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Ristorante Via Venti

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Via Venti Settembre 32, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
+39 0187818347
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this restaurant so much we came back 2 nights in a row! The location is perfect as it off the main street which gives it a very quite, romantic feel. The food was delicious, local wine is a must, and whatever you do - don't skip on dessert! It was amazing!

Thank Kelly1106
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small restaurant off on a lovely alley was so nice. Indoor and outdoor seating. Attentive service and very good food. A nice restaurant around the corner from the beaten track and well worth it!

Thank Lisa S
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an awesome meal here. The pasta was excellent, especially the one stuffed with pear and cheese with Chefs sauce. The pesto gnocchi was great too. Friendly and personal service at a family restaurant.

Thank sdigel
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up her by coincident. A very nice small street in Monterosso. A typical Italian fine food restaurant. We had the raw fish (very very nice) and .... the fresh home made pasta with fresh crab. WOW! The last time we had crab that tasted this fine was in Alaska. OMG this was great! No, it wasn't cheap. But... More 

Thank Martin G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

On a Rick Steves recommendation, we had a lovely dinner at Via Venti. The meat and cheese appetizers were out of this world. I had fresh grilled calamari and delicious grilled veggies. I also highly recommend the red house wine. The wait staff was very attentive and the food was incredible. Best of all, the prices were very reasonable.

Thank allyjacks0601
Mahwah, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

We chose this place based on its description in the Rick Steves guidebook and it was a great choice! Its small but we were able to get an outside table on a Tuesday in July at around 8PM without a reservation. Its a little tough to find but the setting in an idyllic little lane and the food was delicious.

Thank Scott J
Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
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150 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

There are so many restaurant possibilities in Monterossa, and so many with fine reviews, that it is a challenge to select the special places. Via Venti was recommended to us as a favorite of locals, and we enjoyed it so much that over the week of our visit we had dinner there twice. Each time we loved the food and... More 

Thank Nick R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommend to us by the staff of our hotel and he even kindly made us a booking. We ordered pasta and it was the best pasta we've ever eaten. My husband get the soft cheese and black truffle ravioli and I got mushroom tagliatelle . Both dishes were so tasty and I would recommend them.

Thank Jayde B
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We were wandering the streets looking for a good place for lunch. this restaurant is in a tiny back street opposite a larger restaurant we had eaten the night before. We were going to go there again however there was a large party from a cruise ship in there so we gave it a miss. There was nobody eating at... More 

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Liberty Lake, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We roamed the back streets of old town and found this place. The service was excellent and all of our food was perfectly prepared. They had some unique fish options I enjoyed the swordfish with lemon pasta which also came as a secondi with just swordfish.

Thank skifam365

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Venti Settembre 32, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Monterosso al Mare
  • Phone Number: +39 0187818347

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