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Via XXV Aprile 163, 16039 Sestri Levante, Italy
0185 480203
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Ranked #30 of 134 Restaurants in Sestri Levante
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $27 - $67
Cuisines: Sushi, Italian, Chowder
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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New London, NH
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Never having eaten octopus, I decided to try it. It was served grilled, marinated in lemon and herbs. It was about 6 inches in diameter and the taste was similar to calimari. Attractive restaurant.

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Megeve, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Very good food, would recommend the octopus soup or the truffle ravioli dish. We ended the meal with a local herb liquor. It we have ever had, and we had a few! We were served by Edouard who really took care of us. Very friendly, knowledgeable and gave us great travel tips. Thank you for a wonderful evening!

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California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Sestri Levante is a short train ride away from the Cinque Terre and a superb find...a charming small town with lovely beaches and none of the hustle and bustle of the tourist-clogged streets of Vernazza, etc. A great headquarters for short day trips to see the charms of the Cinque Terre, then return at days end to relax in the... More

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Poole, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Unfortunately we found this restaurant on our last night otherwise we would have visited again. Excellent food - do not look at the menu as there is an amazing amount of specials all at reasonable price. Good homemade food even the olive oil is made on the premises

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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Considering all the good comments, we decided to give it a try. The staff is nice and the food is good, but I wonder. Does it deserve those praises? I don't think so. Nothing outstanding about this restaurant. Good but not outstanding. It is not particularly worth seeing

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Long Island, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Our dishes were excellent! Ravioli with shrimp in a creamy sauce....spaghetti carbonara with tuna and seared tuna with mushrooms. Wonderful and friendly waiter!,

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Being seated at a table in an empty section of restaurant as all others booked-2 hours later we were still alone!! Pasta was very good my fish warm at best mainly tepid-tuna over cooked and dry Pricey and no smiles !!

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Milan, Lombardia, Italy
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50 reviews 50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

After years in Sestri Levante Polpo Mario is always a certainty. The good is delicious, the food mix is interesting, but not so complex that at the end you do not know what you are eating. The chef has been the same for years and he gave his imprinting to the cooking. Obviously, if you do not like fish this... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Restaurant kindly prepared local anchovy dish (bagnun) for me, and some grilled vegetables for my wife, neither of which were on menu. Out-of-season flexibilty perhaps, but no less appreciated. Everything very tasty and the pumpkin bread was so good that my wife said she would choose it for her last rites - and we got to take some away with... More

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Best, The Netherlands
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92 reviews 92 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Had a wonderful evening at Polpo Mario. The interior of the restaurant is a picture but the dishes are superb too. Although it was very busy the staff made time to explain and suggest what to eat. So we 'stumbled in' some delicious surprises we never had before. For sure one of the best places we eat in Italy!

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Additional Information about POLPO MARIO

Address: Via XXV Aprile 163, 16039 Sestri Levante, Italy
Phone Number: 0185 480203
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Sestri Levante
Average Prices: USD 27 - 67
Cuisine: Sushi, Italian, Chowder

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