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La Chiglia

Via dell'Olivo, 317, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 792179
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“truffle” (4 reviews)
“branzino” (5 reviews)
“shrimp” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via dell'Olivo, 317, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are staying nearby like we are, this is excellent!! We highly recommend this restaurant because of others who rated this restaurant and recommended it! Steal of a deal! Quality food, friendly staff, great selections and let the staff order for you! They won’t...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a good lunch with great wine. The freshest seafoods, clams, fish and octopus. Great pasta dishes. Great service. A joy and experience of Italy.

Thank DanChoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Chiglia is not the most evident of te many restaurants along the shore road at Portovenere. But it was a recommendation from a local, and lived up to her estimate. An excellent, rough-chopped Tartare of Salmon for starters, then a small lobster for mains...More

Thank spanner48
Reviewed April 9, 2018

This place has been here for a long time and has always served good meals without kill the vallet. Definitely a must try

Thank Leonardo Z
Reviewed October 10, 2017

We ate in this restaurant after recommendation of hotel staff. Mostly locals but we were welcomed there. Our favorite dinner of our trip!

Thank marthas42
Reviewed October 9, 2017

First of all - we've been looking for local oysters everywhere - not many places offer them. They were excellent in La Chiglia. So did the pasts with shrimps and tartufo. And so did the wine and everything else. Very nice place with quality in...More

Thank Pontiy
Reviewed September 30, 2017

We are three Canadians who tried to get into this restaurant tonight. We were told they were full for the evening and could not take us. We went by a little later and they were not even half full. We were dressed casually and not...More

2  Thank travellCanada
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant looks nice. We ordered pasta with shrimps and truffles, fish filet with vegetables and mixed fried fish. Pasta and fish filet was really nice but the fried fish... was terrible. Fried fish contained a lot of squids with no taste, some shrimps, and...More

1  Thank Kamilka-123
Reviewed September 23, 2017

This place was packed with locals when we tried to visit for lunch which was a good sign. We enjoyed the mussels to share followed by pasta dishes with branzino (sea bass) and crab respectively. Delicious. There isn't really a view from the restaurant it...More

Thank c b
Reviewed September 20, 2017

Wonderful place to eat in Portovenere. We had the spaghetti frutti di mare and the crab gnocci. Everything tasted fresh and delicious. Service was welcoming and prices reasonable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:15 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:15 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:15 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:15 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:15 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:15 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via dell'Olivo, 317, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Porto Venere
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 792179
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