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Bolle in Pentola

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Via Fazio, La Spezia, Italy
+39 333 967 3865
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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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164 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Lunch menu , we choose the cod and octopus. Cod was a bit undercooked and the pulpa was very good. With 2 glasses of wine , coffee and water. Just 32 euro. Good place !

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Geneva, Switzerland
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154 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Found this place by looking at Tripadvisor as we were walking around La Spezia centre for a dinner place. It had good rating and didn't disappoint, rather surpassed our expectations really! Had a lovely long meal there with antipasti (the mixed seafood antipasti was great to share! so many little faves on that plate!) For the main we stuck to... More 

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Ashurst, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

... the house white was very passable indeed; not hugely chilled, which seems at times to be the Italian way, but that brought the flavours out. I had baked and steamed fish + spinach, my wife swordfish and a mashed pea side dish. For pudding she had chocolate blancmange, while I tried what was a square of nicely hard ice... More 

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Thank Paul W
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191 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

We didn't know what to expect here and we're a little wary of the menu. We had no prior experience with their types of local seafoods. We had swordfish steak and mixed fried seafood. The swordfish was dry but the fried seafood was very fresh and tasty. However, we ordered the mixed seafood because it included prawns. We knew what... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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165 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015

I returned to this place during my last visit to La Spezia last week and i had a nice experience as always. Good place to go when visiting La Spezia

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Thank Leonardo Z
Berkley, Michigan
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015

We stumbled upon this place as we were walking to the ristorante our B&B owner had suggested. As soon as we got to the suggested ristorante, we were instantly turned off by the amount of horse meat that was on the menu. We had seen this place on the way over and thought the menu looked great, so we headed... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

I was there last week for dinner and was a very enjoyable experience. Very interesting dishes instead of the usual, great wine list.

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Thank Leonardo Z
Geneva, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014

We kind of ended up here after realising that restaurants in downtown La Spezia are unlikely to take you with no reservations - even just for two persons. The menu is only seafood, but thats what you should be eating in the area, and they do it incredibly well. The selection is unique, fresh and of high quality. The owner... More 

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Nyon, Switzerland
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014

We had a nice experience in this small and very cosy restaurant, so we decided to go there again the following evening. The owner and the waiter were friendly and very kind. We considered the portions absolutely right as dimension. The rapport quality price is quite correct. We had different little things to taste as starter, absolutely delicious, then we... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2013

Nice resturant with very good homemade food. Both starter, main course and dessert was delightful! I ordered fish of the day and it was really juicy and the taste combinations of the dish was perfect! strongly reccomended! The owners was helpful and showed good service the whole night! The local vine was also very good... The atmosphere was very relaxing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$37 - US$73
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Fazio, La Spezia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Province of La Spezia  >  La Spezia
  • Phone Number: +39 333 967 3865

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