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L'Ancora della Tortuga

Salita Cappuccini 4, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
+39 0187 800065
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“duck” (11 reviews)
“seafood” (45 reviews)
“bread” (31 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Salita Cappuccini 4, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

Can't get a better view in Cinque Terre, we had a table outside by the ocean, dinner during sunset, it was memorable. Food quality is excellent, I recommend you stick to their seafood selection. I personally had the chef's suggestion (multi-course seafood selection) it was...More

Thank Nicke_S71
Reviewed 4 days ago

The restaurant is perches on a cliff, so finding it was a chore. Check it out in daylight first. Food and service was way above average for Monterosso. Seating was intimate and the view was spectacular in daylight. All in all, a must do restaurant.

Thank Frank C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the views! We had a great wine recommended to us. Enjoyed the veal and seafood. Ask for the romantic table for 2. Reservations are necessary. Very memorable dining experience and our server was top notch!

Thank Sheri-t7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t miss this restaurant! Amazing views and ambience inside, the fry bread they give you in the beginning is so delicious. We had the basil risotto with shrimp, the freshest of tuna and local sea bass prepared to perfection topped off with their house wine...More

Thank jnewell2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw on line and we didn't reserve a table but we were very lucky to sit outside on one of the last tables for two. Service was a little slow but only because they were so busy - not to the point it bothered us...More

Thank dancingmimm123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious food with fresh infredients. Complimentary fried bread was so good we asked for another portion which we weren’t charged for. Service was great, the waitors were lovely and didn’t make us feel rushed. Definitely try this place out if you go to Monterosso....More

Thank Vachan11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, great wine, great atmosphere, can't find a thing to complain! We booked a table 2 days in advance, when we got there the place wasn't very crowded. We had the tasting course (?), The pasta was so divine we had to order another...More

Thank Jin T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had booked a table for lunch and they greeted us with a warm welcome. The location overlooking the ocean was stunning. We both really enjoyed our choices of the sea bass and 'grandmas' pasta with truffles. A little pricey but well worth it. Highly...More

Thank Suzie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very unfriendly and rude staff, when we called to reserve a table, they said that they did not do reservations but when we got there, they didn’t let us sit on a table because it was reserved. There was no need to be this rude...More

5  Thank samhachem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this lovely hidden gem on our way into town and quickly learned how popular they are. We made a reservation and we were lucky someone had cancelled - they were originally full for the duration of our stay. They only seat each...More

Thank ande8527
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AbidinginHim
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.
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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.
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Joe P
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 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
Description
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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