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Gran Ristoro

#3 of 1,593 Restaurants in Genoa
Certificate of Excellence
Righi
Italian, Fast Food, Delicatessen
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Via Sottoripa, 29r | Porto Antico-Piazza Caricamento, 16100, Genoa, Italy
0102473127
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great lunch!

Great little place for an authentic sandwich. The choice of meats, cheese and other fillings was a bit daunting but the server was lovely and made us two sandwiches with different fillings according to our preferences (spicy or not, strong flavours or mild etc). She gave us little samples to try... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Youna K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little place for an authentic sandwich. The choice of meats, cheese and other fillings was a bit daunting but the server was lovely and made us two sandwiches with different fillings according to our preferences (spicy or not, strong flavours or mild etc). She gave us little samples to try before she made them and they were delicious!

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Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Make sure you obtain detailed directions as this tiny coffee shop is well worth visiting! As soon as I saw window, I recognized it. We were told at hotel that there is always a line but its fast moving and coffees and sweets are delicious! In late October, we had no problem with waiting and we were an hour before... More 

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Genoa, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

The one and only "panineria"! Forget mainstream fast food, come and taste some of the best sandwiches you can immagine, with a vast choice of ingredients and combinations! Wild boar salami, hot peppery cheese, they even have soup sandwich!!! You can't leave Genoa without taking a snack here, maybe before visiting the aquarium...

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Thank Daniel N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

I read about this place before we left for vacation and knew I had to try it. The first time we tried to go we walked around for an hour trying to find it. Our cell phone service abroad was terrible and so were our maps. We finally found it and it was closed, I was devastated. Luckily we saw... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Usually when I travel I make it a point to always eat at different spots and get a feel for local cuisine. I made 3 trips to Gran Ristoro and adored every bite.

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1 Thank mark W
Athens, Greece
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Its a tiny place, full of great meats and sandwich ingredients. Just walk in, and tell the maestro to "Do what he wants". And then you will be happy! I want to make a trip to Genova again, just to eat there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Unique, unforgettable, unmatched unbelievable unprecedented. If you look for a place where s: your taste sensations will be expanded over unimaginable levels of surprise and pleasure, get there : 'Gran Ristoro' in the ancient historical center of Genoa, just facing the Columbus House. This is the Italian-style 'panino' temple, yet of a very specific type: you may find perfectly fragrant... More 

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Genoa, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Gran Ristoro is a piece of the old town history. Despite many other copied the stile this one is remaining the best. Be prepared to wait a bit especially during lunch time, but will be time well spent. I strongly suggest "Bocconcini al tartufo" sandwich, one of my preferred.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

We went most mornings of our stay in genoa to buy those delicious sandwiches. They were cheap and made on the spot. Just perfect.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

That's a little bit funny. 11 th In the trip advisor list but just a small sandwich cafe. The reason is the owner who makes everything - sandwiches, atmosphere and so on.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Sottoripa, 29r | Porto Antico-Piazza Caricamento, 16100, Genoa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa>  > Righi
  • Neighborhood: Righi
  • Phone Number: 0102473127

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Fast Food, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?