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All 65 Monterosso al Mare Restaurants

L'Ancora della Tortuga

Salita Cappuccini, 6, Monterosso al Mare, Italy
0187-800-065
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We had a fantastic time here. You definitely need to book a few days in advance to guarantee an outdoor table. We got a table right on the edge overlooking the Ocean. I would come here again for the view alone - definitely ask for a front row table though as they have the best view by far. The food... More

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Chicago
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Eating at L'Ancora della Tortuga was our family's dining highlight while in Italy. We almost did not get to the main course as we ate too much of the bread which was out of this world. I consider myself well travelled and have been exposed to some really interesting dishes, but never come across a canneloni stuffed with fish until... More

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New York City
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62 reviews 62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We opted for an indoor table b/c it was windy that night, but the windows in dining area provided a gorgeous view nonetheless. The food was quite good. I had a seafood sampler for app and my dining partner the fried octopus. Both were generously portioned and delicious. My app was about a dozen tapas-sized portions presented in scallop-shells and... More

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ubud, Bali
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We have had an amazing romantic dinner. Food was excellent and abundant and our terrace table was the perfect spot looking the Monterosso bay. Service was also professional, precise and gentle. Highly recommended.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I went at the site on very day arrived Monterosso. I asked table for one they just said no seats outside even though there is more than six tables left. At that time one man came and said double, he just escorted to outside table. They were saying that the tables were reserved, of course I do know its not.... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The food is reasonably good and the view is good but like any service business a restaurant makes a difference by the service it gives and all I can say is that I had never seen such impolite staff! They are there to serve you but if you don't speak Italian they throw your wine and water on the table... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

My hotel recommended this place for a birthday dinner. I reserved ahead of time and got a great table outside where you can watch the water splash against the cliffs. It was breath-taking. The service and food were good. I would highly recommend this place.

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Austin, Texas
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Without a doubt, this restaurant has best view in Monterosso, new or old town. We made a reservation earlier in the day and were able to get a table outside. The food was very good too and fresh. The sea bass and the lobster with pasta were big hits with our group. Make sure to time your reservation to ensure... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Our hotel recommended this restaurant for our anniversary. It is located above the tunnel between the old and new town. We arrived for our reservation, and we were led to a small alcove that is nestled in by the stairs leading down to the main restaurant. There are two tables and three chairs, we were seated at the table with... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The view is the best in Monterosso and the food is fantastic. The service is good and the staff are busy but friendly. Do yourself a favour book the restaraunt and enjoy the view and food.

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