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Via XXV Aprile 163, 16039, Sestri Levante, Italy
0185 480203
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the pesto. It was very good. Service was friendly, if not fast. You simply must buy a bottle of their in-house spirit, Polo del Mare (or something along those lines) as it is unique and delicious. Fairly priced. No complaints.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate here our first night of the holiday and found it so impressive we came here twice more that week. The food is sublime, everything we ordered was delicious and they were very generous portions, fresh fish which tasted amazing and well worth the money. The staff were excellent, helping us out with the menu and repeating specials many... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You would have to book in advance more soon a Saturday as the locals take over, but what a restaurant and a tremendous atmosphere. Cristiau our waiter on one evening would read out the days specials and there were several, with such ease he would get a round of applause. A gem of a restaurant, a must visit

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been here several times before in the last few years and were always pleased. Last week, we went again with high expectations and were quite disappointed. My favorite dish, spaghetti al sugo di polpo, had almost no taste. The other pasta dish was the same. Maybe it is the start of tourist season or the cook was off... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mostly seafood, but a few other excellent options. Lucky to sit outside with great local wine and great service. Modest prices.

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Thank BePl55
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our meal here one evening. Friendly staff and super fresh fish dishes. Loved all the anchovy options!

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent in all respects. The quality of the pasts was especially good. Tiramisu was the real thing also.

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Thank Murrayv3
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We (party of 6) ate at Polpo Mario for dinner on a Saturday night. The food and Service was excellent. The gnocchi with leaks and cream sauce was to die for. We shared two other varieties of pasta and both were good too. For second course we loved the fresh tuna with pistachios and the fried calamari. The waiter recommended... More 

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Chobham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Sit inside or out. Innovative cooking from Pasta , risottos , Tuna, Lobster with the most fabulous deserts. Don't miss this gem .

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Great spot in Sestri. We had fresh anchovies to start with lemon which were lovely, followed by a special of ravioli which was delicious. Great staff, very authentic and very professional. Traditional Italian- highly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$27 - $67
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via XXV Aprile 163, 16039, Sestri Levante, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Sestri Levante
  • Phone Number: 0185 480203

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