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Osteria Baracco

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Via Giovanni Capellini 24, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 791695
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We were in 4 (2 adults, 2 little children). As entered we took a seat at the table indicated us by the place owner. He put on our table a little blackboard with the dishes of the day. Behind us there was a table of locals in high spirtits, clearly friends of the place owner, who sat with them cheering... More 

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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96 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Had dinner with a friend here in May 2016. We arrived quite late so some dishes were finished, but the owner was very polite and friendly, explained what was left. In the end we had a really nice dinner, with fried fish, salad and foccacia. House wine and nice digestives. The atmosphere was very relaxed and we enjoyed the evening... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

This place was so good we wanted to go back immediately. The Testaroli, which I'd never even heard of, was delicious. Also, the Foccacia was the star of the show- pesto and cheese, we are dreaming about it. All in all, reading the other reviews, we are confused as it was excellent. Service was good. They were very accommodating although... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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200 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

What a different place and atmosphere away from the restaurants on the sea edge of the town. Baracco is truly a family business with mother doing the cooking. English cooks say life is too short to stuff a courgette flower, well I'm glad that there was enough time for the cook to prepare them for me with porcini mushroom and... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Starting from the service, the waiter was clearly stoned. Long wait time for meals. The waiter took the orders wrong, so one of us has to wait extra for a simple spaghetti meal while the waiter ate the first dish at the counter. We also saw the waiter eat from another customers meal before serving it them. Also he was... More 

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014

We found this small restaurant while walking around town in the evening. It was a refreshing change from the touristy places along the waterfront. The decor had a casual vibe, and the American indie-rock music playing in the background added to the fresh atmosphere. They have a very interesting beer selection as well. It's run by a young couple, who... More 

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Madisonville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2014

We are in Puerto Venere and there are many on the water restaurants but we went up a little street and found this delightful Osteria and had a wonderful meal. I had the home made pasta with pesto sauce and it was divine. The place was crowded, which is a good sign, when we came in but understood why after... More 

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irene b, Proprietario at Osteria Baracco, responded to this review

Dear Customer, thank you so much for your beautiful feedback. Hope to see you again ... Have a good time Irene e Nicolò More 

Grimsby, Ontario CANADA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2014

My wife used the beautiful village of Portovenere as our base for exploring the world famous Cinque Terre. This was a smart choice as the ferry to the five towns leaves from here, and the village is truly quaint and serene. We heard the Osteria changed hands and we decided to dine on a Saturday evening recently. Many places were... More 

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irene b, Proprietario at Osteria Baracco, responded to this review

Dear Customer, thank you for you amazing feedback. Hope to see you again! Have a Good Time! Irene More 

Virginia Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

Visited this restaurant in mid June soon after the new owners took over. The stuffed anchovies were the best we had anywhere. The fried seafood and vegetables was finely coated and non-greasy. This was the best meal we had in the 11 days of traveling through northwestern Italy.

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irene b, Proprietario at Osteria Baracco, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your beautiful words! Hope to see you again! Have a good time dear customers! Irene e Nicolò More 

lake charles, louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014

we were here for a pesto making class and had a great time. the NEW owners were gracious and friendly. the pesto, wine, cheese and company were all wonderful.

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irene b, Proprietario at Osteria Baracco, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback! Hope to see you again! Have a Good Time! Irene e Nicolò More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$64
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giovanni Capellini 24, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Porto Venere
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 791695
Description
Irene e Nicolo: we are the new manager of this ancient Restaurant in Portovenere.
We choose fresh and seasonal products every day.
We have personally selected all the wines you will find in our cellar.
We like to put love and passion into everything we do. We love to talk with our customers and make them feel at home.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?