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“Amazingly fresh and great value!”
Review of M.G. Bar

M.G. Bar
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $15
Cuisines: Pizza, Bar
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Takeout
Description: The newly opened M.G.Bar located in a side street, very characteristic of via Roma, with tables outside to dine in peace meals, breakfasts, cocktails at reasonable prices
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Amazingly fresh and great value!”
Reviewed October 22, 2013 via mobile

Only reason this is not 5 star is its not the absolute best food I've eaten through Italy, but the food is very fresh and great all the same. Everything tastes likesits been baked that day and juices squeezed on the spot. Coffee is probably the best in Monterosso. We had breakfast there and for £6.50 you get allot! Coffee, juice, toast, croissant, James, egg, ham & cheese. Best vale breakfast around and worth thrvisit away from your typical hotel breakfast to try.

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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Fredrikstad, Norway
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Relaxed atmosphere, rich menu and superior service.”
Reviewed September 1, 2013

My wife and me stayed 1 week in Monterosso al Mare and our apartment was located in the close neighbourhood to MG Bar. We got to know this place pretty well since we visited at least one time per day, usually more. The location close to were we lived made it convenient for us to go here, but there are plenty of alternatives within a few meters. We would have gone elsewhere if not satisfied. This area of Monterosso have lots of restaurants and bars.

First of all, the location is in a side street of Via Roma, which makes it very centrally located but less crowdy as Via Roma sometimes can be.

The menu contains many sorts of quite typical italian food. We did not try everything but everything we had served was delicate and tasted very well.

Since we lived in the neighbourhood we started the day by breakfast at MG Bar. It opens 7:30 am but breakfast menu is available all day. For €6 you get fresh made toast, egg, ham and cheese, croissant, bread and different fruit jams. Juice is in the menu and your own choice of coffe. If you like Cappuchino you have to try theirs - the best in the area in my opinion.

Coctails, drinks, draft beer, bottled beer and many wines are also on the meny. We often sat down here for a coffee or a drink before going out in the evening or stopped by on the way home. Everything we had served was of very good quality.

According to our understanding the bar is family driven. A young woman is the owner and her parents helps her during the day/night. Their way of handling customers makes the atmosphere cozy and inviting. We as visitors were forreigners with very limited knowledge of Italian we had problem doing long conversations but even if they do not talk english their understanding is good.

Customers get free wifi while at the bar.

  • Visited August 2013
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Monterosso Al Mare
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great location!”
Reviewed July 28, 2013

Great service, great atmosphere where you can have your drink set in the daylife of inhabitants out of the crowd of the main street.

  • Visited July 2013
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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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83 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“An awesome find....”
Reviewed June 7, 2013

We were wandering around after lunch and stumbled (literally) into this bar. We propped ourselves up at the bar and ordered a couple of beers each. Loved the atmosphere, the beer and the company. Great hang out.

  • Visited May 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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62 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Friendly service good food”
Reviewed April 26, 2013

Stopped in on our second last day for a quick snack. Our limited Italian and their limited English were no barrier and we were soon tucking into a beautiful calzone, hot chocolate and the best coffee in Monterosso. Just perfect on the cold and wet day. As a "bonus" we were, upon asking, shown the devastation wrought by the 2011 landslide courtesy of the owners' laptop.

  • Visited March 2013
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