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Via Tommaso Bottaro 32, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
0185 287044
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Noosaville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars 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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Thank Anthony S
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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79 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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Cardigan, United Kingdom
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24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Old established cafe/restaurant on promenade near harbour. Popular with locals early evening before tables near entrance are laid for dining. Whilst we did not eat here our party of 4 often called here for a nightcap which were incredibly good value. Very generous spirit measures often evidenced and an example would be 4 coffees, 6 Sambuccas, a brandy and a... More 

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Thank INDIALIMA77
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

We went here because it was crowded and we were on our way back from dinner. Wanted to see why. We had wine, cappuccino and dessert. Great food and great service in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Wish we had a dinner there, since what was coming out of the kitchen looked great and smelled even better. We will go... More 

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Thank Kevin F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

After a huge walk around the town we settle here for lunch was super busy and staff ignored us at the start ..so walk around side alley went in only to find it was the same restaurant. Ended up having delicious lunch served by a uninterested waiter ! Try the Veal and great house white wine !

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Thank Jane M
New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

This place is huge !!! You have to stop here ! This is the best place to eat Italian Girls are nice ! Prices are smooth ... All good !

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Thank Steeve W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

We arrived late for lunch after being turned away elsewhere but got a good welcome. Nothing special inside but the food was good....seafood and pasta as good as places twice the price....also a reasonable selection of wines. Well worth a visit.

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Thank kattyukres
Istanbul, Turkey
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

We had been at this cafe to have our quick breakfast. The staff were very helpful and warm, the options were great to have.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Tommaso Bottaro 32, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santa Margherita Ligure
  • Phone Number: 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?