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“Great choice - would go again”
Review of Da Gennaro

Da Gennaro
Ranked #296 of 464 Restaurants in Isola d'Ischia
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 21 October 2011

Very friendly staff where nothing is too much trouble. Food was good and service great. Be aware that all restaurants seem to charge a cover charge on the bill - seems to be the norm.

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Reviewed 27 September 2011

Gennaro's is one of the many restaurants along the port strip, and one I'd definitely recommend. I only wish we'd read the reviews earlier, as we went here on our last night.

Gennaro is very friendly, but not too pushy or over attentive. Every night we walked past there was a resident guitar player/singer which put me off a little. But the night we went there was a table of Italians who were joining in and it gave it a fantastic atmosphere.

We had the bruschetta and Zuppa di cozze for starters - mussels in a tomato sauce. I can honestly say I've never had mussels that tasted so good! The triangles of sliced bread that accompanied it we delicious dipped in the soup. I then had linguine with clams and courgettes which again was amazing. Definitely the best meal of the week.

For the two of us with 2 starters, two mains and wine it came to about €55. Really good value for the quality of food.

N.B. Gennaro has aged a bit since the photos on the website, but still has a jumper over his shoulders!

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Thank chockagirl
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Reviewed 16 August 2011

Ristorante Gennaro is a gem in the long line of seaside restaurants in Ischia Port. Myself, my wife, and 2 young daughters had 2 wonderful dining experience at Gennaros. The owner Gennaro is incredibly personable and spent the entire evening spending time talking with the patrons at each table. His suggestions were wonderful and my entire family loved the entire experience of wonderful food, wonderful staff, and a wonderful host who makes sure EVERYTHING is to your liking. My 3 1/2 year old daughter picked out a small fish from the fresh fish display because it had big eyes. She was thrilled to pick her own fish so we said ok and had it prepared without asking the price; it's only a small fish. When we got the bill we were shocked to find that the "big eyed" fish is one of the rarer fish and very expensive. We asked Gennaro about the cost of the fish that our daughter ordered and he was quick to say sorry and reduce the price drastically without hesitation. We had the best fresh calamari of our lives, suggested by Gennaro. The Pomodoro sauce was our favorite in 3 weeks of Italian travel. When walking down this busy dining street you will be approached by every restaurant owner trying to lure you in. Please, go straight to Gennaros...at least for your first meal at the port. Sit down , take your time talking with Gennaro, listen to his suggestions, and enjoy a fantastic meal in a beautiful setting! Thank you Gennaro!!!!!

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Reviewed 23 July 2011

Gennaro and his staff were all extremely friendly and attentive. The restaurant specialises in sea food and Gennaro recommended the seabass which was excellent. Good wine list as well, with the local Ischian white going down a treat. Great views too across the port. Would definitely go back.

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Reviewed 30 June 2011

The food here is fab,especially the seafood.The swordfish was paticulaly good.the location is perfect on the harbour front.the staff were very attentive and give good wine reccomendations and Gennaro himself is a lovely man.We loved this place and will defo be back next time we are in ischia.

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