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Ristorante Al Carugio

Via S. Pietro 9, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
+39 0187 817367
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“gnocchi” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (19 reviews)
“miso soup” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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Via S. Pietro 9, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

We decided last minute to eat here as it was just around the corner from our hotel. The service was poor, the waiter had a bit of an attitude when he realized we did not speak Italian. The food was good (not great), there are...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped for dinner. Seemed initially to be bothering the staff. They came around. We had a fish salad, which turned out to be a plate of fish, various types, sizes, and fairly similar flavors. My wife had the seafood spaghetti, which came with mussels, shrimp,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank EZWash
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We had a horrible meal at this place which I didn’t think was possible in charming old town Monterosso. Service was very slow too and the owner was chatting to a local couple at the table next to us the whole time and not helping...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LIB1023
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Typically i only rate restaurants when I have something good to say. But unfortunately I had to comment about this place. I have never been to a restaurant with the service and the food was so bad, especially when I am in Italy where all...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sbztmc
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This is a great little restaurant and have been back on each visit to Cinque Terre. Have not been disappointed on each time taking friends there. Love the pasta with walnut sauce and their fried sardines are also wonderful. I was there a year prior...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank TwoAussieBabyBoomers
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We shared the seafood linguini here and it was very good. We had no issues with service and had an overall positive visit.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank SparklingEms
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Very charming restaurant located in a small street. Efficient fast service. We had the gnocchi al pesto which was cooked to perfection!!! Highly recommended!!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We had a very late dinner at this quaint alley restaurant. The service was efficient and fast, and the food preparation overall was very good (simple but fresh). However, the pesto is spectacular. They also have a great offering of Cinque Terre produced wines (mostly...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Phil-n-Wendy
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We came to this restaurant because we had previously had delicious lemon anchovies. They are a good as we remember them. We also had Gnocchi with pesto and seafood ravioles. The food was excellent this restaurant is on one of the side street here at...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank egurenl213
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

delightful little restaurant up an alley-way - off the beaten track. Despite what other reviewers have said - we found the aervuce to be of a high standard. Our waiter 'checked in' with us maby times during our meal. We had the risotto al mare...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ceebs2016
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30 October 2016|
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Response from Lynne H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. It was a first-time visit and while we thought it was quite good, we had no previous visit to compare it with.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via S. Pietro 9, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Monterosso al Mare
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 817367
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