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Sporting Beach Ristorante Il Piccolo Bistrot

Via Olivo 343, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 790666
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
23 Sep 2017
“Perfect Lunch Spot”
8 Jun 2017
“Wedding reception party in th evening”
Open Now
8:00 am - 11:30 pm Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
$$ - $$$
Via Olivo 343, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

We loved the spaghetti frutti di mare so much for lunch that we visited again later in the week. The location on the beach is stunning and you can gaze out at the world sailing by whilst enjoying excellent food. Good value and a very...More

Thank c b
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Outstanding venue with beautiful ambiance along the seashore/ private beach club. Owner Natalino and family provide excellent food and personal dining experience . Excellent cocktails too !

Thank Andrea15654
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a spot on the beach with shade and a place to buy a cold drink and stumbled on this place. Most places were reserved for season pass holders but they did offer us three possible spots furthest from the sea, one...More

Thank James_W_Holland
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Bad service, overpriced food, too salty. "Caprese Salad" = 1 tomato + 5 slices of bad mozzarella + lots of salt, for 12€. 😡

Thank Jean C
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The only thing that is "piccolo" about this restaurant is actually the size of the kitchen. In that small kitchen owner/chef Natale produces a few outstanding dishes of food. Of course we're talking mainly fish. And if I compared this beach bar/restaurant to the one...More

Thank DRC1957
Reviewed 6 October 2015

We found this bar on the beach, and although attached to the hotel it was reasonably priced and good service. Lovely spot for an aperitivo. We then tried the bar in the hotel another night when the beach bar was closed...lovely spot again. Came back...More

Thank zookro
Reviewed 21 August 2015

You are on the beach... The view and the food is fantastic. Staff is really great and attentive. Try fish of the day cooked or carpaccio: delicious...

Thank dantelec
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

The tittle says all... Excellent food at great location with very good house wine but unfriendly staff to foreigners :(

Thank mosiadzu
Reviewed 19 August 2014

On the beach, nice staff and pretty good value too. Accessed via the hotel through a subway to the beach. Serve great dinners

Thank vegnomeat
Reviewed 25 July 2014

We chose this restaurant because it was close to where we lived, having already had meals at the hotel and in the city centre of Portovenere. This was by far the best of the meals we've had in Portovenere. It lies approx. 1 km outside...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Olivo 343, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Porto Venere
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 790666
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Restaurant by the sea on the beach inside the bathhouse Spoting Beach open to the pablic passage. The kitchen is mainly fish but there is also some scope meat and many salads. The menu is very rich is composed exclusively of the freshest local produce. The cellar is very well stocked.
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