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Le mani in pasta

Via del Molo 45r, 16128 Genoa, Italy (Sottoripa)
+39 010 255646
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Ranked #186 of 1,318 restaurants in Genoa
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Sottoripa
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English first
New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Delicious food and great service. I was travelling alone, and looking for local restaurant for pasta, and found this via Tripadvisor, I got the Cuttlefish ink spaghetti with Shrimp ragu, it is amazing, the pasta is al dente, highly recommended.

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Santiago, Chile
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Excellent food, excellent service. This place has the world's fastest kitchen, I don't know how they do it. I got the seafood linguine, a very large amount of food and very generous amount of shellfish. Near the docks. The staff was very friendly, nice interior. Very moderate prices.

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Breda NL
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The unassuming exterior belies the quality of the food! Brilliant antipasti - huge portions and interesting home-made dishes (we had a meat one and a fish one, but one would have been enough!) The home-made pasta was fresh and delicious. We also had branzino, simply roasted with rosemary potatoes - it arrived piping hot and was really yummy. The only... More

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New York City, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We visited on a Monday and found many (probably 80%) of restaurants in Genoa to be closed. But this one was open and we decided to give it a try for dinner. It is located in the Porto Antico waterfront area. Service was excellent and the gentleman spoke English very well. We tried the homemade pasta with pesto and squid... More

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Genoa, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

My friends and I happened to walk in one night looking for a place for dinner around Porto Antico. The pasta dishes were very tasty, reasonably priced and the location of the restaurant convenient. Worth a try! :)

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Tucked away in the backstreets on the old port, this is not a restaurant to miss out on. The seafood is fantastic just like the service and atmosphere of the place. It appears to be a family run restaurant which is doing an absolutely fabulous job at providing good food with a smile. If you're a seafood lover, I highly... More

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Sweden
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

We had spent a little too much time at the nearby Aquarium, and when we arrived to the restaurant, they had actually closed after lunch about ten minutes earlier. However, we were welcomed in anyway, and the chef and the waiter stayed in order to cook and serve us lunch. We tried to ask for uncomplicated things to make it... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed this meal of seafood and pasta. We all shared our choices and the quality was superb. This is a family business and they were very friendly and accommodating. It would be a bit difficult to find as it in the tiny streets of the old port area but worth the visit.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

I've eaten here many times and they never let me down! Excellent pasta (paccheri with pears and gorgonzola is very good), and fish is well done and fresh.

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

We found this is near the main tourist old port area in Genoa. Great little find. Wine and food were fantastic. Lovely setting. Not too expensive. Really worth a visit when in Genoa.

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