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La Paranza

Via Jacopo Ruffini 46, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 283686
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish ravioli” (5 reviews)
“scallopini” (2 reviews)
“fritto misto” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Via Jacopo Ruffini 46, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I had dinner here and it was absolutely amazing! The staff are so welcoming and offer excellent service! I ordered the Degustation and every meal was presented beautifully and tasted exquisite! It’s not a super cheap meal, but it’s worth every cent....More

Thank Gabby B
Reviewed 18 November 2017

love the family feeling here ...and the house wine is great and delicious pasta...beautifully decorated...and great service...upbeat...with dogs and children abound....lovely

Thank JB1894
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We happened upon La Paranza as we were looking for a place that served lunch near the town of PortoFino (which was way too crowded!) What a terrific experience - the food, the ambience and the warm, friendly service made it one of the best...More

Thank fourkidsNyc
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by our concierge atHotel Miramare in Santa Margarita. My husband and I wanted fish, as we were situated right on the sea and the fishermen bring in fish everyday.. what is a better place to eat fresh fish. The restaurant ambience...More

Thank Toronto_Princessa
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Just finished a great dinner at a local restaurant recommended by the staff at my hotel. What a treat! The mussels were the best ever and the ravioli Pesci was divine. We finished dinner with a local whitefish elegantly prepared in a nice lemon sauce....More

Thank JSH247
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Owners have run this for 45 years, great service, highly recommend the mussels as well as the spaghetti with clam sauce. Great red house wine incredibly priced.

Thank Mimi D
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Restaurant is mentioned in by both Fodor and Frommer. Not sure why. Perfectly OK. Not more. Some slight negative attitude by owner's on a very quiet night. Why? You can have a much more enjoyable dinner in this city.

Thank hunsdorfer
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped for lunch on a very wet day. The lady welcomed us the man serving the food friendly whilst the owner or manager had no sense of customer service. This person had to be asked twice for the bill following his manner of ignoring...More

Thank Yvon M
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

After a day in Portofino but did not eat the crazy expensive meals there, I was starving. I remembered a local friend gave me a highly personal recommendation to visit La Paranza for dinner. Yep! Absolutely the best find in Santa Margherita (for what i...More

Thank siuhung w
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Nothing to write home about! Gnocchis were mediocre and the sole was not much better. There are much better places around.

Thank ginsengNewYork
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Jacopo Ruffini 46, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santa Margherita Ligure
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 283686
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