Restaurants

Trattoria in Camogli

La Cucina di Nonna Nina

In the leafy heights of San Rocco di Camogli you’ll find the only Slow Food–recommended restaurant along the coast, named for grandmother Nina, whose heirloom recipes have been adapted with love by Paolo Delphin. Yo…
Seafood in Camogli

Da Paolo

Up a back lane from the waterfront, stylish Da Paolo has the town's best fish, all fresh off the boats and done in a variety of simple local styles. Pastas include a fabulous fish ravioli.
Seafood in Santa Margherita

L'Altro Eden

A seafood place right on the docks, yes, but this grey-and-white streamlined vaulted space is a maritime kitsch-free zone. Romantic and cosy on colder evenings, outside tables are right by the boats in summer. Fish …
Seafood in Nervi

Bagni Blue Marlin

Part natural rock formation, part whitewashed concrete, this little place juts right out into the Med, making for a magical place to spritz a sunset away or snaffle up snap-fried anchovies in a paper cone. It morphs…
Seafood in Rapallo

Vecchia Rapallo

Seafood is the star here, and it's done well with the occasional creative touch. House-made stuffed pastas have particular appeal – snapper ravioli comes with beetroot and prawn sauce, while a chard-filled variety i…
Seafood in Camogli

La Bossa di Mario

You’ll drink your fill of over 130 fine local and Italian wines in this elegant bar. To accompany them, choose something off the seasonal menu, such as Camogli tuna on a bed of the sweetest vine tomatoes, or the raw…
Trattoria in Rapallo

Bansin

Ligurian comfort food – salt cod fritters, chickpea soup, spinach-stuffed pasta with walnut sauce, mussels gratin – gets served up here with a minimum of fuss and not just a little bit of love. Lunch menus are €10 a…
Pizza in Portofino

Pizzeria Il Portico

Wander a block from the harbour and pizza margheritas can be procured for €6. You can also enjoy dishes such as octopus salad, vongole (clams) and Genovese specials on chequered tablecloths outside.
Ligurian in Portofino

Ristorante Puny

Puny's harbourside location is the one you've come to Portofino for and the owners treat everyone like they're a visiting celeb. The food sticks loyally to Ligurian specialities, especially seafood.
Seafood in Rapallo

Ristorante Eden

Eden serves whatever the market's offering on any given day. Rest assured your octopus, calamari, clams or anchovies will be cooked skilfully and complemented, if you wish, by fine homemade pasta.