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Antica Osteria di Vico Palla

Vico Palla 15r, 16128, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 246 6575
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (29 reviews)
“fried milk” (3 reviews)
“red snapper” (2 reviews)
Opens in 5 min
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Vico Palla 15r, 16128, Genoa, Italy
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1 - 10 of 192 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I’ve just finished eating at this place. This is my fourth visit to Italy in five years and I would say this is by far the worst meal I’ve ever had. Add to the terrible meal, the rude treatment by the, apparently, manager for tonight....More

Thank Alberto P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of great reviews on TA led us to this Osteria for our last dinner in Genova last night. We found it very noisy, so much so that we could barely talk to each other across the small table for two. Clattering dishes, clanging cutlery,...More

Thank 588Bunny22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great restaurant to visit in Molo neigbourhood, 5 minutes walk away from Acquarium. Extremely laid back service where you'll get served pleasantly and dilignetly anyway. Great food, relying on local Genovese specialities, served in good quantities. Would definitely come back if having chance to

Thank Mathieu B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Let's start from the bad. A €7 bottle of wine sold at €28 I thought was a bit too much? But the waiters where most pleasant the settings relaxing and the food exceptionally good. All in all price for the meal was most adequate for...More

Thank Davide C
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner at this restaurant. It was recommended to us by our host, a local, who also showed it to us on a map so we had no trouble finding it. Very busy, bustling restaurant. Quite loud but not unpleasantly so. The...More

Thank thandiwehoffman
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Exceptional local restaurant, very friendly waiters, fresh food, good wine and best of all an amazing Cappon Magro and latte dolce!

Thank bstuart
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Located in a hidden street of Genoa, this restaurant is nicely decorated with old Genoa pictures, exposed brick ceiling and wine bottles. The owner welcomed us warmly and brought us to our table. We shared a dish of octopus and mashed potatoes for a starter,...More

Thank Fati25
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very good friendly place to eat. We had sea food and more than enough to fill the hungriest of visitors. Dont be put off as its down some side street.

Thank Robin T
Reviewed 3 August 2017

If you are Asian,I recommend you not to go there.I don't want to discredit this reataurant,but I could not torelate to eat their food.

3  Thank Осаму Х
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice high quality Italian seafood and cheap but really nice wine. Staff is friendly and helpful, but don't expect them to speak English, making you fancy cocktails or to have a menu on paper (read on the board instead). The interior could need some...More

Thank Elin F
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11 August 2016|
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Response from l-globetrotter | Reviewed this property |
PS sorry typo Locanda Spinola (and the chef's name is chef Tefa), waiters also speak English and chef's wife who is front of the house and waitress also speaks excellent English
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$147
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:45
19:15 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vico Palla 15r, 16128, Genoa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa>  > Sottoripa
  • Neighbourhood: Sottoripa
  • Phone Number: +39 010 246 6575
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