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Via Cairoli 11, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 293351
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (11 reviews)
“crustaceans” (2 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (3 reviews)
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Via Cairoli 11, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice decoration, typical for an oyster bar. Excellent service, explaining every question the diner may have... Good QvP of their short wine list. Excellent quality of seafood. I would definetely visit again.

1  Thank AngelK73GR
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

We really recommend this place for a wonderful dinner. The restaurant is well sized - we love it when you have just a couple of tables so no crowds of tourists will attend you there! You will se how accurate the interior is. The people...More

4  Thank Q6142JJclaudiag
SaraDuCoq, Proprietario at DuCoq, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2017

Thank you Claudia. We are so happy when people feels like home, and we want that so much that on the menu is written "welcome home". I perfectly remember you and your beautiful dog: so big as cute and quiet! Come back to the riviera,...More

Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Outstanding performance as it goes for food quality and service !!! We had such a nice dinner experience and we enjoy the evening completely!!!

2  Thank Boris S
SaraDuCoq, Proprietario at DuCoq, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2017

We love reading that words, especially from people who knew us for the first time! We thank you for you kindness, come back soon, Santa Margherita is not so far away!

Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

I had the pleasure dining here and would have given them 4 star if they hadn't changed the menu price of 70 for a seafood platter to 98 on the bill. Saying they had changed some of the prawns without informing us. Also a heads...More

Thank Marcdxb
SaraDuCoq, Proprietario at DuCoq, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2017

Thank you the good words on our quality. I appreciated you told us your doubt for the bill at the table, giving me the chance to explain you what happened, but I'm sorry you aren't convinced yet. You asked for a seafood platter. I told...More

Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has a lovely garden with good waiters who are managing it. The owner? Was also working during that night and she was the most kindful and helpful person. We ordered first some fresh fish as a starter and after eating that we were...More

4  Thank 408maximilienv
SaraDuCoq, Proprietario at DuCoq, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2017

Your words make our day! We try to offer the best food and service, and we are happy you appreciate both of them. We are difficult to find, but when you find us... is like throwing a coin in the fountain: you always come back!...More

Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

Year after year we come back to this fabulous and enchanting restaurant in the heart of St Margherita. We have never been let down by the quality of the food and when it comes to the raw bar and oysters you cannot be too picky....More

3  Thank C S
SaraDuCoq, Proprietario at DuCoq, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2017

We always keep quality high, and we are grateful you notice it year after year. Thank you a lot. In the first page of the menu you find "Welcome Home"... well, we are glad that DuCoq is your "home" for summers! See you next year!

Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Amazed by a fantastic meal and ambient - and friendly service. Romantic and family appropriate. Garden surrounded by fragrant lemon trees and for us non-coastal Italians....well a garden of delights. Panzella Salad topped with the Tuna Tartare flipped my friends palette to the "won't shut...More

4  Thank John T
SaraDuCoq, Proprietario at DuCoq, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2017

Thanks a lot! You make us blush! We have noticed you are living in The Big Apple, and we guess you are used to tip top restaurants, that is why your compliment are doubly appreciated. We hope you enjoyed the evening with our suggestions! Come...More

Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

It's really extraordinary to find in a place like Santa Margherita oysters and crustaceans of this quality. The surroundings are very nice too, service is efficient and the price in relation to the quality more than acceptable, given the prices of this region. I shall...More

1  Thank Hans-Christian G
SaraDuCoq, Proprietario at DuCoq, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2017

Thank you for your kind words, we appreciate everything you said. Liguria is so beatiful that you have to come more then once a year! We are waiting for you!

Reviewed June 14, 2017

Before you start reading this review you should know I never give 5 star ratings this will be my second out of 23 very good restaurants. The food was stunning. If you end up going to this restaurant please get the seafood platter. This was...More

2  Thank Josh R
SaraDuCoq, Proprietario at DuCoq, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2017

Dear Josh, reading your review make our day!!! We work very hard to offer the best food and service, the one we would love to find going out for dinner; that is why we are more than happy when our guest appreciate it like you...More

Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Oysters? Great selection, nicely paired with snails and shrimps Gamberi and scampi spadellati: the gamberi were good, the scampi were excellent. Next time I would just go with scampi Onion soup, great Side bread and focaccia excellent Great wine selection, and do not bother, just...More

1  Thank pieroinusa
SaraDuCoq, Proprietario at DuCoq, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2017

Thank you so much. Vermentino di Luni is perfect with scampi and oysters. Thank you for your enthusiastic comments: we are working for the sixth star!

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September 7, 2017|
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Response from SaraDuCoq | Property representative |
Hi, our menu is fish: raw seefood or cooked. If you don't like fish you have a little choice, but you can find something to eat. You can visit our website and you will find our menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$47 - $94
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cairoli 11, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santa Margherita Ligure
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 293351
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