We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Il Faro

24/A, v. Maragliano, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 286867
Website
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (13 reviews)
“fresh fish” (5 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
24/A, v. Maragliano, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (197)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had just arrived in Santa Margherita in the pouring rain and icy wind. We walked around town and found this quaint little spot. I had the best risotto I've ever had and a delicious pie and icecream also excellente. The hosts were very friendly...More

Thank Margaret S
EfisiaSara, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Faro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Margaret, thank you very much for your kind review. We are glad you liked our risotto! We hope to see you soon, Il Faro

Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place looking for another restaurant. The lasagna and veal piccata were fabulous. I'd highly recommend

Thank wbanks3
EfisiaSara, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Faro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Gentile Wbanks3, we want to thank you for your kind feedback. We are happy you enjoyed the lasagna and our piccata! Regards, Il Faro

Reviewed 13 November 2017

The wife and I came across this Quaint little restaurant whilst having a walk around the back streets away from the harbour and decided to try it out, we had a warm welcome on arrival and were treated to a glass of wine and a...More

Thank Liam B
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We were searching for a restaurant in town that we had not yet tried. What an awesome find! We were warmly greeted by our hosts. Soon after we sat down, we were treated to a complimentary glass of proseco and plate of ratatouille. We ordered...More

Thank Kevin F
EfisiaSara, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Faro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Dear Kevin F., thank you very much for the nice review! We are happy to hear that you loved our service and our little appetizer. We hope to see you again, Il Faro

Reviewed 19 September 2017

We walked into this cozy place one rainy night for dinner and had one of the greatest meals ever. Husband and wife team restaurant with excellent authentic menu and reasonable pricing.

Thank alfred b
EfisiaSara, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Faro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Dear Alfred, thank you very much for the nice words about our restaurant. We hope to see you again! Il Faro

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch, great customer service, kind owners. Food was fresh, simple, and delicious. Our family had vegetable soup, sole, lasagna, pesto pasta, salad, grilled veggies, calamari. Didn't leave a drop of food on the table. Wine and post lunch coffee great too.

Thank Jo S
EfisiaSara, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Faro, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Dear Jo, thank you very much for your feedback! We are happy to hear that you had an enjoyable dinner with us. We hope to see you again soon, Il Faro

Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

The place came recommended by a local family. The specialty of Roberto and Maria is fresh fish in several varieties. Roberto gave us a lovely snack to start with (fried squid and calamari), after which we had an amazing appetizer of mussels and thinly sliced...More

Thank chantal857
EfisiaSara, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Faro, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Hello Chantal587, we are so glad to hear that you loved our service and the food. Thank you for the great comment. We are looking forward to see you soon, Ristorante Il Faro

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this charming little place one night whilst wandering the back streets of Santa Margherita and wished it was open every day so we could have come back for more! It was much more traditional than other places in the town, the service...More

Thank lucyemilymurray
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We came here for a few days to enjoy the beautiful surroundings. There are many good places around here for both drinks and food, but if you are looking for something more authentic and less expensive at the same time this is the place for...More

Thank Lasse P
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We were in Santa Margherita for 4 nights & ate at 2 restaurants recommended by reviews & our hotel only to be disappointed. On our second night in SM the restaurant we went to was booked out so the owners recommended Il Faro. We had...More

Thank Experienced55
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 20 hotels in Santa Margherita Ligure
Hotel Minerva
228 reviews
.14 km away
Park Hotel Suisse
464 reviews
.17 km away
Hotel Villa Anita
668 reviews
.20 km away
Hotel Blu di Te
124 reviews
.21 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Reve Cafe & Restaurant
402 reviews
.16 km away
Gelateria Gepi Mare
106 reviews
.11 km away
L'Altro Eden
259 reviews
.23 km away
La Paranza
310 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby Attractions
Chiesa di Santa Margherita d'Antiochia - Santuario di Nostra Signora della Rosa
133 reviews
.61 km away
Villa Durazzo
333 reviews
.30 km away
Seghezzo
69 reviews
.61 km away
Oratorio di Sant'Erasmo
39 reviews
.59 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Il Faro staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24/A, v. Maragliano, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santa Margherita Ligure
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 286867
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing