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Sporting Beach Ristorante Il Piccolo Bistrot

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Via Olivo 343, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 790666
08:00 - 23:30
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Brussels, Belgium
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a spot on the beach with shade and a place to buy a cold drink and stumbled on this place. Most places were reserved for season pass holders but they did offer us three possible spots furthest from the sea, one of which we took. 16 euros for each chair for the day.

Thank James_W_Holland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Bad service, overpriced food, too salty. "Caprese Salad" = 1 tomato + 5 slices of bad mozzarella + lots of salt, for 12€. 😡

Thank Jean C
Geneva, Switzerland
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

The only thing that is "piccolo" about this restaurant is actually the size of the kitchen. In that small kitchen owner/chef Natale produces a few outstanding dishes of food. Of course we're talking mainly fish. And if I compared this beach bar/restaurant to the one Martinez in Cannes operates, they sure could take a lesson here. We had three extensive... More 

Thank DRC1957
Coimbra, Portugal
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84 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

We found this bar on the beach, and although attached to the hotel it was reasonably priced and good service. Lovely spot for an aperitivo. We then tried the bar in the hotel another night when the beach bar was closed...lovely spot again. Came back again for dinner.....lovely strogonoff, amazing steak. Good service.

Thank zookro
Porto Venere, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

You are on the beach... The view and the food is fantastic. Staff is really great and attentive. Try fish of the day cooked or carpaccio: delicious...

Thank dantelec
Bonn, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

The tittle says all... Excellent food at great location with very good house wine but unfriendly staff to foreigners :(

Thank mosiadzu
Worcester, UK
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

On the beach, nice staff and pretty good value too. Accessed via the hotel through a subway to the beach. Serve great dinners

Thank vegnomeat
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

We chose this restaurant because it was close to where we lived, having already had meals at the hotel and in the city centre of Portovenere. This was by far the best of the meals we've had in Portovenere. It lies approx. 1 km outside of the city centre of Portovenere along the beach, and the view is great and... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2014

All 4 meals were excellent. If you just want a salad it will be enough...feeds 2 at least. I had a chilled plate of roasted red pepper, anchovies with capers and olive oil. The finish was a scoop of vanilla gelato dropped into a glass of iced espresso..... This is exactly what one hopes for with such an ideal location.... More 

Thank Masu M
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88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2013

i recomend this beach for a swim in the evening to recover from the heat of summer days, then enjoy the views and go to any restaurant to have some good fresh fish of the day!

Thank margaritaBCN

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Olivo 343, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Porto Venere
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 790666
Restaurant by the sea on the beach inside the bathhouse Spoting Beach open to the pablic passage. The kitchen is mainly fish but there is also some scope meat and many salads. The menu is very rich is composed exclusively of the freshest local produce. The cellar is very well stocked.

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