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Calata del Porto 11, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 293056
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Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Santa Barbara, CA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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61 reviews 61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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102 reviews 102 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
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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Uzes, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

....to enter! Excellent fish restaurant; let the chef advise you what to eat. It is fresh, well prepared, clean, friendly service. We were in the best restaurants all over the world, this one can match many. May be rated "BIB Gourmand" in the Michelin classification.

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tegucigalpa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

The locals of Santa Margherita eat in L'Altro Eden, which is a very good sign and showed to be very accurate. We ordered several of the seafood plates and each one was delicious. Highly recommend that once one arrives in this part of Liguria to ask the concierge to make the reservations, because the locals tend to fill up the... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

Simply the best fish we ever ate! Prepared al “forno” with so much flavors; it was absolutely delicious. Trust me, we were 4, and the 4 of us are fish amateurs. The welcoming was very warm and nice! The chef/owner was very pleasant; he came to check on us and wanted to make sure that we ate the whole fish... More 

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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

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