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P.zza delle Erbe, 5r, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 246 8903
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 19:30 - 22:30
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We found this restaurant by chance and did not regret sitting there.. The waiter was extremely friendly, the food was delicious (the pesto tasted so fresh and was super tasty). We had to wait a tiny bit to be served but it was well worth it...

Thank Toru and Vero Y
Renesse, The Netherlands
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

A week ago, we had aan excellent lunch at the terras of Panson. Friendly waiter, good and fresh fish. Because of the weather, we had to eat inside with light bright enough to make it feel like a cafetaria. It mag have been the fact that the people had a long season, that they were just tired or what ever,... More 

Thank Ketting
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Had a very nice meal during the evening. We had our meal on the terrace. I had pasta with pesto sauce and asparagus which was delicious and my husband had the calamari which was also excellent.

Thank MaryElizabethBeds
Helsinki, Finland
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108 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

After finding out that the restaurant we were heading for lunch was closed although their webpage said that they are open, we stumbled upon this hidden restaurant in the central Genova. They have a nice terrace where we had a tasteful lunch. We started with smoked tuna & swordfish antipasti, shared a pasta with wonderful green pesto sauce and asparagus,... More 

Thank Esa_K_Traveler
Florence, Italy
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

We were on lunch during our visit to Genoa. The staff were very welcoming. The place were very ancient type. food was good with fair prices. Only one negative thing is waiting times are very very long. Otherwise everything is good. I can recommend.

Thank Harshi S
West Palm Beach, Florida
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353 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

We stumbled upon this place after 9:30 pm and were told they were probably closed- but wait a minute & will see Ultimately we were seated and enjoyed an excellent mix of pastas & seafood dishes- the pesto was great Good desserts also Very good service

Thank jeff b
Vila do Conde, Portugal
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

A relaxed elegance, think slow-food movement. Situated in a main restaurant area but in a secluded garden setting. Great local dishes: try the vegetable stuffed pasta with walnut sauce, & the pasta of Lucca with the typical pesto sauce. Seafood choices based on the catch of the day. Good local wine. All reasonably priced. A real find.

Thank Dan B
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

We arrived at Panson, a covered terraced patio overlooking a busy square near the Cathedral, at 9.30 pm one August evening and were reluctantly given a table by the waiter who I assumed was the maitre d'h. After 5 minutes we ordered and were given a bottle of sparkling water. 5 minutes later I asked to order a bottle of... More 

Thank nikspix
Market Rasen, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

Recommended by the hotel (not necessarily the best way to find the best value), but in this instance could not find fault. Service could have been marginally quicker but everything very fresh and surpassed expectations.

Thank sbpete
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

This place is lovely! It's in the corner of a small but busy piazza that includes many restaurants. It is tucked away in the corner with a beautiful inside as well as outside patio. It is surrounded by trees so you are somewhat secluded from the other restaurant patios, but can still people watch easily. This was nice because when... More 

Thank Monicaicequeen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$59 - US$147
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: P.zza delle Erbe, 5r, Genoa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa
  • Phone Number: +39 010 246 8903

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