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Blue Marlin Cafe

Via Roma 43, Vernazza, Italy
39 (0) 187 821149
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Ranked #12 of 31 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
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Austin, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My husband and I stopped here for dinner on our last night in the Cinque Terre. The food was great--we shared a pesto pizza, and then a chocolate torte for dinner. Noticed that most of the people in the restaurant were locals, and the atmosphere was convivial. Our host was really cool, visited with us a bit each time he... More

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The eggs and bacon breakfast was average. Coffee was great. Huge plus that they have wifi, but you must sit inside to access it. Only accepts cash.

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Deal, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Do not miss a stop in the Blue Marlin Cafe and please have a Chocolate Ice Cream. You will never forget the experience! Order a two euros one, the three euros are just too big!

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Nothing to write home about here. Go elsewhere for breakfast of you are looking for somewhere to go. Better off going to the little bakery a few doors down. Average food, coffee & service.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Stopped by the Blue Marlin to have an egg breakfast while in Vernazza. I enjoyed the eggs with vegetables and quiet surroundings. I thought the portions were small but us Americans think everything has to be big to be good. My companions enjoyed the Prosciutto sandwiches. (outdoor and indoor seating)

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Ate breakfast here 2 of the 3 days wevwere in Cinque Terre's Vernazza. They were friendly and had great pastries and coffee.

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NYC
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62 reviews 62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is the place. Perfect for breakfast, lite lunch, coffee and drinks, etc. Nothing fancy, but excellent coffee and pastries (many home made cakes and tortes), AND you can get eggs and bacon if you so desire! There is a good bar, and at night, where all the day trippers have departed, the locals and those staying in town have... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

We were shamelessly looking for a place that served eggs for breakfast- I just couldn't stomach another sweet pastry! Thankfully we found Blue Marlin on our first morning. The bacon and eggs were perfect, exactly what we needed and not too pricey. Happily we went back a further 2 times. We only went for breakfast, so can't comment on the... More

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Barcelona
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This is a decent spot, along the main drag of Vernazza. If you are tired of the flaky pastries, creamed filled rolls and cakes for breakfast (by day 4 it can get to be a bit over the top), then you can come over here for a more "Anglo-style" egg breakfast. nothing special, but in these parts somewhat unique.

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Boston, Ma
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had a delicious pizza, some other snacks, and a liter of the house wine. The pesto was delicious as well! Overall, the food was a great value. It was nice to sit outside and watch the people go by in Vernazza!

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