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L'Altro Eden

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Calata Porto 11, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 293056
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Sutton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The 'dorado' fish served must have been a maximise of 180 grams between us. The waiter had told us we were getting about 400 each. Hacing shown is the fish they werencooking for us, was hard to find the cooked fish among the potatoe dish. Very few veggies which is normal for Italy. Waiter was also avoiding to answer our... More 

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New Jersey
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy walk from local hotels, and waterfront. Service, food and wine were great! We had mussels pomodoro (an entree) for an appetizer, than split a shrimp pasta entree (we snacked all day throughout SM). The waiter was kind enough to split our entree on two plates, without us requesting. Very thoughtful. Service was excellent. We reserved the night before to... More 

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Thank Julie B
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Could be the best in town. Great location top flight staff and food is amazing. Fresh and well prepared and served.

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Thank David S
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We have been stopping by Santa Margherita in August for many years. It is on our route by sea. We always look forward to dinner at L'Altro Eden while visiting. It is truly a magnificent restaurant. The food, the setting and the elegant owner/ chef, make it one of the best restaurant experiences in the Mediterranean. Worth a trip !!!

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Thank peterbren
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

This is my second review of altro eden and it was delightful. We had the antopasto fritto di mare and the a orato alla liguriana. Both top notch. The atmosphere is great and the crowd mostly sophisticated italianita. So just enjoy people watching and this very, very fine cuisine!

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Thank C S
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Superb meal. We ordered mixed sea food antipasto and fresh swordfish ending with strawberries and gelato accompanied by a local wine. The service was friendly, helpful and efficient. We enjoyed the beautiful view for two hours + without a concern in the world. Highly recommend.

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Thank Daniel B
Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Great location on the port overlooking the boats and harbor. The food and service were very good, fresh fish was excellent and the creative antipasti including stuffed mussels was outstanding. We had a great dinner at this restaurant.

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Thank Margaret D
Leuven, Belgium
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107 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

This was the best restaurant I visited during my stay Santa Margherita Ligure. Nice terrace, personnel service geart meal.

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Thank StevenHeverlee
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

The food is good but the service and welcome is very poor unless you are a local or a well heeled Italian.Tourists however respectable are wasting their money.

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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

L'altro Eden is one of the best restaurants to be found in the city! Guide Michelin never fails. In case you are not an Italian, I suggest to ask fot the catch of the day or just follow the suggestion of the waiter. Why? Because this is a restaurant typically frequented by upscale italians and that's the way they order... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calata Porto 11, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santa Margherita Ligure
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 293056

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