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La Taverna di Venere

Calata Doria 20, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 792727
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good20%
  • Average18%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible34%
2 Aug 2017
“Good food portions ok”
29 Jun 2017
“Enjoy the view....”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Calata Doria 20, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this place for lunch today and got the worst italian food I have ever had in Italy. No heart in the cooking here. I ordered penne pasta with salmon. There were several BIG fishbones on top of the dish which kind of made...More

Thank Sigríður S
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

We visited for dinner, early evening. Unfriendly waitress gave us menus then told me to move our pushchair (while I was feeding our baby). There were also no other diners at this point. We ordered the tourist special 19 euros for pasta followed by fish....More

Thank becster102
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

We had lunch in this restaurant. I had salmon cooked with herbs in aluminium foil which was really tasty - the best I have had. My daughter and wife had pasta with pesto and with arrabiata . Both were delicious. The view to the harbour...More

Thank Hussain R
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Don't go here!!! She's a scam!!! Overpriced and superbad! She ripped us off!! Me and my friend ordered a simple lemon soda, espresso and 2 bruchetta, which was not on the menu. What we got was 4 super tiny pieces of bread. Then the bill...More

Thank dy12342017
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

Been here for lunch. Nice view on the harbour and food is ok. Portions ok. As you would expect in a touristic area. Not good, not bad.

Thank Michiel C
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

We came expecting to eat great food but instead I got the salmon "carpacchio" which was half not cooked and half just fat. The mixed salad was a few lettuce leaves and 2 cherry tomatoes. The fried fish had no fish but instead seafood and...More

Thank Claudia M
Reviewed June 29, 2017

Great location though the food was average at best and the portions ridiculously small. I had the spaghetti with the mixed seafood. Mixed seafood consisted of 3 mussels (plus 5 empty shells....do they recycle them?) two minute prawns and a tiny piece of octopus. My...More

Thank mick2074
Reviewed June 5, 2017

Beautiful views of the water and old town. The food was good but not great. We had the tourist special for 19 Euros. Pasta with Pesto (good) Mixed Fish Risotto (Very Good) Grilled Fish (okay) and Fried Fish (okay).

Thank Harry S
Reviewed June 1, 2017

A pleasant meal with good food and good service. Nothing special by very nice. They had sidewalk tables available with a view of the water. Very nice.

1  Thank Sandy2645
Reviewed October 13, 2016

We had the tourist menu and enjoyed our meals. The seafood paella had a depth of flavour and plenty of seafood . The pasta with pesto was a generous serve. Yes the second plates were not huge, but after generous first plates we not concerned....More

Thank annaabelle
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calata Doria 20, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Porto Venere
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 792727
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