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

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Charming local restaurant

Had a delicious piece of grilled fish. We ate on side street which felt more authentic than quayside. Charming waiter. Great atmosphere.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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English first
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Had a delicious piece of grilled fish. We ate on side street which felt more authentic than quayside. Charming waiter. Great atmosphere.

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Stockholm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Great food and nice location by the water! The male waiter who took our order seemed a bit bored and weren't that serviceminded but the female waiter who brought us our food was very kind.

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New york
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Food was good restaurant was busy hence service was lacking Beautiful view of harbor Waiter was a bit arrogant My wife asked for lemon and he said she does not need it Overall a ok place

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The location by the sea and newly done harbor is very nice, the food is average at best, fine for coffee though,,service the same, simply a local joint,,Tom Fraser

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Grand Cayman
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Dined there with a colleague in early May, on a week day, so off-season, during a business trip. The appetizers were both simple and good, in the Ligurian way. Octopus salad and marinated anchovies. Our mains were classics too and prepared properly with fresh ingredients. Pansoti with walnut sauce and a fish fry. The wine was an excellent Ligurian Vermentino... More 

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Lincoln
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 390 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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Address: Via Bottaro 32, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
Phone Number: 0185 287044
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santa Margherita Ligure

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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: Local cuisine, Large groups

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