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“Authentic” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Porto Antico

Porto Antico
Viale Italia 9, La Spezia, Italy
0187779048
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Ranked #207 of 319 Restaurants in La Spezia
Price range: $51 - $67
Cuisines: Italian, Chowder, Soups
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Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Ristorante altamente specializzato nel pesce. Cucina innovativa sempre con occhio di riguardo alla tradizione. Cotture semplici e immediate. Segnalato nelle migliori guide dei ristoranti ( Accademia della cucina italiana, Gambero Rosso, Espresso, Fuoricasello, La gola in tasca).Nel 2009 intera pagina a noi dedicata dal critico enogastronomico Gianna Mura sul 'Venerdì di Republica', rivista su distribuzione nazionale.Eccellente carta dei vini. Punto di riferimento per la città per rapporto qualità/prezzo
Swansea, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Authentic”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

I just found Italians to be the kind of people who say 'If we are going to do it, then we will do it right', and that is what Porto Antico is all about.

I saw my pizza get made from scratch, laying out the dough to the fresh ingredients and local vegetables, herbs etc, to being put into the proper stone fire oven. The healthiest, tastiest and best pizza I have ever had.

Definitely going back. Well recommended to couples, families and friends.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • Italian first
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English first
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Excellent food but pricey and a bit quiet”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2011

No doubt the food here was of the highest quality and tasted very authentic. However it is pricey and the service and atmosphere could be better

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Placentia, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best meal of our 3-week trip!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2011

Our hotel clerk recommended this restaurant and we went back and hugged her! The elegant (but comfortable) decor, the delightful staff, and the incredible food made for a meal to remember. My dad had the fish stew and it was chock full of every type of seafood you could imagine and an excellent broth. My sister and I had pasta/seafood dishes that were the perfect flavor and amount. Waiter suggested an excellent wine to accompany our meal. Can't wait to return!

  • Visited May 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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La Spezia, Italy
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Excellent seafood and fresh fish”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2010

Excellent seafood and fresh fish

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