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Trattoria Vegia Zena

Vico del Serriglio 13 - 15 R, 16100 Genoa, Italy
010 2513332
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Ranked #70 of 1,344 restaurants in Genoa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $33
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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.
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London, England
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Fantastic local cuisine. I ordered a good selection of dishes and wasn't disappointed by any of them. This is also now the home of the best tiramisu I've ever eaten.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

First thing, reservate a table - because it gets busy.. very busy. Second, order seafood - they have a especially good tuna tartare. Everyone of our group had different seafood courses and we all loved it. Although it was packed the service remained polite and friendly.

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Fuengirola, Spain
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Although it is not easily reachable, looking for this place it is worthy for your stomach. The restaurant is a typical classic Trattoria Genoese, good menus, good prize and a great variety of italian pasta mainly combined with sea products (lobster, roe, etc...). It is really what I was looking for for lunch...

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Helsinki, Finland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Had a dinner here on a Tuesday evening. For the first course we had wonderful Minestrone Genovese, a thick soup with pasta, pesto, beans etc. For the mains the Mrs. ordered tuna on a veggie bed, which turned out to be a great choice. To go with the mains we ordered a mixed salad plate, which was a really good... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Just spent the afternoon having antipasti, a prima of Carbonara and then grilled octopus. Excellent and cheerful service with a superior wine selection in an unrushed historic atmosphere. The port is just a street away. Dropped in without a reservation but most tables were taken by 1:30PM. Some foreigners but many Italians with their families added to the delightful atmosphere.... More

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Suffolk, UK
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Visited on a Saturday night and was lucky to get a table as had not made a reservation (many people turned away during the evening without reservations). Really liked this restaurant - great atmosphere and service and food. Difficult to find, and appears to be used mainly by the locals (so must be good).

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Thorold
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here on a Thursday evening, no reservation, we were shown to a table immediately. Service was fast, friendly and fun we felt very relaxed. We had a variety of seafood - mussels, seafood spaghetti, seafood risotto and grilled prawns followed up with a pear and chocolate strudel washed down with limoncello, truly one of the best seafood dinners... More

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Oakville, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Agree with the many other reviewers - the staff were great, the ambiance was good, and the food was magic. One in our party had the squid ink linguine - outstanding. I had sea bass which was beautifully prepared. The third member of our party had the sesame tuna - also great but the least of the three. All in... More

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Zagreb
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This is our go-to restaurant in Genova when we want to have some seafood. Decently priced, with nice cozy atmosphere and good, fresh fish, I reccomend it thoroughly if you find yourself in the area...

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Zurich
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We were on our way home from france and stopped in Genoa for a few hours and stumbled trough TripAdvisor on to this Restaurant, and we were very happy we had lunch there. The dishes were just amazing and for such a reasonable price...we couldn't believe it. You definetly should make a stop there and try it! We would go... More

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