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Palmaria Restaurant

Via Giuseppe Garibaldi 5, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 790570
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tomato broth” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (6 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Via Giuseppe Garibaldi 5, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We scored a fantastic table on the terrace and therefore had the perfect position to enjoy the magical view that other reviews speak of. However the highlight was the attentive but unpretentious service from the staff including Edwige,but in particular Ricardo (who was a complete...More

Thank Tina S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderful dining experience...delicious food, excellent service and unparalleled panarama views. Best restaurant to truly appreciate all that is special about Portovenere.More

Thank Michelle B
Palmaria R, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Palmaria Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Michelle B, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this fantastic review - we really appreciate it and we are delighted you had such an enjoyable evening with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I left the choice for this evenings meal up to the other half, and she came up trumps. Food with a view is either a) Expensive with a view or b) Rubbish with a view, but at least the red plastic chairs and plastic table...More

Thank Lucero79
Palmaria R, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Palmaria Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Lucero79, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent meal at our Palmaria Restaurant. The type of experience you're describing it is exactly what we strive to create for each and every guest:! It is also great to learn that you felt...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner here recently and were delighted. The view is wonderful and the food is excellent. Our waiter I believe his name was Omar was witty, fun, and a complete joy. His recommendations were excellent and his taunting of my wife...More

1  Thank dslye3
Palmaria R, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Palmaria Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear dslye3 , Thank you for your wonderful review. Naturally, I am delighted to hear that you and your wife felt well looked after by our team members, it is always a pleasure to receive such kind words. It is also great to hear that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although the food and service are passable. I would never recommend this restaurant to anyone. There are so many other amazing options with much better food for a fraction of the price. We’ve been traveling in Italy for 2 weeks and this was our first...More

Thank Gary T
Antonio P, Direttore generale at Palmaria Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am so sorry for your disappointing experience. As a matter of fact we never adhered to any sort of promotion with the Fork for the entire 2018 season. I've also investigated with the team regarding the wine choice and the upsell our waiter was...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The terrace overlooks the marina and town. Great and friendly service. You can park in the garage below and say you are going to eat at the restaurant (complimentary) otherwise if you drive there parking is hard to find. Food fresh - pasta was great...More

Thank Jorge U
Palmaria R, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Palmaria Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jorge U, We're extremely happy that the evening was memorable for you and your family. We are glad your children enjoy our burger, definitely a dish to remember! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, F&B Team Palmaria Restaurant

Reviewed 7 July 2018

My wife and I took a day trip to Portovenere. We came from an agriturismo in the hills above La Spezia, not knowing what to expect of the town, but came away liking it better than Cinque Terre. Part of the reason was the food...More

Thank IrvineUncleT
Palmaria R, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Palmaria Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Dear IrvineUncleT, Thank you for having lunch ay our Palmaria and for such a fantastic review. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time and that's on the team! We pride ourselves in the quality of our food we serve, and the...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

We had as a starter octopus, then two main courses (see food) a deserts (tiramisu, homemade ice cream). Great service, food and environment. Yes, it is not cheap, but you got what you paid.More

Thank Jan P
Palmaria R, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Palmaria Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Dear Jan P Thank you for sharing your feedback following your recent visit to our Palmaria Restaurant. .I am glad to read your wonderful comments on the food and the service! Hopefully we will have the pleasure of welcoming you again in the near future....More

Reviewed 2 July 2018

We had a great server that really made our visit entertaining. Food was very good. Semi-Casual spot but at the same time, likely the most formal in this small town.More

Thank Road-Lifer
Palmaria R, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Palmaria Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Dear Road-Lifer Thank you for taking the time to share your positive review! We are so pleased that the team has taken good care and you thoroughly enjoyed your experience! We hope tp welcoming you back in the near future. Kinf Regards, F&B Team Palmaria...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We were in a bit of a rush as we just arrived at the hotel, so we decided to eat here. Generally I like to avoid hotel food, as it’s not very good. My wife and my daughter convinced me to eat here because the...More

1  Thank petertherock1971
Palmaria R, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Palmaria Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Dear petertherock1971, Many thanks for sharing this lovely review! We 'like to attract our customers and make everyone feel easy and explain that even we're an Hotel Restaurant the identity is unformal and with no extra charge ! it's wonderful to see that reflected in...More

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Elaine H
5 March 2017|
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Response from Palmaria R | Property representative |
Yes Palmaria Restaurant is the name of the Grand Hotel Restaurant , it is open also for non resident clients everyday for lunch and dinner . Kind Regards F&B team Palmaria Restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 23 - USD 80
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giuseppe Garibaldi 5, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Porto Venere
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 790570
  • E-mail
Description
Sitting on the sublime terrace of the ancient convent that overlooks the sea, Palmaria Restaurant offers a romantic veranda with a candlelight ambiance. Executive Chef Francesco Parravicini and his team will provide you with a unique culinary experience. Palmaria Restaurant cares about the specific needs of each and every guest, and also offers gluten-free menus. Large windows and a grand terrace overlook the sea and the charming village of Portovenere, a UNESCO World Heritage Site along with the Cinque Terre. Mediterranean flavors and aromas ignite your senses at the restaurant.
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