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Pasticceria/Panificio Canale

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Via Roma 30, 16034 Portofino, Italy
0185269248
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

You must try this place when visiting Portofino. Choose the cheese and onion focaccia. You won't regret it. I was asking the price, because it was not displayed. The price is calculated accordingly on the focaccia weight, not per piece. The old lady was very rude and started screaming where do I come from and other words in italian. She... More 

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We revisited the Area with a stop planned for our focaccia ... A must have and one of the best. Just as we remembered from 2013. Just fantastic !!

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Thank Sanibel-wanderer
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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214 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Visited here for a cheap lunch whilst wandering the streets of Portofino. Lovely herby Focaccia and a slice of pizza. Well cooked and seasoned. Nice little bench out the front to enjoy your purchases on.

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Thank Daniel R
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This place sells the best focaccia I have ever tasted. Buy some, take it to the harbour, sit on a bench and enjoy the taste sensation. Light, moist and moorish.

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Thank Tony W
France
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

The best the best ! the best ! just go there. there is some essence of Italy there. it is an institution, very kind people and correct prices, nothing to add.

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Thank travel t
Tarpon Springs, Florida
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151 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

We enjoyed the most delicious focaccia here in beautiful Portofino. It was topped with rosemary, Olive Oil, and salt. Their Pignoli Tart was also yummy!

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Thank Italy4
Hong Kong, China
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107 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We had a little time in Portofino as part of our day tour onboard the Portofino Taxi Boat where Andrea dropped us off for some coffee and a little walk around Portofino. I came across this little bakery by chance as i was looking to buy some local italian gourmet food. I bought a bunch of Tartufo Blanco Olio, Tartufo... More 

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Valletta, Malta
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

I keep returning to this bakery. Can't visit Portofino without calling at the bakery. Once one tastes Giorgio's fresh Focaccia all the rest become an anticlimax. It's that good and not even expensive. My favourites are the Focaccia with onions and the one with cheese. One can also try the Focaccia with olives or even a simple plain one.

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Thank Marcel Z
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

The bread and pastries are quite good. Located centrally at the port. Enjoy a treat when you visit. There are several restaurants and a church within a block.

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Brighton, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

My wife and and I were in Portofino two weeks ago and had several slices of the white cheese focaccia bread. Simply amazing in texture and taste, I am looking for the cheese as I write this review. The slices were weighed and averaged 3 euro's per slice. Pricey but worth it. A must place to visit and eat.

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Thank Steve R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Roma 30, 16034 Portofino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Portofino
  • Phone Number: 0185269248
Description
at the entrance of town, green awning.....only bakery in town

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