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La Cantina Del Polpo


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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$28 - $56
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews polpo octopus seafood bream spaghetti antipasti panna cotta potatoes great wine selection lovely meal reserve a table nice atmosphere attentive service glass of prosecco dish magnum twist
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

We visited after a few months since the previous time. Last time, our experience was excellent. It was a characteristic place serving excellent food. This time the menu was burdened with ethnic and oriental twists (why???) which seemed out of place and not particularly remarkable....More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank giudicialex
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

We had such a lovely meal. With a great local wine. Our waiter was really attentive. Great table. We had some great food in Italy and this was arguably the best one.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mani O
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We just enjoyed a lovely dinner at la Cantina del Polpo. Our wait staff was exceptional and catered to our every need. The food was lovely. We enjoyed our dinner so much!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank LocandadellArtista
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Really lovely place, great food, quite upmarket so makes a nice change, go for a special treat to yourself. waiting staff attentive without being obtrusive. nice touches of welcome drinnk and canape, would love to have tried the taster menu, maybev next time!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Alison L
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

The polpo was really great and was probably one of the best that I’ve ever tasted. Also my girlfriend got spaghetti and we’re really good. One suggestion: the restaurant is not that big and therefore it’s better to reserve a table before going there. Prices...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank AleRev
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We were staying next to this place so very handy location for us. They have a great wine selection and staff with wine knowledge if your into that sort of thing. Pricing seemed ok and food quality was fine. Service was good and so was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TopPaddock
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

This place is boring. We were bored, our neighbours were bored, probably because the waiters were bored - they know the food is low quality and overpriced. Go somewhere else, or throw your money away.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Sorgard
CantinadelPolpo, Proprietario at La Cantina Del Polpo, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

I'm bored reading your review! I swear that we are everything except bored :-) You're writing about wrong restaurant... just take a look in the photo book on TA Best regards Andrea Ballarini

Reviewed May 12, 2018

Octopus, pasta, and fish were all very artfully presented and incredibly tasting. The dessert “Oops, I dropped me Magnum” was a must. The staff were friendly and went out of their way to enhance out experience.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Tammie C
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

We have a four night stay in Sestri Levante and my research into where to eat led me to a Globe and Mail article as well as a blog site by Irene Ferri. This restaurant featured and was recommended. The restaurant setting is lovely. A...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank robmH7105RV
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

We came here for lunch and dinner- although we didn’t have a reservation- we found a table both times. The food is amazing! You can find some cuisine typical to the region- with the chef’s twist as well as traditional Italian cuisine. Very highly recommended!

Date of visit: April 2018
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