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Gianni Franzi

Piazza Guglielmo Marconi 1, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
+39 0187 821003
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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“pasta” (79 reviews)
“trofie” (21 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Piazza Guglielmo Marconi 1, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
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161 - 170 of 399 reviews

Reviewed 28 August 2015

Linguini clams was perfect, al dante, fresh and flavorful, great views, waiters are pleasant enough.

Thank mariakl_01
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

We ate here as we were staying in their hotel and we were very impressed. For starters i had the best mussels i have had in my life. Large portions. My husband had octopud also good. We then had tofie pasta with pesto. Excellent !!!...More

Thank Jana_Radcliffe
Reviewed 16 August 2015

The restaurant has a decent size menu but very limited options for vegetarians. Perhaps they can make some things that are not on the menu but that is not my main concern anyway. We ordered two entrees - the only vegetarian entrees I believe -...More

Thank sreecha
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

The food was very good and we had an excellent waitor named Alessandro who recommended a beautiful wine to go with our meal. We returned for a second night and thoroughly enjoyed it.

Thank Graham38170
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Go away of this restaurant, the waiter was so unpolite and not nice. We nearly left in the middle of the meal. On the top of that they charge you 3€ per person for service ! I have never seen that anywhere. The food was...More

1  Thank Nicolas G
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Gianni Franzi is a must visit whenever I have the good fortune to be in Vernazza. The view and atmosphere is wonderful. My mouth waters thinking about the seafood spaghetti!!! Love, love, love! This Place gets packed, especially in the summer, so have a little...More

Thank MyTravelingPanda
Reviewed 7 August 2015

We had originally decided on a restaurant on the breakwater for a light Tuesday lunch, but just as we arrived a rogue wave soaked the patrons and flooded the restaurant. We therefore decided on Gianni Franzi, still on the waterfront but a safer distance from...More

Thank Survey54
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Had dinner here at the recommendation of someone. The view obviously is great, but I was expecting more from the food. We had grilled baby octopus, another octopus dish and a baked anchovy dish. It was good but kind of lacking in flavor, and the...More

Thank chordsimple
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

We dined with friends at Gianni Franzi because someone from our group had been there before and loved it. The place was full of locals, which I thought was a good sign. I'm not exaggerating when I say this was the BEST seafood we had...More

2  Thank MariaPazA
Reviewed 30 July 2015

After walking from Monterosso in over 30 degrees and sun the food at Gianni Franzi tasted gorgeus. We had Antipasto, Primo and Contorno. Rose wine and coffee. Very nice view over the sea. And all umbreallas in different colors :)

Thank Anne-Tone
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
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08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Guglielmo Marconi 1, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Vernazza
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 821003
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