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Calata del Porto 11, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 293056
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very Good Meal

Nice little setting on the harbor, with outdoor seating and a view of all the boats. I liked that there where a couple of casual pleases next door, where you could have a drink before or after dinner Fish was good. Spaghetti with clams was outstanding. But the real sleeper was the octopus... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
ThomasTXNY
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English first
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Nice little setting on the harbor, with outdoor seating and a view of all the boats. I liked that there where a couple of casual pleases next door, where you could have a drink before or after dinner Fish was good. Spaghetti with clams was outstanding. But the real sleeper was the octopus. Basically, steamed/poached octopus, then packed in gelatin... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

we had baked fish and grilled calamari. very solid. its a nice view right on harbor. had a mix of locals and tourists.

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El Paso, Texas
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Nothing was outstanding on the evening we ate here. In front of our table were bundles on the dock that detracted from the view. The salad was plain and uncreative. Although the fish was tasty, the servers were not particularly interested in us.

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Santa Barbara, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is a very popular (with the locals) harbor waterfront fish restaurant. We had possibly the best Branzinno we can ever recall (20 trips to Italy in past 30 years). It was their simple, but classic preparation using whole fish, white wine, potatoes and herbs baked in the oven. Absolutely superb. For the regulars and larger groups they seem to... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

We looked forward to enjoying Mediterranean seafood. Whilst the restaurant looked enticing, the outcome proved expensive and unsatisfactory. The mixed grilled fish at 70 euro for 2 proved to have approximately 5 cc of fish. There was shellfish and padded out by vegetables. There are many other great restaurants in Santa Margherita Ligure.

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Johannesburg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

There were four of us and all our meals were delicious - but the prawn risotto was our fave! The setting is extremely beautiful but the service was a bit slow.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Recommended by the hotel we decided to 'have a look' rather than booking the restaurant. We arrived at 20:30hrs and despite there being several free tables (apparently reserved) we were told we could either have a table deep inside the restaurant or come back later.. We elected to have a drink at the nice bar next door and waited. My... More 

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Nashville
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We love to travel the world to spend money for great experiences & food. The food was lacking sincerity... it looked pretty but wasn't delicious. We were recommended this place by locals & It was a disappointment. table tax $10 euro anti pasta tasting $66 euro (said $20 maybe x2 on the menu=$28 difference) also very disappointing in flavors. risotto... More 

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Ulm, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We enjoyed a nice dinner at this stylish restaurant in the harbour. It was sort of cool to dine al fresco but there is some sitting in between the inside and the terrace that comes out handy if the weather is unsettled. Service was attentive and the fresh fish prepared at Ligurian style was impeccable. Pricy but worth it.

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Austin, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Very good mussels and the baked fish with potatoes, zucchini, capers and garlic was a standout. Our waiter proudly guided us to a local white wine that was produced in a vineyard only a mile or two away. The Tiramisu was outstanding according to my wife who is an expert on such things.

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Address: Calata del Porto 11, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0185 293056
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santa Margherita Ligure
Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Soups

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  • Address: Calata del Porto 11, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santa Margherita Ligure
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 293056

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Soups

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