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Via Corone, Monterosso al Mare, Italy
+39 333 492 7629
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Stavanger, Norway
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134 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had put this place on my restaurant list for Monterossa. Since we were hungry arriving from Genoa we decided to stop here for lunch. That was a good choice. We had a nice outdoor table with great view. The food was very good and accompanied by a very good local wine along with excellent service this turned out to... More 

Thank Jan L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Would go back again!!! Seafood pasta amazing!!! Only reason I did not give 5 is because No take American Express!!! 😊

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful food beautiful staff, fish of the day,salmon and spaghetti seafood to die for, service excellent, sitting up over looking the ocean magnificent views a must if you visit Monterosso

Thank Darcy252
Cleveland, Ohio
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

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 

Thank DistrictSelectman
Hood River, Oregon
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77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
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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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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 

Thank karentampafl
Atlanta, Georgia
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57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
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
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
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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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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

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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
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?