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La Chiglia

Via dell'Olivo, 317, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 792179
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“truffle” (4 reviews)
“branzino” (5 reviews)
“prawns” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Via dell'Olivo, 317, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Walk away from the tourist traps along the 'beachfront' in Portovenere. Walk an extra 1km along the coast to La Chiglia, have the truffle cream, prawn/shrimp pasta. You won't regret it. La Chiglia is a place favored by the locals, you cant go wrong here...

Thank banika
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I was used to go to this restaurant in the 90s, before leaving La Spezia! It was my reference in Portovenere! I have being there few days ago, after many years and I was so pleased to see how good it still is and how...More

Thank ANCC1970
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Visited this place after very high reviews on tripadvisor. Not worth it at all. The food was around mediocre, unless you are a true lover of shellfish. But the service was the worst we have experienced in Italy. One in our party got a wrong...More

3  Thank Tor-Åge D
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Located outside the city center - and therefore with much better parking opportunities. Unlike many local restaurants La Chiglia doesn't have outside seating but that certainly shouldn't be a show stopper. The place is popular with locals which often indicates that the price/quality balance is...More

Thank Dutchtrav
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We had very high expectations for restaurant La Chiglia as it occupies a high position for restaurants in Portovenere on Tripadvisor. Unfortunately, the evening's experience was far from these expectations. The food is reasonable, no more. Our main course was forgotten in the kitchen, which...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 13 June 2017

It pays to have a bit of local knowledge when going to restaurants. As my family live here I was able to know about this gem before the tourists 'discovered' it. I was here last week and I can honestly say if you had as...More

Thank LisaPattenden
Reviewed 29 May 2017

The least friendly staff we encountered during our stay in Porto Venere, they didn't seem that happy to be there ....... Food ok but service of drinks not very good. Ordered a bottle of pink champagne. Waiter opened a bottle of white and poured it...More

Thank DFM2012
Reviewed 29 May 2017

the food was good, the taste ok, but pasta were overcooked, and the mixed fish was way to salted. A shame. We had been recommended this restaurant but must say we were a bit disappointed.

Thank Here-I-Am041
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

The keel as in keel of a boat ( La Chiglia ) restaurant was our favorite restaurant in Porto Venere. Service always good. The food was delicious. The price quite reasonable. Fresh sweet seafood especially the mussels harvested right from the mussel farms right out...More

Thank halcho
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Average cuisine with fresh products. "Pet mieux faire...". Good value for money. Friendly staff but struggles with English...

Thank FLVS750
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:15 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:15 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:15 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:15 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:15 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:15 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via dell'Olivo, 317, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Porto Venere
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 792179
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