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Ristorante Da Paolo

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Via San Fortunato 14, 16032 Camogli, Italy
+39 0185 773595
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Long Beach, California
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89 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

A fish lover's paradise! Simple preparation of fresh fish, done in it's natural sauces, or very light chief's touches of lemon, olive oil, olives capers, etc. Very nice wine list. Small and intimate dinning experience with attentive service. Not to be missed.

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Thank Paul A
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great for seafood and some pasta dishes. 2 people 3 courses with wine is €55 each. Very small restaurant but intimate with character and the staff were very friendly. There was an area to eat outside but it was not open the night we visited do assume they open it in high season. No views of the sea as the... More 

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Thank Lizzy S
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an excellent dinner in this small, family run restaurant. Delicious very fresh fish, we chose daurade cooked in a salt case, expertly filleted at our table. Staff professional but friendly. Would recommend it highly! Reserve a table in advance as there are not many tables and is popular with locals.

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Thank clemancy g
Lymington, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We found the restaurant rather lacking in atmosphere but very clean and the owners obliging. We shared a spaghetti starter which was delicious, however the main course of fresh fish had very little taste and wasn't presented particularly well.

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Thank Stainlesteve
London, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Very small restaurant with short menu - the result is great attention to detail and food. They have a basket with the available fresh fish of the day from which you choose your fish and how to have it cooked. Not a cheap eatery but a wonderful place for a nice occasion. It is dog friendly, which is a plus... More 

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Bayport, New York
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The fish was caught that day and you get to select it. Don't rall the type of fish but it was prepared in a salt crust. I will never forget the exquisite taste of the fish. Perfectly prepared. Expensive but worth it. House wine was very good. Service was excellent. Everyone takes great pride in the restaurant.

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Thank Virginia R
Branchburg, New Jersey
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The hotel we were staying at recommended this restaurant. It is down an "alleyway" off the main street of town. It is a small place. If you want to go, I would suggest a reservation. The fish is very, very fresh. We had mussels for an appetizer. And shared spaghetti con scampi as our "primi" course. We then shared pagello... More 

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Thank 1949susan
Jacksonville
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We had read reviews and decided to go. Very upscale and expensive restaurant. We thought we were ordering one fish encrusted in salt and one Ligurian style. The waitress brought a platter of four fish and asked us to pick out the one we wanted. Like picking a winner In a turtle derby. Anyway we let her pick the best... More 

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Thank fstapp
London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

It has been two years since my last visit and to be honest it was just as good as we remember. We have spent 3 wedding anniversaries eating here, first now with our son... I still highly recommend the seafood risotto so delicious... This place always hold a little special place in my heart, we hope to be back next... More 

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Thank ruddle
Maryland
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86 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Yes, they bring the fresh fish out for you to select (bream, big eye, etc) and things seem very traditional, which is fun to experience, but the tastes are only so so.

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Fortunato 14, 16032 Camogli, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Camogli
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 773595

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