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Piazza Guglielmo Marconi 7, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
+39 0187 812201
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Wed - Mon 08:00 - 22:00
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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Given this restaurant is very much in the beaten track and in the most photographed village in Italy - Vernazza - it could sit on its laurels, but we were really impressed by the quality of the food, even if the service was little eccentric. We arrived hungry for lunch after waking from Riomaggiore and sat inside on a chilly... More 

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Mountain View, California
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There were only 3 restaurants open and this was the only one with indoor seating. Like another bad review in Feb 2017, we had a very bad feeling as soon as we entered. The service could not have been worse. The food was terrible and expensive. I travel a lot worldwide on business. This was one of my worst meals... More 

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Thank Mike W
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88 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's down by the water and nice outdoor seating. Pay a little extra for atmosphere. Food was good. Tried the anchovy stew. Not actually a stew, more like a casserole. Very flavorful. Mixed grilled fish, large portion, just average. Service just average.

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Vevey, Switzerland
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice charming restaurant located on the main square by the port. Good quality, traditional Italian food, well cooked and nicely presented. Service was friendly and fast. Prices are reasonable.

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Thank Franz S
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We should have known from the moment we walked in to turn right back around however it was the only restaurant open in Vernazza that evening and we were starving. The waiter was awful! I can't begin to describe how unbelievably rude he was to everyone in the restaurant, his extremely negative attitude, and impatience. My boyfriends steak came out... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

After walking all over Vernazza, we chose this restaurant for lunch. Good choice! The pasta was very tasty! I had the seafood pasta and it was one of the best seafood pasta I've ever had. My wife had a pasta with squid and fennel and it was also very delicious. I can just imagine this restaurant during the peak season... More 

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Palm Harbor, Florida, United States
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116 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

After a long downhill hike into town, it was time for lunch. It should have been a hint that all the other places on the harbor had a wait. Okay. The pasta with seafood was very good. Was also nice to have a green salad. But the waiter was clueless. I think he was actually a busboy pressed into serving.... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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133 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is one of the restaurants with tables arrayed on the piazza just above the harbor. After two weeks eating great food throughout Italy, we found the food here to be average. Not bad but not great. Service was not good. Surly might be a good description.

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Rogers, Arkansas, United States
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67 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We had just hiked and came into Vernazza just starving. We picked this restaurant without any information. We were pleasantly surprised. The food was excellent and reasonably priced. I will say the owner was not the most accommodating. We tried to sit outside and he was rude. We did eat inside and enjoyed the food very much! Service at the... More 

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Only disappointment in Vernazza. My girlfriend ordered a shrimp pasta dish that had a delicious sounding description on the menu. Shockingly, the shrimp was not even peeled yet still covered in the pasta's red sauce. Thus, the entire meal was spent trying to peel the soaked shrimp that resulted in a huge mess. We would have asked the waiter if... More 

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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
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Guglielmo Marconi 7, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Vernazza
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 812201

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