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Calata del Porto 11, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 293056
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 64
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  • 19
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  • 9
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice outside dining

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 6, 2015
StevenHeverlee
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Leuven, Belgium
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Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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100 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
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
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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Thank jbrown3742
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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Thank C S
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This restaurant promises much, but runs the risk of delivering little. It is possible to eat well here as we have found over the last six years. However, you must select your dishes very carefully. In our experience it is better to go "off piste" and ask what is available that is not shown on the menu. In that case,... More 

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4 Thank Memoimij
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Nice little setting on the harbor, with outdoor seating and a view of all the boats. I liked that there where a couple of casual pleases next door, where you could have a drink before or after dinner Fish was good. Spaghetti with clams was outstanding. But the real sleeper was the octopus. Basically, steamed/poached octopus, then packed in gelatin... More 

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Thank ThomasTXNY
San Antonio, Texas
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

we had baked fish and grilled calamari. very solid. its a nice view right on harbor. had a mix of locals and tourists.

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Thank dtrain7
El Paso, Texas
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Nothing was outstanding on the evening we ate here. In front of our table were bundles on the dock that detracted from the view. The salad was plain and uncreative. Although the fish was tasty, the servers were not particularly interested in us.

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Thank Meralee S
Santa Barbara, CA
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is a very popular (with the locals) harbor waterfront fish restaurant. We had possibly the best Branzinno we can ever recall (20 trips to Italy in past 30 years). It was their simple, but classic preparation using whole fish, white wine, potatoes and herbs baked in the oven. Absolutely superb. For the regulars and larger groups they seem to... More 

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Perth, Australia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

We looked forward to enjoying Mediterranean seafood. Whilst the restaurant looked enticing, the outcome proved expensive and unsatisfactory. The mixed grilled fish at 70 euro for 2 proved to have approximately 5 cc of fish. There was shellfish and padded out by vegetables. There are many other great restaurants in Santa Margherita Ligure.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calata del Porto 11, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santa Margherita Ligure
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 293056

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  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Soups

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