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Blue Marlin Cafe

Italian, Bar, Cafe
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Via Roma 43, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
39 (0) 187 821149
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Yes, they serve eggs but wasn't impressed with the portion. Wifi unstable. You'll likely meet other americans and exchange stories.

Thank Mary L
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Staff are lovely here. We came most days and had good coffee and nice breakfast. Bit back from the main square so not ideal for dinner. The play great music!

Thank aljustus
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff,good food and boss plays excellent classical piano!We had prociutto and melon with Blue Marlins own IPA made with thyme.

Thank Abe W
Ingleside, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate some delicious Italian cheese, sausage and white wine while just chatting and enjoying the weather. The staff was extremely nice and we decided to stay for dinner. Was one of our favorite hang outs.

Thank Luke S
Edmonds, Washington
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63 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right on the main road. Very accessible. Nothing fancy. Good place to get a cold drink, sit in the shade and do a little people watching.

Thank melindae91
Bedford, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

My husband and son had a craving for eggs and went to the Blue Marlin for breakfast. A mistake. Their eggs were poorly cooked. The bacon was good. In general, Italian breakfasts are comprised of a coffee and a pastry or bread. Stick with this option. Don't try for breakfast eggs in an country where eggs are for the pasta!

1 Thank AliFromBedford
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

This place is a whole disaster! Horrible unpleasant and aggressive staff! I have asked questions about pizza but nobody told it was a frozen 1€ pizza from nearest supermarket. Girl who was a waiter instead of sorry shouted that it was my fault for not reading small note in Italian. At the end when I said I will write review... More 

2 Thank Dariya S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This little spot on the strip in Vernazza is cute and friendly and offers an american breakfast if that's what you want. We chose the anchovy on toast and it was so so good. It turns into a fun noisy spot at night where locals and visitors mingle and drink.

Thank Nancy I
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We were staying at a hostel in Corniglia, and decided we wanted to hike to Vernazza and Monterosso. We woke up early, and got to Vernazza around 8:30. After eploring the town for a little while, we discovered that this was one of the few cafes open at this time. It is conveniently located just off the Blue Trail, and... More 

Thank Darcy P
Seattle, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Went here with my son while the rest of the family was sleeping. Had a wonderful breakfast of eggs, bacon and toast. Hit the spot after eating mostly pastries for breakfast 😀

Thank JSA-Seattle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Bar, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Roma 43, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Vernazza
  • Phone Number: 39 (0) 187 821149

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