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Usteria D'a Porta Marina

Via Cristoforo Colombo 9, 18039, Ventimiglia, Italy
+39 0184 351650
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tiramisu” (21 reviews)
“beef” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Cristoforo Colombo 9, 18039, Ventimiglia, Italy
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 29 April 2017

The outdoor seating isn't great (picturesque street with parked cars), but the food makes up for everything. We had lunch; new chef, credit card machine not working, owner frazzled. But the food is perfect. We shared grilled calamari, went on to spaghetti alla vongole and...More

Thank RockweedLn
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Friends had raved about this restaurant just over the footbridge from the wonderful Ventimiglia Friday market, so we tried it out last week. Three of us decided to start by sharing 3 entrées, but by the time we'd finished those we went straight to dessert....More

Thank ChipAndJack
Reviewed 11 April 2017

What a fantastic evening. We were staying in Menton and wanted to head over to Ventimiglia for a meal. We happened open Usteria, and were very fortunate. In a sea of tourist-laden, middling pizza and pasta restaurants this was a true gem. Everything we had...More

1  Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Not far from the sea but a million miles away from pizzas and spag bog! This restaurant is a delight. The menu offers 5 starters, 5 main courses and 3 desserts. The brevity of the menu gave rise to expectations that quality would be the...More

2  Thank John C
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This is a real find in touristy Ventimiglia -- not a pizza and pasta place, but a genuine Italian ustaria (bistro) that serves traditional home-made food in a pleasant setting close to the sea. The menu is short, with five starters, five mains, and three...More

2  Thank knapper2016
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

In a quiet street of the port, this place is a real gem. Small menu(5 different choices of pasta/ ravioli and 6 different suggestions of meat/ fish dishes), but also great suggestions of the day (I had fresh tuna tartar that came with mango). Excellent...More

1  Thank Anna R
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed a very pleasant Italian lunch here yesterday with delicious food. The home made ravioli was really lovely and so was the chocolate fondant dessert. I just wish I could go back another time to try the tiramisu. It sounds like it is...More

1  Thank Bernee2013
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing place, a true culinary gem. The menu is simple and the food is deliciously well balanced. The pastas are hand made from scratch daily and the desserts are divine. Just a perfect balance of sweetness and the taste of the ingredients....More

1  Thank Neesa W
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome food esp the Tiramsu ... Staff very friendly.... Good English.... One of the best fish dishes I've ever had.....

Thank Mr B
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We were very late for lunch and every restaurant had closed but the very friendly owner of Usteria said he could still serve us som dishes, like tartar, which we ordered. The tartar tasted amazing with basil and Parmesan in it. Apparently he makes it...More

1  Thank Frida B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cristoforo Colombo 9, 18039, Ventimiglia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Ventimiglia
  • Phone Number: +39 0184 351650
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