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Caffe Restaurant Excelsior

Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta 54, 16034 Portofino, Italy
+39 0185 269123
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
4 weeks ago
“A special place in an already special place”
4 weeks ago
“Do NOT walk past this Restaurant!”
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CUISINES
Italian, International, Mediterranean, European, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
LOCATION
Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta 54, 16034 Portofino, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The charms of Portofino are well documented, as is the abundant choice of restaurants on the main square. The problem is the restaurants can appear the same...Not this one. If you are a foodie, and you like to eat with your eyes as much as...More

1  Thank Matthew F F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited Portofino year after year for the romantic moonlit evenings, fine food and wine I never believed it could get any better. Then my Husband and I found Caffe Restaurant Excelsior. In the little village of Portofino on the right side as you walk...More

2  Thank lillibetmcg
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We were welcomed very well and we took the t-bone steak. This is a steak for 2 persons at 78 euro. The steak was good but nothing more. For us the price quality balance wasn't really respected which i think is a pity for this...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Located in the harbour of Portofino the Excelsior is the perfect place to enjoy the vibrant snd lovely site. Though the prices are very high it's worth to stop there and have a drink. Unfortunately didn't we have time to eat, but the lounge area...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 8 adults, the service was excellent, the waiters extremely friendly, talkative with an occasional joke, making the ambiance enjoyable coupled with the excellent views. The Food was extraordinarily great, with a unique combination of flavors, as a large group we...More

1  Thank rzamora63
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We went there on a recent visit for drinks and lunch. Beautiful views , great and highly professional service. They make you feel great and welcome. The drinks are served with great little appetizers . Lunch all dishes well prepared and very tasty. Highly recommended...More

1  Thank Herman G
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Wow - our expectations were super exceeded. Not sure how this place isn't rated higher, or put into the fine dining class as well, but our experience was fantastic. Great atmosphere outdoor overlooking the inlet of Portofino, the food was superb! The chef's food was...More

1  Thank Mark P
Reviewed 12 June 2017

While walking through portofino - near the port - we saw the big comfy couches of this cafe and decided to sit - put our feet up and have a few drinks as we watched the tourists move through the area and boats pulling into...More

1  Thank WalterReed
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We loved the look of this restaurant as we strolled up and down the port. The restaurant decor was fresh and stood out from the other establishments. Initially we stayed for a beverage and enjoyed the conversation with the lovely staff who informed us the...More

1  Thank Craig R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$83 - US$177
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta 54, 16034 Portofino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Portofino
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 269123
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