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Il Nostromo

Via dell'Arco 6, 16038 Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185281663
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Dined here on a rainy Tuesday evening in the low season. The two brothers were nowhere to be seen. But there was a lady chef and a young lady serving. Food was amazing and service excellent. We will definitely return.

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We went on a Sunday, and they were so kind to let us in after 2:30pm (we did book and told them in advance we were late). Fish is for sure the protagonist here: we had two amazing "primi piatti" with ricciola and spigola, both great, and an appetizer of mixed specialities from Liguria. I will definitely go back: a... More

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Roswell, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Il Nostromo is a small and cozy restaurant in an alleyway just off the harbor and down from the train station. It is run by two brothers, one attends the dining room and the other is the chef. Service was very friendly and attentive . The food was excellent and served in a creative fashion. Our evening was very comfortable,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

Thanks to Trip Advisor we had two wonderful meals here recently. Il Nostromo is deserving of its #1 position, with outstanding food and service in charming surrounds. Don't miss out by not booking though.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

I booked this restaurant looking at tripadvisor advice and it didn't disappoint, these two brothers running the kitchen and serving are amazing. Very nice and plentiful "home cook" Ligurian food and worth the money

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

We walked in but full so booked the next day. Simply one of my best meals. We weren't very hungry when arrived but turned out finished everything edible from appetizer to dessert. Cheated by the rather old fashioned outlook and deco. It is in fact the two young bros that run the place. Would definitely recommend it to others.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

The two brothers that operate this business are passionate professionals in ensuring the diner has a exceptional food experience but in a personal manner. The setting is understated but stylish, what is more important is that the produce is fresh and of good quality and the design of the dishes are considered, healthy and delicious. We really enjoyed this outing,... More

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Corona del Mar, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We loved the vibe of the restaurant and the friendly owner/service. We had been so excited to come, based on the other reviews, but were a bit disappointed. The service was top notch, very attentive, warm and friendly. We both ordered the amberjack fish, which neither of us cared for. We liked the pistachio crust, but the fish itself we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We visit this restaurant Sunday 1st September 2013. "We", was a group of eight people. We used TripAdvisor to seach this restaurant, and was a litle bit sceptical when we walked in there because it was not much people in that area. The service we got in this little restaurant was excelent and the food very good. Good athmosphere and... More

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Inspired dishes in an unpretentious setting. Just two friendly young guys running the best eatery in town. The ranking of this restaurant proves why TA is Michelin 2.0.

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