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Via Cairoli 11, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 293351
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (13 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (4 reviews)
“crustaceans” (2 reviews)
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Italian, French, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Via Cairoli 11, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
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Reviewed today via mobile

What a cozy heart warming place with awesome seafood and service. We can highly recommend DuCoq, we will be back😍

Thank per1350
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere and food were perfect! Very fresh seafood. One of our best meals. A touch of Paris in Italy making the the bread and desserts even more delicious, great wine list too

1  Thank MaryAnn07
SaraDuCoq, Proprietario at DuCoq, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Mary Ann, thank you so much. Short review full of beautiful words... this is what we like more! Proud to be one of your best meal in Santa Margherita. Come back soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked in advance and was expecting great things based on trip advisor reviews but sadly we were a little underwhelmed. Starter of scampi was good and overall food was fine just not as outstanding as we were expecting. Garden setting outside was pleasant. Decent value...More

Thank Paul S
SaraDuCoq, Proprietario at DuCoq, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Paul, I'm sorry if you wait so long for the bill. It was my fault: I want to print the check personally, just to be sure nothing is wrong, and in that moment I probably had other things to do. Anyway, you didn't stand...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The presentation and the food were fantastic, in particular the Oysters we opted for the tasting plate. It is amazing to see how different and how sublime these little suckers can be. The special of the day was OK but when you come off such...More

1  Thank Mark S
SaraDuCoq, Proprietario at DuCoq, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Mark, it was a pleasure having you and your family at us. I will remember: special of the day first, and then oyster plate, as a dessert! We work hard everyday to improve service and menù, next time you come from Australia you...More

Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Du Coq is far superior to the tourist places on the beach. We had the oyster sampler. Amazing pasta of the day with scampi. Huge King Crab legs simply prepared. The fish special was superbly cooked and a large beautiful piece of sea bass. Hot...More

1  Thank Melissa M
SaraDuCoq, Proprietario at DuCoq, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

We are very happy when our Clients love us and underline that “we aren’t a touristic restaurant”. You got the point, we are different! Few years ago, when we were looking for a location in the lovely Santa Margherita, we felt in love with this...More

Reviewed 21 November 2017

Nice decoration, typical for an oyster bar. Excellent service, explaining every question the diner may have... Good QvP of their short wine list. Excellent quality of seafood. I would definetely visit again.

1  Thank AngelK73GR
SaraDuCoq, Proprietario at DuCoq, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2017

Thank you so much for your good words. We put quality first ever, in the seafood, in the wine and in the service too! We would our client became our friend, even if they have to come from far away! See you next time.

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We really recommend this place for a wonderful dinner. The restaurant is well sized - we love it when you have just a couple of tables so no crowds of tourists will attend you there! You will se how accurate the interior is. The people...More

4  Thank Q6142JJclaudiag
SaraDuCoq, Proprietario at DuCoq, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Thank you Claudia. We are so happy when people feels like home, and we want that so much that on the menu is written "welcome home". I perfectly remember you and your beautiful dog: so big as cute and quiet! Come back to the riviera,...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Outstanding performance as it goes for food quality and service !!! We had such a nice dinner experience and we enjoy the evening completely!!!

2  Thank Boris S
SaraDuCoq, Proprietario at DuCoq, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

We love reading that words, especially from people who knew us for the first time! We thank you for you kindness, come back soon, Santa Margherita is not so far away!

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I had the pleasure dining here and would have given them 4 star if they hadn't changed the menu price of 70 for a seafood platter to 98 on the bill. Saying they had changed some of the prawns without informing us. Also a heads...More

Thank Marcdxb
SaraDuCoq, Proprietario at DuCoq, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you the good words on our quality. I appreciated you told us your doubt for the bill at the table, giving me the chance to explain you what happened, but I'm sorry you aren't convinced yet. You asked for a seafood platter. I told...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has a lovely garden with good waiters who are managing it. The owner? Was also working during that night and she was the most kindful and helpful person. We ordered first some fresh fish as a starter and after eating that we were...More

4  Thank 408maximilienv
SaraDuCoq, Proprietario at DuCoq, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Your words make our day! We try to offer the best food and service, and we are happy you appreciate both of them. We are difficult to find, but when you find us... is like throwing a coin in the fountain: you always come back!...More

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7 September 2017|
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Response from SaraDuCoq | Property representative |
Hi, our menu is fish: raw seefood or cooked. If you don't like fish you have a little choice, but you can find something to eat. You can visit our website and you will find our menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$47 - US$93
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cairoli 11, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santa Margherita Ligure
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 293351
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