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Trattoria da Maria

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Vico Testadoro 14 r, Genoa, Italy
010581080
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thu - Fri 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
An Italian homemade meal

Before going to da Maria, firstly locate the place on the map, it is not very easy to find for the first time. Secondly, make sure that it is open. Usually they are open during the weekdays. I have been there many times but only for dinner. The place is very busy, it would be very helpful to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
akeff
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Genoa, Italy
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Genoa, Italy
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Before going to da Maria, firstly locate the place on the map, it is not very easy to find for the first time. Secondly, make sure that it is open. Usually they are open during the weekdays. I have been there many times but only for dinner. The place is very busy, it would be very helpful to call and... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We chose to eat here upon the recommendation of staff at our hotel. It is a small place up a small alley. We sat at a table right next to the kitchen and could actually watch them making our food. Some might not like that and most tables aren't right by the kitchen like that but we found it fun.... More 

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Nice, France
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116 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The kind of place where the locals go to grab a quick lunch (provided you don't mind the staff handling your food with their hands in the kitchen). Starters, dish, dessert, drink = 25 Euro (for 2 people, so 12 each, probably the cheapest one in the city!). If you don't know what to have the waitress speaks French too.

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Sezana, Slovenia
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I was really impressed by this overcrowded traditional restaurant where you have to seat with other unknown people otherwise there are no seats available if you go there without booking in advance. The service was really fast and the furniture was really simple, old style (you have the impression that nothing has been changed for the last century at least!),... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This is a truly authentic place close to the main train station. The interior is very simple and functional, no effort put into the ambience, because that is not what ppl come here for. It's the food and its prices. They have a hand written menu that changes frequently based on what was available at the market, offering meat, seafood... More 

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Juan les pins
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is a workingman's eating house or a starving artists eating house.This is Genova`s equivalent of the Katz deli on the lower east side. Be quick as you will not get a set by 12-30pm.Two pastas and bread and water-10 euros.

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Bern, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Even though this restaurant is mentioned in several travel guides, even though it has been reviewed by The New York Times and Le Monde, Trattoria da Maria has still managed to preserve its authenticity. Locals and tourists alike visit the restaurant for this authentic, "working class" Italian restaurant atmosphere: the brightly lit room, the no-frills decoration, the friendly and unaffected... More 

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Pamplona, Spain
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110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

It is a typical place to eat for a competitive price Italian food. You can eat two dishes for 10 € and 12€ including the dessert. I ate the traditional genovese sauce pesto with pasta and a beef stew with eggplant and tomato sauce. Both were really good and tasty. Good quality for value.

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We visited here after reading some decent reviews on Tripadvisor. It is tucked down a side alley and if it wasn't for the neon sign near the alley would have missed it. A very rustic local place, don't expect fine dining, you won't get it here! The menu is hand written in Italian and the staff do not speak English... More 

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I decided to go to this restaurant with a colleague, after having read some positive reviews. It is a big pity that it is open only for lunch. Anyway, with a tourists' menu you pay 10 euro and you receive two dishes, plus bread and beverage. The restaurant is a tipical trattoria with the interiors of a "poor" tavern but... More 

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Additional Information about Trattoria da Maria

Address: Vico Testadoro 14 r, Genoa, Italy
Phone Number: 010581080
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa>  > Piccapietra
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 11
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vico Testadoro 14 r, Genoa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa>  > Piccapietra
  • Neighborhood: Piccapietra
  • Phone Number: 010581080

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 11
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?