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Via Sant'Agostino 19 | Centro Storico, 19121, La Spezia, Italy
+39 0187 302993
19:00 - 01:00
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Perth, Australia
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67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our Hotel recommended this restaurant and we were not disappointed. The staff were extremely welcoming upon our arrival and they all seemed to be expecting our booking. From the moment we sat down, the front of house was at our side making suggestions and recommendations and we followed his recommendations. As soon as the 1Litre of house wine arrived, it... More 

Thank Peter P
1 review
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is nice, but the food is not so tasty. It seems quick and easy prepared. Considering the menu we expect more.

Thank Alenka G
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We were dinning in these very cosy Italian ristorante, but we were dissapointed by the taste of the food. Pasta with cooked salad was sour, the fish had more bones than the meat.

Thank Martin G
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Had a delicious meal...the memory of the homemade pasta with monkfish will stay with me. Friendly and efficient staff but we were never rushed. Savoured a leisurely 3 course meal ( including steak) for 2 with sides of seasonal vegetables and house red wine for 70 euros. Would love to return.

Thank ScruffyMcDuffy
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The food of this trattoria-ristorante is average, which in Italy means mediocre at best. Service is awful. I do not recommend it at all. Go somewhere else but be aware, tourist traps like this abound.

1 Thank Cesare R
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We ate here for dinner in La Spezia in August 2016 with 6 people (including 2 children). We had walked a bit of a distance as were told there would be many restaurants to house from in La Spezia however this was not the case. Luckily we found something at 20:00 however, this is when we realised that one doesn't... More 

Thank 888Pets
The Mount, Pamplemousses, Mauritius
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135 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

If you want to feel the italian vibes try these restaurant on the street! It was our real first impression on italian restaurant and we wasn't disappointed at all. We had a marvelous seafood meal and we took their home wine!

Thank R_Stephane_L
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

A really nice place to eat! Well situated, with ample seating outside. The food is of a great quality - though be warned, the portions are relatively small. The service was good, the wine tasty. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Pmingaz
Brussels, Belgium
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

There was a nice selection of food which tasted fine. A pitty that there was only wine per bottle, which is to much for a modest drinker. Did not like the house wine. Staff acts a bit formal.

Thank jh995
Edmonton, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Had a most amazing evening for dinner at this restaurant. Service was quick but not rushed, food was prepared perfectly. Dessert could have been better but overall one of the best meals. Prices were comparable too. Thank you.

Thank Lise0

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$38
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Sant'Agostino 19 | Centro Storico, 19121, La Spezia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Province of La Spezia  >  La Spezia
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 302993

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