice cream parlor in Saint-Florent: Rovere homemade ice cream parlor
To end your day in Saint-Florent in style, treat yourself to a sweet break at Maison Rovere.
Their artisanal ice creams and sorbets are a true taste work of art. Choose from a multitude of flavors, from classics to more original, and savor each spoonful as you stroll along the harbor.
From the simplest to the most surprising, there is something for everyone. In addition, the ice cream parlor offers homemade lactose-free sorbets and eskimos. It's the perfect sweet touch to end your visit to Saint-Florent.