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

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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
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Our european driving tour took us to Portofino and Santa Margherita just in time for lunch! Managed to get parked next to this lovely little cafe. We sat outside, across the road over looking the harbour which is very picturesque. A very extensive menu with a food counter which looks better than... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
ThePatersonGang
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Fareham, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
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Fareham, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Our european driving tour took us to Portofino and Santa Margherita just in time for lunch! Managed to get parked next to this lovely little cafe. We sat outside, across the road over looking the harbour which is very picturesque. A very extensive menu with a food counter which looks better than any delicatessen! Decided on the local fish starter... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We just popped in for a couple of drinks late afternoon. The waitress was charming and efficient. Such a nice gesture to give us a plate of complimentary bite sized sandwiches and other canopies We shall return

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

honest... you can go there from 7 am to 11pm for food, coffee, drinks. food is great... glass of prosecco with fried fish is a must.

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Thousand Oaks, California, USA
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We enjoyed a great little late night dinner at this restaurant. Good choices for everyone in our family. Very friendly service.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

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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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 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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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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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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