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Via Giovanni Battista Prandina 21, 16043 Chiavari, Italy
+39 0185 598156
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Generous portions of great pizza, lovingly prepared by the father of our server. We had a great evening at Malu. The menu is in Italian, which our server translated for us. The pizzas were absolutely great, the best we had while in the area. This is a quieter area, but still a very short walk to the oceanfront, where we... More 

Thank sjh40l
London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely little restaurant just slightly away from the main centre of Chiavari. Great pizza selection with a mixture of bianca and tomato bases, along with a decent pasta choice and antipasti. My husband loved his 'white' pizza and I enjoyed my local specialty panseti con salsa di noci, both of high quality along with the really good bread that came... More 

Thank Esther S
Ashford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

How about 2 huge tasty pizzas. Carafe of wine. Water. Oh and two wee liqueurs with coffee! Best pizza since the great days of Italian pizza house in elephant and castle. Staff brilliant and attentive throughout. Book to avoid delay!

Thank Norman W
Pavia, Italy
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

First, it's not easy to stand out as a pizzeria in Liguria. There are some great pizzerias here and the bread shops also make fantastic pizza. Malu is one of the best pizzerias in Chiavari. The owner makes the pizza and he is proud of his ingredients. The daughter is an Anglophile so she can translate for the English clientele.... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giovanni Battista Prandina 21, 16043 Chiavari, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Chiavari
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 598156

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?