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L'Ancora della Tortuga

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Salita Cappuccini, 6, Monterosso al Mare, Italy
0187-800-065
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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La Paz, Mexico
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Set dinner was amazing, the cave is the best seat in the house, the outside upper views fantastic....definitely recommend!

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Barcelona, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice views, great food, nice people... But please be ready to welcome guests, and have enough staff !!! 45 minutes wait before taking the order for dessert this is running the experience, and you are then ready to ask for the bill !!! The full fish is a good option, well cooked and sur fresh. A place to go off... More 

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The interior of this place is amazing, it is litteraly carved into a rock with breathtaking sea view, especially if you visit at sunset time. We ordered the shrimp and asparagus starter and for mains the tuna steak and the fish with almonds. Everything tasted to perfection, especially the tuna and the shrimps which i believe are a must if... More 

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Dallas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was one of my favorite restaurants in all of Italy. The view was spectacular, the service excellent and the food delicious. Don't miss it if you are in Monterosso!

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Thank Paul S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The location of this restaurant is very nice and has a very nice view. All the food that we tried was delicious. The service is very good.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Walking from 'new town' to 'old town' - my wife and I walked past the sign board advertising a restaurant along the walkway overlooking the Liguria Sea. we made a booking for that evening ... we arrived as the sun was setting, and tables were set. as the evening progressed, how popular was this place! We ordered ... I made... More 

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Hilton, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view is absolutely amazing, especially if you sit outside, and the service is wonderful, with fluent english speakers and were extremely accommodating. The food was also good and the homemade pasta was delicious, but it seemed that the seafood was pretty low quality as one of my prawns had a 3 inch vein going through it, however it didn't... More 

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Thank thirstyfajita
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This dinner was amazing! The view was fantastic. Love this little cave in the side of the cliff, so unique.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our last night in Cinque Terre, we had a lucky booking on the terrace overlooking the sea for dinner. A fabulous meal with great wine recommendations. Excellent and helpful staff as well!

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Blacklick, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is not your typical hole in the wall. This restaurant in Cinque Terre's Monterroso overlooks the Mediterranean Sea and has breath takings views. This wouldn't matter if the food weren't great... Thankfully it is wonderful. I had the housemate noodles with lobster. I forget the actual name, but this was a fantastic dish that I highly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salita Cappuccini, 6, Monterosso al Mare, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Monterosso al Mare
  • Phone Number: 0187-800-065

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?