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Bar Lamia

$$ - $$$
Italian, Bar, Cafe
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Piazza Marina 4, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
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Mildura, Australia
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101 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Nice big terrace bar with good views of people arriving on boats. We visited two days for coffee and croissant the service is quick and excellent. The coffee good as was the food. Toilets are clean two of one normal the other a hole in the ground type.

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Thank Kezzasboy
Brookmans Park, United Kingdom
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602 reviews
338 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 327 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We stopped by for a quick snack and a glass of wine after a long hike and with just 25 minutes before our boat left. The guy who took our order was great when we explained we were in a rush, and he had the food and wine on our table in minutes. The focaccia was delicious with ham, cheese,... More 

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Thank breweruk
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Nice comfortable, a quick stop over for a coffee break. It's got a nice view to the lake but also busy with tourist movement. Not a bad place for a quick coffee.

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Thank 990nipuns
Rochester, NY
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

We visited Bar Lamia on several occasions during our week long stay in Portovenere. Very friendly and efficient staff. Enjoyed the local beer from La Spezia - Birrificio del Golfo.

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Thank jjjingleheimer
Bucharest, Romania
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

We had a great ice cream here. Definitely recommend dark chocolate, nuts or forest fruits flavors. Also the price was reasonable, only 2€ for two flavors.

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Thank Andra P
Turin, Italy
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140 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Polite staff, great for breakfast or a quick bite at lunch. Conveniently placed at the beginning of the "tourist strip"

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Morris County, New Jersey
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859 reviews
399 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3,155 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

Bar Lamia was just steps away from our hotel Grand Portovenere, so conveniently it became our favorite spot for Gelato. We seldom missed a day or evening and were always welcomed back with a smile. You can order at the window to go or sit down comfortably at the table in the front. We did both:) Popular spot, great gelato... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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202 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

Piadina excellent (wrap usually hot with various fillings - we sample smoked ham and gorgonzola), lots of people stop in for early evening cocktails after the tourist crush has left. Fully recommend their cocktails You might struggle for a table at lunchtime or when the boats dock as it is immediately in front of the walk to the boat departure... More 

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France
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137 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

We stopped off here after a wader around the streets of Portovenere as it was the only place we could find with a table empty for four people. After spotting huge dishes of ice-cream being delivered to the people at the next table, we ordered ice-cream to accompany our glass of local vino...and were very glad we did as it... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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165 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015

Great place to meet friends and spend some time nice and quite looking the people strolling on the promenade. If you are a connoisseur of spirits and wine this is your "Home" one of the best selection of single malts and fine cognac.

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Thank Leonardo Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Bar, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Marina 4, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Porto Venere

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?