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Polpo Mario

Via Venticinque Aprile 163, 16039, Sestri Levante, Italy
+39 0185 480203
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“octopus” (14 reviews)
“polpo” (24 reviews)
“seafood” (17 reviews)
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7:00 PM - 11:30 PM Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Venticinque Aprile 163, 16039, Sestri Levante, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I ate at this restaurant last night (6th August 2018) and we had a fabulous experience. There are many restaurants in Sestri Levante, serving the large numbers of tourists, but Polpo Mario is a classic old-school (and I mean that as a...More

Thank RobDorchester
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Alot of the resturants in sestri cater to tourists and to be fair are not bad ,but not that great either. Polpo Mario has a small menu excited fantastically and a wine list to die for. We stumbled across this one night and was so...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Polpo Mario for a lunch and we didn't regret. It's located on the main street but is reasonably quiet. A kind of a typical mid 20th century restaurant. I chose an octopus which was probably the best I ever tried. All desserts...More

Thank Alexey_from_Moscow
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

We tried and failed to get in here on a busy Saturday night but we did manage to get in on the Sunday night. The waiter was excellent and the food was simply delicious. Great for sea food lovers.

Thank Paula K
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

had a fabulous dinner, reservation last minute, gracious owner, very attentive service, delicious food! wasnt my first time and will not be my last time!

Thank tm3265
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

We chose this restaurant after looking at TA reviews but were not impressed. My special starter of fried stuffed courgette flower was hard and stodgy and expensive and my husband's pasta dish was not at all memorable. Altogether rather expensive and poor value

Thank frenchtraveller43
Reviewed June 20, 2018

"Polpo Mario's" was recommended and so we went there, our first night in Sestri Levante, a group of seven of us. Our views of the place were very mixed, one us thought it great, two alright, and the other four really disliked it. The mixed...More

Thank brucebassa
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Restaurant made to attract tourists. Simple food, poorly made and very expensive. Service done without attention and slow. Disappointing.

Thank Sandra F
Reviewed June 9, 2018

Nice warm ambience with Home style Italian food. The BlackInk Pasta with Scampi was superb. Desserts are popular ands worth sampling.

Thank Kapsicurean
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

This place came highly recommended from one of the locals!! The shrimp, squid ink pasta dish was simply beautiful. After dining in many renowned restaurants I can honestly say this has been one of my favourite dishes! The staff were particularly attentive and super friendly,...More

Thank Georgina M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$27 - $67
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Venticinque Aprile 163, 16039, Sestri Levante, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Sestri Levante
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 480203
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