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Al Castello


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$6 - $16
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We’ve discover this restaurant at random from walking all the way to the top (note there is a lot of stairs). Personally, I like to eat at the restaurant before reviewing anything on TripAdviser because then my experience of the place is fully my own...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank techwill_23
Reviewed 3 days ago

The view from the restaurant is breathtaking however the service, food, and experience is underwhelming. The servers are rude and seemingly uninterested in helping tourists. Our own server sat down at another table for 20+ min while we struggled to try and order dessert. When...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Alexandra G
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are looking for good food, then no, the food here, at least what we tried, was mediocre. The seafood risotto had lots of mussels and clam, but only one prawn and many claws which seemed to be mainly decorative in nature since they...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank pauyuen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on our hike from Monterosso to Corniglia. It is a climb from the town square but the views are stunning and the sea breeze refreshing. Our food was all really good. The stuffed mussels are amazing. Service was decidedly hit...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has some of the best views in Cinque Terre, i guess that's why they just don't care about service. We came for dinner and the attendant was so rude and pushy we actually changed our minds, had a drink and went elsewhere. We...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank kiarnet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I felt I had to write a review for my visit as there had been so many negative reviews of this place, while I had a great experience. We stumbled on Al Castello while looking for somewhere else but were too tired and hungry to...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It takes a dedicated stair climb to get up to the Ristorante Bar Al Castello, where you are rewarded by a great view from the dining area and terrace. But you can get an even better view by paying a small fee to continue the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank ColoradoJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our food was delicious, lasagne for me, spaghetti for my wife. The pasta was al dente and beautifully flavoured. This is clearly a family run restaurant, with Nonna adding up the bill and taking payments.Contrary to the previous review , we found the staff absolutely...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank James B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The visit was complete farce. We were greeted at the entrance by a smoking cook, who did nor even stand up to greet us. Next we got a nice table but soon after getting out menus a waiter came to tell us ”rules” about the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
2  Thank ToniBud
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say the food was fine. Just fine, no more. The waiter didn’t want to do any extra and asked us to be sure of what we wanted to drink and eat so he didn’t have to keep coming back. No bowl of...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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