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L'Ancora della Tortuga

Salita Cappuccini 4, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
+39 0187 800065
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“duck” (11 reviews)
“seafood” (47 reviews)
“tasting menu” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Salita Cappuccini 4, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Ewe loved this restaurant. Walk up from the seaside by the old fortress and gaze at the sea. Enter into a cozy restaurant. The waiter was superbly personable. Appetizers were octopus and olives and capers, and we split a pasta that was delicious. Fish was...More

Thank lfbmonkey
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the restaurant on the3 internet before going to Cinque Terra, and so it was on our list. We enjoyed a lunch there, last week, and the food was good. The service was acceptable, and the portions were medium sized. But the location is...More

1  Thank WyoLaw53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up at this restaurant twice because it was so tasty and the view overlooking the sea is perfect. Each time we had the pesto lasagne and tiramisu, both homemade and totally mouth watering! On top of that, reasonably good priced and staff friendly....

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spent 10 days in Italy and this was our best meal. The restaurant is perched on the edge of the cliff, overlooking the ocean, and the views are stunning and beautiful. I strongly recommend a reservation, which we thankfully made. Our...More

1  Thank Michael D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Until now, best dishes ever I had in Italy. Strongly recommend for those who are tired of restaurant for tourist.

Thank Injoong C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food, wine, service great. Exactly what we needed after a long walk from Levanto. Our dog was allowed inside, and kids ate everything!

Thank Fleur L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to Monterosso a number of times, and our first order of business is to make at least one reservation at "La Tortuga". The food is great, the service is always pleasant and attentive, but the view..... YIKES! It is stunning! Please take...More

Thank Susan47172
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By far our best dining experience over the 5 days we spent in Cinque Terre. Nestled on the rocky outcrop above Monterosso, looking down on the rocks and the sea, the setting is hard to beat. Passing tourists looked on enviably as my son and...More

1  Thank JLM_Swiss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spectacular view. Fantastic food with nuance and not at all your touristy cliches. Impressive flavours.... and bread to die for. Brilliant.

Thank barbaz0id
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is on the walkway round from the old town to the new and has tables inside below walkway level as well as outside on the walkway. The menu is heavily seafood focused with a good wine list and modest mark ups. The food...More

2  Thank Charles_Hopkinson-W
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Beverly T
4 August 2017|
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Response from peterandjude54321 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just saw this hope you got there Peace Peter
11 May 2017|
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Response from Julie S | Reviewed this property |
I'd ask your hotel to make a reservation for you.
21 April 2017|
Response from peterandjude54321 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure have wine and beer for sure Peace Peter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salita Cappuccini 4, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Monterosso al Mare
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 800065
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