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Il Pitosforo

Molo Umberto Primo n. 9, 16034 Portofino, Italy
+39 0185 269020
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
19 Jul 2015
“Nice view, less than average food and very expensive”
27 Jun 2015
“Be very wary”
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Seafood
PRICE
$$$$
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Molo Umberto Primo n. 9, 16034 Portofino, Italy
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Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

We mistakenly thought that all restaurants in Portofino were top quality. This is not the case. Il Pitosforo food was less than average, service was terrible (starters came all at different time) and meals were very expensive. Don't come.

1  Thank Mario M
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

This restaurant has possibly the best view overlooking the harbour situated on the first floor, but this view comes at a price. The meal was reasonable but should have been excellent at the price; it was spoiled primarily by an incompetent waiter spilling our seventy...More

1  Thank Anglosearcher
Reviewed 3 June 2015

The service and view here are amazing . Our favorite place to dine in Portofino . 5 stars - Stefan is a great server and knowledgable about the wine and food

Thank Kimberly M
Reviewed 6 April 2015

The food isn't above average but price is very high. A coca-cola can costing 8 euros is really out of reality. Also they charge 5 euros for coperto and more 15% for services. Not recommended at all

4  Thank Leandro D
Reviewed 6 April 2015

I went there with my fiancee and my son. We had 2 pizzas, one shrimp antipasti, 2 glasses of wine and 2 coffes. Food was really low quality. The same was the wine. Staff was rude. The location is nice but the place looks very...More

5  Thank Francesco D
Reviewed 7 January 2015 via mobile

In terms of location, nothing can beat Pitosforo. The view of the bay is breathtaking: tables are on a beautiful large terrace at the end of the Port where you can enjoy the view of the entire village. Just unique. Service is fantastic, very very...More

1  Thank Alessandra M
Reviewed 29 December 2014

No doubt that this place had the best location in the harbour. Probably just as well because the food is nothing special (although the the prices are!). We had a starter to share, main course,one desert, coffee and a bottle of local wine. 200 euros...More

Thank Noel D
Reviewed 16 September 2013

The restaurant is not easy to discover from outside however it has an excellent scenic view of Portofino bay and the town. The atmosphere is excellent; I was amazed by the music trio .(violin, harp, tambourine players) and their music. The food is fantastic with...More

Thank msaylan
Reviewed 29 August 2013

The view is the only thing you get from Pitosforo. Food is less than average in the area and price is twice as high. Service is VERY BAD. It looks as some unprofessional young people have rented this spot for the high season and are...More

Thank GABRIEL D
Reviewed 24 August 2013

The place has the best vieuw on the superyachts in the harbour, but don't go here if you like Italian food, it is expensive from 20 Euro and up for a pasta, drinks 15 and up !! The food is really bad we can not...More

1  Thank henkespresso
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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Molo Umberto Primo n. 9, 16034 Portofino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Portofino
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 269020
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