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PRICE RANGE
$32 - $52
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Healthy, Ligurian, Northern-Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews turbot spaghetti allo scoglio pasta bread antipasti fresh and cooked to perfection perfect meal fish of the day dish pepper
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Reviewed September 1, 2020 via mobile

the service was excellent and understands english, which is very uncommon for italians. the food was delicous!

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 27, 2020 via mobile

We spend time in Sestri Levante every year in summer and originally came to this restaurant with our family who lives in the area. We now return at least once during our stay: in a typical way for family restaurants in Italy, design and location...of the restaurant might not be the most glamourous in town but the food is definitely one of the best, with very reasonable pricing, and includes excellent home-made bread to go with outstanding seafood dishes: do not miss in the Antipasti, Peppata de cozze (mussels with pepper) or one of the Primi piatti, Spaghetti allo scoglio (rich seafood pasta in tomato sauce): both are gold medals for us for the quality, portions are large (as the owner told us ‘we don’t do minimalist cooking’!) and prices competitive. Highly recommended !More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 27, 2020 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had the pleasure of eating here on our first night in Sestri Levante and the service and food did not disappoint! Our waitress was delightful, being patient and kind and even commenting on our attempts to speak in Italian. We both...had the prawn cocktail to start which was delicious and then moved onto our mains where I had the panzerotti with pesto and my boyfriend, a prawn linguine dish. We walked out feeling happy, relaxed and full, thank you for hosting us, we will definitely be back again!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 30, 2020 via mobile

A hidden gem! It is not on the main city centre, but on the outskirts of the town (700m away from baia del silenzio). The prices are perfect and the meals consist of big portions of fish. A truly exquisite meal we had here. Get...the grigliata di pesce and you won’t be disappointed. I would recommend this to anyone that comes by Sestri Levante.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed January 5, 2020 via mobile

This family-run restaurant serves absolutely authentic Italian cuisine. The owners are lovely and put their heart and soul into each delicious dish. Highly recommended! The cheesecake is not to be missed.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed October 27, 2019

Excellent meal and fantastic service. We were there early on a Sunday evening, we had the fish of the day (turbot) and plain escalope for the children. Most accommodating and fantastic chips for the kids. A wonderful and well advised choice of wine too.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 6, 2019 via mobile

Very nice restaurant and the front of house waitresses were excellent! Very friendly, fast service and good English. The food is amazing, just go for the fish with everything! I had the risotto with mussels, outstanding and the fried fish platter was incredible, just incredible....Washed it all down with a bottle of Prosecco. The kids got gnocchi with pesto that was also top notch. Hope to be back here again.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed July 19, 2019 via mobile

browsing good restaurants nearby our house, found this fantastic restaurant. All the food we ate was exceptional, the seafood was very fresh and cooked to perfection. You have to try the tuna tartare, insalata di mare as well as cozze, not to mention deserts. Deffinitely...coming back. Plus we had 20% off with the Fork!More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 28, 2019 via mobile

Went back a second time to try even more new dishes and to reserve their carciucco (fish stew). Even though it needs to be ordered for a minimum of two, chef prepared one just for me......it was superb! Octopus for primo was soft and delicate...and the HUGE prawn cocktail was delightful with a beautifully balanced sauce. Sea bass and pistaccio semi Freddo ended a beautiful meal. Well worth going out to find this place. ( and thanks for chasing after me to return my phone - left on the table !)More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 25, 2019 via mobile

We chose this restaurant based on reviews, and we were not disappointed. It’s off the beaten track of restaurants, not on the main streets of the resort, and normally I wouldn’t have looked twice - nothing special from the outside. Inside is clean and modern,...the welcome was warm and the AC was cool. My husband had peppered mussels (& a bib, thankfully!), and I had smoked salmon in limoncello. Who would’ve thought such a simple idea would work so well? For Secondi, we shared the turbot cooked with potatoes. It was absolutely delicious, cooked with love and expertise. We managed a dessert, although I don’t know how, and they were good too. Tomorrow is our last night in Sestri Levante. In the interests of thorough research, we may just have to return..!More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Tavolo riservato per due alle 20,00 il 16 settembre .Grazie
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May 28, 2017|
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hi mr thank you for your request, tomorrow we ste close for our day off but if you want now we are open . thank you so much
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