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Caffe Restaurant Excelsior

Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta 54, 16034 Portofino, Italy
+39 0185 269123
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
2 weeks ago
“Italian perfection.”
5 Nov 2017
“Romantic, peaceful and nice music)))”
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Italian, International, Mediterranean, European, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta 54, 16034 Portofino, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is simply perfect by all standards. Food, service and atmosphere were great. We sat on a table next to a glass wall overlooking the kitchen and we saw the steps of preparation for our meal. The staff were working with extreme passion and...More

1  Thank Nada1612
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I liked location. We came in the evening, were drinking prosecco, hugging, listening very nice relaxing music and watching wavers. What is better for the evening with beloved Man? Strongly recommended to visit 🌹

Thank airheadcat81
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Just avoid.. food is prices are a joke, we live in Geneva so are used to paying very high prices eating out, but this place is literally crazy. 46 euros for a starter of prawns. I had sea bass at 36 euros, fine but small...More

Thank garethjmorris
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The charms of Portofino are well documented, as is the abundant choice of restaurants on the main square. The problem is the restaurants can appear the same...Not this one. If you are a foodie, and you like to eat with your eyes as much as...More

1  Thank Matthew F F
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Having visited Portofino year after year for the romantic moonlit evenings, fine food and wine I never believed it could get any better. Then my Husband and I found Caffe Restaurant Excelsior. In the little village of Portofino on the right side as you walk...More

2  Thank lillibetmcg
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We were welcomed very well and we took the t-bone steak. This is a steak for 2 persons at 78 euro. The steak was good but nothing more. For us the price quality balance wasn't really respected which i think is a pity for this...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Located in the harbour of Portofino the Excelsior is the perfect place to enjoy the vibrant snd lovely site. Though the prices are very high it's worth to stop there and have a drink. Unfortunately didn't we have time to eat, but the lounge area...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 8 adults, the service was excellent, the waiters extremely friendly, talkative with an occasional joke, making the ambiance enjoyable coupled with the excellent views. The Food was extraordinarily great, with a unique combination of flavors, as a large group we...More

1  Thank rzamora63
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We went there on a recent visit for drinks and lunch. Beautiful views , great and highly professional service. They make you feel great and welcome. The drinks are served with great little appetizers . Lunch all dishes well prepared and very tasty. Highly recommended...More

1  Thank Herman G
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Wow - our expectations were super exceeded. Not sure how this place isn't rated higher, or put into the fine dining class as well, but our experience was fantastic. Great atmosphere outdoor overlooking the inlet of Portofino, the food was superb! The chef's food was...More

1  Thank Mark P
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 53 - US$ 177
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta 54, 16034 Portofino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Portofino
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 269123
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