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O chi a ca toa

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Via Paita 11 | Fezzano, 19020, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 347 167 7057
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Rome, Italy
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

It is a small restaurant bit i liked the setting. The first 3 or 4 dishes were interesting. But it looked like every next dish was saltier than previous. We had to ask to stop somewhere in the middle. Then the ice cream desert was salty too! We had a party of seven and everyone was complaining in the end.... More 

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Milan, Italy
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

After finding O chi a ca toa on Trip Advisor and reading the reviews we had to go here and we are glad we did! It is best to make a reservation as this is a small place and appears to be well known. It was fun to be surprised with each plate of amazing food, have the dish explained... More 

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Tromso, Norway
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We came to an empty restaurant, which doesn`t matter much, but to then place us facing a wall, seemed a bit unnecessary. And a bit of music in stead of deafening silence would have been nice. We knew based on reviews here, that we would get 15 small courses of mainly fish, but we were, based on the same reviews,... More 

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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

A set menu of about 15 different courses, served by the friendly owner. Everything was fresh and original, following many authentic Italian recipes. Be prepared not to choose and just enjoy an endless procession of exquisite dishes. Highly recommended!

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Turin, Italy
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181 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

The place is in Fezzano few meters from the main street. You must be here! The restaurant is very small, run by an old kind man with few voice. But everything you eat is absolutely fantastic! You don't have to order: he will bring you 15 fantastic entrees! They are all traditional dishes with some original ingredients! The price: absolutely... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

Simply delicious! You must go there 👍 Authentic Italian food from finest. One of the best meals I ever had. 100 points for the people who run the place 😋

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Fantastic place: a great meal consisting of 15 small dishes. Some really surprising combinations, some more traditional...but everything fresh and delicious cooked to perfection using local seafood, herbs and vegetables. The owner deserves a special mention, he is able to communicate his passion with humor and savoir-faire, highly recommended!

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Thank frankmaso
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2013 via mobile

Great atmosphere and 15 entree for only 25 euros. Very high quality and fresh fish of all tipes. Approved!

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somewhere
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2012

We found this restaurant on trip advisor and went there expecting a place non-tourist place where italian people come and have dinner and we were not dissapointed at all. Located on a small town on the scenic road between La Spezia and Portovenere. There is no menu and the waiter just kept on coming with small dishes. We were 2... More 

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Monza, Italy
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68 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2012 via mobile

We found this place while running in that area, by accident. We decided to try the place and it was a great decision! We became loyal customers ever since :-) the fish they cook there is either from the region or what is called "poor fish". There is no menu so uou eat all they bring to you and they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Paita 11 | Fezzano, 19020, Porto Venere, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Porto Venere
  • Phone Number: +39 347 167 7057

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