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Bastian Contrario

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Via Calice 78 | Frazione Perti - Via Calice 78, 17024, Finale Ligure, Italy
+39 019 692750
19:30 - 23:30
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Going there every single time I go back to Italy. Mussels in summer are a must. Tagliata in winter and homemade ravioli with cheese and truffle as well.

Thank eli_soleluna
Chamonix, France
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We ate here following recommendation by friends, and it was the best meal we ate in Italy all week!! It was phenomenal - and best of all, after years of eating soggy gnocchi and wondering what all the fuss was about, I finally understand why people rave about gnocchi! The pasta with pesto dish was sooo simple, and sooo good!... More 

Thank Pippa B
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

After reading the reviews we had to check this place out and we are so glad we did. We visited in early October so not a lot of tourists around but the place was packed with local people, which is always a good sign. Without a reservation I doubt we would have gotten in. We had a wonderful english speaking... More 

Thank Gary M
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

all perfect, best pizza ever eaten. Very good pasta. Always overbooked, needs pre-reservation. Service is very nice and pleasant

Thank Дмитрий Б
Geneva, Switzerland
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

After several days of fish we were looking for a good meat restaurant. (You can also eat outstanding pizza and other pasta plates). But for sure, if you want a good beef plate 900g - 1200g perfectly cooked, stop there and enjoy. Pleasant service. If you see the house from outside you never would stop there - but open the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Everything was perfect! Including the owner offering me a Scotch bonnet pepper because I wanted some spice!

Thank Yves A
Chamonix, France
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

After proposing (successfully!) to my girlfriend a few days earlier, we were looking for the appropriate place to celebrate. We ended up booking a table at Bastian Contrario and had one of the best meals of our lives! Service was amazing from start to finish, the waiter spoke perfect English and gave us advice on what to choose and portion... More 

Thank alexbuisse
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

A local place, with great taste of food, and great service.. Ask for their special meals and then go for it👍foccacia, testaroli al pesto..

Thank ulfet b
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

My husband booked a table for our 10th anniversary. The restaurant is a short cab ride out of Finale Ligure. We were shown to our table, and as we don't speak Italian we were given an English speaking waiter who was incredibly helpful. The waitress who spoke a little English was also very helpful, she took my husband over to... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We returned to this restaurant after visiting it 4 years ago. Then we liked the atmosphere, and the food. Again now, we were highly impressed by it! Great food - both seafood as well as meat. Great service and nothing beats the atmosphere. They have one waiter that speaks English and is very willing to help. We had focaccia to... More 

Thank JosKagenaar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, European, Soups
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Calice 78 | Frazione Perti - Via Calice 78, 17024, Finale Ligure, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Finale Ligure
  • Phone Number: +39 019 692750

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