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Acqua Pazza

Via Antonio Maria Maragliano 17, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 328 937 5514
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“tuna” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Via Antonio Maria Maragliano 17, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

It is not easy to find the Acqua Pazza, but well worth the effort. It is situated on a small side street to the main road, where you have to ring a door bell to be let in. The setting is light and inviting. The...More

Thank 490satishs
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Gourmet restaurant for good food lovers (it's quality what matters, not quantity). Only 200 meters away from all the tourist traps in Santa Margherita. Our kids had tuna, we took saffron tagliatelle and fish (amber jack and john dory) and it was awesome. As desert...More

Thank luxfery
Reviewed 3 May 2017

excellent dinner with friends. great starters, good fresh made pasta and extremely well cooked fish. not exactly a cheap restaurant but worth the extra money.

Thank flatoutovercrest
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The food was good, well cooked and the dishes well thought through! But the place is very small and the interior not very welcoming, as always in Italy when they try to be a bit trendy with transparent plastic chairs.. The Lightning were horrible, so...More

Thank Paaulinee
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We visited this restaurant after reading about it on TripAdvisor and while we did enjoy our visit, we thought the prices were expensive compared with other places. The owner was very hospitable and the food was good, but portions were small. This was the highest-priced...More

Thank PetenCarole
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

I am coeliac my husband is not. Mine was dreadful but that is to be expected I suppose. For my husband; 3 scallops uncleaned, corals still attached and a main course of squid ink bread coated sea bass (the only acceptable dish served). My starter...More

Thank CeeJay86
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Traveled in Rome, Tuscan countryside, Florence and Santa Margherita. Dined at casual trattoria's and at more expensive ristorante's. Ordered the tasting menu at Acqua Pazza and had the best meal of the trip. Food was outstanding, service was wonderful. Interior is clean, contemporary, intimate and...More

2  Thank David L
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal was unique and delicious. The only problem was that the English on the menu was incorrect for one of the dishes or the waiter attempted to give us a dish that wasn't what we ordered. It was finally straightened out...More

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 23 April 2015

We had only three hundred and 70 calories to play with so finding food we could really savour amongst a sea of pasta and olive oil was always going to be tricky. We avoided the front....rarely do you get truly delicious food next to a...More

1  Thank OxfordWaxlyrical
Reviewed 6 April 2015

A great restaurant with exceptionally good food. Food is traditional but prepared with a "twist". The quality is excellent and the desserts were just amazing. It was quiet and relaxing and so much better than other retaurants we tried during our stay in Santa Margherita...More

Thank Batmarcus
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$66 - US$79
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Antonio Maria Maragliano 17, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santa Margherita Ligure
  • Phone Number: +39 328 937 5514
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