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If you're up for travelling a bit further out of Portofino, you can take a ferry to the nearby town of Rapallo, where you'll find Eldòlz. Their chefs are able to serve fruit-based or mascarpone cakes and the traditional tiramisu, but also ice creams and savoury treats. They have vegetarian options too, and you can ask for custom orders.
Portofino and its city centre seem to have been left untouched by the many coffee chains that have taken over in the bigger cities. Here you can enter in one of the many different restaurants, bars or gelaterias around the main square that are open since the 20th century to appreciate a cup of coffee or to have an ice cream during your stroll around town.