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Il Picchio Rosso

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Via Piave 14, 19124, La Spezia, Italy
+39 0187 21812
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Sat 19:00 - 23:00
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La Spezia, Liguria, Italy
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

In those 7 we took a salad, fresh and plentiful, some pizza, crispy and well seasoned, who stuffed focaccia, also well made, who a meat, scallops is cut. Friendly staff, fast service, very I repeat very economical price. Recommended is to return, congratulations.

Thank F G
Timisoara, Romania
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice place, very good pizza and carpacio. Italian 100%! Perfect way to feel the italian spirit. Also try the "bianco vino della casa" (white house vine). If you stay in La Spezia you must try it! PS Very good prices!

Thank Yvi_SRB
Noerre Aaby, Denmark
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

They only have one menu in english, it is handwritten and almost impossible to read. I had a pizza, which I though was a pepperoni pizza, but it turned out to be a vegetarian pizza with peppers.

1 Thank MKN1979
Lisbon, Portugal
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Very good food at very reasonable prices. Fresh and good quality ingredients. Only locals were there. We ate here twice and would go again if I stayed longer. The meat dishes were very high in quality,tender, well cooked and tasty. Unpretentious and with friendly staff.

Thank Marisa S
Northern California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Good, simple food at very reasonable prices. Only locals were there when we had dinner. Fresh lettuce and tomatoes in the salad; self-made vinaigrette. Very good bruschetta with fresh arugula on top. No pasta on the menu when we visited.

Thank NorCalCraig
Northampton, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

We had mixed meats, mixed cheese, and a couple of pizzas ... All good. Plenty of Italians/locals eating ... Always a good sign

Thank N_Rayn
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

We decided to have lunch here as we waited on our laundry to finish. (Lavanderia -self serve Laundromat across street) The food was wonderful, the restaurant was very clean and the staff were friendly & helpful. There was a bit of a language barrier, as we speak very minimal Italian, but the google translator app helped us interpret the menu... More 

Thank Maurers
Sarzana, Italy
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2014 via mobile

Will come back. Nice people very friendly. Eating is very good And special even Pizza is very good. It is a small location but enough for 35 person. The price is ok for the location.

Thank Hans B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2014 via mobile

First we ordered a carpaccio and it was horrible. There was no sauce (as usual) and with many nerves and fat. Then the main course, I ordered a dish called scaloppine and my wife a gnochi. The gnochi was reasonable but the scaloppine was impossible to eat. The meat came cold and full of nerves and fat like carpaccio. I... More 

1 Thank Marconi A
Andreagionata, Proprietario at Il Picchio Rosso, responded to this review
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Caro sig. Marconi . Primo dubbio che mi viene e' quello che non capisco come mai aveva cosi grosse difficolta... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$41
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Piave 14, 19124, La Spezia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Province of La Spezia  >  La Spezia
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 21812
Sunday in cruises starting remain open.

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