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Piazza Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 7, 18010 Santo Stefano al Mare, Italy
+39 0184 485040
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Cork, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Four of us dropped in for dinner. No spaces on the outside but plenty of room inside. Mainly fish on offer - particularly limited on starters and pasta if you are not a fish lover. We had a prawn salad (very nice), smoked meat and a mixed "smoked fish and meat platter" to start (one skipped the starters). The smoked... More 

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Contes, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

We were greeted by waiting staff who gradually unbent as I tried my recently acquired but limited Italian. I had tuna steak seared and presented as tagliata on a bed of rocket. Simply the best tuna I have eaten since leaving Tokyo. My friend had a really REALLY tasty dish of baby cuttlefish and artichokes, fantastico! We live behind Nice... More 

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Oxford
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Delicious selection on antipasti Food is freshly cooked and fresh All our dishes were good and saw many others I would have liked to eat Fritto misto looked good and well cooked local fish Found the staff the least charming of any encountered on our trip but would put up with it for the food!

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Thank Tradingplaces
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The title says it all, a simple menu but very good and tasty food. Had we not eaten there on our last evening at Santo Stefano, we would probably have gone again.

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Aalten
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

Home feeling , home made pasta. Simply good food portioned right for a fair price. Wish i had a restaurant like this one back home.

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Thank Imre17
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Nice sea food, especially the lasagne and the deserts (recommended by the waiter). Nice personnel very helpful in helping you with the wine

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Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Claudio is a great chef and we have been going there for many years and have never been disappointed! The fish antipasti are great, so is all the rest! There is a dehors section but when its very hot one might want to sit inside in the air conditioning! The portions are exactly right...I was perplexed at another review saying... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

During our short stay in Liguria we discovered (amongst many 'tourist' restaurants) this original Italian spot. Nice dishes, good wine-list.

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France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Presentation a bit dull, but the food was absolutely OK. Cheerful, helpful staff made up for it. We should probably always order what they recommend here! Much better in the village.

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Vienna, Austria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2011

I'm back in austria for just one day and I already miss Santo Stefano al mare and "La cucina" and everything about it. I had a really good time there and I enjoyed myself. Not only the food was excellent, but the whole team and all the people were so kind and nice that it felt immediately like home. So... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 7, 18010 Santo Stefano al Mare, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santo Stefano al Mare
  • Phone Number: +39 0184 485040

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?