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Lungomare Argentina, 1, 18012 Bordighera, Italy
0184 261105
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
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21 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

I went with my wife and two friends to this restaurant in a Saturday nigh. Unfortunately the staff destroyed the good food by providing one of the worst service I never experienced The missed up the order and lost the full control of the service Nobody took care of us, we had to stop the waiter every time we need... More 

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mi spiace e glielo ho già detto sabato sera di persona; c'è stato un errore nel portare la sua pasta... More 

Toms River, New Jersey
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323 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

The service is wonderful here. The food is awesome. I had the cod which was over a potato with spinach, it was fantastic! My boyfriend had the frito misto which was also excellent. All plates beautifully presented and appealing. The desert a work of art! Highly recommended!

Thank Sirena1234
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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173 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Absolutely delightful. Recommended by a local and what a good surprise. I believe we were the only partly foreigners (by partner is Italian). I had fritto misto as a starter and fried stockfish, memorable, both. And to finish, the best since I first tried this in London around 1999, a beautiful and delicious Pavlova!! :-) Goodness this was so good...... More 

Thank AlexandraM60
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Had lunch here, food was excellent, nota a large menu choice . Service was very slow ,but staff very pleasant

Thank Lorraine H
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

My wife and I visit this area 3 or 4 times a year. We are always exploring and experimenting but we have found nowhere better than Amarea and we keep returning. The food is invariably excellent and good value for money, the service manages to be both friendly and efficient and the clientèle are always interesting – mostly locals and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

We had a marvellous dinner of seafood made effortlessly. Everything was beautifully prepared and piping hot. The desserts were picture perfect- especially the apple crumble, pavlova (meringue) with cream and berries and the chocolate mousse. Definitely not a place to eat everyday- too many calories but phenomenal in an unpretentious way.

Thank BrooklynPigna
Zurich, Switzerland
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87 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

There are several restaurants/bars alongside this beautiful seaside. But this restaurant is in terms of location, ambiance, food and service the best among them. They have a reasonably priced seafood menu up to EUR20. They are all well presented, which stimulate your appetite. A good wine list. Absolute worth visiting!

Thank Noki57
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237 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

Bordigera is a relatively unspoilt seaside town, which has a sort of charming simplicity. Amarea is a 'beach restaurant' (stoney beach) located at the far end of the promenade. The decor is quite basic but adequate. The service is good and English spoken, although customers are mostly Italian. Our food was lovely! Well presented and tasty... Excellent spinach flan and... More 

Thank Dogontour
Limburg Province, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Last thursday I had a really great time! Nice food and a very friendly stuff!! Definitly one of the 'must see' @bordighera!!

Thank danih0
wolves england
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

As in previous comments , do not be put off by the outside surroundings ! This restaurant serves seriously good food at reasonable prices. Having spent a week eating in France beforehand it was just a pleasure to eat some Italian food . Quality and presentation was faultless, this restaurant is a must if you are visiting bordighera !

Thank Chris Q

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lungomare Argentina, 1, 18012 Bordighera, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Bordighera
  • Phone Number: 0184 261105

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?