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La Chiglia

Via dell'Olivo, 317, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 792179
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“truffle” (5 reviews)
“shrimp” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via dell'Olivo, 317, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
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1 - 10 of 93 reviews

Reviewed September 15, 2018

If you are going to dine here, make sure you are really hungry. My wife and I could not even get halfway through any of the entrees. This appeared to be a favorite of the locals and so we decided to try it. It helps...More

Thank Edmond Y
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

The diners were mainly a local crowd and was busy. Typical fish and pasta menu. Food was very good. Service was friendly and quick. Good desserts. Recommended.

Thank Hopingforthebest1
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Fresh seafood in a very comfortable environment. Relaxed service and friendly waitstaff. Recommend prawns either with pasta and truffle oil or with ravioli. Happy place

Thank bonebroke
Reviewed September 3, 2018

I had red mullett trofie and my wife a warm seafood salad and we shared a grilled prawn octopus and king prawn platter. Quantities were large and the seafood really good and in a decent quantity. Straightforward seafood cuisine, good portions and cooked with love....More

Thank stupormundis
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Excellent wine list, great food, and friendly and professional service. With the option of dining in air-conditioning, or over the road on the beach, it ticks all the boxes. Plenty of space, and seemed to be happy with children.

Thank Anne F
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Located in Via dell'Olivio, this excellent restaurant is loved by locals, and awaits with delicious italian food, fish fillet, fresh ingredients and vegetables, shrimps, pastas, and good wines; La Chiglia is to recommend

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

A shop owner named Paola made a reservation for us so we could try their Tagliatelle with shrimp and truffle. She was raving about the food. We had to walk about 20 minutes from the port to get there. We noticed it was busy with...More

1  Thank apetrucci1227
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

We have had dinner in Portovenere for a week and this is THE place I have selected to share a review as this is simply fantastic and by far not a tourist trap like many of the other places we have been... All the dishes...More

Thank Hiligs
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

I’m not quite sure how to describe our experience here other than to say we were blown away. Since it is nestled in a very touristy location, we were expecting to be disappointed by certain things. Instead we ate here twice and were blown away...More

1  Thank YoungFamilyMTL
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Excellent location. Would recommend booking to sit on beach. Ordered smoked salmon and mussels to start. Took over an hour to serve. Other people arrived after us were served same before us. Starters were both good but not exceptional. Seafood risotto for main course was...More

Thank Pommy150
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:15 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:15 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:15 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:15 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:15 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:15 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via dell'Olivo, 317, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Porto Venere
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 792179
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