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La Medusa

Via Capellini, 74, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 790603
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“gnocchi” (4 reviews)
“tuna” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via Capellini, 74, Porto Venere, Italy
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Reviewed November 5, 2016

Had a lovely lunch here a few days ago. Even though last day of October, weather was beautiful and Portovenere busy. Stumbled upon this restaurant - so glad we did. Only a couple of free tables. Service was fine, they were busy and the 2...More

1  Thank DinoSharan
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Very simple, the couple before me & my family were told that the outside seating was reserved, but inside was not, so the couple went inside. I then asked for a table for 4, he turned to look at the completely empty restaurant (barring the...More

Thank Dexboy67
Reviewed August 19, 2016

Good value and all well prepared. Location on a terrace in a pleasant little square. Small menu but all well prepared. Service is friendly and efficient. Pesto was good with a nice powerful basil flavour, roasted sea bream was very tasty as were the mussels...More

1  Thank SteveyWevey
Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Four of us had seafood antipasti here as we didn't want a large meal. The selection presented was excellent and very flavoursome. Obviously can't comment on the other courses but I'm sure they'd be great as there's a clever chef in that kitchen. Dining in...More

1  Thank Louise M
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Great location , great table outside , great service and great food (seafood ragu was excellent and had a great local white wine).

1  Thank paricho
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

The location in great in the center of the town in a small square. Food has been very good, we did try seafood antipasto gnocchi and tuna Capaccio. The service was very good. To try it when visiting Portovenere.

1  Thank Matteo M
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Even after the waiter told us we couldn't sit were we wanted, then seemed miffed when we wanted to eat outside in the little square by the fountain and wouldn't give us a garlicky butter sauce for dipping our prawns in, we found this charming...More

1  Thank Ross K
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We were recommended going there. The place is really nicely located with a little piazza with a fountain. That is pretty much the only thing that was nice. The food is quite expensive. I had gnocchi with scampi for 12 €, a small portion of...More

Thank Kasjopaya
Reviewed July 8, 2016

Arriving late on our first evening in Porto Venere we ate at this restaurant and thoroughly enjoyed the food, ambience and service. It is positioned on the upper street in Porto Venere and you are able to sit outside in a small square next to...More

Thank WidnesViking1958
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had a sample antipasto with filled mussels, mesciua, anchovies, octopus. It was hot this day, so that was enough for us. The kids had spaghetti pomodoro as usual. We were all satisfied with our food, but I know now that I...More

1  Thank Martin A
Manuela C, Proprietario at La Medusa, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2016
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Capellini, 74, Porto Venere, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Porto Venere
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 790603
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