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Ristorante Ciak

Piazza Don Minzoni 6, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
+39 0187 817014
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (50 reviews)
“seafood” (102 reviews)
“prawns” (34 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
$$ - $$$
Piazza Don Minzoni 6, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
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251 - 260 of 1,103 reviews

Reviewed 1 July 2015

The restaurant is placed in the center of the city with a lot of seats outside. They have a lot of fish related on the menu. It's all very delicious and tasty. The wineshop acrosss the road is also owned by the same man. The...More

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Visited Ciak for lunch in mid-May having just walked the track from Vernazza and looking forward to a cold drink and a good meal. We were in a party of 11, some of us who had eaten there before years ago. Service was terrible. We...More

Thank bjbandclm
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

We had a great dinner here, anti pasta platter and seafood risotto, while our friends shared some pasta. They raved about the pesto gnocchi , and our seafood risotto was beautiful. Service is good, can be a little slow, and their English skills are just...More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 23 June 2015

This is great example of simple Italian food done really well (read as: just few fresh, high quality ingredients cooked perfectly)! Pesto sauce was fresh and delicious. The spaghetti with muscles and clams was extremely tasty. We ordered the baked fish of the day and...More

Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 14 June 2015

We had dinner here which consisted of pesto pasta and grilled prawns. Both dishes we very tasty and cooked perfectly. Staff were vert attentive and helpful.

Thank Vicki P
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

So delicious and amazing value 28 euro for massive seafood risotto for 2 people. Great wine and stunning sitting in the piazza!

Thank Trav W
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

We were a large group of 7 but Ciak had no problem seating us. This place was fantastic! We strolled in here on a whim and we are so glad we did. It is an open kitchen and you can see everything being made....smells amazing!...More

1  Thank a14thompson
Reviewed 4 June 2015

we ate outside. All the tables were full. The waitress was a little bit to hurry, but correct. The orata fish from the grill with olive oil and lemon: fabulous! Absollutely recommended. Ps make a reservation.

Thank Erik674
Reviewed 26 May 2015

We had a delicious seafood meal here, and as all the outside tables were full, sat inside. It turned out to be the best with the chef proving to be so entertaining bellowing the orders, and preparing the seafood in front of us. Loved it...More

1  Thank ChristineB55Geelong
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

We were recommended to go to Ciak's restaurant by the staff at Hotel Clelia in Deiva Marina. We mistakenly ended up at the bar first and they (sort of rudely) directed us to the restaurant. It was around 7pm and we were the first to...More

1  Thank theworldismyoyster67
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How far in advance should I make a reservation and can I do it online? Thanks
8 February 2017|
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Response from imogenwindmill | Reviewed this property |
Lunch of dinner? We were able to walk in for lunch. It was busy (summer season and cruise ship tourists in town) but a table for two was easily found. As a previous person said, there are plenty of nice restaurants in the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Don Minzoni 6, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Monterosso al Mare
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 817014
  • E-mail
Closed Wednesday and from December to March
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