The best seaside restaurants in Versilia
For a salt-flavoured lunch or dinner, follow our itinerary and find out where to enjoy all the flavour of maritime delicacies by the sea.
By the sea or just a few steps from the sand, the gentle sound of the waves and the salty air tease and entice you to a lunch or dinner of strictly fresh and local fish.
From the restaurants of the big hotels for those who appreciate the creative and starred cuisine to the bathing establishments, passing through the historical trattorias, here are some unmissable seafood tables to lick your lips.
A traditional summer vacation destination, Bagno Silvio is the ideal destination for those looking for fish dishes made with zero-kilometre ingredients. Pasta and desserts are homemade. Don't miss the anchovies Silvio style, the raw fish, the spaghettino with clams or the maltagliato with red shrimp and then the unfailing imperial fried fish with regular change of evo oil.
A unique seafood experience at Ristorante Bistrot. Open kitchen, elegant rooms with a design vaguely inspired by the colonial style and a cool summer dehors, accompanied by jazz music. In the cellar it is possible to book exclusive private dinners.
Simply a corner of paradise on the most exclusive beach, located on the seafront since the beginning a meeting point for lovers of the Forte, over the years the restaurant Maitò has maintained its characteristics of local typical Versilia. Strictly fish menu.
The Bussola restaurant is located in the Bussolotto, the upper floor of the restaurant adjacent to the exclusive bathing establishment. The restaurant is entrusted to the culinary art of chefs who offer every day a refined cuisine, simple and at the same time very imaginative in the combinations, paying particular attention to seafood dishes. The wine list is particularly wide and accurate.
Bagno Alpemare is one of the culinary treasures of Versilia thanks to the Bocelli family that has completely renovated the historic bathing establishment, transforming it into an elegant oasis for its clients. The restaurant, directed by the new chef Mirko Caldino, offers a menu with a strong visual impact and intense taste: for example, some traditional Tuscan/Versilian dishes revisited in a contemporary key. Moreover, at guests' disposal an expert sommelier able to suggest the ideal matching between wines and food proposed.
From a historic family union, on the seafront of Forte dei Marmi, there is a restaurant not to be missed, that of Bagno Gilda. Managed for 40 years by Mr. Tabarani and Mr. Di Giovanni, the restaurant's winning formula is based on friendly family management. At the stove, Chef Sauro Antonioli, with a three-starred background, has been able to revolutionize the kitchen with a boost of modernity and experimentation. For this Easter at home a menu created ad hoc all to discover.
Inside the beach club of the Principe Forte dei Marmi, the Dalmazia restaurant will make you live an authentic Versilia's culinary experience, the wide veranda opens to an incomparable view of the open sea, the scents and colors create the ideal environment for a pleasant lunch in a relaxing atmosphere. Leading the Dalmazia Restaurant is starred Chef Valentino Cassanelli. His cuisine offers traditional local dishes "a new seafood trattoria" for an Italian taste full of flavors and aromas of the territory.
Angelo Torcigliani's new challenge is a stone's throw from the sea, right on the beach. A new page in the gastronomic adventure of this enthusiastic chef from Versilia, who has decided to turn his cuisine around. The restaurant has been completely renovated, with about forty seats overlooking the sand. The room is all glass, and there is also an outdoor space. Ristorante il Merlo is open for lunch and dinner. Of course, since we are by the sea, the menu includes fish dishes. In fact, there are mostly fish dishes even if some of Torcigliani's great classics (pigeon with black cabbage cooked in pork netting) endure.