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Cala Loca

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Localita Puntabella, Varazze, Italy
+39 019 90507
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Lucerne, Switzerland
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45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

It's a very plesant stay - un disturbed quiet small beach with good service and a very good kitchen in the back¨

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Thank Gabie H
Milan, Italy
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

i was given a nice table for 2 with an excellent view of the little cove this beach sits on - amazing since NO ONE in Italy would dare go out and eat alone, let alone a female. although the entire restaurant stared while i was being seated and after (read previous sentence) and the staff was uncertain whether to... More 

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Thank lisa m
Lugano, Switzerland
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

If you arrive either from the sea or walking...in 2 seconds, you will forget where you are. There is no crowded beach here or noisy people shouting...a small beach with a few beds, a tiny restaurant with delicious food. The only problem of Cala Loca? Need really to book in advance!

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Bergamo, Italy
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful view and natural environment The structure is well maintained and clean (differently from many others in this region) Welcoming, professional people Very good service and food More for couples than for families in the evening but our kids have been treated kindly and warmly

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Zurich, Switzerland
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133 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015

The location is stunning , between the rocks and the sea. We booked a table specifying we had a big dog - apparently no problem. Once there first comment was about the size of the dog and the should have changed our table even if was not fully booked at all that night .Very annoying . Food good but nothing... More 

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Lugano, Switzerland
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154 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

Spectacular location on a small private beach at the bottom of a flight of steps from the main road. Lobster linguine, sharing appetiser of seafood and the Ligurian speciality of trofie with pesto all outstanding. Friendly and casual service complements the casual setting. I would skip the coffee.

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Castellanza, Italy
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87 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

The place is in the middle of the panoramic way and has an incredible view of the sea the food I tasted was amazing and the plates I saw were looking good to. The restaurant has also a private beach with all you need. Spending a day here will be the best. If you want to be sure to sit... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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352 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

One year since we last passed by to have a meal. We did not book since the phone was out of order. We were lucky that after 1/2 hour we got a table. So make sure to book if possible. This place is full on a Tuesday night the service and food fantastic. So no wonder that they are full.... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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352 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2013

This is a must if you go to Cogoleto. We had this recommended and we would not have booked a table if we were not told to go by a local friend. It is not such a big place a bit our of the way - so do yourself a favor and book a table. This fish restaurant is located... More 

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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Localita Puntabella, Varazze, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Varazze
  • Phone Number: +39 019 90507

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