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La Fonte del Penitente

Via di Montenero 345, 57128, Livorno, Italy
+39 0586 579481
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
4 Jul 2018
“An absolute must ! ”
4 Jun 2018
“amazing food”
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via di Montenero 345, 57128, Livorno, Italy
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

This is a small family run restaurant which is simply superb. It would be a shame to visit Livorno without going to this restaurant. It is slightly off the beaten track but well worth the €20 taxi fare from our hotel in the centre of...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 4 June 2018

the best restaurant we have visited here.amazing food,and staff.we are definitely coming here again.

Thank feinbergsusan134
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We stayed in an AirBnB just up the road for a few days and came here for dinner once (We regret having gone only once now). Although we don’t speak Italian, the owner made every effort to explain the different dishes to us and even...More

Thank Aileen Elise P
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Go out of your way if you must to find this seafood restaurant. Owner and wife are there waiting for you and both cooking for you. As a world traveler this would be on my top five list with the freshest oysters and lobsters as...More

1  Thank BdosCaptain
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing meal at La Fonte del Penitente. The hosts were truly lovely and friendly and the menu was fantastic. Even though the restaurant is predominantly Seafood based (which my family loved), I as a vegan even had delicious options. Dessert was incredible. Super...More

Thank sudielasudes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We stayed in a place near Livorno for serveral days, not really knowing where to have dinner visiting the town. Asking a local where he would go eating with his parents, he recommended this osteria. The way up to the restaurant was an adventure -...More

1  Thank stefandahle
Reviewed 12 June 2015

The restaurant is located a little outside Livorno. The trip to the restaurant is an experience due to very small streets and corners. It is a little place and english is not their strong side. But that is not a problem because their a very...More

Thank Torben Lohse H
Reviewed 21 March 2014

Fresh fish, romantic atmosphere, and extremely kind owners. That was the best dinner of the last few years and I recommend this place to everyone who wants to eat fresh fish in a traditional place of the area.

Thank Liuba V
Reviewed 4 November 2013

The best restaurant all around the World. Fantastico place, service, taste. Seafood is the best I ever ate. Fantastico service. Voyage to the restaurant is beautiful. This is Toscany.

Thank Fossnes
Reviewed 6 August 2013

We went two nights on the trot we liked it so much. The service, the menu, the food, presentation and value for money were all excellent. The car park is though a challenge! The House Special of lobster, prawns, langostines, mussels and clams was fantastic...More

Thank webBorehamwood
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 70
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Montenero 345, 57128, Livorno, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Livorno  >  Livorno
  • Phone Number: +39 0586 579481
  • E-mail
Il ristorante prende il nome dalla sua caratteristica principale: un'antica sorgente naturale e spontanea che lo attraversa al suo interno. Situato in uno dei migliori luoghi di Livorno, il locale è adatto a creare un'atmosfera rilassante ed unica; si disloca su un'ampia sala per un totale di 36 posti. È inoltre dotato di parcheggio riservato ai propri clienti esattamente di fronte al ristorante. Il ristorante trova la sua vocazione per il pesce e tutti i prodotti del mare. Il menù della Fonte del Penitente accontenta tutti i clienti con una serie infinita di proposte di pesce e carne, ideale quindi anche per coloro che non amano i prodotti ittici; consente così un'ampia scelta finalizzata a soddisfare tutti i migliori palati. La specialità che lo caratterizza è la padellata, piatto a base di crostacei e frutti di mare; data la prestigiosità dei prodotti che la compongono, è richiesta la prenotazione.
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