Off the coast of Italy lies the historic and rocky island of Sardinia, home of Sassari. Sassari is a small city of just over 127,000 people, making it the ideal size for touring and experiencing Italian life as the Italians do. The city itself is placed atop a plateau and is surrounded by olive plantations, providing a beautiful landscape. While you may spend your day wandering through the endless museums and historical sights, the nightlife of Sassari will provide another dimension of the city that cannot be missed. From music bars to dance clubs and breweries, Sassari has plenty of options to enjoy a night out.
1. Start your night with a delicious meal and live music
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Inexpensive, open late, live music, and of course, delicious food. This is everything that is waiting for you at Academia, a café and restaurant in the heart of Sassari. Recommended by travelers and locals alike, this restaurant is a great place to start off your night out in Sassari. You do not have to spend an arm and a leg to get good quality food at Academia, and each meal is accompanied by live music. Try to sit on the terrace to enjoy a cocktail or two while you listen to the live band and wait for your food to arrive.
Caffe & Ristorante Accademia
Address: Via Torre Tonda, 11, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Facebook: Caffe & Ristorante Accademia
2. Discover the old town and grab a drink
Hidden in the heart of old town lies Cicchetto, a cute and eclectic bar. It might appear dark and a bit dusty when you first arrive, but the charm of the establishment will quickly change your tune. With various alcohol bottles lining the wall behind the bar, Cicchetto is a funky place to start your night in Sassari. Whether you grab a bite to eat or a cocktail (or two), Cicchetto is located in the center of town and provides a great starting point.
Address: Piazza Tola 26, 07100 Sassari, Italy
3. Listen to live music at its finest
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Abetone music bar is cute, cozy and filled with excellent music. The small space is crammed with chairs, tall tables, and customers, but you won’t notice it once the music starts. With an endless list of performers and genre’s, this place is fit for anyone who loves a little live music in their life. Make sure to check their Facebook page before you go. There you can view the most up-to-date schedule and plan your night out accordingly.
Abetone Music Bar
Address: Viale Italia 1, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Facebook: Abetone Music Bar
4. Pit-stop for ice cream and coffee
Surrounded by the historic buildings of Sassari, enjoy Italy at its finest at Bar Al Duomo with a nice cup of coffee and a gelato while you take in the evening sights. Italy is known for its delicious gelato and rich espresso, so why not combine the two and start your evening off in the best way possible? While the bar itself is only open until 8:30, Al Duomo is the type of place you will want to stop in for a bit, grab what you need, and continue on with your evening!
Bar Al Duomo
Address: Via al Duomo, 38, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Website: Bar Al Duomo (in Italian)
5. Wine bar in the center of town
Inexpensive and wine bar rarely go together with the word excellent, but Le Botticelle Di Bacco does just that. If you’re looking for the best location combined with a great price, this is definitely the place. There is a relatively small menu, but you are sure to be impressed with the taste nonetheless. Sardinian food and wine are on full display, making this a great way to spend a night in Sassari!
Le Botticelle Di Bacco
Address: Via Torre Tonda 42, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Facebook: Le Botticelle Di Bacco
6. Splurge on a delicious Sardinian meal
As one of the top-ranked restaurants in Sassari, Al Vecchio Borgo lives up to its reputation as a chic establishment filled with good food. Slightly pricier than the other recommendations of this list, Al Vecchio Borgo is worth the splurge. Diners praise the dishes prepared in the restaurant, particularly the fish, making this a great place to experience Sardinian cuisine at its finest.
Al Vecchio Borgo
Address: Largo Porta Utzeri 2 , 07100, Sassari, Sardinia, Italy
Facebook: Al Vecchio Borgo
7. Line up to do a beer tasting
With a reported 500 beers, Birrajo is the place to go for a phenomenal beer tasting experience! Spend an evening beer tasting in the minimalist designed room located in the historic center. The waiters will walk you through the menu and help you pick out an excellent tasting for the evening, as well as discuss the history of microbrewing in Italy and on the island of Sardinia. All in all, it is definitely a fantastic way to spend an evening in Sassari.
Address: Piazza Santa Caterina, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Website: Birrajo (in Italian)
8. Make the trek to dance the night away at Deko Music Cafe
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Standing up for a few hours is definitely worth the next day’s pain when you spend the evening at Deko Music Cafe, also known as the MHAN Lounge Club. This music lounge lies on the outskirts of Sassari but is well worth the trek there to discover this hidden gem. With a five-star rating, you can expect excellent music from a variety of genres and plenty of space to relax with your friends in the indoor-outdoor space. Deko provides fine music at its best, the best way to experience Italian nightlife as the locals of Sassari do.
Deko Music Cafe - MHAN Lounge Club
Address: Castelsardo 07100, Sassari, Italy
Facebook: Deko Music Cafe - MHAN Lounge Club
Eat, drink, and dance the night away
The lively atmosphere, beautiful architecture, and easy accessibility make Sassari the perfect destination for a night on the town. It does not matter if you crave sweet gelato or savory prawns, electronic music or live jazz, there is something for everyone to experience and enjoy in Sassari.
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