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La Paranza

Via Jacopo Ruffini 46, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 283686
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (11 reviews)
“fresh ravioli” (5 reviews)
“spaghetti” (7 reviews)
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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Via Jacopo Ruffini 46, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I think this restaurant is one of the best in Santa Margherita. The food is very great. We love it every dish esp. oyster and spaghetti.

Thank YoGhurt R
MARINA M, Proprietario at La Paranza, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks YoGhurt R, we are happy with your appreciation that for us is worth a lot. See you soo

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the seafood, very tasty and fresh. The waiter’s recommendations were excellent, both for food and wine. Try the fried mix seafood dish.

Thank Flor P
mupmo, Proprietario at La Paranza, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Flor, thank you for appreciative of the fresh and fished fish and the wine. See you soon!

Reviewed 12 August 2018

La Paranza is within a 5 minute walk of the Grand Hotel Miramare. While you don’t have a clear ocean view and food presentation is average, the dishes for the most part were quite tasty and filling. You will not go away hungry. My starter...More

Thank GB2016a
MARINA M, Proprietario at La Paranza, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Thank you for appreciating our kitchen. We hope to see you soon !!

Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

My partner and I had dinner here and it was absolutely amazing! The staff are so welcoming and offer excellent service! I ordered the Degustation and every meal was presented beautifully and tasted exquisite! It’s not a super cheap meal, but it’s worth every cent....More

Thank Gabby B
Reviewed 18 November 2017

love the family feeling here ...and the house wine is great and delicious pasta...beautifully decorated...and great service...upbeat...with dogs and children abound....lovely

Thank JB1894
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We happened upon La Paranza as we were looking for a place that served lunch near the town of PortoFino (which was way too crowded!) What a terrific experience - the food, the ambience and the warm, friendly service made it one of the best...More

1  Thank fourkidsNyc
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by our concierge atHotel Miramare in Santa Margarita. My husband and I wanted fish, as we were situated right on the sea and the fishermen bring in fish everyday.. what is a better place to eat fresh fish. The restaurant ambience...More

Thank Toronto_Princessa
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Just finished a great dinner at a local restaurant recommended by the staff at my hotel. What a treat! The mussels were the best ever and the ravioli Pesci was divine. We finished dinner with a local whitefish elegantly prepared in a nice lemon sauce....More

Thank JSH247
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Owners have run this for 45 years, great service, highly recommend the mussels as well as the spaghetti with clam sauce. Great red house wine incredibly priced.

Thank Mimi D
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Restaurant is mentioned in by both Fodor and Frommer. Not sure why. Perfectly OK. Not more. Some slight negative attitude by owner's on a very quiet night. Why? You can have a much more enjoyable dinner in this city.

Thank hunsdorfer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Jacopo Ruffini 46, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santa Margherita Ligure
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 283686
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