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La Riserva

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Via Roma 51, 18010 Santo Stefano al Mare, Italy
+39 0184 484134
12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
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20:00 - 22:00
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Moscow, Russia
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110 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Do you remember the scene from the Ratatouille cartoon, where the critic got his ratatouille? I had about the same feeling when we entered La Riserva. The aroma of an old building with the fireplace - I was feeling like I became the child again and found myself at my grandparents’ country house... A lot of interesting old stuff on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We were looking for a restaurant at lunchtime in Santo Stefano; some places were closed, but Restaurant La Riserva was open, although we were the only diners. We sat in the garden, which is a lovely setting. It felt like a family run restaurant and very welcoming. We had no expectations about the food, as we had not read any... More 

Thank SlapstickBeds
Karim M, Maître d'hotel at La Riserva, responded to this review

Hello Slapstick, thank you very much by your reviews. I was so happy to meet you and your great family (your children were very fine) and also that you ate a good food in my restaurant. We hope to see you next time and i wish you a beautiful day to all family. Karim Martini More 

Oberurnen, Switzerland
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122 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2014

It was recommended froth the owner of Hotel Anthurium who just hapened to be there with his family when we went for dinner. The service was very proffesional and friendly. The antipasti, pasta and fish were delicious. The atmosphere was nice an quite outside in the garden.

Thank Aeskulap1
La_Riserva_1980, Proprietario at La Riserva, responded to this review

Kind sir, thank you for your review. I was very pleased to read it. I hope it's still our guest in the future. I greet and wish you a good day. Martini Igor More 

Imperia, Liguria, Italy
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2013 via mobile

this afternoon I have eaten in this charming restaurant, I know this town ( Stefano al mare) got a long time, but never been there. they serve briljant fish and anti pasta, but the risotto was amazing!! in the summer you can sit in the garden, lovely the price was not bad, only 30,00 for an menu degustazione !!! 100... More 

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La_Riserva_1980, Proprietario at La Riserva, responded to this review
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Carissimo Rob H, desidero rinraziarLa personalmente per la bellissima recensione, sarà sempre un gran piacere accoglierLa nella nostra struttura. La... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$39 - US$62
Italian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Roma 51, 18010 Santo Stefano al Mare, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santo Stefano al Mare
  • Phone Number: +39 0184 484134

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