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Da Gaia

Vico dell'Argento | zona Porto Antico, 16124 Genoa, Italy (Righi)
+39 0102461629
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Ranked #92 of 1,363 Restaurants in Genoa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $39
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Righi
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English first
Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

restaurant is hard to find among the streets of the center. We arrived at 13.00 on Monday and the room was only a few people. We chose tuna for me and sea bass for my wife. dishes were beautifully served with a tasty sauce. housemade white wine was not something tasty. much fun we did not get, but for dinner... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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129 reviews 129 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Da Gaia was recommended to me by an Italian work colleague, and very pleased I am to have taken his advice and visited the restaurant. I have booked again for Thursday evening so I can try some of the other dishes! I had a great fish soup with black beans which was an interesting variation on the genre, and Pork... More

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Bolton Lancs
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

A small restaurant down a dark narrow side street in the old part of town once through the narrow door and down the steps into the bar it opens up into a very pleasant rustic set of rooms .My wife and I ate there twice and on both occasions the food was excellent .the place is popular with locals and... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We went to Da Gaia for lunch one day. They had English menus but I had noticed a daily menu posted on the window (in Italian) and asked the waitress about that. She could quite clearly describe the options there and we went for the sea bass with aubergine pure and veggies along with half a liter of very nice... More

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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Most of the dishes were acceptable, but nothing special. The service was pleasant enough but did not make up for the average meal.

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Santiago, Chile
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Gaia offers very good food, the service is friendly and reasonably fast, prices are quite moderate. The location is on the edge of the oldest part of the city and this is key because in this area there are few decent options. It's not that hard to find, the ally may seem unpleasant but once you get inside it is... More

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Muscat, Oman
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This is one of those restaurants where it seems you 'can't go wrong'. We had a lovely dinner for two, together with a half-litre of house red, for less than 50 euros. Great!

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New York City, New York
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272 reviews 272 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Started with a wonderful octopus salad followed by marvelous grilled tuna. Local dessert was also tasty Tried some Ligurian red wine that left something to be desired. Efficient service Inside rooms can be noisy but local atmosphere is priceless

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North Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

A wonderful dining experience-great ambience ,food presentation and service was superb-classy part of Genoa surrounded by palazzos

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Bellegarde-sur-Valserine, France
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Everyone is raving abut this one, for a reason. Excellent Ligurian food, lots of nice local people, nice and friendly staff, very, very old walls, good wine, not too pricy. Reserve a table and enjoy, you will not be disappointed!

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