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Via Venticinque Aprile 163, 16039, Sestri Levante, Italy
+39 0185 480203
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12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This isnt' our first visit to Polpo Mario as we go there every year and love it. We had a great time again, it's one of the best in Sestri and you have to stop by.

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Thank Sabrina T
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make sure that you talk to Mario when you come, he's a wonderful and kind hearted person. His restaurant produces amazing food. We had the calamari, carbonara, and pesto and all were delicious. Our only regret is that we didn't stay in Sestri Levante longer - we certainly would have joined Mario for another meal.

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medford, nj
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2017

I found this restaurant on Trip Advisor prior to our trip. I was delighted when I learned that it was only steps from the Hotel Miramare where we were staying. The fresh seafood and pasta were amazing, as was the service. The dining facilities and bar were beautiful. It is an historic restaurant and named after their fishing boat. And... More 

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Thank yosenabe1
Guangzhou, China
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 28, 2017

very nice local food and very frindly service, good for family and firends dinner, bit pricy but good quality

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Thank ugoladoro2017
Guangzhou, China
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 17, 2017

good restaurant, nice service decent food..good selection of wine..worth to pay a visit if you around there..wont disappoint you...

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Thank ugoladoro2017
Surrey, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed November 29, 2016

We have been there twice on dinner and lunch. The food and service was great, very professional. I ate spaghetti with octopus ragu and my partner had Lobster. The waiter recommended a local white wine that was very good and reasonably priced. desserts were excellent. We were very happy with our choice and it was the best meal we had... More 

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Thank ularew
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 6, 2016

I went with a large group and we got both raw and cooked starter platters to share that were excellent. I don't often eat seafood so it was nice to be able to try so many different kinds. Very nice restaurant that managed to accommodate large groups. A few colleagues of mine went to this restaurant several times over a... More 

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Thank Emma B
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant thanks to the suggestion of a local friend. It's been an amazing experience!!! We have been served from a great waiter, he explained us all the local and daily dishes...helping us find the right dishes to satisfy our expectations. In the pictures you ll see what got our pleasure, the best pasta dishes we have been... More 

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Thank keke88worldtraveller
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 5, 2016

My wife and I had an excellent meal here in wonderful surroundings at an outside table, and the staff were so friendly. I had a smoked tuna carbonara followed by grilled octopus, both of which were delicious. Octopus is their speciality, hence the name of the restaurant. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank Richard B
Essex
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87 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed October 2, 2016

we could easily have eaten here every night. The food is wonderful and the staff are very friendly - a really memorable meal and the octopus was - gorgeous !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$27 - $67
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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 Venticinque Aprile 163, 16039, Sestri Levante, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Sestri Levante
  • Phone Number: +39 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?