Restaurant Guide

Restaurant Guide

Genoa has a wide range of restaurants and bars. Some have a long standing tradition, others are very new and exciting for the specialties they offer. Quality slow-food and a very enjoyable surrounding is common to many of these often smaller places. Select your most favorite ones.  Viewing by opening this blog page fully, you will find some of my suggestions which may suit you and make your stay even more pleasant.

Zupp

If you like to surprise yourself and learn how soups can be extremely tasty, try one of the many delicious soups in a friendly atmosphere in this place

Zupp

Salita di Coccagna, 10R
16128 Genova
T. 010.2475601
WWW

Ristorante Montallegro

For a unique experience you would certainly like to try this restaurant-pizzera overlooking the city. Take the funicolare Zecca-Righi and experience the view over the city until midnight

Ristorante Montallegro

via Mura delle Chiappe 30r
16136 Genova
T. 010 2721545
WWW

La Raibetta

Traditional ligurian dishes, prepared with great passion and a wide selection of wine. A good quality at an affordable price

La Raibetta

Vico Caprettari, 10-12 R
16123 Genova
Tel: 010-2468877
WWW

Sa Pesta

Unique Genovese specialities: stuffed vegetable, stuffed anchovies, farinata, prescinseua. Cooked in wood oven

Sa Pesta

Via Dei Giustiniani, 16R
16123 Genova
Tel.: 010.2468336
WWW

Piccolo Mondo

A place to spend an after dinner, playing with intelligent games, among young and old, allows to experience your logical skills and techniques. A unique experience to meet interesting people.

Piccolo Mondo

Via Ravecca 16r
16123 Genoa
WWW

Da Rina

an elegant fish restaurant, where the former President Sandro Pertini used to enjoy dining. Very close to the apartment Maria

Da Rina

Mura delle Grazie , 3 R
16128 Genova
Tel. 0102466475
WWW

Pintori

One of the most referenced restaurant, a 50 year old Sardinian restaurant,. It's pasta with bottarga and pasta with black cabbage is referenced even by the New York Times

Pintori

Via San Bernardo, 68r.
16123 Genova
Tel 010 27 57 507
WWW

La MaMa

The Pizzeria Restaurant, where the poet and writer Goffredo Mameli, author of the current Italian national anthem was born. A large and conveniently priced restaurant.

La MaMa

Via S.Bernardo, 70
16123 Genova
Tel 010 2518937
WWW

i tre merli

A large restaurant, ideal for fish and local specialties.Foccaccia di formaggio di Recco, Farinata, Pansotti, Caponmagro, Trofie al Pesto to name a few. A large wine selection. Located in the old port area, has seatings outside and inside.

i tre merli

Calata Cattaneo 17
16128 Genova
Tel. 010 246 4416
WWW

Groove

The place for an excellent steak or a tasty hamburger with some great bear

Groove

Via ai Quattro Canti di San Francesco 32R,
16124 Genova
Cell. 3204293658
WWW

Cavo Ristorante

Enjoying an aperitif, a lunch or a dinner surrounded by fresco's of the painter Bernardo Strozzi dated from 1618 in the building ones owned by Gio. Stefano Doria is very unique experience. Underneath is the historical speciality shop of Vedova Romanengo.

Cavo Ristorante

Vico Falamonica, 1r
16123 Genova
Tel: 010 9752674
WWW

Mua

The right place for a tasty drink after shopping or a dinner. Reservations requested. A large lounge with interesting buffet & drinks. Facilities to seat outside are also available. Next to fashion shopping street of via Roma. A restaurant which also offers a lot of delicious food

Mua

via San Sebastiano 13
16121 Genova
Tel 010 532191
WWW

Locanda Spinola

Wine and fish and local specialities, very well served in a simple atmosphere, in the heart of the center of the historic town.

Locanda Spinola

Vico della Scienza 17r • di fronte a Palazzo Spinola
Genova (centro Storico)
Tel. (010) 40 772 66
WWW

Fratelli Klainguti

The unique Caffé & Pasticeria since 1828 a tradition. Official supplier of Giuseppe Verdi, the origianl brioche fallstaff is still available to be tasted in this unique atmosphere of other times.

Fratelli Kalainguti

Piazza Soziglia, 98-100r

16123 genova

Tel. 010-8602528

In Vino Veritas

The unique romantic place for a enjoying a large variety of rice dishes, served each with it's suggested and selected wine. Although the rice is produced mainly in Padania the recipes are ligurian style.

In Vino Veritas

Vico delle vele 27r
16128 Genova
Tel. 010 2472293
WWW

Excultate

The right place for a pizza and a wide selection of beer or salads, or even farinata and focaccia di Recco. Mainly outside seating in the square of Piazza Lavagna whether other 3 restaurants compete.

Excultate

Piazza Lavagna, 15R
16123 Genova
Tel 010 246 8724
WWW

Yuan

If for a change you like Chinese, Thailandese or Japanese dishes, this is the place where the oriental kitchen meets with elegance and style. Delicious food, served well in a clean environment let's you avoid a long travel to the Far East.

Yuan

Via E. Vernazza 8
16121 Genova
Tel. 010.570.23.27
WWW

Nabil

Tastes from the Lebanese kitchen and the other Mediterranean costs. Arabian. Atmosphere and flavors of the Orient. Hommos, Tabule, Cous-Cous, Giaj alla libanese, Sciskebab, Kifta and sweets are delicious. Even wine from the Bekaa Valley is served on request.

Nabil

Vico Falamonica, 21 R
16123 Genova
Tel, 010/2476114
WWW

La Buca di San Matteo

Located next to the wonderful square of San Matteo, the palaces of the Doria family, this restaurant offers Toscany dinners in a very quiet and elegant atmosphere, with a single privé for a romantic dinner, to be booked well in advance.

