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Via Cairoli 26, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 281789
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Perfectly prepared marinated swordfish to start and a sea bass main. The food was excellent but I was the only diner. When I asked why it was so quiet the woman who served me said all people want these days is pizza. As I was the only customer the service was needless to say excellent the downside was the place... More 

Thank Fraximus
Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

We happened across this restaurant, on a quiet back street, this evening. It's a husband and wife team and our dinner was excellent! Fresh fish, beautifully prepared (grilled and filleted for us); excellent spaghetti with clams, roast potatoes, and sautéed zucchini. And, homemade apple tort. Gracious service and reasonable prices, too. Far better than the crowded tourist places on the... More 

Thank KenRo14
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Myself and my mother found this restaurant near to the end of our two week holiday. It is not touristy like many in the town and was frequented by locals. It was lovely that the owner brought out the fish of the day on a platter to show how fresh it was and so that you could choose. The food... More 

Thank lovemyfood1977
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2014

I have been visiting Santa Margherita for over 15 years now every summer. I tried lots of places and this is the only restaurant I keep coming back to. The amazing starters are recommended, especially the mussels and octopus, very generous portions too. Then follow with the fish of the day and ask the friendly waitress to suggest what they... More 

Thank 4dany
1 review
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Food outstanding, arguably the best in Santa Margherita, service excellent. Somewhat hidden location makes it less invaded by turists.

Thank Wag789
San Francisco, California
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2013

My family & I have dinner at L'Approdo every year we are in Santa Margherita. Each time we enjoy sitting in the back garden under the lemon trees. Their seafood dishes are amazing!!! We love the owners and look forward to seeing them every year...to visit and enjoy their delicious food & wine!!!

Thank ReadyToGetOnAPlane
San Francisco, California
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2012

Our family eats here at least twice during our stays in Santa Margherita. We love the backyard outside eating space, with the hanging lemons and comfortable feel. The woman who owns the place is quiet but sweet and has an amazing knowledge of wines and food. We always had an wonderful meal...with something new on the menu all the time.... More 

Thank ReadyToGetOnAPlane
Oakland, California
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2012

The food the first night was so delicious that my husband and I asked each other why we needed to go anywhere else to eat - so we went back. Still delicious! So we went back for a 3rd night - and this time asked our hostess to order for us. Fresh fish and seafood, cooked to order, creative food,... More 

Thank Ellen L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cairoli 26, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santa Margherita Ligure
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 281789
Telephone #0185.281.789

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