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La Cantina Del Polpo

Piazza Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 2, 16039, Sestri Levante, Italy
+39 0185 485296
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“octopus” (11 reviews)
“pulpo” (18 reviews)
“seafood” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Piazza Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 2, 16039, Sestri Levante, Italy
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Very good Italian cuisine in a traditional decor. Very helpful staff knowing what they were talking about when recommending dishes. Very. Ice to be so welcomed.

Thank Aliceescoff
Reviewed 21 May 2017

La Cantina Del Polpo a small family owned restaurant just across from the Hotel Miramare. My wife and I had the menu of the day; antipasto of octopus which was delightful followed by a large portion of grilled squid. We choose the local Vermentino white...More

Thank Glutton7
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The menu at La Cantina Del Polpo executed Ligurian food with a creative twist, and the result was excellent. The owners and staff were very friendly and helpful. We were even able to have a pesto cooking lesson before dinner and we enjoyed the pesto...More

Thank lag_25
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Really nice place with friendly staff and high quality Italian food. Worked well with kids as well!!

Thank David E
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Had excellent Risotto in a great atmosphere. Food was good and served promptly. This is one of the top restaurants in Sestri Levante.

Thank William B
Reviewed 3 October 2016

You really have to eat here if you like good service, good food and great wine! If I could have eaten every dish on the menu I would have, say no more it was fabulous!

Thank Renziboy
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Menus are changing very fast. Try to discuss what you like with the staff. Some good wines like Pigato. Ask for Morone fish. They have a roofed terrace which is good for sunny days.

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We are American tourists from Florida and we loved La Cantina Del Polpo...our tour operator set us up for a pesto making session plus dinner at this restaurant and it was out of this world! We had a lot of fun with the employees there...More

Thank Eric R
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This is a place that genuinely cares about its food - all the waiters are helpful, patient and know a lot about each dish. The ingredients are top quality and the cooking is excellent. Really recommended.

Thank Jonnyr86
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Great dinner! Friendly an knowledgeable staff. Again more than happy to accommodate my GF wife with a multitude of options. Octopus ragu was a real winner. Wouldn't miss it on a trip through SL.

Thank kakdilla
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 28 - USD 56
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
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19:30 - 23:00
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19:30 - 23:00
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19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 2, 16039, Sestri Levante, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Sestri Levante
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 485296
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