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Gran Ristoro

#9 of 1,476 Restaurants in Genoa
Certificate of Excellence
Righi
Fast Food, Sandwiches
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Via Sottoripa, 29r | Porto Antico-Piazza Caricamento, 16100 Genoa, Italy
0102473127
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Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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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
Best Panino Maker

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 20, 2015
Eirwn
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Athens, Greece
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Athens, Greece
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

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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Thorold
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

This place is always packed full of locals. We walked by it for a week working up the nerve to go in, very small and everything is written in Italian. Lots of unique things on display, but the guy behind the counter is awesome, lets you sample, asks what you like and builds you a sandwich. Not sure of all... More 

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Genoa, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

A very small place, so small that is easly to miss, but their sandwiches are hard to forget. This is a defacto historical place: you can't say you have been in Genova if you haven't eat a sandwich here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

They make great sandwiches. Lots of different local meat and cheese to choose from. Tiny little place where lots of locals go for food so expect lines. Worth waiting for!

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Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

A bit intimidating when you first walk up, lines out the door, no room to stand anywhere. Given my poor Italian I basically told the guy to make his favorite. It was out of this world. Freshest meats you can have, great cheeses. Add a beer or glass of wine and you absolutely get change from a 10 Euro note.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Best ingredients, cheapest and most delicious coffees.. its just awesome. One of the best sandwiches I've eaten actually.

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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: Fast Food, Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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