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Trattoria da Sandro

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Italian, Pizza & Pasta
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via Roma, 60, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
0187 812223‎
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 89
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pricey restaurant

It was a little pricey generally. However, if you are not on a budget, I recommend you to try this restaurant and order the seafood here. We went on Christmas and it was fortunately opened despite little crowd.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 2, 2015
Vancyn S
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Ostrava, Czech Republic
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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210 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We had lunch and diner there and we recommanded this restaurant the kitchen is very clean and they offer good food at reasonabel prices so see yourself Greetings Boudewijn and Annelies

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Switzerland
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152 reviews 152 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Sandro is well-rated, but certainly did not meet the ratings. The antipasti anchovies were very vinegary. The main course anchovies 'pie' was clearly frozen, and now served luke-warm. The service was expedient, but not attentive. The lady of the house appeared chilled and remote. Sandro was our weakest experience in Vernazza.

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Alabama
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65 reviews 65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The swordfish, fresh anchovies baked with tomatoes and potatoes, and seafood spaghetti were special treats. Great service, beautiful place. It was really terrific all around.

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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Helpful and friendly wait staff, great seafood specialties, reasonable prices. We went with the local seafood recommendations.

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

It was a little pricey generally. However, if you are not on a budget, I recommend you to try this restaurant and order the seafood here. We went on Christmas and it was fortunately opened despite little crowd.

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206 reviews 206 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
224 helpful votes 224 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

... but we were not at all impressed. At the end of the day, you don't really come to Cinque Terre for good food. We just popped by, after visiting Verona, Bologna, Modena and Parma (were we had some great food). And so we didn't have great expectations, but the food was really disappointing given the reviews (and the certificate... More 

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Munich, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I wanted to try this place out when I visited Vernazza, but since I was travelling alone, I had no chance of getting a table. Some places are more accommodating than others in this respect. It's a shame, but I guess I can understand them not wanting to waste a table on someone visiting solo. I'm giving it one star,... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This was our last dinner during our stay in Cinque Terre and it was one of the best tasting and most enjoyable. We echo the sentiments on how good the ravioli and walnut sauce is. The couple who runs the restaurant were pleasant and quite funny. Highly recommend to those visiting any of the Cinque Terre towns and especially to... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We came back here twice the fish was the best. Desserts are worth having twice. Many unique dishes to the area we love trying all the dishes on the menu.

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Sacramento, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We enjoyed a memorable lunch here after arriving in Vernazza an hour or so earlier. We just beat the rush, so had a few minutes to enjoy the lovely ambience and calm atmosphere before it started filling up. We ordered a meal typical of the town, including an excellent anchovy appetizer, caprese salad, and pesto lasagna. We would have liked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: via Roma, 60, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Vernazza
  • Phone Number: 0187 812223‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza & Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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