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IL POLPINO

Via Cappuccini 7, 16039 Sestri Levante, Italy
+39 320 7284978
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Ranked #14 of 133 restaurants in Sestri Levante
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $21
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Koersel, Belgium
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Il polpino is a nice osteria. They have a specific formula with fixed menu and fixed price. When we got there we got a primi which where actually (3 primi's), a secundi and a dolci (dessert) Wine, Beer, Water, Cola, ... everything is included in the fixed price. You get a lot of food for the price you pay here... More

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This place is great— not just the food, but the total experience! This was our 2nd best dining experience in Italy, our first being a restaurant that was 4x the price! If you're from the US or Canada you need to be in the right mindset to enjoy this place. It's only €18/ person TOTAL including wine *and* tax. That's... More

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NW Kent
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We found Il Polpino by chance one evening. There was a fixed price menu at 18 euros each, including a half-litre of wine or beer. Neither of us knew what we were about to receive but the waitress (bless her) spoke English. The meal was a series of home-cooked authentic Italian dishes which were quite delicious in turn. However, we... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We ate here last week, there was a menu for 18 Euros per person, and you got 5 courses and some wine or beer each. Very good value. Service was a little slow, but that is only a minor complaint!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

we ate testerolli which is the dish that is served in the restaurant. it is made in different ways and in sauces like cheese with olive oil, tomatoes with purchini mushrooms... each dish was delicious and you can get as much as you like. the wine is included -all you can drink! I felt welcome from the moment we walked... More

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istanbul
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I enjoyed the place, the typical Ligurian decor and atmosphere and I loved the food and the way they serve it. The waiters were friendly, they made me feel welcome. It's not just about food it's about the place and the staff. A special thanks to chef Daniele.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

Its an Osteria Kinda of a local pub restaurant nxt to baia del silenzi , place is beatiful , ( the toilet is awesome :-)) pretty girls everywhere ( sorry we were on vacation :)) friendly staff , and 4 gorgeous different pasta dishes and wine ... Local liquor

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Bregenz
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

good service, interesting concept with this omletes, very good food at reasonable prices. Nice restaurant, probably a little bit difficult to find - we used Tripadvisor-route

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

This restaurant has many positive votes, so we decided to give it a try. The menu comes in 5 courses. First is a kind of pasta with cheese, second is pasta with tomatoes, third is a kind of flat bread with pesto, fourth is the same flat bread accompanied with 2 sorts of cheese and a plate of salumi and... More

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UK
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

A set menu of 3 pasta courses followed, by various cheese and meats. Pasta was very nice, although after 3 courses we were already getting filled up! Good friendly service, who were very relaxed. Considering the fixed price of 19 euros including wine per person, it was a very reasonable meal, although a bit large and the courses did not... More

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