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Devona

Pempelfort
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Schwerinstr. 13, 40477 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49021149 57 318
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Waitstaff

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Please don't go here and ruin the best secret place in Düsseldorf

As others have written, this place gives you authentic Italian food that feels like it is cooked in someone's home. I could lie and tell you they are all wrong, and I should since that would keep this awesome place a secret. But that would not be fair to you since this is the best restaurant - not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 23, 2015
JohnGilardi
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Bensheim, Germany
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Bensheim, Germany
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

As others have written, this place gives you authentic Italian food that feels like it is cooked in someone's home. I could lie and tell you they are all wrong, and I should since that would keep this awesome place a secret. But that would not be fair to you since this is the best restaurant - not just Italian... More 

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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

I've been here 3 times in the course of a week now. All with different people. It's simple outstanding! The Tortelinni with fresh truffles is out of this world. I ordered it every single time. For steaks, the best steak I've had in Europe was here. The Rumpsteak Devona and even the steak in the pasta are very good pieces... More 

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Thank The Sassy Spatula
Kuwait
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209 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

At this small restaurant you will be greeted with a big smile. Most other customers seemed to be very familiar with the restaurant and where greeted with hugs and kisses. The menu was limited to one page. The food was average but excellent presentation. I disliked that my grilled tuna was served cold and with raw center. The spaghetti Napoli... More 

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Thank Meshal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

You like authentic Italian food ? You want a family run restaurant ? You want value for money ? Then this little restaurant ticks all the boxes. The service is friendly and efficient . You feel like part of the family . The menu although not extensive is traditional Italian . The portions are generous and of a good quality.... More 

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Utrecht
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145 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Enzo and his wife will give you the at-home-in-Italy-feeling when you eat at their tiny restaurant in Pempelfort area, Dusseldorf. Food is great, service very personal and just everything works out fine at Devona's. Must visit when in Dusseldorf. Please make reservations in advance, or you will be disappointed

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Utrecht
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145 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

This is simply the best Italian restaurant in town that we visit every time that we travel to Dusseldorf. The food is great, the owners very friendly. It is a perfect place for a romantic dinner or a night out with friends. It might be just one of the best restaurants that I know.

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Bolzano, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Cute Italian restaurant, small but cozy and well decorated. Italian food, good and well presented. Italian staff really friendly and you will feel a bit like at home.

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Thank 80kami
Dusseldorf, Germany
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Nice Interior, in particular the old floor tiles. The food is rather average and the service inattentive. The owners rather tend to their regular guests and give limited service to new guests.

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1 Thank OzSweDe
Dusseldorf, Germany
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

The restaurant is run by the Italian Vicenzo Devona and his Greek wife Elena. The atmosphere is great. It's stylish but charming and you get welcomed very warmly. The food is of high quality. You can choose from the weeks special and a la carte. Delicious! The Devona certainly has the potential to become our new favorite Italian in Düsseldorf.

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1 Thank Matzepeng
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2011

A truly wonderful dining experience with a lovely hostess, Fr Devona and amazing food cooked by her husband Herr Devona. Freshly cooked wonderful tasty food, something for everyone. From memory I believe Fr and Herr Devona speak not only German, but Greek, Italian and French. A small, simply and tastefully decorated restaurant with modern darkwood furniture, white walls hung with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Schwerinstr. 13, 40477 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Dusseldorf>  > Pempelfort
  • Neighborhood: Pempelfort
  • Phone Number: +49021149 57 318

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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