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Trattoria Vegia Zena

#109 of 1,497 Restaurants in Genoa
#132 of 1,646 Places to Eat in Genoa
Certificate of Excellence
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Italian, Japanese, Chowder, Pizza
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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: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
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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  • 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:
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We found this place by accident last year when returning from a cruise. It's down a dark alley which could put people off but once you enter the premises it's genuinely fabulous. Finding ourselves once again in Genoa we made sure we looked for this restaurant again in the hope it hadn't changed, happily it's still fabulous. The decor is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Fantastic First Day in Italy overnighting in Genoa ... After being up for almost 34 hours with a day full of Urban Exploration … We stopped in for some wonderful food at Vegia Zena including a Carpaccio of Octopus, olive oil, fresh Tomatoes and olives, Sautéed Octopus and potatoes, Frittura Di Paranza (fresh cod fritters .. oh so delicious), Trofie... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Trofie Pesto. Polpo con patate. Pansotti con salsa di noci. All dishes we tried were pretty spectacular. The local Ligurian specialties are to die for. Decent prices too.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

What a great restaurant. It is a little hard to find if you aren't looking too closely but it is well worth it. We actually found it by accident one day. The food and service is spectacular. Also they speak really good English so it is helpful for anyone out of town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We went there on Thursday night asking if we can still have a drink as they were one of the few establishments still open in the area. Although the kitchen had already closed and they were clearly wrapping everything up they were very happy to accomodate my girlfriend and I. Being very happy with the service, we decided to go... More 

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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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Additional Information about Trattoria Vegia Zena

Address: Vico del Serriglio 13 - 15 R, 16100 Genoa, Italy
Phone Number: 010 2513332
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa
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
Average Prices: USD 13 - 33
Cuisine: Italian, Japanese, Chowder, Pizza

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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, Japanese, Chowder, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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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