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Ristorante Stella

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Molo Umberto Primo 3, 16034 Portofino, Italy
+39 0185 269007
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Thu - Tue 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Melbourne, Australia
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109 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here on our last night in Portofino and had the most perfect end to our stay... We were served by a Gentleman dressed slightly more casually then the other staff (so presumably the manager or owner), but it was as though this guy could read our minds, and knew exactly what we wanted... We queried if the Pomodoro pasta... More 

Thank SeanWright76
Jerusalem, Israel
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the food was good, nothing special, the view as amazing, but the prices were extremely high ! we paid 70 euros for a small caprese salad, melanese meat and a small dish of pasta and 1 glass of wine .. again, good restaurant but very expensive

Thank KhaledAun
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119 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked our reservation over e-mail well in advance after reading reviews. We arrived a little early for our 9pm reservation and were offered 2 generous glasses of prosecco, as our table was not ready yet. Our friends were running late, we weren't starving because of a late lunch and the atmosphere in the port and the view are lovely... More 

Thank cocorotsie
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food and service, would definitely recommend! This was our favourite restaurant in Portofino as the service was outstanding and the food was even better. We had a really helpful waitress who gave great recommendations and we had the beef tartare, pasta of the day and steak main. Incredible!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thought this was busy for a reason. That reason definitely was not the food or service... and then the crowds walking past (which to be fair to the restaurant wasn't really their fault) grabbing the table decoration as we dined. Really off-putting. The food was a really basic and low standard, not deserving of it's location. The price justified... More 

Thank munkycheeks
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant and the service really good. Food fresh and tasty plus plus a fantastic view. Book in advance and get a front row table.

Thank desperateforaholiday
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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You've made it to Portafino, it's hot, overcrowded and small. The road is a joke. Two lambrettas will block it. Get to Stella quickly and enjoy a rest, a beer and some good food. Lovely seeing menu in Russian too, gives you a heads up about Portafino. Off season only time to go.

Thank Cbmosman
Greater London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely restaurant right next to the harbour, beautiful views and a great place to people watch. The waiting staff were very friendly and the food was great. would recommend.

Thank Tamara G
Chigwell, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There can be few prettier views than those enjoyed from a harbourside restaurant in Portofino. But to what extent are the exorbitant prices at Ristorante Stella attributable to the surroundings? A glass of Pinot Grigio for my wife, an Aperol Spritz for me, one spaghetti alle vongole, one spaghetti marinara - both cooked to al dente perfection - a luscious... More 

Thank Michael191145
Munich, Bayern, Germany
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41 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had delicious food at this restaurant with a great view of the small village Portofino. Even if it's the "famous" Portofino, prices are exagerated. We payed for 1 starter, 2 fishes, 2 glass water, 2 glass of wine & 1 cofee over 100 Euro! Apart from the price, it's very recommendable - great setting and food!

Thank Katalin M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$45 - $79
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Molo Umberto Primo 3, 16034 Portofino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Portofino
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 269007

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