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Trattoria Gianni Franzi

Piazza Marconi 5, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hartwell, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here many times and I crave their seafood spaghetti, it's amazing!!!! Filled with a spicy olive oil, lots of clams, mussels, squid and shrimp. Yum!!! I am not a sardine fan, but the sardines here are another story. You should give them a try, they are so fresh and delicious. I always enjoy them when I'm here. Try... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this place. Always eat here when in Vernazza. The pasta with pesto is fantastic. Octopus salad with potatoes is great too. My absolute favorite is the chocolate Affogato dessert. It's the best I've had in all the Cinque Terre. We prefer to sit outside under the colorful umbrellas. The view is spectacular with the sea only meters away. Great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

Great little spot for a wine and a snack, go for a meal or sit in the bar, have a drink on the street and watch the world go by. The locals recommend it so meet some of them and have a chat, such a friendly location

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

If you are in Vernazza you should try Gianni Franzi for lunch or dinner. They have fantastic outdoor seating with a harbor view or indoor seating with very charming atmosphere. Emmanuel took great care of us during dinner and we appreciated his kindness and personal service. You must try their pesto pasta as it is excellent and they have fresh... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

My family and I stayed here for three nights while exploring the Cinque Terre. Don't get me wrong, the location is amazing and we loved the relaxing nature of this place. Breakfast every morning was delicious and a perfect way to start our day. But, the staff is extremely surly and rude. Every time I've read a tripadvisor review that... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We stayed here after much research and knew there were going to be a lot of stairs. Cinque Terre basically has steps everywhere so if you can't climb them this is not the town for you. We loved waking up to the ocean and going on daily hikes. The restaurant downstairs was one of the best we ate at so... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We stayed at Gianni Franzi three nights based on Rick Steeves' guide book recommendation. The rooms and the upper terrace had been upgraded since Rick wrote his review. Breakfast is part of the package and it was served on the Terrace - a most spectacular setting - high above the Mediterranean on one side and the rising vineyards on the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Nice place to stay in Vernazza. The room was small but clean, and the wifi worked, not too well in the room. The staff is friendly and they own a restaurant that you need to check in at. Slight warning, there are a lot of steps to get up. If you have a lot luggage, it might be difficult. Great... More 

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Tucson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This hotel Rocked! Our first time vacationing in Cinque Terre and couldn't have been a more pleasant experience. Hotel staff was friendly and very helpful. We were worried because we got into Vernazza after check in time but a note was left with contact information. Let's just say that alone eased our tension. Views were picturesque and we will definitely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

Cannot argue with the view! Laying in bed, listening to the waves, was incredible. The included breakfast is nice as well, (except for when they tell you it isn't included). Our room was on the 3rd (4th) floor, and was just big enough for a bed. No frills for sure! Shared bathroom reminded me of a hostel, but it was... More 

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