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Ristorante La Caravella

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Via Marconi 1, 18039 Ventimiglia, Italy
+39 (0) 184239567
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oakland
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Didn't realize it was a high end expensive restaurant. My wife and I shared a mixed salad and we each had spaghetti with seafood and a half a bottle of wine. The bill was 70 euros which I thought a bit high for Ventimiglia. However, the food was excellent--pasta al dente full of many types of seafood including clams, octopus,... More 

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Venray
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

We have been at this restaurant before and had a great diner at the time so we went back. Last night it appaered to be a very high price for the offering and quality was poor! We took the mixed fish main course. Each of us had 1 gamba, 2 small langoustilles, two small pieces of squid and half a... More 

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Ventimiglia, Italy
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

The food is excellent for those who like fresh fish, a wine cellar enviable, the service is done professionally by three friendly guys. Dino, the chef, is a character partricolare, friendly and competent. Prices are in line with the quality and freshness of the products.

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USA
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

We headed to this restaurant on a sunny day, attracted by some of the reviews seen on TA. Several of them were describing a nice location by the sea, so our first disappointment was to find out that a street is in between the restaurant and the beach and that, once seated, all what we would have been able to... More 

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Henley on Thames
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Ventimiglia is a delightful friendly small town. La Caravella is in a lovely location. The food yesterday was excellent but the sevice very slow and the waiters unattentive. A young Italian couple spent sometime studying the menu outside and, no doubt, the prices but they took the plunge and came in They were virtually ignored (deliberately?)by the waiters and after... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

The best mussels prepared & tasted - no sand/grit - in fact better than back home Ostend Belgium......and service was very attendive. Excellent establishment to be recomended.

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Thank Alex Q
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We had one of the best lunches of our trip. Fresh fish, homemade pasta - excellent food and service. We were just wandering around Ventimiglia when we found this place - so glad we did! A bit on the expensive side for lunch but there were four of us and we had wine and a 3 course meal.

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Ariège
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149 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

By now, we get kisses hello when we go there. And Dino, the chef, keeps getting better and better. You can get spaghetti con vongole practically anywhere, even just down the block and by the sea... Forget it. This one is so fine, so expertly balanced, you just know love is in this plate! Same with the tuna tartare, or... More 

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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This is the place for fresh seafood. Marvellous fried anchovies, very good spaghetti all vongole, perfectly grilled swordfish. A comprehensive wine list with reasonable prices. The helpings are very generous, so unless you're starving, one dish will suffice. Main-dishes around €20.

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Nice, France
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125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

They have a great selection of fish based dishes. I have been there several times and the food is always excellent. We had Samuel as a waitor and he was very helpful and attentive to all our needs. Strongly recommended

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Marconi 1, 18039 Ventimiglia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Ventimiglia
  • Phone Number: +39 (0) 184239567

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