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L'Ancora della Tortuga

Salita Cappuccini 4, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
+39 0187 800065
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (48 reviews)
“duck” (11 reviews)
“bread” (31 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Salita Cappuccini 4, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Best selection of wines i've seen in Monterosso, this place has everything you need for a good dinner with fresh fish and very fine and reserched wines Thank again to the staff for the amazing evening

Thank Luca P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I made reservations a few months ago at this restaurant and it surely did not disappoint. Food was great and so was the wine. The Tiramisu was so yummy! We were supposed to sit outside but it had just rained so I was sad about...More

Thank Lara M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent meal. My wife and I both had wonderful meals. I had the tasting menu, my wife the seafood special. Service was excellent. A cut above any other restaurant we ate at in Monterossa

Thank rambles
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful view and amazing food! We had the best basil risotto with shrimps and pasta frutti di mare. The view is amazing! The service is great, very friendly, helpful and fast. Good wine list. Has a Michelin star but its not expensive. Would love to...More

Thank EsterVilla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The degustation menu is a must, it is definitely a sample of the food culture of this area of Italy. Also, stunning view if you eat outdoor...

Thank HerveP7378
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent dinner, great surroundings and service, highly recommend the salt cod and the salmon dinners and the wine from Buranco local Vineyard in Monterosso

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful place to sit in the sun, enjoy some pasta and a bottle of Vino Rosato. Food was really excellent, albeit a bit pricey. Friendly staff and stunning views (provided you sit outside). If you want a table under the parasol, you should book...More

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The reward for your walk up the narrow streets - and I'd recommend stopping at the little bar on the way up which serves three great Tuscan draft beers and wines you can take away in a plastic glass or chill and munch on tapas...More

Thank ColinYoungie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here. The food was average. The service was good. The views superb. We had pasta , local white wine, fish

Thank ratna g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was one of my favorites! The dishes were fresh and homemade pastas were amazing as well as the fish! Their bread was like homemade. Best bread on our 2 week trip in Italy! All of Italy's bread is just plain Italian loaf so...More

Thank Paula M
_ristorantetortuga, Proprietario at L'Ancora della Tortuga, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you from all of us very much for your beautiful words Silvia e Giamba

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David K
21 January 2018|
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Response from ElenaW777 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they speak english! However make sure you ask for an outside table with a view and ask for a name for your reference.
Joe P
25 November 2017|
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Response from ElenaW777 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! We made our reservation in advance, although some restaurants do close and re-open in March. I would contact the restaurant of your choice if open make your booking, be sure to take a name as a reference and... More
Beverly T
4 August 2017|
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Response from peterandjude54321 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just saw this hope you got there Peace Peter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salita Cappuccini 4, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Monterosso al Mare
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 800065
  • E-mail
Locale in stile marina aggrappato alla scogliera a picco sul mare Una zona privè ricavata da una parete di roccia viva ,il dehors superiore ha una vista mozzafiato Cucina con piatti tipici rielaborati dallo chef monterossino DOC.partendo da ottimi prodotti sia di mare che di terra.
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