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Blue Marlin Cafe

Via Roma 43, Vernazza, Italy
39 (0) 187 821149
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Ranked #12 of 28 Restaurants in Vernazza
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

This is a great cafe for breakfast. We even had eggs and after 2 months in Italy we truly enjoyed it! The owner is a real fun character as he makes his rounds teasing and laughing with the customers. Do stop in for a coffee and breakfast. It won't disappoint!

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San Francisco, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We came here so the BF can get his daily caffe latte the morning we left Vernazza since the place we have been going to (Burgus) was closed! The outside seating was great since we had our luggage with us. The BF thought his caffe latte was OK but I liked the apple torte we ordered. All in all, this... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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183 reviews 183 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Vernazza is a pretty small village in Cinque Tere but the Blue Marlin Cafe is worthy of a larger place. It has a really excellent location just below the train station or just below the start of town if you have walked down from the tourbus stop. We were there mid morning and had a cappuccino and an espresso along... More 

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Santa Cruz
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Food here was good and service very good. Orders were taken quickly and food prepared nicely and delivered promptly. Server good have been a little more pleasant but that is the only thing I thought of.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We had two of the daily specials - pesto pasta and spaghetti with mussels. Both were fantastic, cheap and good serving size. Staff were great and we were even serenaded for half an hour by the owner on the piano! Coffee and house white were also delicious. All up (two pastas, two macchiatos and 1/4 litre of wine) €25.90!

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Munich, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is my favorite place in Vernazza to sit down and enjoy a cappuccino and a croissant for breakfast. There's just a nice, relaxing atmosphere to the place. It's also a great little spot to sit outside in the late afternoon to have a drink and relax after a day of sightseeing. The staff are really nice and friendly and... More 

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Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We visited Blue Marlin on various occassions - the atmosphere is nice and chilled out, music choice is great and service good.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

My husband and I ate here for breakfast during our stay in Vernazza. We ordered cappuccinos and pastries. The cappuccinos were good, but the pastries were not extremely fresh. The service was also not great (which seemed to be the case all over Vernazza). I would recommend buying pastries from the small bakery in town and sitting down by the... More 

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Mpls.
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116 reviews 116 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We ate here on our last day in Vernazza. Had to get a quick breakfast before going home. The service was very good in spite of them being way understaffed, they food was good, and coffee was excellent. Wifi was also needed and they have that.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Massimo, the owner, makes this place fun and the food is wonderful. The Blue Marlin is 50 feet from the train station in Vernazza, so it's not on the waterfront, but don't let that stop you from eating here. So good, great people watching if you sit outside. Massimo is everyone's friend and Franco, our waiter was just as friendly... More 

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Address: Via Roma 43, Vernazza, Italy
Phone Number: 39 (0) 187 821149
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Vernazza
Cuisine: Italian

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