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Ristorante Il Gambero Rosso

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Piazza Guglielmo Marconi, n. 7, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
+39 0187 812265
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12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Wed 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Lethbridge, Canada
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163 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We went with another couple for lunch. We all had the Minestrone soup as a starter ... it was a cool, wet day and this really hit the spot. Then we tried the mixed seafood grill and it was also quite good. We were lucky to have arrived before the bigger lunch crowd arrived. We had a good table and... More 

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Concord, North Carolina
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89 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

To say Vernazza is busy is an understatement. So we were sure to make a reservation for dinner. I’m glad we did as it was getting very busy when we arrived. My husband had the lobster pasta (solid dish) and I had the shrimp, asparagus and cream pasta which was to die for. It was one of the best pasta... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

This one should not be missed. Bit busy but its worth to be patient. Delicious fresh sea food from the local catch, freshly prepared pasta on site and super delicious pesto. Price is not much reasonable but food is very good. Restaurant staff might be little grumpy but I guess that's Italian attitude, so better to ignore their grumpy attitude... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Came here for dinner and liked it so much we came here for every dinner while staying in Vernazza for 4 nights. Tried different dishes all were good. But seafood was the best. Fresh. Comes in big portions. I was struggling to finish a seafood salad for starter and then fried seafood for main. Below is description and photos of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

No particular complaints. Food was good to average, service was good. Overall it was a solid meal, but nothing to excite. Pickings in Vernazza were slim this time of year, was the better of the two dinners we had in town.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Food here is just below average.. no big hoo ha.. 2 waiters in the restaurant. Both are rude.. I told them politely that I have a coach to catch at 215pm and asked if the food will take Long. The normal reply should be, "I'll try to push for you" or.. let me check.. but the waiter replied. This is... More 

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Plymouth, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

It was a pleasure to dine outside in this restaurant with a view of the harbor in Vernazza. The waiters were friendly, knowledgeable about the offerings and prompt in their attention. There was a wide selection of local seafood. The mussels were quite nice. The local specialty of anchovies and pasta was ok, but nothing spectacular to my taste. The... More 

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Michigan
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66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

After our invigorating hike from Monterosso, we were able to dine outside at this bustling restaurant. Be patient, you must not grab a table until you are invited to do so - we caught on to this very quickly after other patrons were gently scolded adding a little excitement for the other tables. Warm octopus salad and the veal were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Nice view but there are better restaurants in the area. The service was below average - I don't think the waiter likes his job! The food was also pretty average so if you're after a really good meal, head to Il Pirata delle 5 terre which is away from the hustle and bustle of Vernazza.

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Richland, Wa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This restaurant is very well located in the main piazza and offers a good menu of Italian seafood dishes. The waitstaff were very friendly and spoke very good English. The prices were reasonable and the food was terrific.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$26 - US$47
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Guglielmo Marconi, n. 7, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Vernazza
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 812265

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