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L'Ancora della Tortuga

Salita Cappuccini 4, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
+39 0187 800065
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (60 reviews)
“tasting menu” (13 reviews)
“pork” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Salita Cappuccini 4, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

the food is delicious and the view is the best in Monterosso! Recommended for romantic dinner at sunset.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Simona A
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We’ve spent a month in italy and had LOTS of pasta. Looking back, this was the loveliest restaurant, nice wine at decent prices, a gorgeous view on the terrace and very good pasta. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Janieprincess
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We was visiting this restaurant in mid September. The service was fast and level of English ok. Food was good and price level was ok taken considering the location. Recommend this restaurant

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank J6881YWpeterb
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Lovely restaurant with wonderful fresh fish and perfect views over the bay of Monterosso. To eat fish in the villages and in fact inmost cities in Italy it is expensive. This is a good sign that the restaurant you are eating at has fresh and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Florence U
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Visited L’Ancora One night for dinner, the restaurant is located along the walking path to the cliffs above the Monterosso tunnel connecting the new and old sides of town, meaning that it can be easily missed but you should definitely make the effort for the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SydneySarajevo
Reviewed October 24, 2018

We were lucky to get the table from profile picture,it was in the evening,The view and the atmosphere were beautiful,food delicious,very good house vine,friendly polite waitress.100 euros for two more than a fair price for what you get.All in all more than a five stars.Highly...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Dejan Z
Reviewed October 19, 2018

My family of five went here for dinner. All five of us had winners. The bread was fantastic. They serve these little pillow pockets of bread that have a sea salt like seasoning that are amazing. I think I ate 5 of them alone. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bryan W
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Great experience at the restaurant. The food was good (not outstanding). For mains we ate the basil shrimp risotto and the lobster ravioli. The risotto was the better of the two For dessert we had tiramisu which was ok. The main course is definitely better...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank AnjaneyaShiroor
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

The food was outstanding. The gents had the seafood tasting menu, which was excellent value. My friend & I had the pork loin, tender & very tasty. Perfect place for a nice dinner! Lovely views & helpful staff.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 932brettw
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Food was good (the appetizer tasted and catch of the day are recommended) and once our table was cleaned between courses was fast to come. However took a while to get plates cleaned between courses. One outside wait staff stood out negatively due to an...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sorbolo82
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June 28, 2018|
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Response from AnnaS1014 | Reviewed this property |
Their view is stunning. Hope they can accommodate you. They are very popular and the food is delicious.
David K
January 20, 2018|
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Response from ElenaW777 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they speak english! However make sure you ask for an outside table with a view and ask for a name for your reference.
November 25, 2017|
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Response from ElenaW777 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! We made our reservation in advance, although some restaurants do close and re-open in March. I would contact the restaurant of your choice if open make your booking, be sure to take a name as a reference and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salita Cappuccini 4, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Monterosso al Mare
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 800065
  • E-mail
Locale in stile marina aggrappato alla scogliera a picco sul mare Una zona privè ricavata da una parete di roccia viva ,il dehors superiore ha una vista mozzafiato Cucina con piatti tipici rielaborati dallo chef monterossino DOC.partendo da ottimi prodotti sia di mare che di terra.
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