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Olio Grosso

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Piazza Parasio, Imperia, Italy
+39 0183 60815
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had the set meal, there was heaps of food and the wine was nice. Atmosphere was lovely. We were all satisfied with the meals for the cost. I would go back in summer as apparently they have tables outside, which I would imagine to be beautiful....

Thank Nikatinac
Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

don't bother with the menu, just get the degustation menu that includes an abundance of dishes including several yummy entrees, a couple of pasta dishes and a few more mains plus dessert. The beer on tap is great and the house wine great value.

Thank Franco C
Oslo, Norway
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

Had two dinners at this restaurant during a holiday in Imperia. The restaurant offers two tasting menus daily with antipasti, pasta, main and dessert for about 35 € including house wine and limoncello. The food is fresh and well made. The pasta is made fresh daily and they offer you a selection of three different pasta dishes with an emphasis... More 

Thank ThomasMAa
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Our good friends from Genova told us about this restaurant . The place and the owner Alberto and his son were fantastic! The food was Awsome , the fish was fresh and tasty, the dolce was outstanding! Menu Price is very fair. Great place, Thanks Alberto

1 Thank jpjensen
Basel, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

Alberto is a great host. He serves delicious Italian food made with local ingredients. His fried calamari are the best I ever had (I grew up on the Italian coast). And ... do not forget to ask for his own made mandarin liquor at the end:-)

Thank AdeleVeronika
Venice, Italy
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015

We came across this charming Osteria by chance. Rustic decor, good food, maybe slightly overpriced. Lovely setting.

Thank chicetcharme
Dali, China
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63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2014 via mobile

The restaurant is located in a very scenery spot. The inside is decorated with typical Ligurian stuff. The food is based on some revisited Ligurian typical recipes : tasty but not mind blowing. The fish is fresh an tasty. The portion are small. I find the restaurant expensive.

Thank Fabrizio B
Imperia, Italy
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2012

Fresh food very well cooked by Luca and served by Alberto. Always trust Alberto's suggestions. Take the time for walking around; the Parasio is beautiful at day and night.

Thank mrai_1
Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2012

slow service and average food doesnt make this the best restaurant even if they think they are...disappointing!

Thank TripProfessional
Asuncion, Paraguay
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821 reviews
607 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,416 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2010

I have known this restorant for years... and have never been disappointed by the typical ligurian cooking. I'd say it has improved over the years. Try the fritto misto di pesce and then let the owner suggest what's freash and the catch of the day: you (and your wallet) will be happy. The quality / price relation is great, service... More 

4 Thank apalmero

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Parasio, Imperia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Imperia
  • Phone Number: +39 0183 60815

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