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All 101 Santa Margherita Ligure Restaurants

Caffe del Porto

Via Bottaro 32, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
0185 287044
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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English first
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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274 reviews 274 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 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 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We went to the restaurant as it caught our eye as we past a side street. But from the start the service was bad. The waiters clearly did not like tourist. They were rude and made us wait a really long time to order and pay our bill. As soon as any locals came in they were very friendly and... More

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Canberra, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We entered this place on the side street (later found out there is an entrance on the main rd) thinking that it was a small Italian restaurant and we would get decent service. We stood on the front porch for a while and watched 2 wait staff chatting away and seemingly ignoring us. When they decided to greet us they... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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114 reviews 114 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We decided to be hungry a little late really and this was pretty much our only choice. It doesn't have that tourist trap feel to it and their prices were definitely worth it. We just had the beef steak and fries and it was really good, very tender and cooked perfectly the sauce was a little sour but with the... More

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Essex
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The menu is varied and the food good, nothing too fancy but the fish is fresh and the service friendly and good. There are a few tables beside the port and more inside across the road. The traffic can be a bit noisy but the food makes up for the slight discomfort. The wine list is excellent. It is also... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My husband and I ate here on 3 occasions while staying in Santa Margherita; just one of their meals wasn't enough! We enjoyed the spaghetti and ravioli, it was tasty and they were not shy on their portions like some places. I would recommend this place to any spaghetti lovers. Although the service isn't as speedy as what we are... More

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Additional Information about Caffe del Porto

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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