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L'Ancora della Tortuga


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Ligurian, Northern-Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried this restaurant for launch and we ate 4 different dishes: orange duck, tunna, mix sea food and burrata. With an extraordinar view we received very good food and good vibe.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't beat the views! The food and service are equally good. We would recommend for any couple celebrating a milestone or just out for a great meal and atmosphere.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Doug H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had no reservation so we had to sit inside. No loss there, we had the cozy romantic table in the back. Great dinner, the Pesto Lasagna was amazing. Nice wine list, nice service.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Apopik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite a few issues with the service, very good restaurant with delicious food. Great location: off the highly crowded and noisy areas, wonderfull view if you are seated outside. Definetely book well in advance and note your preference for outside or inside seating, not possible...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought I reviewed this place a few years ago when we were there (the form makes me add a date so I clicked on a year ago but it was 4 years ago) but apparently not. However I've recommended it repeatedly since and everyone...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After our friends recommended the restaurant, we were excited to come. We booked a reservation 6 months in advance. Upon arriving, there was confusion about our reservation. People travel and spend a lot of money to come to the region and restaurants and I’ve never...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank KimDSF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked about a week in advance and requested outdoor dining. We got a perfect table for two, overlooking Monterosso Al Mare. The sun had just gone below the hill to the west, and there was a nice breeze, so conditions were perfect. They have...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank LynSmith66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant oozes history and ambiance, located below a 1000 year old tower and in a fortification originally built to protect the town from pirates and later from other enemies of the town. There's even a World War II bunker on the ramparts of the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank BnCrXplorerz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely email or call to make a reservation and be sure to specify you want oceanfront view. The food is delicious! Anchovy trio, pesto lasagna, basil shrimp risotto ( best!), grilled whole fish. Service also excellent. Come early grab a drink before at the castle...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank jsels101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived for lunch, the service was excellent. The view from the restaurant tables on the Promenade amazing. Delicious food , to basil rezoto and slise meat are recomended dishes. Together with quality wine, just an amazing experience instead so amazing place.

Date of visit: August 2019
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July 21, 2019|
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Response from T826MSrobertd | Reviewed this property |
My recollection is that they did take American Express—but like the previous answers, best to carry a back up plan as American Express is only accepted maybe at 50% of the places.
July 10, 2019|
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Response from aaronfmd | Reviewed this property |
Most credit cards have a concierge service. They can call and get you a reservation.
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