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L'Altro Eden

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Calata Porto 11, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 293056
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301 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Restaurante L'Altro Eden is located on the harbour. The restaurant is not big and the furniture is not fancy BUT the food they prepare and serve is AMAZING. I have eaten in some of the best restaurants in the world but L'Altro Eden can compete with them and come out the winner. We started with many small dishes such Fresh... More 

Sutton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The 'dorado' fish served must have been a maximise of 180 grams between us. The waiter had told us we were getting about 400 each. Hacing shown is the fish they werencooking for us, was hard to find the cooked fish among the potatoe dish. Very few veggies which is normal for Italy. Waiter was also avoiding to answer our... More 

Thank paolo s
New Jersey
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Easy walk from local hotels, and waterfront. Service, food and wine were great! We had mussels pomodoro (an entree) for an appetizer, than split a shrimp pasta entree (we snacked all day throughout SM). The waiter was kind enough to split our entree on two plates, without us requesting. Very thoughtful. Service was excellent. We reserved the night before to... More 

Thank Julie B
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Could be the best in town. Great location top flight staff and food is amazing. Fresh and well prepared and served.

Thank David S
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We have been stopping by Santa Margherita in August for many years. It is on our route by sea. We always look forward to dinner at L'Altro Eden while visiting. It is truly a magnificent restaurant. The food, the setting and the elegant owner/ chef, make it one of the best restaurant experiences in the Mediterranean. Worth a trip !!!

Thank peterbren
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

This is my second review of altro eden and it was delightful. We had the antopasto fritto di mare and the a orato alla liguriana. Both top notch. The atmosphere is great and the crowd mostly sophisticated italianita. So just enjoy people watching and this very, very fine cuisine!

Thank C S
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Superb meal. We ordered mixed sea food antipasto and fresh swordfish ending with strawberries and gelato accompanied by a local wine. The service was friendly, helpful and efficient. We enjoyed the beautiful view for two hours + without a concern in the world. Highly recommend.

Thank Daniel B
Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Great location on the port overlooking the boats and harbor. The food and service were very good, fresh fish was excellent and the creative antipasti including stuffed mussels was outstanding. We had a great dinner at this restaurant.

Thank Margaret D
Leuven, Belgium
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111 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

This was the best restaurant I visited during my stay Santa Margherita Ligure. Nice terrace, personnel service geart meal.

Thank StevenHeverlee
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2015

The food is good but the service and welcome is very poor unless you are a local or a well heeled Italian.Tourists however respectable are wasting their money.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calata Porto 11, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santa Margherita Ligure
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 293056

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?