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Trattoria San Carlo

Via David Chiossone 41/43r, 16123, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 253 4294
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“antipasti” (4 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Via David Chiossone 41/43r, 16123, Genoa, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Waiter look displeased to see us turn up and advised we come back later for a table. I suggested we would have a drink at the bar and wait. Seemed displeased again and we were left in the bar area..No drink. Shown to our table....More

Thank Sue A
Reviewed 24 July 2018

The restaurant is very small, so you must book beforehand. If you don't have their telephone number, book via your Hotel Reception.

Thank sallyheraty
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely little place tucked away in one of the roads/alleys. Food is freshly made , wine was really nice. Great value for money, waiter was very helpful in translating the menu and telling us what to have

Thank LGSnowy
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

It might not look much from its exterior, but the food is fabulous and the service friendly and accommodating. The pasta with pesto -- made traditionally genovese with potatoes and green beans -- is a delight. The ravioli in a meat ragu surprisingly light, almost...More

Thank G G
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We visited Trattoria San Carlo last October with another couple. Our friends recommended this place very much, specially because the pesto they serve.I was told that Gonoa is famous for its pesto, because the plant is pure, or not mixed with any other. They told...More

Thank echerem2013
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

The best pesto sauce I've ever had. The tiramisu was also great. Very cozy place playing smooth music. I totally recommend it!

Thank RenanFM
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Reviews suggest his place is either wonderful or dreadful. I guess we had the dreadful night. The waiter spent the evening on the phone to his friends or chatting to his mates eating at another table. My wife had some reasonable food. Mine was quite...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Our hotel recommended that we visit Bocadasse for dinner, but one look at the sad tourist traps lining the pebbly beach and we decided to make our own dinner arrangements in the old port area. We walked down a number of dark and scary back...More

Thank Molly H
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We came in 30 minutes before closing, the waiter was rude, we didnt even get napkins and my steak was raw. My friends pasta dish was ok though.

Thank Heiðar Þ
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We found that place by chance while walking through the narrow streets, it's in quite remote location. No regrets however: the place looks great, the owner was friendly and most importantly - the food! I urge you to try their Home made pasta with pesto...More

Thank Sławomir R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$28 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via David Chiossone 41/43r, 16123, Genoa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa
  • Phone Number: +39 010 253 4294
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