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Il Faro

24/A, v. Maragliano, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 286867
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (11 reviews)
“grilled sole” (2 reviews)
“fresh fish” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
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24/A, v. Maragliano, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place came recommended by a local family. The specialty of Roberto and Maria is fresh fish in several varieties. Roberto gave us a lovely snack to start with (fried squid and calamari), after which we had an amazing appetizer of mussels and thinly sliced...More

Thank chantal857
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this charming little place one night whilst wandering the back streets of Santa Margherita and wished it was open every day so we could have come back for more! It was much more traditional than other places in the town, the service...More

Thank lucyemilymurray
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We came here for a few days to enjoy the beautiful surroundings. There are many good places around here for both drinks and food, but if you are looking for something more authentic and less expensive at the same time this is the place for...More

Thank Lasse P
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We were in Santa Margherita for 4 nights & ate at 2 restaurants recommended by reviews & our hotel only to be disappointed. On our second night in SM the restaurant we went to was booked out so the owners recommended Il Faro. We had...More

Thank Experienced55
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Glass of quality prosecco to start and a fabulous plate of fresh Langostine for main,very enjoyable prompt service but no air con,ceiling fans kept us coolish.

Thank Nicky230201
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

A lovely family restaurant! Traditional, simple, tasty food. Gratinated clams, lasagna, fish... all fresh and well prepared. Nice warm atmosphere. Everything just perfect!

Thank lassij2016
Reviewed 6 October 2016

A family run restaurant away from the seafront which provides excellent food nicely served. An amuse bouche and a glass of prosecco are provided which is a nice bonus in a very reasonably priced restaurant.. We visited twice.

Thank Jean J
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Wonderful place with charming atmosphere. Tasty dishes and good wine offer, top customer service, very lovely interrior

Thank Vasyl_Kiev
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We dined here as two couples during our stay in Santa Margherita. It was recommended by other guests at the Grand Hotel Miramare. The only lady waiting seemed stressed and almost all the other diners seemed locals. Soup was served which was average. Main course...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We walked past this restaurant and lucky to get a table. We were only tourists in on Saturday night. Place packed full. Husband and wife ran the floor with great ability and friendly. Really good food. Many eating seafood which looked great but we chose...More

Thank NitaB61
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24/A, v. Maragliano, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santa Margherita Ligure
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 286867
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