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ristorante skipper

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Calata Porto 6, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 289950
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not every day that you get to sit on a pontoon in the Italian Riviera and enjoy a meal. The staff of the Skipper will not welcome you into their restaurant but once in you will have a wonderful time. I ordered the mussels and they may be the best mussels I've ever eaten. The food is fresh, high... More 

Thank Djuna W
Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hotel recommended this restaurAnt for both lunch and dinner. The service was attentive, but the portions were very small. Wouldn't you think a restaurant called skipper would have large portions of fish? I had a grilled combo fish plate for $30 euros with two small langostinos, a couple small pieces of calamari, and a couple small pieces of white... More 

Thank Kwst1958
The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To be honest, I was a bit apprehensive when I saw the menu. It stated with an asterisk when some of the ingredients used were frozen. So I made a choice of the menu without asterisk: mussels with tomato as a starter and sauté vongole as a main. I was not disappointed, it was all fresh and very tasty. For... More 

Thank Evi55
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Last night I dined at the very delicious Ristorante Skipper in Santa Margherita, Italy. Seated on a floating pontoon we enjoyed outstandingly prompt and efficient service complemented by great views of the Ligurian Sea. We started with a range of "Antipasti", octopus with potatoes, fresh salmon and a plate of mussels. Each was simply delicious. The bread kept coming out... More 

Thank AdrianoDiPrato
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Bit frosty as we arrived with no reservation and needing a table of 4 on a Saturday night but after a warm chat they were accommodating. Great gnocchi bolognaise for the kids that wasn't even on the menu but we asked. Prosciutto rocket salad fresh and divine, again morphing 2 salads they were happy to accommodate. Great white local wine.... More 

Thank Holly V
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Perfect location, perfect cuisine and wine list, perfect customer care, wonderful views from boat in sunset time. Absolutely recommended place to have, at least, one great dinner there

Thank Vasyl_Kiev
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

The fish was really fresh. Place is good to see the Scene of Santa margherita, but the taste was a bit bland. We had spaghetti frutti di mare e grigliata. The bill was definitely a bit too high for what we ordered

Thank giokappa
Liguria, Italy
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169 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

The part of the restaurant in which we sat was on a pontoon on the bay so that we were gently rocked as we ate our food. The children in the party were fascinated by the fish that could be seen in the water below our table. The food was very tasty and the service excellent. The house wine was... More 

Thank dalmunzie
Garching bei Munchen, Germany
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

We eat of course in skipper because it was a suggestion of our Hotel, Excelsior Rappalo, we decided to eat everywhere once so to know the area of restaurants better. The worse experience was in this restaurant!we were very disappointed:-( even the traditional meal was not good. I m sorry!

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

We pre booked our table on the pontoon section of the restaurant and it really was a beautiful location - a great view of the harbour, mountains, and boats. The waiters were attentive and spoke good English. We had lovely starters, two of us shared the sea food appetiser which was particularly delicious! As for main courses, those of us... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calata Porto 6, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santa Margherita Ligure
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 289950

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