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Belforte

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Via Guidoni, 42, Vernazza, Italy
0187812222
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Today
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 537
    Excellent
  • 177
    Very good
  • 64
    Average
  • 25
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Everything is fantastic--especially Andrea!

I don't know if I spelled his name right, but our waiter was extremely charming and very helpful explaining the entrees. Just talking with him made the meal a delight. Of course, the food was also excellent and the views breath-taking, as so many have mentioned. If you go--and I hope you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
Pamela N
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Arlington, Virginia
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Arlington, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

I don't know if I spelled his name right, but our waiter was extremely charming and very helpful explaining the entrees. Just talking with him made the meal a delight. Of course, the food was also excellent and the views breath-taking, as so many have mentioned. If you go--and I hope you do--please say Hi to Andrea for me.

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Anacortes, Washington
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I will NEVER be able to thank our server Daniel enough for one of the finest experiences of our lives. The story is too long but suffice it to say that our fabulous lunch (unhurried but in a packed restaurant), turned into a private breakfast for my birthday the following morning before they opened. I still well up at the... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The setting is absolutely stunning with incredible views, especially at the top of the restaurant. The salt encrusted fish was moist and delicious. The pasta in pesto was worth having as well. Highly recommended.

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brisbane
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

After a walk from Monterossa we arrived at this village in the lunchtime rush, severval places were full but luckily scored at table here on the veranda overlooking the ferry stop. View to die for, very helpful waiter. Anchovies were great and the ravioli at bit hit too. Was our best lunch spot in Italy.

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Edwards, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

The food, service and atmosphere were exceptional. After sharing lovely appetizers with my 3 friends, we had shared the Prawn entree (whole prawns - yummy) and the Sea Salt Encrusted Branzino, filleted table side. Daniel (sp?) was a very knowledgeable server, explaining everything to detail. The Tiramisu was to die for (and I have eaten a lot of tiramisu). We... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We made the mistake of reserving a table for dinner here as by that time the beautiful view was simply darkness. But that was the least of our problems. The minute we walked in we were almost ushered out without the staff even bothering to ask if we had a reservation. When we let them know we were seated with... More 

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Sorrento, VIC, Australia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I'm glad we read advice from Tripadvisor and booked our table on the deck. The sunset was gorgeous and really set the scene for a wonderful dining experience. Our waiter was humourous and very helpful with our selections. The mixed grill of seafood was delicious and my partner's baked fish equally so. And the caramelized fruit with ice-cream was plentiful... More 

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singapore
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Michella Basso, owner of restaurant Belforte in Vernazza, is a friendly and accommodating lady! One of her staff who attended to us, Andrea, also offered great service. Although I arrived late with a small group of friends - 2.45 pm, and the kitchen was about to close, she very kindly agreed to take us in and set a couple of... More 

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South Strafford, Vermont, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The anchovies were amazing. We enjoyed the food and the dining experience here so much that we ate here 2 out of the 2 evenings we spent in Vernassa. Of course we ate only seafood with house wine which we thoroughly enjoyed. The service was also very good.

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Wellington
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We were not organised enough to book in advance so we didn't get to sit where the view is best. But it was such a windy night we did not mind being inside. The food is Devine & the service brilliant. Everyone so friendly!! I had scampi & others had the whole fish. One of our more memorable dinners in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Guidoni, 42, Vernazza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Vernazza
  • Phone Number: 0187812222

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
  • Cuisine: Chowder

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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