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Le Bocche

Calata Doria, 102, 19025 Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 790622
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Ranked #24 of 47 restaurants in Porto Venere
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Istanbul, Turkey
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

I ate spaghetti with mussels. The spaghetti is not well cooked, so I need to chew the pasta a lot. The owner of the restaurant is very helpful and friendly. The landscape of the restaurant is good.

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Sparks, Nevada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We really stopped here to enjoy the view and have a light lunch. The location is the furthest point from town, which made it a bit less crowded than most. We thought it was a little pricey, but were willing to pay the extra for view. What was a pleasant surprise, was how delicious the food was. We shared a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We only had a few hours in Porto Venere and wanted to find somewhere for lunch which was easy to get to but slightly away from the main strip of restaurants - Le Bocche was perfect. We had a table overlooking the water which was just beautiful - we had a lovely time watching the world go by. The food... More

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Lee, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

My husband and I held our wedding reception at this very elegant venue two years ago and we returned last night whilst in Portovenere for our anniversary. The setting is truly beautiful and unique with its panoramic views of the sea and gulf of poets. The atmosphere is relaxed and the style is contemporary and very tasteful. We rate the... More

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Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Six of us arrived in Portovenere by boat with about three hours for lunch and strolling before the return trip to the Cinque Terre. Before we even docked, my French son-in-law Fabrice had selected Le Bocche for its location -- as far as possible the center of the town. We sat outside for a fine lunch (I loved watching my... More

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Siena, Italy
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

This lounge bar/restaurant was built on a rocky cliff facing the sea and the nearby islets. We had a light lunch there, sitting outdoors on a sunny weekend in spring. The food was very good, genuine, with an excellent choice of local seafood (we had fried cuttlefish, boiled octopus with potatoes, salted anchovies served with butter, spaghetti with mussels) and... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

The food is average, nice atmosphere but the service is slow and waitresses are incredible unpolite, not willing to work.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We had a light lunch here, sitting outdoors on a beautiful day. The food was OK, the service average. My 'Very Good' rating is based on one thing: the location. When the sun is shining, this is a delightful spot to sit and watch the boasts coming and going. My guess is that the restaurant relies on its location and... More

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Romantic spot close to the entry of the port. Lovely breeze on a hot night. Small select menu but very tasty. All the past dishes were top class. Professional service and reasonable price.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

This modern restaurant isn't in the harbour, but a little walk, right beneath the church at the end of the "lungomare". The terrace, soft breeze and beautiful view give the whole place a relaxing atmosphere. We had lunch here (melon with ham, spaghetti with mussels) which was ok.

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