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Il Pirata delle Cinque Terre

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Via gavino 36, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
0187 812047
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Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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We stayed in Vernazza for three nights and this was the best restaurant we ate at the whole time.i ate aubergine Parmesan and my partner ate seafood spaghetti and both were phenomenal! We also shared a ricotta cannoli for desert which was a wonderful treat. If you are considering this place then... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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London, England, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We stayed in Vernazza for three nights and this was the best restaurant we ate at the whole time.i ate aubergine Parmesan and my partner ate seafood spaghetti and both were phenomenal! We also shared a ricotta cannoli for desert which was a wonderful treat. If you are considering this place then just do it, you won't regret it! Excellent... More 

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Moss, Norway
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

The best restaurant we visited during a week in Vernazza. Very good lasagna and excellent deserts. Worth the walk from the harbor.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Alright the food is not top notch, the brothers who serve you make it worthwhile. The food is fresh and both breakfast and lunch taste good. It is a couple minutes away from the crowd so it's a nice meal outside the packed streets below!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We had a quick lunch at Pirata. The serving was quick and the owner was very friendly and funny. The salad was fresh. The vegetarian pasta we had was very tasty too! Recommended !

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We stopped in for a light lunch and made sure that we left room for the dessert, as we really wanted to try the cannoli - it was very good. Efficient Service and Good Value.

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We are at Il Pirata last night and it did not disappoint - however I would not go as far as others have to say this restaurant is outstanding. We ate lasagna and gnocchi as mains which were above average. We ordered some of the local wine - the nose was promising however the wine was poor quality. Service was... More 

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Greater Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Il Pirata is the best place to eat in Vernazza. Away from the madding crowd, the food is wonderful and just ask the crazy twins for their recommendations and you can't go wrong.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

If you're looking for a restaurant with decent food and outstanding service, you should really go to "Il Pirata". The twins who own the restaurant are really service-minded and makes you feel welcome and as a natural part of Vernazza. I strongly recommend trying this place.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyable and entertaining. Just as I remembered from a trip 10 years ago. The food is great, it really is. And because Vernazza and the other 4 have sadly become overrun with tourists, it's nice to get away from the crowded waterfront and have dinner up the hill where it is quiet.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My partner and I had dinner on our arrival in Vernazza at Il Pirata. The reviews have it bang on: the hosts, twin Sicilian brothers, are abrasive and arrogant, but they deliver very homemade good pasta and use fresh ingredients (fantastic seafood). Still, there are even better restaurants in the Cinque Terre :)

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Additional Information about Il Pirata delle Cinque Terre

Address: Via gavino 36, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
Phone Number: 0187 812047
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Vernazza
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via gavino 36, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Vernazza
  • Phone Number: 0187 812047

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine

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