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“Horrible food & service - to avoid” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ristorante 'Paolino'

Ristorante 'Paolino'
Ranked #56 of 107 Restaurants in Lerici
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Annecy
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Horrible food & service - to avoid”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2013

Do not be misled by all reviews you can read in travel guides about this place. The service was approximate and the food was horrible. The scaloppine were unedible, the octopus salad was tasteless and not fresh, the fried shrimps and calamari were frozen and not fresh from the sea. Everything from A to Z was horrible. Portions were super small. We came out hungry and angry that this restaurant is still enjoying good mentions in most travel guides. This lives on a past reputation which they do not deserve to have today. Stay away.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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English first
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“The great place for fish and friendly atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2011

Our stay in Lerici was great in most parts, but especially due to the restaurant Paolino we found by accident. The food was great, always as fresh as you can only wish for. And talking about fish you can imagine how important it can be. But it's not only fresh fish or meets dishes. The entire atmosphere is friendly due to the owners' and personnel effort and dedication. The chef who is also a wife of the owner is a Master of Her Domain. And the prices compare to those on the Garribaldi square are affordable and reasonable. So next time you are in Lerici visit Paolino for a good experience and enjoy your time in the ouside gazebo or inside. Good luck

  • Visited September 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank laguna_54
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Strasbourg, France
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135 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Food is fine, service is not friendly”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2011

We went there for dinner, two adults and two children (9 and 11).
Service was unfriendly and downright rude when we did not want wine.
There is no children's menu or children adapted food.
After some prodding they managed to adapt their dishes for our taste.
Food was good.

  • Visited September 2011
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Kwistax
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