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Via Aurelia 261, 16039, Sestri Levante, Italy
+39 0185 479168
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
7 Sep 2017
“Exceptional view!”
4 Jul 2016
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Mediterranean, Italian, European
Via Aurelia 261, 16039, Sestri Levante, Italy
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

While the menu is simple, the food is very good. Salads were fresh, fish and flank steak were perfectly prepared. Local Macaia wine and the sunset view from our corner table kept us coming back.

Thank TravelersForLife2
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Nice location as part of good roadside hotel. Lovely cheese platter, but otherwise flavorless pasta and meat main dishes, and uninspiring service (language barrier?). Red wines are not great, but the region is essentially all whites, so I understandable. Disappointing experience.

Thank BePl55
Reviewed 1 July 2016

This restaurant was recommended by close friends and the experience met completely the high expectation. We choosed to eat fish dishes and drink local wine. Everything was really testy, the service impeccable and the price very reasonable. On top of excellent food and drinks we...More

2  Thank Dgbardini1
Reviewed 31 July 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner here. The ravioli and the shrimp cocktail starters were excellent as were the pork and the beef mains and the service was very attentive without being overly fussy. Also the view is impressive! Given the location next to the hotel...More

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 5 December 2014

The restaurant's name mirrors the look of the building. Never mind. The service was mind boggling cordial and humble! That is a combination not easy to be achieved! The menu is limited but offers an interesting way of composing and ordering your own set menu...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 31 October 2011

As mentioned in our parallel review for the Hotel Relais San Rocco, our experience at Kontiki was amazing: gorgeous views (ask for a table in the front right corner, you can see Portofino in the background!); the tasting menu was reasonably priced, fresh, and tasty....More

1  Thank movinfromA2B
Reviewed 22 October 2011

After a lovely 10min drive up one of italy's most twisted SS roads the hotel/restaurant sign is hard to miss. On arrival (April '11) the outside wasn't all that inviting but don't let that put you off. Once you find the entrance, inside is very...More

Thank trevor k
Reviewed 29 July 2011

Small dining room perched atop the hillside 2000 feet over sea level with a view of the two bays and towns: Sestri Levante to the right and Riva Trigoso to the left. The dusk view alone is worth the price! The food is strictly Ligurian...More

Thank ondawoad
Reviewed 23 October 2010

If you are not a picky eater then give this place a try. The menu is limited to serve what is fresh and available. We ate here both nights of our stay in the area as we felt welcomed, thought the staff was friendly and...More

1  Thank zeckster
Reviewed 11 September 2010

Took a taxi up to the Kontiki and although the views were wonderful not worth the trip. Welcome very professional and well served throughout. However although the starters were good but a main course of tuna in sesame seeds was inedible, the fish was not...More

Thank byetheway25
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Aurelia 261, 16039, Sestri Levante, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Sestri Levante
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 479168
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