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Da Nicola Ristorante Pizzeria

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Via Roma 8, 16034 Portofino, Italy
+39 0185 269575
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located at the end of Portofino harbor, the restaurant is convenient to everything, including the ferries. The pizzas were satisfying and very thin crust. The squid was a perfect al dente. Overall, good performance.

Thank Wiggleglass
New Jersey
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us had dinner at the Da Nicola Ristorante. The location was perfect - facing the harbor. The pizza was good and the wine was fine. There were one or two other tables occupied in the restaurant but, nevertheless, the service was slow. It is hard to rate this higher than "okay" since we only had pizza and the... More 

Thank Tom1021
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Had a very average veal dish and waited over ten minutes for the bill after asking twice. Then went to the toilet were a giant cockroach was running around - was so big I thought it was a mouse. It was last seen running under the door out into the restaurant.

Thank MelbourneMikie
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has the best location in the port of Portofino. Unfortunately the food was undercooked and overpriced.The service was generally ok but the taste of the food overcomes the good impression.

Thank Travel1806
New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

This little spot had some of the best pizza and pasta we had on two different trips along the Ligurian coast. It was a nice surprise given its central (we feared tourist trap) locale. Other than the scene we had to endure when the Kardashians showed up next door at the Splendido Mare (good grief) it was a perfect lunch.... More 

Thank kartwoman
Thousand Oaks, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

I can't express in words how terrible the food was. Everything we ordered was awful and undercooked. The pizza was soggy and slimy with absolutely no flavor. Avoid this place.

1 Thank ryanjbonnell
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Here on a Friday lunchtime in high summer. Sat in covered terrace. The food was fine (try the focaccia) but you go for the view of the harbour and Castello Brown. We had a Thunderstorm during lunch and a yacht in the harbour was struck by lightning. The staff were very quick to put up the side rain covers so... More 

Thank Thunkstender
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

2 very small pizzas, 1 water and a coffee 30 euro and then they charge 3 euro per person for service which is 20% on top in our case. Can't recommend if you care about your money

Thank Marden K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Total rip off, heavily overpriced for the size and quality of meals, charging 3 euro per person for the table even without offering bread. Pizza was not the worst but ridiculously small, grilled octopus was burned and not well prepared. Not recommended

1 Thank Matthias H
Arendal, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Had to enjoy a meal at this must see and unreal fantasy place. Opted for a classic Italian pizza-pasta place with a harbour view, da Nicola. What a good choice in this glitetati sub-tropical wonderland! Rather small pizzas, but with great toppings and wonderful and balanced flavours. Not cheap at around 15 Euros a pizza and 22 Euros for a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $55
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Roma 8, 16034 Portofino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Portofino
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 269575
At "Da Nicola" restaurant and pizzeria you will find a traditional italian restaurant that will leave you sattisfied, based behind the famous piazzetta you can have a fantastic pizza or you can have somenthing from our restaurant menu

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