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L'Ancora della Tortuga

Salita Cappuccini 4, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
+39 0187 800065
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“duck” (11 reviews)
“seafood” (48 reviews)
“tasting menu” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Salita Cappuccini 4, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made reservations at this popular restaurant for dinner and ate inside. The sea bass was so good. We all enjoyed the atmosphere, food and service. We will go back for certain the next time here.

Thank jdunkie
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

I cannot fault this at all, recommended to us - we were blown away with the food, service, and stunning views. Definitely a must.

Thank Nadia B
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Everything about dinner here was awesome. We were very fortunate to get a table outside, and had a relaxed view of Monterosso and the water as the sun was setting. Get the anchovy sampler appetizer. The bread here is to die for, we all had...More

Thank emilyd442
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I happened upon this delightful restaurant one evening. Without reservations, we were turned away from the gorgeous cliff side dining area. However, I’m so thrilled we decided to dine at their only available table inside. It was tucked away in a romantic...More

1  Thank FourExploring
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Ewe loved this restaurant. Walk up from the seaside by the old fortress and gaze at the sea. Enter into a cozy restaurant. The waiter was superbly personable. Appetizers were octopus and olives and capers, and we split a pasta that was delicious. Fish was...More

1  Thank lfbmonkey
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We found the restaurant on the3 internet before going to Cinque Terra, and so it was on our list. We enjoyed a lunch there, last week, and the food was good. The service was acceptable, and the portions were medium sized. But the location is...More

2  Thank WyoLaw53
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We ended up at this restaurant twice because it was so tasty and the view overlooking the sea is perfect. Each time we had the pesto lasagne and tiramisu, both homemade and totally mouth watering! On top of that, reasonably good priced and staff friendly....

1  Thank Simon M
Reviewed 2 November 2017

My wife and I spent 10 days in Italy and this was our best meal. The restaurant is perched on the edge of the cliff, overlooking the ocean, and the views are stunning and beautiful. I strongly recommend a reservation, which we thankfully made. Our...More

3  Thank Michael D
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Until now, best dishes ever I had in Italy. Strongly recommend for those who are tired of restaurant for tourist.

1  Thank Injoong C
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Food, wine, service great. Exactly what we needed after a long walk from Levanto. Our dog was allowed inside, and kids ate everything!

Thank Fleur L
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David K
21 January 2018|
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Response from Deessert | Reviewed this property |
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Joe P
25 November 2017|
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Response from ElenaW777 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! We made our reservation in advance, although some restaurants do close and re-open in March. I would contact the restaurant of your choice if open make your booking, be sure to take a name as a reference and... More
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Response from peterandjude54321 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just saw this hope you got there Peace Peter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salita Cappuccini 4, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Monterosso al Mare
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 800065
  • E-mail
Locale in stile marina aggrappato alla scogliera a picco sul mare Una zona privè ricavata da una parete di roccia viva ,il dehors superiore ha una vista mozzafiato Cucina con piatti tipici rielaborati dallo chef monterossino DOC.partendo da ottimi prodotti sia di mare che di terra.
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