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Belforte

Via Guidoni, 42, Vernazza, Italy
0187812222
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Ranked #4 of 28 Restaurants in Vernazza
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $50
Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Chowder
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Encinitas, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Let 2 couples just say our evening meal at Belforte was a gastronomic & entertaining highlight of our month stay in Tuscany. Owner Mikaela (sp?) Found a table for us even tho we didn't have a reservation. It turned out to b next to the bar and we had so much fun with her and her staff as we enjoyed... More

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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90 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

As one of the five towns in Cinque Terre, Vernazza features a rugged coastline with crashing surf. Situated just above this view is Belforte. With your reservations request an outdoor terrace seating. This is a great luncheon tourist spot. The seafood is excellent, especially the mussels.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

We had main course for two persons of "Michela style" mixed seafood, must give it a try one day!! it was superb with variety of shell seafoods, fresh fish and King prawns. The portion is really more than enough for two or three persons. The dish served in a big soup pot and the soup contains truly seafood flavour with... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I wish I could eat here every single night! The seafood was the freshest we had while in Italy. The weather was bad while we were here so we were unable to eat outside, but our experience was not affected by this. We had a lovely time chatting with the gentleman beside us and trying to figure out how to... More

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Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

You would think that paying 5-star prices for a meal at Belforte would guarantee at least some proper manners from the staff but no... The service attitude at Belforte was atrocious. You get the feel that they don't need nor want your business. I won't be far off if I call them snobs. Yes the view was fantastic, but they... More

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Falls Church, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

In a town filled with tourist dining, this is probably as good as it gets. English translated menu and probably not an Italian patron in the place, but excellent food and very friendly service.

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minneapolis
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The view is spectacular. Food exceptional and we had a very friendly waiter from the Dominican Republic who we ended up hugging when we left. Overall this was a great eating experience.

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Cape Town
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Theatrical dining. Please, do not miss an opportunity to experience a meal at this fortress of experential dining. I am one to look out for good value for money and you get more value for your money than you'll ever imagine. Yes, the prices of the meals are high BUT the experience that accompanies the symphony of flavours on the... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The restaurant has a good reputation. Of course, the terrace on a high level means a fantastic location with a spectacular view. However, the staff were perfunctory and unfortunately that's the impression that we kept from the visit.

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6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We visited here last night without a reservation, it was absolutely wonderful! I had the trofie alla pesto, the mixed grill and caramalised strawberries with ice cream. The pesto was quite honestly the smoothest, creamiest and tastiest pesto I have ever had (and I eat a lot of it...)!! The meat was grilled beef, cooked perfectly and to say seafood... More

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