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La Medusa

Via Giovanni Capellini 74, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 790603
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
4 Jan 2018
“The worst restaurant in Italy”
29 Sep 2017
“Owner was warm and gracious!”
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
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Via Giovanni Capellini 74, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

It's pity that I can't give them mark "0". The only way after visiting this place is to McDonald's. We came hungry and we left hungry. But without an impressive amount of money. The portions are tiny. The quality of the food is very poor....More

Thank tvay
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Food was amazing! Especially enjoyed the tuna. The owner served us personally and was very welcoming. I have food allergy and he was especially helpful with making sure I was accommodated. Highly recommend!

Thank Hawk099
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

There were no free tables outside but we preferred to seat outside and staff move the table from inside to the square (they did it also for two other couples). Service was really kind and helpful. I ate spaghetti with seafood and was really delicious....More

Thank Michał S
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Had a lovely lunch here a few days ago. Even though last day of October, weather was beautiful and Portovenere busy. Stumbled upon this restaurant - so glad we did. Only a couple of free tables. Service was fine, they were busy and the 2...More

1  Thank DinoSharan
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Very simple, the couple before me & my family were told that the outside seating was reserved, but inside was not, so the couple went inside. I then asked for a table for 4, he turned to look at the completely empty restaurant (barring the...More

Thank Dexboy67
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Good value and all well prepared. Location on a terrace in a pleasant little square. Small menu but all well prepared. Service is friendly and efficient. Pesto was good with a nice powerful basil flavour, roasted sea bream was very tasty as were the mussels...More

1  Thank SteveyWevey
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Four of us had seafood antipasti here as we didn't want a large meal. The selection presented was excellent and very flavoursome. Obviously can't comment on the other courses but I'm sure they'd be great as there's a clever chef in that kitchen. Dining in...More

1  Thank Louise M
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Great location , great table outside , great service and great food (seafood ragu was excellent and had a great local white wine).

1  Thank paricho
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The location in great in the center of the town in a small square. Food has been very good, we did try seafood antipasto gnocchi and tuna Capaccio. The service was very good. To try it when visiting Portovenere.

1  Thank Matteo M
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Even after the waiter told us we couldn't sit were we wanted, then seemed miffed when we wanted to eat outside in the little square by the fountain and wouldn't give us a garlicky butter sauce for dipping our prawns in, we found this charming...More

1  Thank Ross K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giovanni Capellini 74, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Porto Venere
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 790603
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