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Via Venticinque Aprile 163, 16039, Sestri Levante, Italy
+39 0185 480203
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 23:30
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Guangzhou, China
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

good restaurant, nice service decent food..good selection of wine..worth to pay a visit if you around there..wont disappoint you...

Thank ugoladoro2017
Surrey, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We have been there twice on dinner and lunch. The food and service was great, very professional. I ate spaghetti with octopus ragu and my partner had Lobster. The waiter recommended a local white wine that was very good and reasonably priced. desserts were excellent. We were very happy with our choice and it was the best meal we had... More 

Thank ularew
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

I went with a large group and we got both raw and cooked starter platters to share that were excellent. I don't often eat seafood so it was nice to be able to try so many different kinds. Very nice restaurant that managed to accommodate large groups. A few colleagues of mine went to this restaurant several times over a... More 

Thank Emma B
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant thanks to the suggestion of a local friend. It's been an amazing experience!!! We have been served from a great waiter, he explained us all the local and daily dishes...helping us find the right dishes to satisfy our expectations. In the pictures you ll see what got our pleasure, the best pasta dishes we have been... More 

Thank keke88worldtraveller
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

My wife and I had an excellent meal here in wonderful surroundings at an outside table, and the staff were so friendly. I had a smoked tuna carbonara followed by grilled octopus, both of which were delicious. Octopus is their speciality, hence the name of the restaurant. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Richard B
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85 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

we could easily have eaten here every night. The food is wonderful and the staff are very friendly - a really memorable meal and the octopus was - gorgeous !

Thank Pigling
Toronto, Canada
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835 reviews
571 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The octopus was good, as was the shrimp and other dishes. Nothing special but quite good. Service was pleasant and efficient. Prices were reasonable.

Thank Worldwatcher
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We chose Polpo Mario because it was the first place we found that had both a menu in English and a menu option that was not seafood. We went on a Sunday evening and the place was busy, others along the street were a lot more empty. I ate spaghetti with octopus ragu and my wife had a dumpling dish.... More 

Thank pjmeade
Frankfurt, Germany
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197 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Have tried nearly all places in town, this is the one I liked most. A little Italian helps a lot. Gianna the manager is very helpful. The chef equally happy to please. Try baby octopus (moscardini in umido) and perhaps the best fish you may have tried, a local speciality called Morone. Ask Gianna to book a table at the... More 

Thank Thomas F
Luton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I ordered a steak, nothing complex, like chips or an unpeeled banana. It came served on a plate reminiscent of the glass you find in bathroom Windows to stop your neighbors catching a glance of you emptying your tank, and it had the appeal of said tank contents. At first glance it looked unhappy to see me, like someone had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$67
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Venticinque Aprile 163, 16039, Sestri Levante, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Sestri Levante
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 480203

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