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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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$39 - $90
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

The owner was our waiter, while we sat at a table with full view of the kitchen. The menu changes biweekly to utilize the freshest ingredients. The price was reasonable. I would dine here again.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lczeit
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Harmony in everything: hospitable people cook delicious food and serve it in the most elegant way. During our vacation in Sestri Levante we visited Balin several times and in our opinion it was number 1! Appetizer. Tar tar of smoked salmon, avocado quinoa and mango...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank 241tatianak
Reviewed July 15, 2018

We enjoyed two meals in this chef driven restaurant with creative takes on local specialties. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank StefanS1412
Reviewed December 26, 2017

I was excited to try Balin Cuisine, having read many great reviews. After many seafood meals, we decided to try some of the meat dishes, having seen that their steak was highly recommended. My wife ordered the filet mignon medium and I ordered a ribeye...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank Onthebacknine
Reviewed October 24, 2017

I had a meal here with my family and we were all delighted with the exquisite cuisine. The food is cooked to the highest standards and the dishes have been crafted with great skill.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank kmjpm
Reviewed October 10, 2017

We wanted to dine here at this fine Michelin establishment yet it was fully booked for several nights. That being said, late in the afternoon we were peering in the window and handsome Chef Giuliano came to the door to ask if we had questions....More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank LaS234
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

No other restaurant in town have this level of quality. Giuliano is a real chef one day he will get a Michelin star for sure. For eat at the restaurant you must get the reservation...is a small restaurant but a real jewell

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank sanjiv-demilio
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Our friends took us to Balin and beforehand told us that the food was positively sumptuous. We went twice and their description is was right on. Part of what makes the place special is that it is small with a staff of just three. They...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Peter S
Reviewed July 12, 2017

A great place for fresh ingredients, a passionate chef and excellent service even though there is just the one waiter. A must try if you are in Sestri Levante

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank svlt
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Went there based on trip advisor ranking without being very hungry. Food was excellent and exquisite. Very refined flavored. Try the vongole starter it is to die for. Great great staff too and having a view on the chef in his kitchen was also very...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Aliceescoff
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October 30, 2017|
Response from sanjiv-demilio | Reviewed this property |
if i remember right was more less 40\50 euro per person but depends a lot on wich type of wine you take and if you take 1st 2nd courses and dessert. But i highly recomended the restaurant its worth each euro
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February 22, 2016|
Response from giantheman | Property representative |
Buongiorno, as the menu is daily, meaning, we do not stock-up..!! So the menu is created in the daytime for the evening which is exposed around 17'00h .. Thank you for your interest. G
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September 15, 2015|
Response from giantheman | Property representative |
Buongiorno no problem ..the only thing I ask is to book in advance. Thank you for the interest . G
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