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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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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good service and food, but prices are to high for the overall. Restaurant have a perfect spot in the beautiful Harbor of Portofino

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1 Thank Johan H
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although this was the only restaurant open in Portofino during our visit, we found a perfect spot! After visiting several towns in Italy, we think this was our best meal. The pasta and fish (with green sauce) was amazing. Charming spot and great service.

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1 Thank Heather B
Irvine, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

In Portofino the specialty is Pappardelle Portofino, wide pasta with a sauce of pesto and tomato mixed. When I frost heard of it, I wasn't eager. A waiter convinced me to try and he was right. Incredible! Of course this Taverna, which seemed to be a family-run place, offered this delight and it was just that delightful. We also enjoyed... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

I can thoroughly recommend Taverna Del Marinaio. I enjoyed a the house antipasti which was a medley of little starters followed by sea bream. Friendly and attentive service. It was on the pricy side but worth every mouthful.

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2 Thank Fraximus
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

First of all..yummy..yummy..yummy.. We had a wonderful lunch..the trofie pesto genovese and bolognese. The owner Paolo offered us some wine while waiting for our table which was a very nice touch. Bon appetit!!

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2 Thank Ed A
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

We have visited Portofino every year for the last six years and always eat at this restaurant for lunch which is still as good as ever. This year, we also ate in the evening for the first time and can certainly recommend this restaurant. The food is excellent, the staff very helpful and the location is superb. Hope to be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Excellent pasta, pretty good service. We had the seafood fettucine and the olive oil sauce was very tasty. Get there early as they do book up. Nice outside seating

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2 Thank jtsleo
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Loved the food and wine. Given the prices in Portofino, the value is definitely there. Our waiter was helpful, polite and pleasant. We had made our reservation in the afternoon and when we returned they remembered our names. I'd highly recommend.

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1 Thank Charlene M
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Dined at this restaurant during a trip to the Cinque Terre and Portofino. We were staying in Portofino for a couple of nights at the end of our holiday. We know the town has inflated prices but you'd expect at least a level of quality to justify them. Our meal at this restaurant was the worst we've had in Italy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Came here for lunch, and to be quite honest, didn't expect the restaurant to be any good. Past experiences have taught me that places that are right in 'touristy' spots do not always produce the best quality foods and are generally not fairly priced. This restaurant was right along the water with a nice view of the Portofino port, so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$32 - $48
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, Accepts American Express, Digital Payments, Cash Only
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
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 6 generazioni

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