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Via Gerolamo Guidoni 42 | La Spezia, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
+39 0187 812222
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Via Gerolamo Guidoni 42 | La Spezia, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Reservations are a necessity here, but when we got to the top of the long staircase, our reservations weren't in the book. I pulled them up on my phone, and they honored them. The shrimp with squid ink pasta was delicious, but the highlight was...More

Thank centennial5
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife & I were down at the marina as it happens when we saw the stunning Belforte with its 4 or more levels looking out at the sea or harbor. We walked up a few minutes before opening for the evening (7), only to...More

Thank peter_clayton59
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There are plenty of free spots to take in the beautiful views of Vernazza and I would skip this place. If you have dined anywhere in Italy, don't believe the reviews that this is the "best meal or best service". It is mediocre at best...More

Thank hitTHEbeachFUN
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Recommend you book well in advance on line. The restaurant was highly recommended and we were not disappointed. We had a table on the small terrace and the view was just stunning. Food was fresh and tasty, and service excellent. One of the most beautiful...More

Thank sue n
Reviewed 1 week ago

I made a reservation about 1.5 months before our trip at Belforte. Definitely make a reservation. There were several people who asked for a table, only to be told the restaurant was completely booked for the evening. I always book for right when they open,...More

Thank EleTravels
Reviewed 1 week ago

A special thank you to the manager (blonde, female) who looked after me when I suffered from a bout of heat exhaustion last week. Despite being incredibly busy, she lay me down, propped up my feet and kept me cool by frequently chilling the towel...More

Thank AmandaPanda321
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stopped here for lunch because it was on my list of places to try. The view was awesome, but the food was pretty average when compared to other places we tried. Maybe we had the wrong thing. We tried the anchovies...More

Thank Andrea F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called last minute and they happened to have a 10 top available. Views were amazing, food was even better and service was excellent. We ate the caprese salad, shrimp salad, French fries, black pasta with shrimp and spaghetti con ragù. White House wine went very...More

Thank Ifloss
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view absolutely breathtaking and the food very delicious! Our waiter was Andrea. He is awesome! Made our dinner more memorable!

Thank Beáta Barbara K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Belfort for dinner on a recommendation. Had the fillet of fish Dory which was very dry , my partner had the mixed seafood which was also tasteless and dry. A bit disappointed with what we ordered. Staff and view fantastic.

Thank Tony P
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20 May 2017|
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Response from GoThere88 | Reviewed this property |
The menu had no gluten-free offerings that I'm aware of, but they are an "accommodating" place and just might try to please you. Plenty of fish & veggies, that should help. Look on Facebook for... More
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23 April 2017|
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Response from Gabrielle S | Reviewed this property |
Congratulations on your 10 year anniversary! You will love the cinque terre! Just stop by Belforte first thing when they open that morning or even the day before to be safe and make a reservation and specify that you would... More
16 January 2017|
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Response from dsjorgy | Reviewed this property |
I think so - the email is on their website so I would check. We were there in April last year - beginning of the month - and sat outside
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$58
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Gerolamo Guidoni 42 | La Spezia, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Vernazza
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 812222
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