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Nuova Trattoria Cesarina

Via Goffredo Mameli 2/C, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 287158
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (5 reviews)
“fresh food” (2 reviews)
“daniela” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:45 PM Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Goffredo Mameli 2/C, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff here (Daniella, Manuele, etc) treats you like you are a family member. The food was as fresh as it can get and order anything with pesto on the menu.. you won't regret it! If you want a local authentic gem, this is the...More

Thank chell0209
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best Ligurian food we have eaten in our multiple trips to Santa Margherita. The pesto lasagne (not what you think) is remarkable and the daily fish dish prepared Ligurian style with potatoes and olives is consistently good. Not to mention the colorful Daniela and...More

Thank Marlene02673
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Just briefly: there’s a woman that keeps shouting on you while you are eating and in my plate the “schiaffoni” (“slaps”, so called this pasta literarly) were just few and even very salty. Won’t be back, sorry. Ps = Limoncello was offered, but warm...

Thank angoliv
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was pretty busy and we were nine so we had to dine inside which was a bit of a shame. The service wasn't very precise, making several mistakes and being very slow. That being said, the service isn't professional because it feels like...More

Thank mimagga
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

Recommend by our hotel Absolutely beautiful food Family operated so if you are expecting silver service it's not for you But if you want quality food where locals eat this is the place . We were the only tourist in the restaurant giving a good...More

Thank dannymele
Reviewed June 6, 2017

We ate here on a recommendation from our hotel and were impressed. Very tasty calamari, fettuccine vongole, and baked fish. All served with tasty grilled vegetables. Home style cooking and very high quality.

Thank thehorseshoe2015
Reviewed May 20, 2017

Well designed modern interior but too expensive.. Not the kind of trattoria italians like. Good grappa.

Thank HugoClaes
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

Daniela, the owner, is simply fantastic. We've been there twice in a week, with out two daughters of 4 years and 6 months. Great, fresh food (the mixed entree is something heavenly, as well as the spaghetti alle vongole), great wines. Ask for the apple...More

Thank Stefano G
Reviewed September 6, 2016

This a just slightly off the beaten track, but has nice food and a nice location. Why just 3 stars? Well, if you are not local or regular, you get shown the ‘cheap-seats’. And secondly, the mini-mart next door had a problem with pulling his...More

Thank MontyMullan
Reviewed August 15, 2016

We went as a couple at lunch time....and there was not a soul ! Most probably as it is off the beaten track but certainly all worth it. The owner is charming and full of positive energy. Food was very fresh from sea food salad...More

Thank 4happychildren
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $60
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:45 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Goffredo Mameli 2/C, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santa Margherita Ligure
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 287158
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In a beautiful location, near the historic center, the seaside and the harbor, you can find a place of the past ...Genuine traditional food, fresh fish and irresistible desserts ...All seasoned with the contagious joy of the owners and the staff ..Daniela, Mariangela, Claudio and Chef Lele will gladly advise you of the best dishes and combinations according to your requirements ...Open every day for lunch and dinner, except on Thursday. See you soon!
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