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Taverna del Marinaio

Italian, Chowder, Pasta
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Piazza Martiri dell'Olivetta, 36, 16034 Portofino, Italy
+39 0185 269103
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12:01 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:01 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: Famiglia Portofinese, ristoratori da 5 generazioni

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  • 115
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Smelt so good just had to stop and eat.

We were on our way back to our small cruise ship when passing this restaurant. The smell was enticing so rather than enjoy a lovely meal with good wine on board for free,we decided to eat here.Good choice. I don have a large appetite so a small plate of pastas with a tomato chilli sauce was enough... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
Kace20
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Romantic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 NEW

Very solid food, quick service and happy staff. Very old tradition Italian style which most people will like and recommend

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 NEW

We were on our way back to our small cruise ship when passing this restaurant. The smell was enticing so rather than enjoy a lovely meal with good wine on board for free,we decided to eat here.Good choice. I don have a large appetite so a small plate of pastas with a tomato chilli sauce was enough. A chilled bottle... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My wife and I loved it so much we came back the next night for another dinner! Georgio is an awesome waiter, and he took great care of us! Highly recommend to anyone traveling to Portofino! Mike & Jeanne D. Washington, DC

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Delightful small restaurant serving Italian food. It's on the village square next to the water's edge with lots of tiny boats, larger yachts & a few really big boats. The service is very good & the food really delicious. I had pasta with shrimp. I highly recommend this charming Portofino restaurant with excellent food, service & perfect location.

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Moscow, Russia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Nice place, though might have been better. Nothing too special, food is usual, prices are normal. I liked the view of the sea.

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Singapore
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The seafood pasta. Order it and never look back!! That's all I have to say but there seems to be a 100 character min :( ooooooh well.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This place is a very cozy very romantic place near the sea in heart of Portofino. The owner is a very nice centilmen Paolo doing a very good job with the help of his beautiful wife. The food is amazing and I really can't say which was the best cause we nearly eat all the menu !! So I suggest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

We went here after reading Trip Advisor reviews. We arrived 15 mins before opening and they allowed us to leave our pram at a table, go for a walk and come back once they had opened. We were dubious taking our three small children (aged 4, 3 and 1) there but the staff were great. The prawn and calamari skewers... More 

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Opatija, Primorsko-Goranska, Croatia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We had some pasta and different sea food dishes and was really nice and tasty, and people at the restaurant were really kind! Would definitely recommend!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The Taverna has the friendliest waiter in Portofino, who will greet you if you are only passing by. Generous nibbles will accompany your drink, be it a beer or cocktail. So generous are the nibbles, that you are bound to share them with new found friends of the duck variety who swim up to keep you company for an aperitif... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Martiri dell'Olivetta, 36, 16034 Portofino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Portofino
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 269103

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Romantic

Description

Famiglia Portofinese, ristoratori da 5 generazioni
Open Hours
Sunday
12:01 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Monday
12:01 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Wednesday
12:01 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Thursday
12:01 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Friday
12:01 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Saturday
12:01 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm

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