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Via Pozzale 22, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 328 735 5412
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Ameglia, Italy
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Unbelievable place on Palmaria island with tipical fisherman restaurant on the beach with natural shadow of tree. Grilled fish and spaghetti are the best dishes. Price in the average. High suggest.

Thank raffaele l
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171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

If you are ready to afford the slowest service you can imagine but you are in a good mood good company good willingness to enjoy the most beautiful sea side restauranr in the region that means one of the best in the world, this is your place. Excellent and simple first seafood pasta course and then second course with fish... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I would suggest to eat in this place at the end of a day spent in Palmaria Island , the island is a natural paradise and the coast where the restaurant is located is outstanding if you like snorkeling and if you are fine with wild rocky places The restaurant itself is very basic ,its location is nice directly on... More 

Thank 501picci
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2014 via mobile

The restaurant is simple, but with a very nice view on the sea. We ordered a good grilled orata and very oily and fat spaghetti. Maybe it was due to the start of the season, service was slow. Be careful to what you orrder and avoid turistic periods!

1 Thank Berni1944
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241 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

The location in this remote spot in the Isola Palmaria with the view of the bay and sound of Mediterranean cicalas and wild pines bent by winter wind and seagulls and the clear water and the boat only access, all these elements make this a unique place. The owner welcomes you as a sea wolf in his shadow desk and... More 

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La Spezia, Italy
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2013

The other restaurant on the Island of Palmaria. Whereas Locanda Lorena is more sophisticated and expensive this is more cheap and cheerful. We took the Pozzale line from La Spezia and you alight on the beach. The restaurant is a few metres walk away straight on the water. We chose an antipasta, followed by a Tuna Salad and then cheese... More 

1 Thank Cudgey
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241 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2012 via mobile

I lke this place so much. It takes a full day by boat and by mental availability. You should really turn off with city life and landing in this beautiful Isola Palmaria. Spectacular! Food is excellent, price is reasonable, wine is ok, atmosphere overall is really special and unique. I do like it!

1 Thank SCaboto
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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241 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2012

Ok, another must for those staying in Portovenere, or those on boats, looking for a full delightful day! Either you can take a boat from Portovenere or La Spezia to Il Pozzale (on the island of Palmaria) or go on your own. It's like a 50's seaside restaurant, with great food, and what a view! We went just this weekend,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Pozzale 22, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Porto Venere
  • Phone Number: +39 328 735 5412

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