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“A unique dining experience”

Ristorante Ochin de Ma
Ranked #1 of 97 Restaurants in Arenzano
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We arrived early, but they were already fully booked for the evening. As far as I could tell there is no indoor seating. We told the young man that it was our honeymoon and he made a table for us. We were so happy we didn't care that we weren't on the patio but just off-size on the gravel. Who cares? It's an adventure!!!! This the kind of place I think you either love it or hate it. There's no menu, there's just whatever is fresh caught and prepared in the kitchen that day for a fixed price that includes a bottle of wine and desert. It's not "cheap" but it's not going to break the bank either. And the service is very good, they just keep bringing out plates of food. If you don't like seafood, if you're a fussy eater, if you're gluten intolerant, if you hate experiencing new and unexpected things, just go up the road and get a pizza. But if you want an exquisite, uniquely Mediterranean meal heavy on the seafood, this place could be your dream destination as it was ours. We had pasta with seafood and a light sauce of garlic, olive oil and some tomato, a basket of little deep fried fishes. Fishy fries. Some smelt but a mixed variety of tiny crunchy fishes, heads tails, bones and all. We had a delightful bottle of local wine. Anyway, we loved the whole experience. It was one of our top 5 meals on our honeymoon.

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Reviewed 29 July 2016

In a nice location, the place is not one of the many "tourists traps" you can often find on the Riviera Ligure, were you eat frozen fish at very high prices.
This place offers only very fresh local fish from the local fishermen, mainly caught the same day that is served to you.
The menu is well balanced and it's almost everyday different and it depends to what the fishermen caught.
We've eaten three different starters, one pasta and another course [everything made with fish] and we paid 25€, wine and dessert included.
The food was very good, I particularly enjoyed the "Melanzane alla Parmigiana with Swordfish" [one of the three starters].
Definitely a place where I'll go again, highly suggested!

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Thank fitzstudio66
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

You eat the fish that the boat catches each day. Just a couple of choices. Better to book. Friendly service and good value for money (all inclusive price).

Thank Helenmoira
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Reviewed 10 July 2015

This restaurant is run by fishermen, hence, there is no menu. You get what's been caught on that day. The whole arrangement costs EUR 30,- at the time of writing and includes 4 courses - antipasti, first course (normally pasta), second course - fish and a dessert. You can't bail out on the price even if you refuse the courses, but be prepared to eat a LOT and very tasty :)

Thank VladimirLazarenko
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Reviewed 20 June 2015

Do you want to have a fish dinner in a restaurant hold by fishermen ? Then if you will move by the highway from Genova-Ventimiglia and the French border , stop to Arenzano. Out of the highway take 2 exit of the round-about follow the main street up to a second round-about , then follow again the main street , 3 exit , until the Arenzano promenade , park to the port parking on the left of the street. Then walk through the village up to the center , ask where the Cinema is situated , there on the cinema garden you will find the restaurant. It is not covered "Menù a la carte" they will prepare for you a set menù based on what they have fish. Price is really interesting , all courses , wine included and dessert for 30 euro per person. It is better to call in adavance for reservation

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Thank stefano_pittaluga
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