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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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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
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
A nice surprise

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Grand Cayman
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  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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Atlanta, Georgia
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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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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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111 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 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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357 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 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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810 reviews
476 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 381 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
13 restaurant reviews
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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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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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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718 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 414 helpful votes
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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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 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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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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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: Local cuisine, Large groups

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