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Ristorante Manuelina

££ - £££
Contemporary, Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
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Via Roma 278, 16036 Recco, Italy
+39 0185 74128
12:15 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
Closed now
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Thu - Tue 12:15 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
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Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This typical restaurant is an institution in the Liguria. Famous for the foccacia, every single dish we tried was perfect. They offered us some local wine (unfortunately I do not remember the name) that was superb. Service is excellent and the place big and comfortable. Recommended if you happen to be around Recco.

Thank Juan H
New York City
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135 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The wait staff was a bit distracted the day we visited but the focaccia made up for it. It's made here in Recco and it's the thinnest focaccia you'll ever see.Its made with stracchino, a type of soft, creamy cow's milk cheese. We had it as an appetizer and then followed it with some pasta with pesto. If you just... More 

Thank Janet A
Milano, Italia
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97 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant where the Recco's cheese Focaccia is born. Absolutely delicious. Beside the focaccia, everything is very good. The staff is well trained and the owner pays time to every single guest.

Thank vibocc
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34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

During our stay at Villa Manuelina we visited the restaurant for lunch. The place is cozy and the dishes tasty. The service is extremely slow, and in our case the restaurant was almost empty, I imagine that it can be worse if the place is full.

Thank Pablo Z
Frederiksberg, Denmark
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275 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Staying in Recco is a Challenge , to eat there is even worse . Somehow the city has a long tradition of forcaccio with milks cheese in big pizza serving as the servant cuts it into peaces. This places has had special prizes for this weird food, we went there for dinner. You walk into a cave from late 70,... More 

Thank Winesurgeon
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

We had a daily proposed menu and every dish that came to the table was better that the one before. I still can not decide which was the best one. I would have to choose between the bellow ones (but it's a hard task): Carpaccio di ricciola con pepe rosa e sale affumicato Cubo di alici marinate con verdure Cevice... More 

Thank Anja B
Turin, Italy
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Manuelina is a very good restaurant. You must try the focaccia!! (Great variety of gluten free options too !)restaurant needs to go back to the high standard quality it used to have as it used to have even better food.

Thank ellieabros
Genoa, Italy
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53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

I went there with my former girlfriend. We took the focaccia al formaggio. It was really good. The price was good and fair. Really advised!

Thank Andrea_Sciarrone
Denver, Colorado
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015

Yes, the focaccia was still there and up to the task, as was the trophy al pesto. I had initially planned to eat all three nights that I would spend in the area there, not so after my first dinner. Maybe it was the cold bread, or the seasonal menu. Will give it a final try in October when the... More 

Thank CH19732014
Groveland, Florida
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184 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

My wife and I went for lunch on Saturday, September 13th to a place I have been going often for the past 45 (YES 45) years and even though I have also been going regularly in the past 10/12 years, I found the quality to be declining and not as good as it used to be. We had mouth-watering memories... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$32 - US$53
Contemporary, Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:15 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
12:15 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
12:15 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
12:15 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
12:15 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
12:15 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Roma 278, 16036 Recco, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Recco
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 74128

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?