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Leone di Mare

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Ovregaten 14, Bergen 5003, Norway
55321080
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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  • 75
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  • 49
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  • 12
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  • 7
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food but don't go if you're in a hurry...

Ordered the Crostini Misti for starters. Slices of heated Italian bread with mozarella, aubergines, meat, sausage etc., garnished with cabbage, salad and other vegetables. In norwegian, it was translated to Croutons - so not quite what I expected. A little bland, but overall fairly nice. However... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Cornholio72
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Oslo, Norway
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Oslo, Norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Ordered the Crostini Misti for starters. Slices of heated Italian bread with mozarella, aubergines, meat, sausage etc., garnished with cabbage, salad and other vegetables. In norwegian, it was translated to Croutons - so not quite what I expected. A little bland, but overall fairly nice. However, it took more than 30 minutes for the Crostinis to arrive after ordering -... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

When we arrived they were playing Russian rap music which was a bit strange for a restaurant. The service was good and friendly. The pizza was a bit oily and the base a bit undercooked in my opinion but the seafood on the pizza was cooked really well. Prices are not expensive for Bergen but for me it didn't have... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We were craving for Italian food after days in Norway and we ended up here. Greeted by two cute Italian waiters, we had mussels for appetizer, salmon tagliatelle, and a seafood risotto as main courses. The food is so big!! The appetizer has more than 50 mussels and the pastas are huge!! This is a bit too much for 2... More 

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Perth, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We tried this restaurant after reading the Trip Advisor reviews and it was only a block from the First Hotel were we were staying. I'm glad we did. Great cosy little restaurant and we could hear the chef singing in Italian which we thought was a good sign (after a disastrous Italian in Narvik). We were not wrong, we shared... More 

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adirondacks, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Found this restaurant strolling the back streets of Bergen....we were avoiding the tourist area. Shared a huge smoked salmon salad that had a selection of fruit and veggies decorating it. Companion had baked shrimp and calamari skewers. Arrived with grilled veggies and fingerling potatoes. Delicious huge portion. I had risotto al fruti di mare which plentiful with a delicious sauce.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Lovely little Italian place behind the Bryggen. Pizzas the size of dustbin lids and extremely tasty and thin (ie Italian style, not NYC style). Very good selection. We also had a carafe of wine. Prices slightly under what you'd normally expect to pay in Bergen. Very attentive waiter who spoke perfect Italian and English. Quick service and a plate full... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We drop in for dinner with our friends, and I was expecting more, than I've got. Not so tasty pasta, not impressive pizza, but good wine.

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I would recommend Leone di Mare for (1) the great service and (2) the generous portions and (3) value for money. Reading the previous reviews, we made a reservation for 2 on a weekday night and was greeted by an extremely friendly wait staff who was more than happy to get our names. We reached slightly earlier than our 6.30pm... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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127 reviews 127 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Been here before, and just a previously, the food is excellent. It is only a small restaurant, but most certainly worthwhile going. The staff is very friendly.

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Miami, Florida
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108 reviews 108 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We went here based on TA reviews and thoroughly enjoyed it. We ordered the pasta with lobster, and it arrived with a WHOLE lobster. It's small so book ahead. Friendly atmosphere, very good food, and pretty good value.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ovregaten 14, Bergen 5003, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Western Norway  >  Hordaland  >  Bergen
  • Phone Number: 55321080

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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