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Taverna del Marinaio

Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta 36, 16034 Portofino, Italy
+39 0185 269103
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (24 reviews)
“shrimp” (7 reviews)
“tartare” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta 36, 16034 Portofino, Italy
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1 - 10 of 119 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Our water taxi driver recommended this venue for lunch. He called ahead to reserve a table for four. Upon arrival, the owner, Paolo, greeted us and took our order! He was both cordial and very hospitable. We opted to share several starters, salads, entrees and...More

Thank djmaselli
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love the area love the veiw Speak English that it's good in areas like this, the place extremely busy 🇮🇹

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice Restaurant Harbour side, with outdoor seating under shade. I had a light starter and my usual Scampi, especially as it was locally sourced. No complaints, friendly service, and you can sit there admiring the boats in the Harbour.

2  Thank Mark D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here and ate two pastas, vongole and trofie with pesto. Congolese ok, pesto very nice flavour and great pasta, but it kind of disappoints when you find a small black curly hair in your food! As said flavour wise good, but expensive...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked under the arches of a building further out from the port. Shaded. Less expensive than the rest. More authentic. Fewer tourists. Excellent fish and pesto.

Thank Ritz1165
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten at this restaurant many times over the last few years visiting Portofino and we have never been disappointed by the food or the service, the owner is always pleasant and the service great. The menu is small but the pasta dishes are...More

Thank 564norm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a busy place so best to make reservation, usually at least one day ahead. The staff are friendly and efficient. For starters we had mussels and marinated shrimp (gamberi), and house specialty. Main courses were sole meunière and skewers with octopus and shrimp....More

3  Thank UE_DC64
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

While on a cruise visiting the lovely Portofino, we randomly selected the Traverna del Maianaio because they had a table for four right on the charming harbor. I was immediately disappointed that they did not have pizza on the menu since we were comparing pizza...More

2  Thank Sol F
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Good location but food expensive and overall uninspiring, pesto pasta good, but sadly fish cold and very bland served with just half boiled potato!

Thank FlissCornwall
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We had excellent fish with pesto and grilled fished in a wonderful location but it was quite expensive and they assumed too much in keeping the change when we paid. Never again!

Thank Tim W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$35 - US$53
Meals
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, Cash Only
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:01 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:45
Monday
12:01 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:45
Wednesday
12:01 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:45
Thursday
12:01 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:45
Friday
12:01 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:45
Saturday
12:01 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:45
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
  • E-mail
Description
Famiglia Portofinese, ristoratori da 6 generazioni
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