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Osteria l'Orto di Ameste

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Via Casamento 18 | La Serra di lerici la spezia, 19032 La Serra, Lerici, Italy
+39 0187 964628
Thu - Fri 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2016

The restaurant was recomended to us by the owner of the rental property we where staying. When we arrived at around 8pm the restaurant was completely empty. We were not sure if we should stay, but had no energy to look for other place. While we were there only one other group of 4 arrived. The service was friendly and... More 

Thank Kristina S
Sullivan's Island, South Carolina
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296 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed November 15, 2015

We eschewed finding a lunch place in Lerici and headed up into the hills looking for Pizzeria Miro. That was closed! As we were about to leave the parking lot we spotted a sign for this osteria, climbed up the steps and found ourselves with a lovely option for the midday meal. We sat inside, though there is a nice... More 

Thank Mavmed
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2015

The panorama from here is stunning. You see the islands, the silhouette of Portovenere then deep into the gulf of La Spezia while Lerici and San Terenzo are just below you. But the fantastic view is paralleled by the food quality. The menu changes everyday dictated by what the chef finds freshest at the fish market. This, combined with his... More 

Thank Andrea M
Carthage, Tunisia
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 15, 2015

The fried anchovies, the linguine alle vongole and the chocolate cake (flourless) are absolute musts. The setting is friendly and welcoming, with a cosy outdoor terrace with beautiful sea view. Worth a detour from Tellaro and Lerici and their often overrated restaurants. Booking is advised if you want one of the 3 tables on the very edge of the terrasse.

Thank Raja E
Gosport, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2015

Having felt ripped off in Lerici restaurants during past holidays, I was determined to stay off the beaten track this year, so we walked up to La Serra from Maralunga where we were staying and tried this Osteria. It was definitely worth it. The walk up is lovely, but we made the mistake of setting off at about 6pm which... More 

Thank bestgirl
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

I reviewed this pleasant restaurant after visits in summer time. Now my wife wanted to explore during winter time and indeed it is great. They have done an elegant outdoor area protected from cold weather that here is mild and the view of the bay and Islands is maintained. Food is excellent and not scanty also. The nice thing is... More 

Thank SCaboto
London, UK
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed August 13, 2013

We chose this restaurant as it was walking distance from our holiday rental and it seemed the perfect spot to watch the sun go down. We needed to reserve an exterior table two days in advance. The view is superb as others have noted and the food also lives up to scrutiny. Great variety of seafood prepared in different ways... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed August 7, 2013

Having stayed not far from the restaurant we have noticed that it was full every evening and decided to try it. It turns out you need a reservation. The reason for this is that the view is quite spectacular, the food is delicious and there is also a wonderful local ambiance. I especially recommend the pasta with swordfish.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$32 - $64
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Casamento 18 | La Serra di lerici la spezia, 19032 La Serra, Lerici, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Lerici  >  La Serra
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 964628

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?