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Taverna del Marinaio

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Piazza Martiri dell'Olivetta, 36, 16034 Portofino, Italy
+39 0185 269103
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12:01 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
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Wed - Mon 12:01 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here twice while on a great vacation in Rapallo close by... Great food and great service from the owners. The Portofino sauce is excellent!

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1 Thank Eric C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While staying in Portofino, we visited Taverna del Marinaio 3 times! The food is fresh and delicious, and the service was absolutely amazing! This restaurant is family run, with great attention to detail in every way - we got to know the owners quite well, and have been missing them since we left! I should also mention that the location... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch at this restaurant . Excellent location directly on the Marina of Portofino. Great warm service, delicious food, amazing house-made deserts. The place is family run with attention to details. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

3rd time here and delicious as always. Owners are beautiful people too. The shrimp and langoustine grilled and mariné were excellent. The fish with olive and capres is marvelous and the sole meuniere with lemon sauce as well. I look forward for the next time. Grazie mille.

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1 Thank Ceylan A
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First let me tell you about the owners. Last year our friends where there and lost his phone. The owner contacted him, gave to police and 8 months later when we returned he got his phone back. That shows you the honesty and friendliness of the owner and the people in portofino. We then went to lunch to thank him.... More 

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Saratoga, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Well, if you are lucky enough to be in Magical Portofino, you MUST have a meal at Taverna de Marinaio ...Paolo is a wonderful host along with his wife, and the food is as delicious as Portofino is Magical!!! the HOUSE SPECIAL shrimp starter ...oh my mouth is watering now back in California!!!...the pasta, gnocchi is HOMEMADE, I actually saw... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous food, quick service, delicious wine, lovely view what more could you want. Lovely, lovely, lovely

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

The owner or whoever was very helpful and kind in giving recommendations. My friend had the pesto gnocchi and I had another kind of pasta with something like pesto with tomato. My mother had seafood that was good from what I tried. Wonderful atmosphere! Also there is a cute sea gull that likes to hang out in front of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Holy cow. We stopped in for dinner at the recommendation of a waiter from another restaurant we were at for lunch. He certainly didn't steer us wrong. We made a reservation just in case and thank goodness we did. They had our name on a table and promptly sat us. We ordered the mussels and the tuna tartare and it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

This is our second time in the area for diner. And it's certainly worth the drive. This restaurant was also quite nice. The warm seafood salad was excellent. For the main we had a sea base cocked in an olive and capers sauce that was excellent. Highly reco. The desert choc cake wasn't great. The service is super. Our last... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:01 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Monday
12:01 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Wednesday
12:01 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Thursday
12:01 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Friday
12:01 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Saturday
12:01 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Martiri dell'Olivetta, 36, 16034 Portofino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Portofino
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 269103
Description
Famiglia Portofinese, ristoratori da 5 generazioni

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?