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Via Guidoni, 42 | La Spezia, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
+39 0187 812222
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I read an article about this restaurant which is why I decided to give it a go. Mum and I had to book a couple days in advance and it was easy to understand why. The view was absolutely gorgeous! (men its a great proposal spot *hint hint*!!), our waiter was 5 star - especially because we also made the... More 

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New York City, New York
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We walked in to the restaurant afterthe concierge recomended this place. We did not have a reservation..there were 5 empty tables. The waiter was soooooo nasty. He didnt even look at us...didnt even give us a chance...noone was coming but he would not seat us...He was sooo snooty

Thank SHE81
The Mount, Pamplemousses, Mauritius
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful menu, beautiful view, excellent food, excellent wine, and what else? The service was excellent and the waiter very nice with us. He was always singing. Ensure to made your reservation well before to have a good table with a good view

Thank R_Stephane_L
Oslo, Norway
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are so lucky that we have our own little boat and can visit many of the villages on the Ligurian cost from the sea. Vernazza is always a favourite and also Belforte restaurant. If you book well in advance you can have a nice table on one of the terraces facing the sea, you will feel like in heaven.... More 

Thank Pugliola
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

situated above the historic fourteenth century beach town of vernazza,reaching restaurant belforte requires a degree of fitness.after negotiating steep vintage steps,our friends,who are seasonal regulars,were warmly welcomed,on a hot,humid day. our table,which was not the one booked,had a clear view of all the activities below;families swimming,kids running on the beach,the ferry dropping off its passengers quayside.a busy bustling summer destination... More 

Thank Stuart L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Having a sunset dinner at Belforte is a must if you're visiting Vernazza. Reservations are a must! The views are breath-taking and the food/wine is second to none. I highly recommend the pesto pasta as a first course -- you'll want to lick the bowl!! If you get Andre as your server, you'll get top-notch service and a warm, inviting... More 

Thank allyjacks0601
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I recommend this place! the best view in town. Very good food, lots of seafood but also pasta. Friendly service, delicious wine. We remember this place for a long time. Remember to book a table in advance.

Thank Rafał P
Oslo, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The view from this restaurant is amazing, and so is the service. The singing host one of the highlights, you won't be able to miss him. The pesto was amazing, but you can get just as good pesto at Baretto in the main street. But all in all, a perfect way to end our stay in Vernazza.

Thank BBillyBBob
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had lunch there on June 24, 2016 but booked more than a month before (through e-mail). We had a table with a magnificent view plus their staff were very nice and friendly especially Francesco. The restaurant was very busy but they let their customers relax and enjoy the food and the view (without the feeling of being rushed to... More 

Thank SP7433
Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Super nice view and definitely the best location to watch sunset. The staffs are cool. The fod was really nice but I wouldn't go back just for that.

Thank Zoltan J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$33 - $55
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Guidoni, 42 | La Spezia, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Vernazza
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 812222

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?