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Trattoria da Sandro

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Via Roma 60, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
+39 0187 812223
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been in Vernazza in august 2016. We loved Vernazza. It is a beautiful place, but sadly this restaurant opaque our really pleasant experience in Vernazza. It is the worst experience i had ever have in a restaurant. The food is not good, and the customer service was very horrible and extremely rude. Really don't go to this place. The... More 

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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was overall delicious. We tried the Spaghetti Frutti de Mare, pasta was perfectly cooked, seafood fresh, very flavorful. Tried three of their homemade desserts, all were excellent. Great value too.

Thank Linda L
Medfield, MA
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108 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We were not greeted very warmly at this restaurant, but we were rewarded by a great meal. We ordered grilled swordfish and a pasta dish with pesto. Both were beautifully prepared and delicious. The restaurant was charming inside and every table filled with animated diners.

Thank LJSMedfield
Windsor, Colorado
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Trattoria da Sandro was recommended by Annamaria at Fontana Vecchia. Reservations were needed so we made them with a pleasant young waiter in the afternoon. We returned at 7pm and were seated promptly. Our waiter (Alessandro?) was very friendly and helpful. My wife had the Ligurian anchovy and potato Tegame alla Vernazzana which was OK but not special. I had... More 

Thank davidwX8274TE
United States
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170 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We sat at our table for at least 10 minutes without an acknowledgement, welcome nor menu, even though we know the staff saw us being seated at the table. Finally, after getting the attention of the staff, did we start receiving service. In a very small town that is dependent mainly on a tourism economy, one would expect much better... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We've made three trips to Vernazza now, and Da Sandro is by far our favorite. Nearly all the food is good in Vernazza, but this place is outstanding. You MUST try their pansotti with walnut sauce, it's AMAZING. Its a little less expensive than the places on the harbor, which is a big plus.

Thank BGilbertSound
New Haven, Connecticut
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

My wife and I ate lunch at Trattoria Da Sandro on October 3, 2016 after hiking from Monterosso to Veranzza. Had the stuffed mussels - the sauce was exquisite and the stuffed mussels were amazing. My wife had the lasagna with pesto which was very good. Quiet setting away from the port. Highly recommended.

Thank Tennisrocky
Kelowna, Canada
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395 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Vernazza was very crowded the day we visited. Most of the sidewalk bistros were full. We decided to eat inside and were delighted. The room appears to have been carved out of the cliffs. It was cool and relatively quiet inside. My husband had fried calamari and veggies while I had an octopus and potato salad. Both were really delicious.

Thank Terry L
Melbourne, Australia
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139 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Best Chicken Schnitzel and Chips. Great service and meal. Had a bite to eat before we did the great walking track back to Monterosso.

Thank angelica65
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13 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

As part of a two week Italian trip we visited Venice, Lake Garda, Verona, Bologna, Lucca and now Cinque Terre. This place is by far the worst restaurant I have been in Italy. Possible the worst I have been in anywhere. Asked for tagliatelle al ragu and was told they needed the tagliatelle for a different dish. Eh... what?! But... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Roma 60, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Vernazza
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 812223

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