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Ristorante Ciak

Piazza Don Giovanni Minzoni 6, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
+39 0187 817014
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“risotto” (64 reviews)
“seafood” (129 reviews)
“prawns” (39 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Piazza Don Giovanni Minzoni 6, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate lunch here and was delighted with the food! The service was wonderful. Our friend ordered the Risotto Mare and was very happy. We also had Scampi which was heaven. The atmosphere was wonderful. We sat outside on the patio and while it was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jtdanza
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Every time I return to Monterosso I have to eat st Ciak. The pesto gnocchi served with a generous amount of homemade pesto is like a pillow from Heaven.Ciak lovingly prepares the fluffy gnocchi daily. I never eat this type of pasta anywhere else because...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank john377
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

I have no idea what resent reviewers were eating but my wife and I eat hear 2 nights in a row. Great food and great service. We had the best risotto I have ever had tonight and great seafood pasta the night before. Our service...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed October 29, 2018

We arrived it town later than we had planned so most of the restaurants were closing, but Ciak was still serving. We had had dinner here during an earlier trip, and remembered a friendly staff and great food, so we went in. We had a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank phat_dawg_21
Lorenzo C, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ristorante Ciak, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Hello phat_dawg_21, We are very sorry to read about the poor service you experienced and we are especially sorry that you enjoyed your meal so much yet still came here to leave us 3 stars because you waited longer than anticipated for the check. This...More

Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

I rarely have bad things to say about restaurants and I’ve travelled the world and eaten at all sorts but this place warranted me saying something. My boyfriend and I went because we wanted seafood and looking through the window to the kitchen it was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Shezaspark
Lorenzo C, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ristorante Ciak, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Buonasera Shezaspark, We are sure that you have traveled the world and enjoyed many restaurants along the way.. What you ordered is known as a second course in Italy and if you have it as a main dish alone we can understand that it wasn't...More

Reviewed October 23, 2018

Ordered risotto with prawns for 2. Very disappointed with the food. The risotto was flat in taste and the no meat on the prawns. Nice atmosphere, service was okay, which are the only reasons why I am giving it a score of 2.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Inspire447748
Lorenzo C, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ristorante Ciak, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Hello Inspire447748, We are sorry you had such a disappointing experience dining with us. Normally the risotto comes with 6 to 10 prawns to ensure you get plenty of meat. We are sorry you did not enjoy your meal and would have been happy to...More

Reviewed October 21, 2018

This restaurant is near the town square. There is sufficient seating inside and outside. We were able to sit outside and enjoy the pleasant temperatures. We ordered an appetizer, which included a sampling of all their seafood appetizers. It was a great way to start...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SFlaHales
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

The food was average or better, but the service was horribly slow. It took forever to get waited on, then way too long to get a bottle of wine. Thankfully the wine helped us survive waiting to place our order. Rich Steves values this restaurant,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jack S
Lorenzo C, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ristorante Ciak, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Hello Jack S, We are so sorry to read about the poor service you experienced. We have no excuse and assure you that your feedback will be used to better ourselves for future customers. We wish you had given more details about what caused your...More

Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

There’s only one male staff serving 10 tables yet he managed to spend time chatting with other customers and when we happened to waive at him to ask for the bill when he’s “having a conversation”, he talked back to us like this ‘yes i...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Lorenzo C, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ristorante Ciak, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Buonasera Linh P, I remember you and it's nice to see you here on this website ;-) I came to your table more then once and you were never ready to order so I moved on serving the other people that had been seated after...More

Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I along with our tour group had a lunch at this restaurant. They were very busy with what looked like a lot of tourists and the tables were all very close. However the service was good considering how packed the place was....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rockport4
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spicy400
February 7, 2017|
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Response from imogenwindmill | Reviewed this property |
Lunch of dinner? We were able to walk in for lunch. It was busy (summer season and cruise ship tourists in town) but a table for two was easily found. As a previous person said, there are plenty of nice restaurants in the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $60
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Don Giovanni Minzoni 6, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Monterosso al Mare
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 817014
  • E-mail
Description
Closed Wednesday and from December to March
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