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Portivene Un Mare di Sapori

Via Giovanni Capellini 94/98 | nel carruggio centrale di Portovenere, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 792722
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mussels” (34 reviews)
“thyme sauce” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (11 reviews)
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Giovanni Capellini 94/98 | nel carruggio centrale di Portovenere, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You dream of meals like this! Away from the unimaginative obvious tourist restaurants on the water front. This restaurant let’s it’s service and food speak for its self. Set amongst quaint painted laneways, you get the feeling you’re a million miles away from the tourist...More

Thank Will H
Reviewed 4 days ago

This small restaurant at the top of the main street of the old town is the compete antithesis of the rest of Portovenere. Despite the hordes of tourists and cruise passengers walking by its doors, it is a remarkably unpretentious, authentic and excellent restaurant. Our...More

Thank DLStern
Reviewed 5 days ago

Hi again Readers... This was our last supper in Portovenere and it turned to be the best. It is a small place so you must book. We reserved late and ended with a mini table on the street which was actually quite fun! Piccola had...More

Thank Massimo P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After passing the challenge of reservation,arriving at the 7 pm opening and followed by a curious delay of 15mns,everything was perfect: Fresh sea food,wine and Service Will go back!

Thank momorussia
Reviewed 1 week ago

A small seafood restaurant in the ally street above the harbor. Great food. The mussels were exceptional (we learned by this time that mussels marinara does not mean in a tomato-based sauce). The baccalao was outstanding also. Reservations are recommended.

Thank Rick K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has everything really.....ambience,excellent cuisine choice,service and probably one the best meals we had whilst in the region. It was a hot sunny day and we sat outside after much discussion as ALL the limited outside tables are reserved for the locals! The owner...More

Thank venicefish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service. Loved the fish and lobster. Pana cota with chocolate is amazing as well. Don't miss

Thank Fred W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All those other reviews are spot on about this place. Reservations are a good idea, we got the last table without one. Started off with a terrific prosecco and moved on to a nice caprese stack. Mozzarella was really fresh, the tomatoes could have been...More

Thank Carey T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All positive comments are highly deserved!The food is simply amazing from starters to desserts. Don’t miss out on the gnocchi Byron or al mare. The fish of the day was to die for! The mussels à la marinara brimming with flavors. The house wine accompanied...More

Thank Hanane T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Portovenere 11 nights and ate at Portivene Un Mare di Sapori 4 times, twice for dinner and twice for lunch. Without exception every dish we ordered was perfectly prepared with the freshest of ingredients and delicious flavors. The staff is friendly and...More

Thank Laura H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giovanni Capellini 94/98 | nel carruggio centrale di Portovenere, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Porto Venere
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 792722
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