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Taverna del Marinaio

Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta 36, 16034 Portofino, Italy
+39 0185 269103
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (34 reviews)
“shrimp” (8 reviews)
“branzino” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta 36, 16034 Portofino, Italy
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

You would expect "tourist" food at this restaurant but instead you get real Italian food cooked with love and respect. It was a wonderful lunch helped by a charming waiter.

1  Thank michael p
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Dined outside on a beautiful October evening overlooking the marina. We both opted for pasta. The spaghetti Pomodoro, while very simple was also very flavorful—enough seasoning to elevate the rich tomato flavor but never overpower it. A similar deft touch with the pesto gnocchi, which...More

Thank Ken L
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We again had a great dinner yesterday and phantastic lunch today wit gamberi marinati, spaghetti frutti di mare and pesche verde together with great chardonnay from Sizilia. The phantastic experience is that your hosts become your friends and you feel at home! Paolo, Manuela and...More

4  Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 21 October 2017

The service here is very good and friendly. The food is average and too expensive. But thats how everything in Portofino is. We had lunch for 5 people for 125 EUR. Nothing really stood out in a good or bad way. There was another restaurant...More

Thank Redspring
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant for both lunch and dinner as the menu covered all our needs. The seafood is fresh and delicious as well as the pasta. The restaurant has great seating areas and offers great views of Portofino. The service is very friendly as...More

Thank Chanya J
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We headed out for dinner around 7pm, and this was just about the only restaurant with people at it. The place was packed and had a waiting list. All the other restaurants in town were begging for people to come and eat, so we put...More

2  Thank dviskoch1
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This place is great with excellent food, nice location and efficient but friendly service. We loved it.

3  Thank mariannem8888
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a lovely lunch here on our way to Portofino. The service was excellent and the food was very very good. He had he green pasta with meat sauce and I had the shrimp in butter and rosemary and we both...More

2  Thank KHernan
Reviewed 22 September 2017

After the long walk from Santa Margerita we stopped here by chance for lunch. And were very glad that we had done so. Excellent service. Delicious food. Great atmosphere. Highly recommend. And as for the prices - this IS Portofino for God's sake. What do...More

1  Thank Peter D
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Ok pasta but over priced and very small plate. Service was good and fast, white house wine was good. 2 persons :

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$56
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts American Express, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:01 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:45 PM
12:01 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:45 PM
12:01 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:45 PM
12:01 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:45 PM
12:01 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:45 PM
12:01 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta 36, 16034 Portofino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Portofino
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 269103
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Famiglia Portofinese, ristoratori da 6 generazioni
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