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“Overpriced and not pretty.”

Il Clandestino Susci Bar
Ranked #2 of 11 Restaurants in Portonovo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $51 - $108
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Clandestino susci bar il located in Portonovo Bay white rock ,turquoise water , lavander and brooms on the Hills around.
Reviewed November 25, 2012

First we have to say that this is not a restaurant-as the name says after all. It's a like a beach bar. But a really ugly one, it seems that they set it on the beach the night before. The food was OK but nothing special. The prices were too high for this kind of "beach bar".

The people who own this place should understand that you cannot put prices of a luxurious restaurant for mediocre food served to a rotten wood beach bar, just because you offer a great view by the sea.

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1  Thank Turmi
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Reviewed August 6, 2012

At night the place is simply enchanting, but this is the only thing you’ll get at Clandestino..

We asked for two glasses of wine. Mine was clearly passed, while my partner’s one was ridiculously ultra-aromatic.
Both wines were served in two glasses you could have in your kitchen at home, and completely ‘naked’, i.e. with nothing else to eat on the side and no towel on the table or even a couple of napkins…
Service was awful (the waiter was extremely rude), as it was the overall atmosphere, with people in the tables around us talking very loud all the time (something you really don’t expect from this kind of bars).
After a while we decided to leave and when I paid (€ 13) I even had to ask for the receipt! Unbelievable…

We expected much more courtesy and professionalism, since the place belongs to a famous chef (Moreno Cedroni).

In conclusion, it seemed to me a fake posh bar on the beach where they serve canned sushi prepared elsewhere pretending to be ‘cool’…
My advice: avoid wasting time and money. Have you dinner somewhere in the countryside and then take your lady down to Portonovo for a walk. But please bring yourself a bottle and drink it on the rocks with your partner, possibly far from Clandestino…

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4  Thank Frederik74
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Reviewed August 5, 2012

For hardcore food and wine enthusiasts, Clandestino's creative take on sushi must be experienced, and its beach setting is beyond chic. Loved it here! About 350 euros for a multi-course dinner for 3 ladies with wine, but worth every cent. One of top 3 restaurants in the Marche region, part of Michelin 2-star Chef Moreno Cedroni's empire.

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Thank TBroomCAE
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Reviewed June 7, 2012

Had a great time for dinner. Totally different that during the day. Don't just eat at the beach eat on the beach. Is a bit spendy.

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Thank JHLCowan
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Reviewed January 24, 2012

This restaurant/bar is located just on the beach near the ancient Napoleonic tower. The atmosphere is magic especially in the evenings. But it is a little bit expensive!

Thank Monica_Giannini
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