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La Chiglia

Via dell'Olivo, 317, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 792179
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via dell'Olivo, 317, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Located outside the city center - and therefore with much better parking opportunities. Unlike many local restaurants La Chiglia doesn't have outside seating but that certainly shouldn't be a show stopper. The place is popular with locals which often indicates that the price/quality balance is...More

Thank Dutchtrav
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had very high expectations for restaurant La Chiglia as it occupies a high position for restaurants in Portovenere on Tripadvisor. Unfortunately, the evening's experience was far from these expectations. The food is reasonable, no more. Our main course was forgotten in the kitchen, which...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 13 June 2017

It pays to have a bit of local knowledge when going to restaurants. As my family live here I was able to know about this gem before the tourists 'discovered' it. I was here last week and I can honestly say if you had as...More

Thank LisaPattenden
Reviewed 29 May 2017

The least friendly staff we encountered during our stay in Porto Venere, they didn't seem that happy to be there ....... Food ok but service of drinks not very good. Ordered a bottle of pink champagne. Waiter opened a bottle of white and poured it...More

Thank DFM2012
Reviewed 29 May 2017

the food was good, the taste ok, but pasta were overcooked, and the mixed fish was way to salted. A shame. We had been recommended this restaurant but must say we were a bit disappointed.

Thank Here-I-Am041
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The keel as in keel of a boat ( La Chiglia ) restaurant was our favorite restaurant in Porto Venere. Service always good. The food was delicious. The price quite reasonable. Fresh sweet seafood especially the mussels harvested right from the mussel farms right out...More

Thank halcho
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Average cuisine with fresh products. "Pet mieux faire...". Good value for money. Friendly staff but struggles with English...

Thank FLVS750
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Was recommended by local friends. We really enjoyed the food . Price was not too expensive. Desserts were excellent!!! Fish , mules and tuna were excellent. I do hope to come back

Thank avi r
Reviewed 13 April 2017

One of many eating options in lovely village of Portovenere. But rather disappointing. The pasta pomodoro sauce was watery and tastless, and the bread dry. Although badged on Trip Advisor as vegetarian friendly, there were only 2 dishes on offer. Yes, the staff were pleasant...More

Thank Marion M
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Walk to this restaurant from town about a half mile. Well worth the walk. Walked in without a reservation and was seated no problem I do recommend a reservation. Food very good worth the money

Thank steve b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:15 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:15 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:15 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:15 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:15 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:15 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via dell'Olivo, 317, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Porto Venere
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 792179
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