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Vico Della Rosa, 8 | Traversa Piazza Venezia -, 16035, Rapallo, Italy
+39 0185 58419
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“rabbit dish” (2 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Vico Della Rosa, 8 | Traversa Piazza Venezia -, 16035, Rapallo, Italy
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

This restaurant is down a side street and whenever we walked past never seemed very busy, but it looked quaint so we decided to give it a try. As a starter I had farinata (chickpea bread) as it is a local speciality. It was quite...More

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I can't believe I'm writing another TA restaurant review based on a rabbit dish... If you want to sample real local Ligurian food, then this is the place and the rabbit is the dish. It's amazing. The owner is charming and funny. He kept the...More

Thank Crystal-Globe-com
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful authentic food, great wine, nice atmosphere and a friendly owner who cooked himself. We came here for dinner with our one year old baby. Already the bread which was given as a starter was really tasty and fresh. The main course and dessert was...More

Thank debs_travel_2709
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Not a good lunch at all. First of All the Red wine. Horrible. Acid. That I really came across bad wine in a Italianen restaurant! Beef was enough, but not very good. Also the Fish of the Day out of the oven wasn't fresh. There...More

Thank Koen D
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Excellent food prepared to order in typical Genovese style. Lovely local wine by the carafe, very inexpensive. A quiet side-street location close to an open-air market makes it an ideal setting for lunch, but we ended up going there for two lunches and two dinners...More

Thank FMW77
Reviewed 20 September 2015

We went here specifically to try the rabbit, which is a Ligurian speciality but difficult to find in Rapallo. However, when we went to order it we were told it was unavailable. I chose the fritto misto instead and this was a big mistake -...More

Thank SAN50
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Very friendly family running this hidden gem! The food was great: real italian food, prepared in the best way! If you are in Rapallo, you must eat here!

1  Thank Satine110
Reviewed 21 August 2015

We ended up going back here 3 times over our trip this year. You know you are going to get decent food wherever you go in Rapallo, but the service here adds to their (excellent) food and makes the difference. The waiting staff are friendly...More

Thank britalian2015
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Our host/chef helped us through the menu, then made our meals to order. He was so friendly that we felt we made a new friend. Our entrees were delicious as was dessert. The Italian Riviera dining experience we had been looking for!

Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Dined here after discovering it on our wanders around Rapallo, and reading reviews. Service from young waiter was very polite and attentive, the owner was generally a bit disinterested in us until the end of our meal. Ravioli with walnut sauce was tasty, dining companions...More

Thank RoxyT13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:15 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:15 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:15 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:15 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:15 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vico Della Rosa, 8 | Traversa Piazza Venezia -, 16035, Rapallo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Rapallo
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 58419
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