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Trattoria Vegia Zena

#108 of 1,476 Restaurants in Genoa
Certificate of Excellence
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Vico del Serriglio 13 - 15 R, 16100 Genoa, Italy
010 2513332
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:15 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Trattoria Vegia Zena in Genoa is one of the most historic sites of the...
Trattoria Vegia Zena in Genoa is one of the most historic sites of the city are known and appreciated not only for its cozy atmosphere and service but also for the Traditional Cooking Genovese here, we can say, reaches the True Excellence. Trattoria Vegia Zena is located in a very busy area both by the Genoese that the many tourists and travelers, facing the famous Aquarium of Genoa, just in an alley in front of the historic Piazza Loading and features 80 covers lending itself perfectly to Banquets - Parties - Baptisms - Working Dinners.The menu Trattoria Vegia Zena in Genoa and rich character of Cucina Genovese specialties and is enriched with dishes based on fresh fish every day delight the palate of loyal customers or travelers passing, among the many courses include Rossetti Gratin - Sole - rhombus - Gallinelle, do not miss even frisceu skilled team of cod by the expert hands of Chef in a crispy batter, the dishes with Fresh Basil Pesto Pra and the famous dishes Stockfish and Buridda.
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Seafood at Genoa

on recommendation of B&B and having looked on Trip Advisor decided to try this location as we thought it was important to try a seafood restaurant why staying in the port city of Genoa. It was a good idea , there was a huge range to choose from we both went for fish and were not disappointed. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Andrew M
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Sydney, Australia
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
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Sydney, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

on recommendation of B&B and having looked on Trip Advisor decided to try this location as we thought it was important to try a seafood restaurant why staying in the port city of Genoa. It was a good idea , there was a huge range to choose from we both went for fish and were not disappointed. The staff were... More 

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Milan, Italy
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10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Taglierini all'astice!! They have great fish. Lovely staff even though there were very busy on Saturday evening. Recommended to book a table.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We've been there for traditional lingurian food!really nice place,great customer service!we liked it but it didn't have anything special for people who don't eat fish!the pasta was great! A little difficult to find it but worth it!

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Cambridge
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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Recommended to us by our hotel, we weren't disappointed. Nothing out of the ordinary but a very pleasant evening. Huge starters, stand out dish was octopus with potatoes. Our son won the main course prize - the trofie with pesto were delicious as you might expect in Genova. Ice cream was home-made, excellent coffee and the comp limoncello was a... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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151 reviews 151 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

August 2014 was testing us in the city of Genova, most of the restaurants were closed due to the holidays. This made it almost impossible to find a good restaurant that was serving. The night before, there was still a line in front of Vegia Zena at 22.30 hours. We needed to go on time now, and we just were.... More 

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Banff National Park, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I always go to Vegia Zena on my yearly trips to Genoa. The food is consistently excellent (though I would recommend the fish over the meats--Italian cuisine is regional), and the service is courteous. I always order the Branzino (or Orata) alla Ligure, though pretty much anything else is just as delicious. Prices are reasonable though not cheap, but what... More 

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Waterford, Connecticut
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We were here on the 11th of September 2014 for lunch following our wedding . I had been in contact with the restaurant via email and made all the arrangements with the staff The chef suggested a menu and the food was excellent we had Trofie Genoese which was the best pasta we all had in Italy. We had baked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Had a great dinner. Staff very professional, helpful and nice, eager to satisfy customer's needs and requests.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We found this restaurant using Trip Advisor. It opened for dinner at 7pm. All our meals - all seafood were great. We only had main dishes and dessert and all were well cooked and tasted delicious. The wait staff were friendly and helpful and very accommodating for our pram and three young children. Would recommend this restaurant if visiting Genoa... More 

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New York City, New York
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I read the reviews and decided to fit this place into our itinerary. It's in a good location, and they take reservations. They are closed on Mondays, but open from 9a-midnight. Honestly, I was unsure how I felt about the place, even after dinner time. ATMOSPHERE: The walls seemed like they had been artificially fabricated to look like a stucco... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vico del Serriglio 13 - 15 R, 16100 Genoa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa
  • Phone Number: 010 2513332

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 33
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients

Description

Trattoria Vegia Zena in Genoa is one of the most historic sites of the city are known and appreciated not only for its cozy atmosphere and service but also for the Traditional Cooking Genovese here, we can say, reaches the True Excellence. Trattoria Vegia Zena is located in a very busy area both by the Genoese that the many tourists and travelers, facing the famous Aquarium of Genoa, just in an alley in front of the historic Piazza Loading and features 80 covers lending itself perfectly to Banquets - Parties - Baptisms - Working Dinners.The menu Trattoria Vegia Zena in Genoa and rich character of Cucina Genovese specialties and is enriched with dishes based on fresh fish every day delight the palate of loyal customers or travelers passing, among the many courses include Rossetti Gratin - Sole - rhombus - Gallinelle, do not miss even frisceu skilled team of cod by the expert hands of Chef in a crispy batter, the dishes with Fresh Basil Pesto Pra and the famous dishes Stockfish and Buridda.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:15 pm

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