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La Trattoria degli Amici

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Via Torre San Gioacchino 2 | frazione S. Lorenzo della Costa, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 285915
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
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Ceriana, Italy
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We had dinner here recently and after a surfeit of fishy dishes wanted some meat so chose veal chops with baked potatoes and grilled vegetables. The meat was delicious, perfectly cooked and very tender and the vegetables were plentiful and very nice too. My wife had a dessert of carrot and almond cake with chocolate sauce which was also delicious.... More 

Thank Roger T
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Seafood is below average, meat is good. Friendly staff and fast service. Not more to say about about this place, and that is also a statement.

Thank Nils Henrik K
Nelson Bay, Australia
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

We tried Trattoria because we could walk from our rental. Thanks heavens we were early they were so busy. Some exceptional dishes . The Muscles and pasta were standouts. Service was good given how busy they were . A really good local.

Thank Colinmharvey
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

Very nice environment on the Aurelia road between Rapallo and Recco at the cross point to Santa Margherita. Some ten minutes drivving from the three towns, up on th ehill facing the bay. We enjoyed the traditional local food with great pasta and well done fish. Desserts are really good and of course home made. It's surely worth a visit.... More 

Thank R_and_H_BXL
Litchfield, Connecticut
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

We rented an apartment nearby to have access to Santa Margherita and were pleasantly surprised to find such a wonderful restaurant within walking distance. It is very friendly family run place and dining on the veranda overlooking the hills above Santa Margherita became a favorite spot for the family during our stay. We had dinner here twice and even when... More 

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Turin, Italy
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014

I had better expectations. The menu is simple but this was ok for us. Friendly staff. Nice location. However, the quality of the food was really below the expectations. We had two antipasto (mussels were good, the octopus was only ok) one unsatisfactory spaghetti vongole e funghi (mushrooms were not fresh) and one fair tagliata di manzo. Reasonable price considering... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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244 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2013

An unplanned stop for late lunch turned out to be an extraordinary culinary experience. A family-run place, it has a limited, but inviting menu, mostly Ligurian dishes. For two people we paid 67 Euros, which included primo and secondo for both, a bottle of wonderful Vermentino wine from Liguria del Levante, and the unavoidable cover charge. The trenette al pesto... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2013

This is a worth-a-try retaaurant most of all considering the average in that area: pretty fair quality/price ratio, good, friendly service. We had some delicious tagliatelle with clams, pesto and olives and, unfortunately, a quite disappointing spaghetti with sea food. The dessert was ok.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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145 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2012

We really were lucky to find this lovely trattoria on the road outside the more touristy downtown of Santa Margherita. We both had the home made ravioli. What a treat! Friendly and cute family place. We would recommend this for lunch anytime.

Thank Andrew B
San Francisco, California
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2012

We were and some friends were staying at Villa Gnocchi just down the hill, and the proprietor suggested Trattoria Degli Amici for dinner. The food, service, ambiance, and of course the wine were all excellent. The four of us all had different dishes, and each thought that theirs must have been the best. It was good enough that we made... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Torre San Gioacchino 2 | frazione S. Lorenzo della Costa, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santa Margherita Ligure
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 285915

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