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Da O Batti

Via Jacopo Ruffini 2, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 287570
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“scampi” (17 reviews)
“balti” (4 reviews)
“octopus” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, International
Via Jacopo Ruffini 2, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We love this place, nice staff & great lobsters! The infamous sauce was as good as everyone said! Worth a visit! 😍

Thank Mimo J
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

A great find in SML. Specialty is scampi and seems like all locals know it. We were the only non-Italian in the packed house. Food and service both excellent. Truly delightful dinner!

Thank ZhengHeAsia
Reviewed 14 May 2017

All the reviewers (and our airb&b host) said we had to go here and have the prawns with their secret sauce--so we did, and it is incredible. Didn't even need the prawns--dipping bread in the remnants was just as good--but the prawns were first-rate as...More

Thank jal_cit
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch having heard about this place elsewhere. Not persuaded by it being Kylie's fave restaurant but Ruth Rogers' endorsement is worth taking on board. Quite like her River Cafe in that it focuses on good food simply cooked. The taster menu (Eur50pp) is...More

1  Thank zygo
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Great place, amazing food. We started with raw shrimps ( gamberi) they were so fresh. We then had lasagnette al pesto and spaghetti alle olive - possibly one of the best pesto ever tried. After that their signature scampi dish with a secret ingredient. Great...More

2  Thank giokappa
Reviewed 21 August 2016

A friend of mine invited me while in SML to have dinner in this , that upon his words is a restaurant famous over decades for his pasta, risotto and scampi . It all turned out to be above my expectations . The setting is...More

1  Thank enricoallievi
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We ate here Friday night as the rest of our very large party of 16 filled out a nearby risotto restaurant and there wasn't room for the remaining 5 of us. So we walked down the street to Batti and the meal was absolutely fantastic!...More

2  Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Expectations were high and the result was even better We choose the set meal and each course was special. Fish and paste were all excellent and the pesto lasagna the best I have ever tasted.....perfect balance and not over "pesto'ed". Looking for a fish and...More

1  Thank Stretch1958
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I go there whenever in the area since 1987...the Risotto and the Scampi are simply the very best in the world. Don't believe anything in the other reviews... This is a temple for food for the Genovese...

1  Thank TripProfessional
Reviewed 16 July 2015

We ate here during our stay and had the two items they are known for, the scampi which is a MUST try for everyone and the pesto lasagna which is also excellent. Do something with the pesto sauce that makes it much milder, very interesting....More

Thank wfcary
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Jacopo Ruffini 2, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santa Margherita Ligure
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 287570
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