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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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“fish” (20 reviews)
“pasta” (18 reviews)
“branzino” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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Via Jacopo Ruffini 46, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Very elegant, lovely decor. We definitely splurged on this dinner. Seafood could not have been any fresher than if we had caught it ourselves. Server made some suggestions and recommendations. Just a really lovely meal. Attentive service.

Thank cindyl289
MARINA M, Proprietario at La Paranza, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Dear Cyndy1, thank you for your appreciation and we hope to see you again soon.The

Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

I cannot believe this type of restaurant still exists in Italy. Still worse, in a lovely town like Santa Margherita, where good food abounds. Ambience zero - interrogation lighting, plastic flowers, fawning service, arrogant strutting ancient owner etc etc. And the 60’s muzac- you’ve got...More

Thank Gabywiz
MARINA M, Proprietario at La Paranza, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2018

Dear Sir, we regret that he did not like our restaurant differently from hundreds of people who have expressed positive opinions from his statements, very questionable you have the feeling that has never been etched in our restaurant .Good continuation of his holidays.

Reviewed 27 August 2018 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 27 August 2018

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

Reviewed 24 August 2018 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 Fl0rP
mupmo, Proprietario at La Paranza, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

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 gabbyb273
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
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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, 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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