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La Chiglia

Via dell'Olivo, 317, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 792179
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“truffle” (4 reviews)
“branzino” (5 reviews)
“prawns” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Via dell'Olivo, 317, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
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1 - 10 of 75 reviews

Reviewed 11 October 2017

We ate in this restaurant after recommendation of hotel staff. Mostly locals but we were welcomed there. Our favorite dinner of our trip!

Thank marthas42
Reviewed 10 October 2017

First of all - we've been looking for local oysters everywhere - not many places offer them. They were excellent in La Chiglia. So did the pasts with shrimps and tartufo. And so did the wine and everything else. Very nice place with quality in...More

Thank Pontiy
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We are three Canadians who tried to get into this restaurant tonight. We were told they were full for the evening and could not take us. We went by a little later and they were not even half full. We were dressed casually and not...More

1  Thank travellCanada
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

The restaurant looks nice. We ordered pasta with shrimps and truffles, fish filet with vegetables and mixed fried fish. Pasta and fish filet was really nice but the fried fish... was terrible. Fried fish contained a lot of squids with no taste, some shrimps, and...More

1  Thank Kamilka-123
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This place was packed with locals when we tried to visit for lunch which was a good sign. We enjoyed the mussels to share followed by pasta dishes with branzino (sea bass) and crab respectively. Delicious. There isn't really a view from the restaurant it...More

Thank c b
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Wonderful place to eat in Portovenere. We had the spaghetti frutti di mare and the crab gnocci. Everything tasted fresh and delicious. Service was welcoming and prices reasonable.

Thank CSPCSP
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We were all 6 walking into Portovenere when we got chatting to a local. Recommended La Chiglia as we were standing outside. We were given a round table and quickly seated. The food was divine. The waitress lovely. We thoroughly enjoyed our evening and would...More

Thank FlorenceMilfordHaven
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We ate here last night and even though there was a slight language barrier we had a wonderful meal. I started with the muscles and they were delicious. I almost wish I hadn't ordered a pasta dish as I had to leave some so I...More

Thank bluewaters55
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We had been recommended to go to this restaurant by some friends. We went for lunch (3 people) and we stayed inside. We had booked a table in advance. The waiter was not extremely affable but he was coolly polite and ready to explain the...More

Thank Casa d
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

The muscles were the best I've ever had and my main which was a seafood pasta tasted really good as well. Recommended to me by a local at Portovenere and we were not disappointed.

Thank Leon T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via dell'Olivo, 317, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Porto Venere
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 792179
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