8 Fantastic Ways To Experience The Nightlife Of Sassari, Italy

things to do in Sassari at night

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

Per la vostra pausa pranzo oggi vi proponiamo linguine allo scoglio, piatti composti di terra e mare, insalate dolci e macedonia .....vi aspettiamo al caffè & ristorante accademia

Posted by Caffé & ristorante accademia on Thursday, 23 March 2017

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

Posted by Cicchetto on Monday, 30 January 2017

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

Facebook: Cicchetto

3. Listen to live music at its finest

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Posted by Abetone Music Bar on Thursday, 20 July 2017

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

Affogato al cafe con gusto "Faradda"

Posted by Andrea Manca on Tuesday, 23 May 2017

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

Posted by Le Botticelle Di Bacco on Friday, 7 July 2017

Posted by Le Botticelle Di Bacco on Friday, 7 July 2017

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

Posted by Al Vecchio Borgo on Thursday, 1 September 2016

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

Stasera birra epica! 😉🍺🎶

Posted by BirrAjò Sassari on Friday, 11 August 2017

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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Posted by MHAN Lounge Club on Thursday, 27 July 2017

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

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Source: Photo by user Gianf84 used under CC BY 3.0

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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