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Ristorante dei Castelli

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Via Penisola, 26, 16039 Sestri Levante, Italy
+39 0185 456087
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
5 stars for the view, 4 for food

Dinner can be spectacular in the Summer - enjoying a magnificent veranda overlooking sunset on Portofino. Elegant, romantic, quiet, excellent service, great wine selection - all great ingredients for a memorable dinner. Food is well designed, but falls a bit short compared to the rest of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
pieroinusa
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Norwalk, Connecticut
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  • Romantic
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Norwalk, Connecticut
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182 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Dinner can be spectacular in the Summer - enjoying a magnificent veranda overlooking sunset on Portofino. Elegant, romantic, quiet, excellent service, great wine selection - all great ingredients for a memorable dinner. Food is well designed, but falls a bit short compared to the rest of the setting. Given the prices (not cheap, but considering what you get, they are... More 

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Sharnbrook, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

What a wonderful place; the view was magical as the sun went down, the service was excellent and the food delicious. I booked it before we went which was just as well because the restaurant was full. Antonella greeted us and made sure that we were well looked after. The staff were attentive without being intrusive; a complimentary glass of... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Ate at two other restaurants in town. This was the best by far. Elegant with great service and wonderful food.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

First off, this restaurant has a fantastic view. However the service was overbearing and the food average for the price and the trip advisor rating. The mullet starter was wrapped in full pastry accompanied by crispy asparagus and a small amount of jus which was not enough to avoid the overall dryness of the dish. The best starter which was... More 

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Melbourne
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

So, what are you paying for? Views? Yes, spectacular. Service? Sure, very good and attentive without being overbearing. Food? Plenty of it, but it's not the star. Yet there was no reason for it not to be. We found about every second course to be noteworthy. Two of the four in our party, including myself, had the more expensive degustation... More 

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We stayed at the Hotel Dei Castelli and dined in the restaurant for breakfast and evening dinner. The staff were brilliant, service was first class, all silver service, the setting overlooking the bay is amazing, so romantic and the food was amazing. We had a complimentary glass of Prosecco on arrival, very good wine during the meal and our meal... More 

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New London, NH
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Attractive dining room with a beautiful view of the town and surrounding area below. Attentive service. Complimentary glass of prosecco on arrival. Excellent rack of lamb. Delicious dessert - millefeuille with fresh fruit.

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Granbury
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

Dined in the evening with 30 of our best friends visiting the area. Fantastic food & service. Impeccable wine selections. Saved this one for our farewell evening dinner! Beautiful view of the emerald green bay.

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Les Praz-de-Chamonix, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Where to start. You are met by friendly staff who show you to a beautifully set table looking out over the bay. While you look through the menu you are give a drink and nibbles. The food, when it came, was delicious. It was beautifully presented and tasty. A sweet white wine was given with the desert and coffee was... More 

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Zurich
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

As a family the waiters were helpful, cool and extremely friendly. They were totally flexible regarding preparation of meals for dinner for the boys. We spent three nights at the hotel. We ate the first and the third evening in this restaurant since the food was just great, delicious -- and "something not found easily elsewhere". We recommend to take... More 

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Address: Via Penisola, 26, 16039 Sestri Levante, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0185 456087
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Sestri Levante
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Penisola, 26, 16039 Sestri Levante, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Sestri Levante
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 456087

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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