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La Cantina dello Zio Bramante

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Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
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Via Renato Birolli 110, 19017 Manarola, Italy
+39 0187 762061
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Fortaleza, CE
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our night in the cantina was the perfect ending for our tour around the Cinque Terre. We were very well welcomed by the friendly staff, the ambience of the place matches perfectly the picturesque air of the villages. The food was very good, had a lasagna with the local wine, price was good also. A very talented trio formed by... More 

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Seattle, WA
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stumbled on this great little spot after exploring a good bit of Manarola and wanting to enjoy some drinks and snacks before dinner. LOVED IT. The owner and his staff are wonderful, patient, kind and friendly, and helped us choose just the right wine. Also, they have delicious focaccia and olives to snack on! Later in... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

A wonderful find on the main drag towards the beach. Not much to look at from the outside but full of atmosphere inside. Small and cosy on a busy day it was a bit full-on. Pleasant and attentive staff providing excellent food from a small space. A good place to. drink wine and probably an even better place in the... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

What started out as a quiet dinner, ended up with some really good entertainment. I wasn't expecting it, but as I was finishing my pasta with pesto, the guy started on the guitar, and he was really good. I ended up staying a few more hours, and the place was rocking. Since it was a Wednesday night, I have no... More 

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KS1
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We went on a wine tasting here. For 15 euros per person, we had samples of several wines along with snacks. Gabriel, the owner, talked about the wine and the history of his place, which was started by his grandfather in 1958. We went back twice to listen to music in the evening and to drink red wine.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Was in Manarola for a week on vacation. We dined at Il Porticciolo next door and the waiter told us about this place and that there would be live entertainment. So we did come to Zio Bramante to see the show. What a charming place. Small and inviting. We took seats close to the stage and saw two different performances.... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Tried to pay with a €50 note (as that's all I had), he put it in the till but said he didn't have change. I offered to pay on my credit card if it was easier. He took my card and payed with that, but didn't return my €50. When I asked for it back he pretended not to know... More 

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GROSSE POINTE
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Friendly owners with excellent wines and food. Would return here again & again given the opportunity! A gem!

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

We stopped here for a last glass of wine on our way back to our accommodation as it seemed like the only place open late. We were drawn in by the music and the people outside. The very friendly lady served up and chatted to us - a shame there was no local red wine available, but was still a... More 

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106 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

We had read about this bar from a review on tripadvisor and we had decided to go there.It was just a fanastic .There was a brilliant band playing there.They were rockin the place.We stay all night just about made the last train back to la spezia where we had parked our car early that day.Of course we had to leave... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Renato Birolli 110, 19017 Manarola, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Manarola
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 762061

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