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Trattoria Dal Billy

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
US$14 - US$58
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant at the top of the town offers great food and views of the entire valley.The homemade pasta and seafood are excellent, and the desserts are heavenly. We were there in November and it was very busy. The service ,however, was friendly and informative....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This really is the best restaurant in Cinque Terre. Order the lobster pasta dish that they are known for. It’s unbelieveably good. Gorgeous view, friendly and fun waitstaff, and amazing food. Make a reservation because they always fill up.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tgtnyc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After we watched the sunset in Manarola, we tried to find this restaurant after we read the reviews on TripAdvisor. When we arrived, the entire restaurant was booked. Luckily for us, a table just came free and the owner called us back. It was only...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Laura L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 7 nights in Cinque Terre and this was one of our favorite restaurants. The food was very good and some of the tables have remarkable views over Manarola. The restaurant is on the south hill above Manarola. We had pasta with pesto, mixed...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ShortStack12
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We were there already several times, each year we are in 5terre since 2011, so at least 7 times. Always excellent fresh and delicious food, smiling and helpful service and vivid atmosphere. Any meal we have chosen was just delicious. Reservation in advance strongly recommended....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Boris L
Reviewed 9 December 2018

On my 4th attempt to make a reservation from the USA Billy or one of his team finally answered the phone. Obviously they are busy. Reservation made for the 7 pm seating two weeks in advance. We arrived in Cinque Terre and found that our...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 1 December 2018

Well worth the walk up to this restaurant perched on the cliffside. Fresh seafood & pasta dishes and great local wine. Oh and the dessert of frozen cream and fresh berries was sublime!! Our server was very friendly, helpful and quite funny. We felt at...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Andrea K
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

We had a great dinner at Trattoria Dal Billy! A great server who provided a bit of humor as well. We had white anchovies as an appetizer and tuna carpaccio before sharing a lobster pasta entre for two. It was fantastic! A bottle of Cinque...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jennifere288
Reviewed 25 November 2018

Up the hill in Manarola Beautiful seafood restaurant Ask for a seat with a view if available Gets booked out every night we were there so make sure you book Try the seafood sampler for two on the entree menu Try a liquor after dinner...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank annielou777
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

Loved Billy’s. Husband had a shrimp pasta dish that was light and delicious. I had a fish dish that was fantastic. Couples at next table also said it was their best meal. Unpretentious but good service complete with the waitress yelling an alert upstairs on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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2 December 2018|
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Response from zugch | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it would be a perfect place, but I guess it will be too small for you because there are only few seats at several levels. So I think what Santa Maria advised should be done: Call them before you plan your trip, ask for... More
15 August 2018|
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Response from CJ1053 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but you can always email them as they are responsive. If they are open you MUST go. So wonderful we went 2 nights in a row!
25 May 2018|
Response from ysmpauysm | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I think that is not open at that hour, but I am not sure
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