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Il Molo Ristorante

Portonovo Di Ancona, 60100 Portonovo, Ancona, Italy
+39 071 801040
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“carbonara” (3 reviews)
“mussels” (6 reviews)
“fish” (8 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Portonovo Di Ancona, 60100 Portonovo, Ancona, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As many said the restaurant is located on the beach. Magnificent view over the sea and great seafood manu although limited. The price is tolerable with regards to the location and the amount of tourists. The staff is very friend. It requires booking in advance...More

Thank NjsYZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely beachside setting with outdoor and indoor seating with massive open windows over the beach. You need to book in advance as very popular and you must be suitably covered up i.e. not in swimwear during mealtimes. Staff are friendly and helpful and speak English....More

Thank thebotleys
Reviewed August 1, 2018

The restaurant is in a beautiful location, nice interiors too. Quite expensive but what is unforgivable is the food quality. Pasta with mussels (pasta e moscioli) was completely tasteless, which makes me think that they are not using mussels from Portonovo (I'm local, typical mussels...More

Thank Alessandro L
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Nice location, especially because this part of the Portonovo beach/bay does see a sunset ... Busy restaurant (it is the high season and Sunday night), corteous and friendly staff. On the up side: good quality food, particularly the restaurant’s version of carbonara IS outstanding. Maybe...More

Thank Eberhard M
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Speaking briefly, it was a good value for money. Fresh fish, shrimps and etc. Good services and very tasty.

Thank Talgat D
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I am a foodie so maybe for an average eater this would be ok but as I have had some sensational fish meals in small trattorias by the sea I can say this is pretty average . Our fish and baked potatoes were served cOld...More

Thank SherelleFrench
Reviewed June 7, 2018

Not at all the typical beachside bar. We had oysters, mussels which we actually saw being brought in off the boats an hour before we ate them, and the grilled fish of the day - in fact a selection of six types! Polite, careful service...More

Thank LyonTiger1
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had two meals in this beautiful restaurant by the sea in portonovo. The location is perfect but the food and service are even better. I had a carbonara di pesce and it was by far the best dish i had in...More

Thank nervo147
Reviewed July 22, 2017

We last visited Il Molo at least six years ago, since when the beach has been colonised with umbrellas, changing rooms and pedalos. The restaurant too has been given a 'facelift' so that it has lost some of its charm and looks like all the...More

Thank Anne F
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

Amazing view sitting literally at the beach and watching the sunset. I have read about the good reviews about the fresh mussels so I had to try those. I have to admit I am a huge fan and have eaten lots and lots of mussels....More

Thank Linda B
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Franci H
September 4, 2016|
Response from Georgina L | Reviewed this property |
I am not the testaurantime I am just a customer, but I think they are closed on Tuesday only Enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portonovo Di Ancona, 60100 Portonovo, Ancona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Marche  >  Province of Ancona  >  Ancona  >  Portonovo
  • Phone Number: +39 071 801040
  • E-mail
Il Ristorante Il Molo si trova nel punto più suggestivo della Baia di Portonovo fin dal 1961, esattamente di fronte al molo di attracco. La cucina è diretta da Simone Baleani che propone piatti legati alla tradizione e al territorio del Conero con un occhio sempre rivolto all’innovazione. Protagonista principe dell’offerta è il Mosciolo Selvatico di Portonovo, Presidio Solw Food dal 2003. Il menù propone inoltre gustose scelte tra cui crudità varie, baccalà mantecato, spaccasassi e alici, gli spaghetti al battuto di Moscioli Selvatici, l’ormai mitica Carbonara nera del Molo, pescato del giorno alla griglia e al forno, brodetto e stoccafisso. Ampia la scelta dei vini del territorio come pure nazionali ed esteri con particolare attenzione alle bollicine, suggeriti dal patron-sommelier Giacomo Giacchetti che rappresenta la terza generazione alla guida del locale. Oggi Il Molo è anche Molo Beach, un bagno rinnovato e attrezzato per il relax e magici Apericena sotto l'ombrellone.
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