Fodor's Expert Review L'Assassino

$$ Sassari Italian

Get a true taste of regional cuisine at this family-run trattoria in the old town. The menu is not for the squeamish or for vegetarians: horse, donkey, and roasted suckling pig feature prominently, as do typical Sassarese dishes such as trippa alla parmigiana (tripe with Parmesan), lumaconi in rosso (snails in a rich tomato sauce), and cordula con piselli (sheep's intestines with peas). For dessert, the seadas (honey-dribbled, cheese-filled pastry packets) are a treat. Tables can be had in the buzzy vaulted terracotta-tiled dining room, or in summer, in the courtyard.

Italian Lively Prix-Fixe Lunch Dinner $$ Cruise

Quick Facts

Via Pettenadu 19
Sassari, Sardinia  07100, Italy


Known For:
  • Down-home local cooking
  • Merry atmosphere
  • Pleasant courtyard seating in summer
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Mon. in Nov., Closed Mon. Oct.–Apr.

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