La Buca di San Matteo

Via Chiossone 5r
16123 Genova
Tel: 010.2362389
WWW

Trattoria Rosmarino

A nice place for an enjoyable lunch or a nice dinner in an easy atmosphere located right by the Piazza de Ferrari. It offers excelent food, served quickly with a good selection of wines. Generally always with a delay menu of a special selection of fresh food.

Trattoria Rosmarino

Salita del Fondaco 30
Genova
Tel 010 2510475
Cell 339 8301524
WWW

Douce

When you like to enjoy a unique breakfast, some quick lunch or some of the wonderful sweets during tea-time and very nice sitting in the evening sun with the backdrop of Palazzo Ducale, this would be your choice.

Douce

Piazza Matteotti 84r,
16123 Genova
Tel. +39.010.5537166
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J'aime les Crêpes

A great selection of wonderful sweet or salty crêpes makes this place the unique choice. It's hard to say which is the best choice, but they do have so many and others they personalize according to the taste desired by the client. Gluten free crêpes are also available

J'aime les Crêpes

Stradone di Sant’Agostino, 54
16123 Genova
Tel. 0102465345
WWW

Trattoria San Carlo

A restaurant which cares to prepare very good food. Local dishes such as pesto, meat or wine are both well selected and served in a very pleasant atmosphere.

Trattoria San Carlo

Via D. Chiossone 41 – 43r
16123 – Genova – (IT)
Tel. +39 010.2534294

WWW

Pizzeria Savô

A pizzera in which you find one of the finest Pizza's in town. Quick service with a great atmosphere.

Pizzeria Savô

Via al Ponte Calvi 16R GENOVA
Tel. +39 010.8568593

WWW

Scurreria Beer&Bagel

The right place for a great selection of fresh draft beer. For hungry people some good hamburgers and other dishes are available. Their special french fries are recommended.

Scurreria Beer&Bagel

Via Scurreria 22r
16123 Genova
Tel 329 6903690

WWW

Les Rouges

The place for ending a beautiful day in a unique atmosphere with great drinks or even for a dinner.

Les Rouges

Piazza Campetto 8\A,
16123 Genova
Tel 329 3490644

WWW


Other convenient and interesting restaurants in town to discover are:

  • Cavour 21, Piazza Cavour 21r, 16128, Genova Tel 3938511140 – known for the best pesto in the world. Very conveniently priced.
  • Irish Pub, Vico della Croce Bianca, 39/r, 16123 Genova Tel 0100985326 – Pizza made in wood oven, with a great selection of beer
  • Mangiabuono, Vico Vegetti 3/R, 16123 Genova Tel. 010-250501 – excellent local kitchen.
  • Trattoria delle Grazie, Via delle Grazie, 48r, 16128 Genova – Tel 010-8698240, Italian, Fish, Mediterranean
  • Trattoria Da Gianna, Vico della Camelle, 26r, 16128 Genova – Tel 010-2468659m Italian, Fish, Mediterranean
  • A Cornabuggia, Piazza del Carmine 10r, 16127 Genova – tel 0102462447 – Tipical Genovese dishes
  • Da Gaia, Vico dell’Argento, 16124 Genova Tel 0102461629 – Ligurian Specialties in a special atmosphere
  • Sciuscia & Sciorbi, 25 Aprile, 32r, Genova Tel 348-8391924 – Pizza of a special kind
  • Glo Glo, Piazza Lavagna, 19, 16123 Genova, Tel 342 5748457 convenient for a dinner in the open air
  • Il Pasto di Varsavia, Via San Donato, 13, Genova, Tel 342 1438384 to eat differently – try the Gulash their speciality
  • Bottega del Conte,  Via delle Grazie, 47, Genova, Tel 010 2468356 a Bar for a wonderful discovery
  • Trattoria Ugo, Via dei Giustiniani, 86, 16123 Genova Tel 010 246 9302 – Typical local food – booking required
  • Ostaia do Castello, Salita S. Maria di Castello, 15, 16123 Genova, Tel 010 860 2064 very close to the apartment “Maria”
  • La Sosta degli Artisti, Via di S. Donato, 55, 16123 Genova Tel 010-24666149 – Pizza of high quality
  • Osteria San Matteo, Piazza San Matteo 4 / 5, 16123 Genova Tel 010-2473282 – Excellent for it’s rich selection of food and wine.
  • Caffé degli Specchi, Salita Pollaiuoli 43, 16123 Genova, Tel 010-256685 – For breakfast, a good lunch or a great aperitif in liberty style rooms
  • Da Maria, Vico Testadoro 14 r, Genova, Tel 010-581080 – The traditional attraction – a place to experience the joy of food as a port worker
  • Beluga, Via Jacopo da Levanto 15, 16123 Genova Tel 349-6688098 The place where to enjoy quality fish, cous cous
  • Plogp – La passeggiata, Piazza di Santa Croce 21r, 16123 Genova – Tel 010-2543644 – La Passeggiata librocaffè. A place for many curiosities amongst books, for breakfast, lunch, tea-time and crépes

Discover  the square of Piazza di Lavagna and Piazza delle Erbe, where the evening is young even late at night, with the many tables outside, to enjoy a drink or something to eat.

By | 2017-11-15T20:41:23+00:00 August 31st, 2014|A guide to the Restaurants|0 Comments

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born in Switzerland I live since 35 years in Genoa - Italy. I work as an International Freight Forwarder in the Shipping & Transport business. Enjoy photography, economy, politics, philosophy. Meeting and sharing experiences with people and most of all I enjoy to meet our guests in the historic city of Genoa.

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