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Best bar in Rapallo

We have been living in Rapallo for months. We are Americans, though my husband is an Italian... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Osageartist
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Bandon, Oregon
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Super cool bar

Great place to sit and enjoy the ambiance and some genuine Italian hospitality. Also great value... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Gareth W
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Vico Saline, 16035, Rapallo, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been living in Rapallo for months. We are Americans, though my husband is an Italian citizen. We have not always been treated well in other establishments. However, the American Bar has always been friendly and eager to please us. The prices are fair,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

Great place to sit and enjoy the ambiance and some genuine Italian hospitality. Also great value too as 3 drinks and a generous platter of complimentary bar snacks came to a very reasonable 13 Euros.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gareth W
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Le Saline is tucked away between an ice-cream parlour and a restaurant. It's on the promenade, the Lungomare Vittorio Veneto. Just order a beer or a cocktail - they arrive with wonderful hors d'oeuvres. Just sit back and enjoy.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

Tried many others an this Bar, the family that operates its at always the same. Have been here each year each year over the last seven years and STILL Great. Warmth, great location, good value and good cocktails. Will be back AGAIN next week guys...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Desmond H
Reviewed 13 May 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our stop here - a nice location, friendly hosts, and the drinks (Campari Spritz) and accompaniments were beyond expectations.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We visited this bar toward the end of a week in Rapallo and wish we'd found it on the first day. Renato and his family run the bar and provide drinks and cocktails with detail and perfection. The service is very friendly and familiar and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank JoshT75
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This is the real place to enjoy l'Aperitivo. Very friendly and attentive service, sincere proposals and the best drinks in town. Be overwhelmed by the stuzzechini platter coming with your cocktail and enjoy a good nightcap before they close.

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

On our first day in town, we stopped by here on the way to dinner and never made it, without regret. The atmosphere was that of a comfortable, neighborhood cafe where visitors, like us, we're quite welcome alongside regulars. Complimentary appetizers were a tasty surprise...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Bradford P
Reviewed 19 May 2016

The reason we return to this bar is because the owner is very nice. By the second night he remembered what drinks we had ordered. Very patient with our Italian. This bar is set back just a little from the main street. There are tables...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Ed O
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

My wife had an Americano which is usually served in a short cocktail glass. However this place serves it in a tall glass filled to the brim, and not with a lot of ice. She said it was the best she had ever had. I...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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