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Caffe Restaurant Excelsior

Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta 54, 16034 Portofino, Italy
+39 0185 269123
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible7%
5 days ago
30 Jul 2015
“Affordable eating in the very expensive Portofino”
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Italian, International, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta 54, 16034 Portofino, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We loved the look of this restaurant as we strolled up and down the port. The restaurant decor was fresh and stood out from the other establishments. Initially we stayed for a beverage and enjoyed the conversation with the lovely staff who informed us the...More

Thank Craig R
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Portofino is a very expensive place - chanced upon this restaurant. There were a lot of options here - some not very expensive so can suit all. It does have open seating which was ideal for the weather. The staff was especially helpful - helped...More

1  Thank Ruchi_Ahuja87
Reviewed 21 July 2015

We stopped there for lunch and went away happy and sated after a wonderful experience. Our server (who will remain anonymous) was so professional and friendly, he really made us feel special. The food was great and since it was a lunch menu, it was...More

Thank molley59
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

This whole area is pretty pricey and here is no different really; they have a 3 euro cover charge PP which is higher than other places I've been to in Italy but probably due to the popularity of the area as a tourist hot spot....More

Thank Rajessex
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Great food and such a lovely staff!!! Try the tonno scottato.. It's delicious.. Relaxing and spacious between one table and the other.. I recommend it!

Thank GuInver
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Oh dear! When will Italy come into the 21st century? We arrived, hungry, at 3.30pm and I was longing for a plate of pasta only to be told that the only hot food available was pizza (the restaurant closed at 3pm). I suppose we should...More

Thank LL1949
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

Outstanding pizza, perfect location and good variety of vines. Please add there attentive service and you could total this as a nice place I could certainly recommend. Kind regards, Vladislav

1  Thank VSKV
Reviewed 30 October 2014

our group of 6 had a fine lunch. Service was fine and food arrived in a timely fashion. Having said that, food was only a bit better than average. We all had pizza, salad,beer and wine. View was terrific

Thank yankeecap26
Reviewed 7 October 2014

You must for David who is a magican with the service. The Bellini is to die for and the finger food accompanying the drinks are very tasty.

Thank Gaye A
Reviewed 18 September 2014

Waiter is very rude and short tempered , food average no wifi despite it being advertised , we were told it was "broken" which means We can't be bothered , lots of other places to eat at with better service , not recommended !

Thank oakman1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 60 - USD 112
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta 54, 16034 Portofino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Portofino
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 269123
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