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Via Bottaro 32, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 287044
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Mechelen, Belgium
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice bistro. Real Italian food and atmospere. Friendly and efficient service. Simple but very very good food. And on top of all very friendly prices. This bistro has it all !

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Thank bart g
Pahrump, Nevada
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195 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

We wanted to drive toward Portofino to see more of the Ligurian coast and landed in Santa Margherita Ligure. We walked along the waterfront looking for a place to eat. I saw the Muscoli Alla Marinara (8E) with garlic and white wine on the menu and had to go in. Hubby ordered the Pesce Ravioli (15 E) and we both... More 

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Thank NVJudie
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310 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the very few restaurants in Santa Margherita that are open for breakfast and offer a good variety of items. Fresh baked breads, pastries, quiches and made to order sandwiches. Everything we ordered was terrific and tasty. The service was very attentive and friendly. The view is a good bonus too!

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Thank Omar R
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

It is right on the street near the harbor. The cafe latte is absolutely amazing. You must try it. Is the best place to drink your morning coffee.

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Thank Teodora V
Sutton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

We had an aperitif 1st and then decided to stay for dinner. Staff seemed to be a happy bunch with each other which convinced me to stay. Food was above average whilst waiter and waitresses we very obliging. Good location and worth a night out for this town.

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Thank paolo s
London
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Always go here when in Santa Margherita. Lovely service from Maria who provides an exceptional choice. Help yourself and you pay her at the end.

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Thank PSB1
Noosaville, Australia
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106 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Every trip to Italy, we venture back to Caffe Del Porto and never get diss-appointed. Italian, bustling, variety of food and selections, drinks good, call in for snacks and a Campari this is the place. Never will be or wants to be the fine dining, it is the hustle bustle place to be fed, meet friends of a cruise ship,... More 

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Thank Desmond H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

It is right on the street overlooking the harbor. All six of us had drinks and they bring you free appetizers

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Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

We really enjoyed our lunch here. My husband really liked the tourist menu--which was great value and lots of food. He had fried fish, pesto pasta and a dessert. I had a very nice local fish. Staff was friendly. It was a good find.

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Thank flow257
Swansea, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016

We called here most evenings before dinner where drinks were served either at the bar or at a few allocated tables at the entrance of their restaurant. Staff were easy going and measures of spirits very generous. The café seemed very popular with locals and from the boating fraternity. It's position is ideal - right across from the waterfront and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Bottaro 32, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santa Margherita Ligure
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 287044

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