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“Lovely lunch”

L'Ancora della Tortuga
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Locale in stile marina aggrappato alla scogliera a picco sul mare Una zona privè ricavata da una parete di roccia viva ,il dehors superiore ha una vista mozzafiato Cucina con piatti tipici rielaborati dallo chef monterossino DOC.partendo da ottimi prodotti sia di mare che di terra.
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We booked an outdoor table above the Mediterranean for lunch and were not disappointed. The complimentary breads were so yummy. We ordered the prawns wrapped in pancetta and sea bass (oven baked) .... both were delicious and well presented. A lovely Italian Gwertztraminer was just the perfect wine for a lunch in the sun overlooking the Med. Service and staff were v good and this setting would be v hard to beat. This was a real winner on a perfect September day. Highly recommend. Recommend making a reservation.

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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We spent our last night in cinque terre at this outdoor clifftop restaurant. Food was gorgeous albeit very small portions and the view was stunning for sunset. Loved it all apart from the slow service. We had to ask the waitress for the bill 3 times and it took 30 mins to come. Lovely romantic spot

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Food quality and service were top notch. Gluten free requirements were easily accommodated and gluten free bread sticks and pasta were available. Fish dishes were fresh and well prepared.

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Booked this restaurant well in advance and requested a table outside with a view of the sea and glad I did as it was packed! We caught the train from Vernazza and 3 mins later we arrived. The moon was full and glistening on the sea which created a very romantic setting! The staff were lovely. The complimentary bread they served us was amazing! We had the liver pate to start and it was truly delicious. For the main we had pork fillet with roasted apples and again the flavours were great! I don't usually have dessert but hey after a few glasses of wine ok bottles! I decided to have one and boy it was the most wonderful light cheesecake with strawberries and cream I have ever eaten! You will not be disappointed with this gem of a restaurant!

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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful location for a restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean. Lovely backdrop of candlelit ancient tower. We shared the whole sea bass roasted in olives, tomatoes & pine nuts with potatoes. Delicious. Wine list mainly local but good. No room for dessert I'm afraid. You need to make a reservation if you want to find before 9:00pm.

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