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Via Antonio Gramsci 6/D | Localita Testata Mosconi, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 293612
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Brussels
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Were there for an event with some twelve people for a diner. Great food in front of a stunning view of the se, beach and harbour. After starters with cold and warm sea food dishes we enjoyed a tasty spaghetti frutti di mare and spaghetti nero di seppia. Freshly fished well prepared prawns, cuttlefish and mussels and a final end... More 

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Houston, Texas
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

We have had 2 other dinners in this area. La Darsena was exceptional in quality and value. We had the 30€ each for 6 antipasto dishes, one primary meal, one bottle of wine and water, dessert, coffee and lemoncello. The antipasto was out of sight. We had salmon, swordfish, octopus and potatoes, shrimp, scampi and mussels. Then we had seafood... More 

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Thank Kmacdougall
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

We were staying right up the road and just loved this place. Food was exceptional the service wonderful and it was clearly for the locals. The mussels were great and fresh. Had a prawn dish and throughly enjoyed it. Highly recommend

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Thank Anne H
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Had a really lovely meal at this restaurant - the €30 taster menu which was enormous and tasty. The staff were friendly and efficient and there was a nice family atmosphere. Perfect but for 2 things: firstly the toilets smelled of stale urine and the door had no lock. Ironically there were signs everywhere asking you to keep the toilet... More 

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Woodville, Texas
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We had wine, water, soda, fish, clams, shrimp, spaghetti, lasagna and too many others. I'm still here. The people are all so happy. The owner is walking around singing. The view of the Riviera is unreal. It's a definite suggest, recommend and even coerce anyone in the area wanting great food to go there. I'm an American and hard to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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85 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has a nice ambience - it overlooks the port of S Margherita. The staff are friendly and efficient. Our girls had basic bolognese with spaghetti which was light and delicious. We shared a gnocchi with pesto- the gnocchi melts in your mouth, followed by oven baked fish with potatoes. The fish was very fresh and perfectly cooked. A... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a short review because there's no need to say too much. This restaurant has a lovely outlook-inside is much quieter than outside because of the road noise- mainly motorcycles and scooters. The food is simple but very good. We had gnocchi with pesto, delicious spaghetti bolognese and whole baked Dorado with potatoes and olives. House wine was a... More 

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Thank din3005
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

The two of us attended La Darsena for dinner when we arrived for our two night stay in the town. As a late arrival in our hotel we were recommended by our hotel to go to this restaurant just down the road. The food was outstanding; we had delicious mussels to start followed by an exceptional seafood risotto. The waiting... More 

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Thank FoodieChurchy
Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Great place. We took the menu. The food was delicious, and the price spectacular for that high quality sea food. Plus sea view!

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Thank Echoeln1
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2015

We went for lunch and wanted a simple Mediterranean salad with tuna, tomatoes and mozzarella. We orderd wine and coffee with are meal. The meal was served in chipped kitchen bowls, very little tuna and they mixed raw hot dogs into the salad. We were gracious and paid our bill and left a tip. And they call us the ugly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Antonio Gramsci 6/D | Localita Testata Mosconi, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santa Margherita Ligure
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 293612

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?