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L'Orsa Maggiore

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Viale Achille Franceschi 29, 55042 Forte Dei Marmi, Italy
+39 0584 82219
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 51
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Big applause for that beautiful setting

The food was Ok and I am sure we dont select the best dishes, and I dont like they dont advise us when we select the wine that they only have a couple of bottles left, you dont do that serving a big party, but the setting is fantastic and been joined by a great full moon was priceless.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 3, 2014
Issyboy
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Mexico City, Mexico
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67 reviews 67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

The food was Ok and I am sure we dont select the best dishes, and I dont like they dont advise us when we select the wine that they only have a couple of bottles left, you dont do that serving a big party, but the setting is fantastic and been joined by a great full moon was priceless.

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London, United Kingdom
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47 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

You know when you are at a special restaurant, not just because of the setting and the service - even the more ordinary seems noticeably better than you expected. I had a carpaccio of sea bass that was really good and then grouper cooked with vegetables. Both were excellent. We got the restaurant to produce a birthday cake, so I... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Beautiful restaurant with most tables at Bagno located on the beach . Excellent seafood and exemplary service . Third visit and highly recommend .

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Padua, Italy
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507 restaurant reviews
661 helpful votes 661 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We just had to indulge to see what we would get for 150 euros for a beach bed , the cheapest ( for two people) 200 for a bigger shade a little closer to the water. Now this place oozes CHIC , there is no riff raff here . No screaming mums chasing kids , no chairs so close to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We had a delicious meal here, with all 6 diners delighted with their choices. Few of us ate the same dishes so I would wager that whatever one orders would be tasty. The ingredients seemed very fresh and the wine list represented good value.

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Mannheim
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6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

L'Orsa Maggiore is a fully fledged restaurant and beach in Forte dei Marmi. The chef is ecologically engaged, the food of high quality and the situation fabulous. They offer also special weekend seminars introducing modern cuisine. Prices are ok, a bit at the higher end, not uncommon in Forte dei Marmi. The beach is fabulous and you have also a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

Sitting at the beach under the stars. Waiters are always there but "invisible". Have good recommendations. The food (mostly seafood) is excellent. Also the wine menu. 190 eur for two including a bottle of wine and a whole sea brass. Definitely worth the. Money. Go there.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

This beachside restaurant in Forte dei Marmi has it all: stunning, perfect position by the beach, the best service, food...wonderful! We went for our 20th Anniversary dinner, a surprise place for me, recommended by dear friends who summer always in Forte dei Marmi, so they knew what they were talking about. Our servers, Salvatore and Giovanni, could not be better.... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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95 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Always a great place , incredible atmosphere for this beach restaurant. Speciality of fish and "crostacei" Service is good overall even if they could smile a little more. but the food is delicious.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

Nice restaurant on the beach. We had lunch. Food and service is good. We wanted to book a dinner on one of the following nights but it is always fully booked. Very central location close to the city centre.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Viale Achille Franceschi 29, 55042 Forte Dei Marmi, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Forte Dei Marmi
  • Phone Number: +39 0584 82219

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 84 - 125
  • Cuisine: Italian

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