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Via Corone, Monterosso al Mare, Italy
+39 333 492 7629
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Cleveland, Ohio
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've dined here three times between my two trips to Monterosso. The only detractor is that the menu is a bit sparse. The staff have always been friendly and welcoming. I go here because I can enjoy a delicious simple plate of pasta with pesto, fresh salad, bottle of local wine with an unabated view of the beach, sea and... More 

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Hood River, Oregon
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77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Fantastic location. Fun service. Really great food and good house wine. We haven't gone wrong yet ... this last visit our favorite was the seafood spaghetti - it comes in a large bowl and is meant for sharing - yummy! We like to take an early morning train to Vernazza, do the hike back to Monterosso, head directly to the... More 

Thank Kris R
Tampa, FL
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

The location can't be beat. The food was marginal at best. They were out of beer. The house red wine was terrible. My seafood spaghetti had some very overcooked, dry mussels, clams and calamari. It was flavorless with no sauce at all. I used the sauce from my wife's fish dish to flavor it. The fresh catch was a very... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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56 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We were staying at Vernazza and took the ferry to Monterosso to take a dip into the Ligurian sea while still warm this late September 2016... We enjoyed our dip in the sea and relaxing in the beach lounge bed under an umbrella the whole afternoon. By sun set we were very hungry and need to find a good restaurant.... More 

Thank TitoFromAtlanta
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the fresh fish incl crunchy almonds, fresh veggies & good prices. Simple outdoor table overlooking the sea with good service. Perfect for our first night in Monterosso!

Thank Susan S
Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

2 great meals lunch and dinner. Spaghetti alle vongele delicious. Fresh grilled whole fish & shellfish. Very friendly helpful service.

Thank cherylhatch1
Flemington, NJ
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We ate at Il Casello at the suggestion of the hosts at our bed and breakfast. Il Casello is situated overlooking the shoreline of the Ligurian Sea. With its outdoor dining, it is the perfect spot to enjoy a delicious meal while watching the sunset. The menu is filled with local seafood specialities; we enjoyed stuffed mussels and stuffed anchovies... More 

Thank Joseph M
Boyce, Virginia
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114 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Situated in a nook among the rocks that is a unique spot. This little restaurant is very popular thus reservations are recommended. I did not find the selections to be too interesting however. My wife had sea bass and I had fritto misto di mare, both of which we enjoyed along with a shrimp and avocado salad. It is a... More 

Thank tom l
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Perched above the beach in the old part of town Il Casello has it all. Sublime views, food, wine and service. We always had the same table in the corner and enjoyed the sun setting in front of us every night. We ate our way through the menu, concentrating on the fish. Marvellous.

Thank Alison A
New Bern, North Carolina
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Beautiful view, great service and yummy food. The stuffed anchovies were a delightful surprise. Spaghetti and seafood dish was amazing.

Thank ddennis3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Corone, Monterosso al Mare, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Monterosso al Mare
  • Phone Number: +39 333 492 7629

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