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Il Frantoio

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Via Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 21, 19032, Lerici, Italy
+39 0187 964174
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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I was lucky able to hop into the restaurant and there was an available seat for me. Though I don't speak Italian and was a solo traveler, the staff were very kind and nice. The crudi mare was just so amazing with the fresh seafood and the second course with the white fish was so good and even each vegetable... More 

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Brivio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

It is always good to be back when you know you can count on good food, a little expensive but worth it. Starters are delicious and quantity generous. Have not trid the pasta course but enjoyed a main course of fish. All accompanied by a good wine. Service is expeditious although I received my main course several minutes before the... More 

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Bertram
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Very delicious dinner. We loved the house wine, some of the very best white wine we had on our trip!!

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This was the outstanding restaurant of our trip. We returned to it for a second visit as we enjoyed it so much. A great pride is taken in the quality of the cuisine - they really know seafood here! I can highly recommend the gnocci with lobster sauce. The service is faultless. You really need to pre-book this restaurant as... More 

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Lund, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Ordered antipasti of variuos kinds. All very tasty. My 5-yearold ate so many tiny fried shrimp she got full;-) befoere the entree. Good pasta. Good seafood. Nice atmosphere.

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Albenga, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We went to Il Frantoio yesterday night for dinner. We liked it! Located in the centre of Lerici (only negative point, no view) this restaurant offers fragrant specialities based on Ligurian Tradition and local fresh ingredients. The mixed antipastis and overall all the portions were very generous!

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Thank luxuryhotelsdreamer
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Have been here 3 times now and each time spot on. Best risotto I've ever had. Raw seafood plate great value and definitely worth getting🔪 Pasta perfect every time. Wait staff professional and friendly. To be honest this is great a great place with fantastic food. 🍝

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Thank Lewis C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice restaurant in a enjoyable small alley. Great service and excellent seafood! The best risotto I've ever eaten! You should also taste the stuffed mussels!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

went there few times. definitely the best fish in Italy:) extremely worth to try fish baked in salt. good house wine, good prices. very friendly and helpfull waitress. if thinking to go for dinner book table in advance, as only a few tables outside. when we went there for the first time, we showed photos from TA and asked for... More 

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Cambridge
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

You should book if you want a table at this great seafood restaurant on Via Cavour in Lerici. While we were there, a constant stream of hopefuls were turned away, disconsolate. Relics of a former life as an olive oil mill, including an ancient press and the stone wheels and oil pit give this restaurant a special resonance. The menu... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$32 - US$53
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 21, 19032, Lerici, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Lerici
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 964174

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?