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Le Bocche

Calata Doria, 102, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 790622
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Calata Doria, 102, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As others have said, the location is the star here! What a fantastic spot. The staff were efficient and friendly - they speak some English which was helpful. It was good to be able to choose light options for lunch. My husband had the mussels...More

Thank Lesley T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having visited Porto Venere last year for a couple of hours and having lunch in this restaurant, we always planned to revisit during our week long stay and we were not disappointed. The menu is limited for vegetarians as are most of them in the...More

Thank AshnDave
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A restaurant that offers a wonderful view on the gulf, so go there at lunch because at dinner the kitchen closes at 9.30 ! Pasta and fried fish is good enough and the white wine is ok. It's expensive for the location of course.

Thank Pietro S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There’s no doubt the location is the star here. It was lovely to sit at the water’s edge and watch the boats go by. Sadly the quality of the food does not match the quality of the location. My Caprese salad looked enticing but the...More

Thank mandlp
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Celebrating our 25th anniversary in this stunning restaurant, with magnificent views, and wonderful food. The owner is a special person, as are his well-trained staff.

Thank Soncima
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

I had seen this restaurant on my walk and booked a dinner reservation. Then I read the reviews. My experience was definitely different than some I read. I started with the oysters which were lovely. Then I had the branzino w leeks and walnuts which...More

Thank Lynne D
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner there and we waited almost 2 hours for our food when it arrived my dish linguine all’astice, was cold, without sauce and had only one lobster claw. When I politely inquires with the owner as to why it didn’t...More

2  Thank Villamolina1
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Despite its lovely location, we had the worst dinner at this restaurant. The staff rudeness ruined our all evening. To be avoided at all cost!

3  Thank natsbibi
DirezioneLeBocche, Proprietario at Le Bocche, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

You are out of your mind and you learn education. Boors!

Reviewed 29 July 2018

This is a very romantic place at the entrance of the bay and with view on the mountains and the sea. We had excellent sea food and a matching Italian Wine.

Thank martinwT8658EU
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

From the first great, you could tell that staff and service would be average. The food is to average as well as presentation. the location is fantastic with fabulous outdoor seating. Although I was sat indoors, I however was more keen on the food and...More

Thank Carmela H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calata Doria, 102, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Porto Venere
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 790622
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