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Il Palombaro

Chowder, Seafood
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Via Lungomare 69, 19025 Porto Venere, Italy
+39 (0)187 790019
Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Last Resort but well worth it

We ate here because the other restaurant close to the marina was closed. The food was delicious and freshly cooked. The waiter was attentive and helpful. The scenery was limited but all in all a lovely place to eat.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2014
TheCBs
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Northampton, United Kingdom
via mobile
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65 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Northampton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

We ate here because the other restaurant close to the marina was closed. The food was delicious and freshly cooked. The waiter was attentive and helpful. The scenery was limited but all in all a lovely place to eat.

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Flemington, New Jersey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The place is nice and relaxing, the owner/chef Paolo is an institution of the area and can serve you one of the best meal you ever had, just ask him to prepare what he think is the best choice of the day , relax and enjoy.....thanks Paolo.

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Seattle
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

While many, perhaps all, of the locals in the restaurant seemed to be enjoying themselves, the place just didn't do it for me. I felt the food was underseasoned and there was really nothing unique about its offerings.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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181 reviews 181 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

Food, lovely service, great location in Le Grazie. Try the Pesce alla Ligure, otherwise also known as Pesce all'Isolana. Their mushrooms are amazing!

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CH
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

If you want to stop before Portovenere, skip the parking-hunt and enjoy dinner in a calm restaurant, this is the right place. We went a few times over the years with friends, the majority of our dinners have been good. Personnel is friendly, ask them for recommendation on the fish of the day!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Lungomare 69, 19025 Porto Venere, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Porto Venere
  • Phone Number: +39 (0)187 790019

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chowder, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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