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Antica Osteria di Vico Palla

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Sottoripa
Italian, Chowder, Pizza, Mediterranean, Pasta
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Vico Palla 15r, Genoa, Italy
0102466575
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 99
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  • 41
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very good traditional (sea)food

Really enjoyed my diner at this traditional restaurant hidden in a small alley. Luckily we made a reservation as it was fully booked (Thursday evening). After a traditional starter of fried food I had a really nice ravioli after which there was only space left for a desert (Creme Catalana). Good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
MrDimpleman
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Kuala Lumpur
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We arrived at 7pm, and they were not opened yet but welcomed us to wait. Although we had no reservations, they allowed us a table until 830pm. There was no rush for us but we do appreciate them allowing us to try their cooking. And it was worth it to walk to this location (as it's not particularly near to... More 

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Swellendam, South Africa
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65 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Having great tasting fresh seafood so close to the sea is the best. Service was great, helpings were really large and the taste and freshness out of this world. I highly recommend this place. Book for dinner!

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Inverness, California
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146 reviews 146 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This place and Sa Pesta run neck and neck for the ultimate Genovese dishes. Each has a different take though. While Sa Pesta has Farinata, Vico Gallo has Panissa. I like both equally well. Farinata is cooked in a wood fired oven while Panissa is fried. Both have delicious Coniglio alla Liguria but they are totally different. Sa Pesta has... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Really enjoyed my diner at this traditional restaurant hidden in a small alley. Luckily we made a reservation as it was fully booked (Thursday evening). After a traditional starter of fried food I had a really nice ravioli after which there was only space left for a desert (Creme Catalana). Good value for money. Will be back!!

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Bucharest, Romania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Best sea-food ever! For sure is the best genovese cuisine. Service was excelent and with lots of hints regarding the selection of plates.

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South Africa
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We had a lovely range of food, and one of us said the best fish disk ever! Prices reasonable to high side (for our ZAR currency) but warm lovely service, fresh and local food. What more could one ask?

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

A pure gem "hidden" right in the back streets of Porto Antico. We had lunch and we wanted to try the traditional "alla genovese" cuisine. At the entrance you are striked by the fresh fish and seafood display that makes you wonder what are you going to eat... The menu is presented in an original way on a black board... More 

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Curico, Chile
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I spent a week in Genova and ate in this place three times. Once was Pansoti (a type of pasta), a mixture of fish and shrimps, and fish with calamari. The three dishes were great, but I found the seafood better than the pasta I tried. I totally recommend the place, it is not meant for tourist but for local... More 

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Genoa, Italy
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28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

When my sister comes and visits in Genoa, she always wants to dine their, so they must be doing something right. However, it's always crowded, service is mediocre at best and as far as typical genoese cuisine is concerned, it is my impression you can find better elsewhere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The fish just needs to be fresh and to be accompanied by a few genuine ingredients. In this restaurant, in addition to seafood, you can find the traditional Ligurian cuisine at its best. You will need a reservation because the restaurant's reputation is well known.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vico Palla 15r, Genoa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa>  > Sottoripa
  • Neighborhood: Sottoripa
  • Phone Number: 0102466575

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 37 - 147
  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Pizza, Mediterranean, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?