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Il Faro

24/A, v. Maragliano, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 286867
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (10 reviews)
“grilled sole” (2 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 15:00All hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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24/A, v. Maragliano, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
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Reviews (165)
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Santa Margherita for 4 nights & ate at 2 restaurants recommended by reviews & our hotel only to be disappointed. On our second night in SM the restaurant we went to was booked out so the owners recommended Il Faro. We had...More

Thank Experienced55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Glass of quality prosecco to start and a fabulous plate of fresh Langostine for main,very enjoyable prompt service but no air con,ceiling fans kept us coolish.

Thank Nicky230201
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

A lovely family restaurant! Traditional, simple, tasty food. Gratinated clams, lasagna, fish... all fresh and well prepared. Nice warm atmosphere. Everything just perfect!

Thank lassij2016
Reviewed 6 October 2016

A family run restaurant away from the seafront which provides excellent food nicely served. An amuse bouche and a glass of prosecco are provided which is a nice bonus in a very reasonably priced restaurant.. We visited twice.

Thank Jean J
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Wonderful place with charming atmosphere. Tasty dishes and good wine offer, top customer service, very lovely interrior

Thank Vasyl_Kiev
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We dined here as two couples during our stay in Santa Margherita. It was recommended by other guests at the Grand Hotel Miramare. The only lady waiting seemed stressed and almost all the other diners seemed locals. Soup was served which was average. Main course...More

Thank mumbles10
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We walked past this restaurant and lucky to get a table. We were only tourists in on Saturday night. Place packed full. Husband and wife ran the floor with great ability and friendly. Really good food. Many eating seafood which looked great but we chose...More

Thank NitaB61
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Recent visit of an evening, whilst staying at Grand Hotel Miramare. Restaurant is a five minute walk away up a back street away from the promenade. Comments made by Hilary D mirror our experience almost exactly in that the lasagne was small and uninspiring. Veal...More

Reviewed 8 June 2016

Aside from La Paranoia, this place was tops on my list of Santa Margherita dining. Great service,wonderful food and reasonable prices

Thank jawwaj2014
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

We were lucky to stumble upon this little restaurant while taking a walk in a less touristy neighborhood. We enjoyed our lunch so much that we returned for dinner. Nothing fancy - just well-prepared dishes using fresh ingredients. The owners are lovely - at each...More

1  Thank GigLuca
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24/A, v. Maragliano, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santa Margherita Ligure
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 286867
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