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Hostaria Vecchia Rapallo

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Via Fratelli Cairoli 20, 16035, Rapallo, Italy
+39 0185 50053
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
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126 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We went here with a group of 30 people and had a set meal, so this may not be a good review of their entire menu. This place is located in the tourist area of Rapallo near many such similar establishments. There is nice outdoor seating as well a some undercover inside. The staff was friendly and efficient. The meal... More 

Thank GlenLivet
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79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This was highly rated by our hotel and I was a little disappointed. I started with a prawn salad, thought it would be chilled similar to a USA shrimp cocktail; it wasn't. This dish had warm prawns, served with too much cocktail sauce, over a bed of delightful greens. The main course, a curried gnocchi was good, not great. My... More 

Thank bubbamd
Telford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This restaurant was recommended to us by the reception staff at our Best Western hotel just around the corner. It is tucked away in an alley just off the promenade. It was a little gem. We had decided to have fish that evening and the head waiter was kind enough to recommend a fish which I had previously not heard... More 

Thank F9205EEjohnf
Varna, Bulgaria
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Great food, excellent service. We are lucky, because we tasted seasonal truffle menu, that was amazing. Pros stuff!

Thank Villybg
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Very good restaurant, wide menu and reasonable prices. Good service, and assistance with the menu. Close to our hotel and recommended by the staff of the hotel.

Thank Gal S
Maldon, United Kingdom
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314 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

I booked the restaurant prior to visiting Rapallo as I knew it was popular with locals and tourists from reading the reviews. We arrived at 8pm and we took the last table. We didn't realise that there was a room out the back which filled up by 9pm, mainly with locals by what we saw. We only saw 3 waiting... More 

Thank ClareMcK
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

My husband & I enjoyed our two course dinner. The accompanying focaccia, however, was on the hard side - didn't taste particularly fresh.

Thank Megapout
Croydon, United Kingdom
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418 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Very nice, friendly, helpful staff, but the food was very very average and it wasn't cheap. Also (not the restaurant's fault, of course) we were a bit put off our food by a woman openly breast-feeding opposite our table. I know this is a sensitive subject, but I think I have a right to my opinion...

Thank EtoileSanderstead
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We all enjoyed a wonderful evening at this well run restaurant. Every dish was prepared with care. The fish of the area was delicate and delicious. The appetizer with the porcini mushrooms was very tasty. In addition, the seafood salad was a different preparation but very tasty!

Thank Patricia A
Kocaeli Province, Turkey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

nice service good food and acceptable prize ..I trıed there fırst nıght ın rapallo ıt was nıce . there ıs just need sea view.

Thank Ada A

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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
Average prices
US$17 - US$64
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Fratelli Cairoli 20, 16035, Rapallo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Rapallo
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 50053

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