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Via Bottaro 32, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
0185 287044
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 33
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  • 20
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great lunch time treat

Enjoyed a great risotto Di mare, half bottle of wine and bottle of water for 45€. Great location overlooking the marina and the service was very good. They have wifi and two nice clean toilets.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Lincoln
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
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Lincoln
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107 reviews 107 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed a great risotto Di mare, half bottle of wine and bottle of water for 45€. Great location overlooking the marina and the service was very good. They have wifi and two nice clean toilets.

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Melbourne, Australia
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350 reviews 350 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We wanted a quick inexpensive lunch. This was perfect, sitting by the coastline drinking coffee and eating a couple of lunchtime snacks. Perfectly adequate and polite, happy service.

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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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779 reviews 779 reviews
455 restaurant reviews
368 helpful votes 368 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We struggled to find a seat in this bustling bar/caffee but found it a very friendly place. It is in an ideal location, right on the seafront with plenty of boat activity to watch. The menu is extremely varied - something for all tastes. It is ideal for a drink and a casual meal rather than a 'special' dinner. Prices... More 

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Berkeley, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The title says it all for me. We went twice. In the afternoon we had a glass of wine and snack. Not super friendly but pretty good service. A nice older Italian guy and it felt like we were regulars right off. Dinner was good too. The big plus is that the place is also open when a lot of... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Good food - better wine list! Wen here our first night in SML and was a comfortable / solid meal. Would definitely go back for lunch or a casual dinner.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Service couldn't be worse. Very slow, unpolished but did the job. Food lacked flavour and presentation. But was in a great location next to the marina. I suggest keep walking down the road and find a restaurant worth your money.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

We arrived Santa Magherita Ligure by afternoon train and by the time we checking into our hotel, it was 3:15 p.m. Most of the cafes and restaurants closed their kitchen. We decided to have our light lunch at the Caffe del Porto by having simple tuna salad. The place is nice as a sidewalk cafe to watch the pedestrian strolled... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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34 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

What a friendly and warm place! The fish was swimming earlier, and the classic Ligurian dishes were beautifully prepared. Fresh anchovies, branzino both were fantastic. The accompanying roast potatoes were terrific. Warm apple cake for dessert rounded out a great meal.

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Tadcaster, United Kingdom
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29 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

In my opinion its the place for mussels... big, succulent, juicy and cooked simply in white wine and garlic with a little lemon and butter. You will enjoy them sitting right next to the harbour a stones throw from where they were brought onshore that very morning. If you like fish opt for the Sea Bass or Sea Bream... very... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Wide range of seafood and pasta and catered for my gluten intolerant wife. Excellent baked fish with vegetables.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Bottaro 32, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santa Margherita Ligure
  • Phone Number: 0185 287044

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine

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