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Belforte

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Via Guidoni, 42 | La Spezia, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
+39 0187 812222
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
One of the best meals ever

Luckily we were told to make sure to eat at Belforte AND to make a reservation. We had an amazing dinner. While waiting for our table we watched about a dozen groups walk up the stone steps, ask for a table, then walk back down when they didn't have a reservation. Two things stood out ( besides... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Vancouver, Washington
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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Vancouver, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Luckily we were told to make sure to eat at Belforte AND to make a reservation. We had an amazing dinner. While waiting for our table we watched about a dozen groups walk up the stone steps, ask for a table, then walk back down when they didn't have a reservation. Two things stood out ( besides the AMAZING service... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This place was undoubtedly a great choice for us for lunch. Luckily, we were dressed nicely and arrived to this place before the lunch rush. I'd say we were there by 11:30, and managed to get a table with an incredible view of the sea. We shared some house white wine and lovely bread with olive oil, balsamic, and salt.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We had a table for ten overlooking the bay and the village. I request to have Andreas be our server (best in the world). We were created with champaign and hugs from Andreas (we ate here 3 years ago). We were blown away by the service and food. We had: Calamari, Caprese salad, Spaghetti with meat sauce Bolognese style (kids)... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

An absolutely amazing dinner! First things first: you must make a reservation before you eat there, as Belforte is always fully booked. Try to get a seat with a view, if you can. The pasta is hand-made, the seafood is freshly caught fresh, and the wait staff are very prompt and efficient. And the dessert! Oh, I can still taste... More 

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Seattle
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

My parents had recommended this restaurant to us after their recent trip and we were not disappointed! Need a reservation at peak times to get a table with a view but so worth it. We dined with views of the coast towards Monterroso in the background which was incredible. Recommend going about an hour before sunset - that way you... More 

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Really Great location and the food worth the place. It might seems a bit expensive, but the quality and the place totally wort it. Step in without hesitation (strongly advices to book the table before).

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Frisco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We were in Vernazza for my moms birthday and decided to try Belforte for her birthday dinner. We were not disappointed. We did not have reservations but still managed to get a table with amazing ocean view. The staff took great care of us and the food was great. A must visit when in Vernazza.

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Orinda, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Best to make a reservation. Up a long set of stairs at the end of town. We went about 8:30p without a reservation and got lucky to get a table, someone no-showed. The covered outdoor seating was full. We got a nice little table on a terrace overlooking the ocean but without cover, so we were told if the rain... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This small town is a bit of a tourist trap and doesn’t pretend to be anything else, so comments need to be taken in that context. The restaurant to set high up and has good views. Service was very slow, but the food that arrived was pretty good. Mostly seafood. There are a number of different seating areas and perhaps... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We arrived for our reservation a little early so the owner took us to the bar area and gave us some tasty white wine while we waited.. which was only about 2 minutes. The waiter came and got us and took us to the upper deck/patio. There was a very large festive party as well as a bunch of other... More 

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Additional Information about Belforte

Address: Via Guidoni, 42 | La Spezia, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0187 812222
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Vernazza
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 33 - 55
Cuisine: Chowder

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Guidoni, 42 | La Spezia, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Vernazza
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 812222

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 33 - 55
  • Cuisine: Chowder

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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