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All 64 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
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

This restaurant has, by far, the best location in Monterosso. We decided to sit outside, even though the weather was not looking too promising. We were right above the breaking waves. After taking our orders, our server brought a basket of the most delicious bread. I don't know if it was focaccia, but it was little pillows of bread that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

Highly recomend this lovely restaurant. The steak with grapes was outstanding and one of those meals to be remembered for ever. We were a party of 8 and we all really enjoyed our meals.. ... The deserts were all delicious too. It was a windy night we all dined inside in the very cool cave / WW2 bunker

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Roanoke, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

After getting off the train in Monterosso we were delighted by the stunning views of the Mediterranean. The weather was perfect and as we strolled toward town to find lunch my wife said "let's go up" (a set of stairs to the right rather than down through the tunnel that leads directly to the town center. At the top of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This was our "blow-out" meal in the Cinque Terre and fully worth the price. Weather was too cool and breezy to sit outside, but it was dark by the time we ate, so no matter. Food excellent and service impeccable. I can only second all those 5-star reviews.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Six friends had a lovely meal. Tried lots of different food - and everything was really good. The view is amazing, the atmosphere great but the service and attendance of the staff have a little way to go. But would definitely go back if ever back in Monterosso!

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner in this restaurant which clings to the cliffs high above Monterossa. There are tables inside and out, but we chose to eat inside as the weather was threatening. All four of us had different but delicious meals. The service was pleasant and unobtrusive and as elsewhere in Italy, no one rushed you. I highly recommend... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner on the terrace! We both had steak, the meat was good, the steak with grapes was fantastic! Fresh green salad. Desert was not great, skip it! Tiramisu was not fresh, crime brûlée was runny. Atmosphere amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

Our hotel recommend this restaurant mainly because it was open on Tuesday nights. (Many restaurants are closed on Tuesday for some reason.) Thank you, thank you, thank you. Sitting outside on a almost hidden spot above the beach drinking a great wine and feasting on the perfect 'catch of the day', makes you feel like you are a million miles... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Another traveller recommended this place for lunch, and we are so happy we tried it! Delicious bread, pasta alla vongole, fresh fish with potatoes and olives- all melt in your mouth! The lady who served was very knowledgeable and exceptional at her job. No criticisms!

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London, United Kingdom
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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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Additional Information about L'Ancora della Tortuga

Address: Salita Cappuccini, 6, Monterosso al Mare, Italy
Phone Number: 0187-800-065
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Monterosso al Mare
Cuisine: Italian

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