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Via Aurelia, 261, 16039 Sestri Levante, Italy
+39 0185 458409
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 30
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    Very good
  • 1
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Einfach zu billig um wahr zu sein!

The restaurant's name mirrors the look of the building. Never mind. The service was mind boggling cordial and humble! That is a combination not easy to be achieved! The menu is limited but offers an interesting way of composing and ordering your own set menu in sequence and size you want. The wine... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 5, 2014
Peter M
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Bangkok
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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39 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Bangkok
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The restaurant's name mirrors the look of the building. Never mind. The service was mind boggling cordial and humble! That is a combination not easy to be achieved! The menu is limited but offers an interesting way of composing and ordering your own set menu in sequence and size you want. The wine list is not extensive with probably less... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

As mentioned in our parallel review for the Hotel Relais San Rocco, our experience at Kontiki was amazing: gorgeous views (ask for a table in the front right corner, you can see Portofino in the background!); the tasting menu was reasonably priced, fresh, and tasty. The owner and staff were exceptional--it was a lively exchange between broken Italian & broken... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2011

After a lovely 10min drive up one of italy's most twisted SS roads the hotel/restaurant sign is hard to miss. On arrival (April '11) the outside wasn't all that inviting but don't let that put you off. Once you find the entrance, inside is very welcoming especially the owner/host. The food was good on the night we were there but... More 

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Milan, Italy
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93 reviews 93 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

Small dining room perched atop the hillside 2000 feet over sea level with a view of the two bays and towns: Sestri Levante to the right and Riva Trigoso to the left. The dusk view alone is worth the price! The food is strictly Ligurian fare, cleanly done from down to earth ingredients and traditional recipes. Wines are unknown local... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2010

If you are not a picky eater then give this place a try. The menu is limited to serve what is fresh and available. We ate here both nights of our stay in the area as we felt welcomed, thought the staff was friendly and meal a nice value. The wine list had great local wines and was reasonalby priced.... More 

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West Sussex
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2010

Took a taxi up to the Kontiki and although the views were wonderful not worth the trip. Welcome very professional and well served throughout. However although the starters were good but a main course of tuna in sesame seeds was inedible, the fish was not cooked and was quite unpleasant. in fairness they offered a replacement immediately and also a... More 

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santa barbara, CA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2010

When we arrived at the Kontiki we were led to the patio area where we had some wine and hors d'oeuvres. It was a great spot for socializing and admiring the wonderful view of Sestri Levante. Upon entering the restaurant we noticed the beautiful Italian modern furniture that was a perfect compliment to the spectacular view. The attention to detail... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2008

Incredible view of sestri levante, delicious food, wonderful place

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Aurelia, 261, 16039 Sestri Levante, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Sestri Levante
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 458409

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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