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Alta Marea

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Italian, Chowder, Seafood
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Largo Marco Galli, 1, 00053 Civitavecchia, Italy
076634887
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Really surprised for the level of Italian Cuisine despite its touristic location as it rests in front of the Sea in the area where most if not all cruise liners dock when in town. Tip: stop by the local market, as early as you can, pick your favorite or most appealing seafood available and take it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Really surprised for the level of Italian Cuisine despite its touristic location as it rests in front of the Sea in the area where most if not all cruise liners dock when in town. Tip: stop by the local market, as early as you can, pick your favorite or most appealing seafood available and take it to Alta Marea and... More 

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Letterkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I have been to this restaurant 3 times and each time the food has been great. The staff are so very friendly and helpful, there is beautiful views from the restaurant. It can get very busy at lunch time which is a very good sign. Very good value with a smile.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The food was excellent the staff were very helpful and the location despite the rain was very good. If you are in that part of the world then I would recommend this place for really great food.

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Navodari, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant is located very close to the train station of Civitavecchia and it has a nice terrace overlooking the beach. The food is excellent, the portions are quite big. When I was there I ordered mussels for starters and pasta with lobster as a main course which was my favorite. For the dessert the host came with a cart... More 

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Netanya, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

When anyone is in Civiteveccia either before or after a cruise Alta Marea is an absolute must for fresh seafood. The place is adorable. Ding is casual and the prices are extremely reasonable. The staff was friendly and attentive without being overbearing. The fried baby octopus and the mussels and clams sautée are amazing. Large plump mussels in a delicious... More 

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Endicott, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Had a wonderful dinner with friends the night before leaving on a cruise. The three seafood appetizer was terrific as was the octopus. For the main course the both gnocchi and ravioli were outstanding. Staff was very helpful in picking out the "right" Italian wine. Very reasonably priced. Nice setting right next to the water. Highly recommended.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We had a short stop from our Costa Cruise and just walked around the city. When we found this amazing seafood place right at the shore. Amazing sea-food, house made pasta and very friendly staff. Hope to come back one day.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The food was alright but the service was quite bad. It all went over the top when the server sat down on the other table drinking wine with their guests, this was very unprofessional.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

On a balmy Friday evening, bathed in golden light, I had a truly satisfying supper at this family owned establishment. After a well prepared house salad, I enjoyed an outstanding risotto with varied seafood accompanied by a good red wine, concluding with a luscious tartuffo in a pool of espresso. The addition was very reasonable. I would certainly come back.

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Westcliffe, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had a wonderful meal just before embarking our cruise ship. Highly recommend the grilled prawns. Everything we had was good. Perfect pasta.

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Address: Largo Marco Galli, 1, 00053 Civitavecchia, Italy
Phone Number: 076634887
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rome  >  Civitavecchia
Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Seafood

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Largo Marco Galli, 1, 00053 Civitavecchia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rome  >  Civitavecchia
  • Phone Number: 076634887

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

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