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“Great experience” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ottone Primo

Ottone Primo
Ranked #11 of 193 Restaurants in Sarzana
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2013

the two chief are very entertaining peoples. e have been there now several times. The cuisine proposed is sophisticate as simple..the fish and crustaceous is always fresh, of the region and superbly proposed with a variety fo antipasti, first and second dish quite impressive. Good selection of interesting wines. The restaurant is very nice, in summer got an internal patio quite fresh and beautiful. As far as it conern to me it is the best place to eat fish in sarzana by far.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank David I
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Limassol, Cyprus
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250 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
“Nice location, normal food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2011

The restaurant is located in the main square of Sarzana, which is a nice medioeval village located not far away from the coastal town of La Spezia (also in the vicinity: Lerici and Forte dei Marmi, this last one a nice posh location).
Sarzana is quite known for its antiquities fair during the month of August, with all the street full of stalls filled up with everything and more.... It is worth a detour if you happen to pass by.
The restaurant is all in the backyard, where it displays a very nice garden allowing open air dinners. Ambient and ambiance are both nice. The food is almost exclusively made of fish dishes, including the Italian style sashimi, i.e. a plate of local fishes and crustaceans, served crude. To do so fish must be extremely fresh and not many restaurants prepare these kind of dishes.
I did not find the food to be spectacular, I would say it was good and prepared with attention. Not memorable, but worth the visit.

  • Visited August 2011
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank GPS001
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Miami Beach, Florida
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“is ART !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2011

A friend of mine brought me to discover this hidden treasure for the palate.
The passionate Chef-Owner has a magic touch.
Extremely accurate selection of products , a vein of geniality in the preparations and an excellent wine and champagne list.
Fish , crustaceous and seafood are his religion.
Small and cosy , it has a beautiful little garden in the back that fits three tables.

Only negative note : the owner reserves his rights to be closed , when he does not consider the availability of products up to par with his cuisine . ( some time you may find it closed , better call to make a reservation )

  • Visited April 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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4 Thank okeanis57
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