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Il Laboratorio del Pesto

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Address: Via Dante Alighieri, 16, 19015 Levanto, Italy
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+39 0187 158 1709
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09:00 - 13:00
16:30 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 13:00
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Fun and informative class

We were able to arrange a pesto making class the same day for four people. At €10 per person, the one-hour class was a great deal. We not only made and tasted pesto, we had a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Natasha240
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North Carolina
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North Carolina
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36 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were able to arrange a pesto making class the same day for four people. At €10 per person, the one-hour class was a great deal. We not only made and tasted pesto, we had a generous glass of local wine, tasted two olive oils, sampled anchovies, and enjoyed some chocolate. We also learned about other local foods like pasta... More 

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LuiginaLevanto, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Laboratorio del Pesto, responded to this review

Thanks expect will come back soon, thanks More 

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

My teenage son and I took a one hour pesto making class. It was well organised and very informative. The staff offered us samples of olive oil, sardines, and other types of pesto. We loved it!

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Pensacola, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

My husband and I had a pesto making class arranged for us with Luigina at this marvelous and authentic little store where she lets visitors in on her trade secrets to making the most divine pesto you ever put in your mouth. Il suo pesto è il migliore! She also introduced us to the most heavenly olive oil I've ever... More 

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Thank Julie N
LuiginaLevanto, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Laboratorio del Pesto, responded to this review
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Grazie miei cari siete gentilissimi vi aspetto a Levanto. Cari saluti. luigina More 

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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Assuming I'm reviewing the same place as they did send us around the corner to La Nicchia for the class it was great fun. €10 per person we learned about all local pesto, tasted it all, had a glass of fizz on arrival, Limoncino and Limincino chocolate to finish too. We even took our remaining. Pesto home. They do push... More 

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Grazie vi aspettiamo ancora a Levanto. Buon autunno Monia More 

Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Grazie Mille! Thank you! We had the best time tasting and making pesto. Monia's welcome, enthusiasm and knowledge of all things pesto was most inspiring... I will NEVER eat pesto from a jar ever again :) and can't wait to make fresh pesto at home. The class set us off on a tasty adventure of all things Ligurian - Farinata,... More 

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LuiginaLevanto, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Il Laboratorio del Pesto, responded to this review
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Grazie la vostra recensione ci stimola a fare sempre meglio. grazie ancora tornate a trovarci presto. More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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340 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

If you need pesto in any shape, taste or form. This is the shop to visit. Tasteful decorated and nicely presented, tjis shops welcomes you inside. I guarantee you that you find more than one thing to buy and bring back home, I could without a doubt. Visit, you will love it.

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Grazie torna presto a trovarci Buona estate More 

Sanibel, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

My kids really wanted to take a class to learn how to make pesto. They offered a one hour class for 10 Euros. Includes instruction, tasting 2 full glasses of local wines, other forms of pesto and a lemonchello. I thought it was a great value and the instruction was very kind and patient with my kids (7 and 9).... More 

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LuiginaLevanto, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Il Laboratorio del Pesto, responded to this review
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Grazie simpatica Signora e simpatici i ragazzi tornate presto a Levanto More 

San Francisco, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Had the loveliest time learning to make pesto here. We stopped by the shop as we heard about the classes on trip advisor, and were able to connect on a good time that same day. The experience was delightful! We were greeted with a class of wine and tastes of various Pestos (basil, artichoke, tomato, olive). Then we watched the... More 

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Grazie siete molto gentili, tornate a trovarci, Buona estate Monia e Massimo Luigina Marco More 

Vicenza, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

I didn't realize you could take pesto classes here until after I visited. I wish I had been able to take one! It was still a good little shop anyway. Lots of different pestos. The man spoke limited English and I spoke my limited Italian. I came away happy. He told me how many people a bag of the specialty... More 

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LuiginaLevanto, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Il Laboratorio del Pesto, responded to this review
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Grazie, molto gentile spero di riavverti presto nel mio negozio, ti auguro una buona vacanza. More 

Westchester County, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 542 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016

I had forgotten (my notes having been written much earlier and I misplaced that one) about the class offered at the Laboratory of Pesto in Levanto. Reading about it seems like a missed great fun opportunity. we did however stop in and the lovely hostess introduced me to a variety of products of excellent quality. We purchased an award winning... More 

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LuiginaLevanto, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Il Laboratorio del Pesto, responded to this review
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Grazie è stato un piacere avervi nel nostro negozio, tornate a trovarci presto. Buona giornata Luigina More 

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