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La Taverna del Metallo

) #1 of 361 Restaurants in La Spezia $ Italian, ,
Via Cernaia 17, 19121, La Spezia, Italy
+39 349 863 9139
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“wild boar” (7 reviews)
“pork” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Bar, Pub
Via Cernaia 17, 19121, La Spezia, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Friendly owner that provides a wide assortment of bear and great food. Rock music in background but not very heavy so ok even if you dont like rock that much.

Thank martinmurman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked in advance but the restaurant was rather empty. We had great expectations after reading such nice reviews. The ambiance is dark and funereal. There's heavy music playing constantly. Food is not bad, nor anything to write back home about. The choices on the...More

Thank Marco R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered the boneless shank with mashed potato and it was amazing. Especially after a week of pizza and pasta, this place could not come at a better timing. With the food I ordered a large beer and that is a large beer in deed....More

Thank lindtorp
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hoy crap, this was literally the best restaurant ever. We ordered a beer to start, which tasted soooo good, plus a starter with great cheese, meats and dips. We got a pork dish each for a main, and wow they were the largest and most...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went here on a whim and were completely astounded by la taverna del metallo. Don't be put off by the name/some reviews as the metal music is quite low key and adds depth to the experience (neither of us listen to...More

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Cinque Terre or La Spezia and you love beer, atmosphere and meat THIS is your place! Make a reservation and please get the pork shank.. It will make your holiday!

Thank Reggie D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went there after reading tripadvisor reviews, so we already had some expectations, but it was actually even better! A bit hidden around the corner, it doesn't look promising from the outside. On the inside, it is very cosy - expecially for...More

Thank Đorđije T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a shop where heavy metal is played while you eat. Although it was low most of the time it is heavy metal and can get loud. The food was good, the service friendly and the menu varied. The price was not too high...More

Thank Lorrie K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for dinner after a long day in the Cinque Terre and the last thing we wanted to do was have a 4 course meal that would take 2.5 hours, but we were starving. This place didn't care that I...More

Thank Lyne C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food! I tried shank ( no bone) with mushroom mash and my boyfriend had beans with traditional Italian sausage. Food was delicious!! Service was very friendly. Atmosphere was also lovely! Will be back!

Thank Nela V
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18 July 2017|
Response from BKSPlymouth | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the age of the children. Very dark and the music is not to all tastes but there were a (local) couple in with a pushchair. Teenagers with a sense of adventure will enjoy it I think. It didn't open until after 7... More
christine g
20 October 2015|
Response from irafunesta | Property representative |
Sorry, only Euro cash is accepted. Thank you very much, hope to see you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Italian, Bar, Pub
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
20:00 - 02:00
20:00 - 02:00
20:00 - 02:00
20:00 - 02:00
20:00 - 02:00
20:00 - 02:00
20:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cernaia 17, 19121, La Spezia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Province of La Spezia  >  La Spezia
  • Phone Number: +39 349 863 9139
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Middle Ages themed tavern with rock, metal and folk background music, a place to enjoy traditional local dishes (cheese and cold meat or salami platters) ravioli, testaroli, wild boar and pork, polenta and more... All to be washed down with a beer from our large selection of bottled or draught beers and fine local wines
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