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Ristorante Ippogrifo

#24 of 1,575 Restaurants in Genoa
#34 of 1,719 Places to Eat in Genoa
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Via Raffaele Gestro 9R, 16129, Genoa, Italy
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12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer

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  • Food
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    4 of 5 stars
Fish heaven

Lucky enough to be invited here again by generous family. Elegant surroundings, good wine, friendly attentive service and fish to die for - amuse bouche anchovies, crudo followed by al sale, with salad of prawns and ovuli. Light, fresh, beautifully seasoned. Perfection.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lucky enough to be invited here again by generous family. Elegant surroundings, good wine, friendly attentive service and fish to die for - amuse bouche anchovies, crudo followed by al sale, with salad of prawns and ovuli. Light, fresh, beautifully seasoned. Perfection.

Thank MarkN186338
Istanbul, Turkey
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been there for many times; and each time we have enjoyed a lot. Their service quality is top and food is more than perfect. Wines are quite nice as and lasagne with petso must be definitely tried.

Thank Tagmac86
Milan, Italy
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Not being very familiar with Genova, a splendid even if not often included city in a tourist's itinerary, I relied on a friend's advice for a luncheon that had to be not too casual. Ippogrifo is indeed an elegant restaurant, but when the final bill is quite steep elegance is a necessary requisite, certainly not a sufficient one. The three... More 

Thank mariomi2014
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95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

My manager and I were invited to this restaurant for Dinner last April. I must say it was my first time in Genova. The setup and atmosphere is very tateful and classy. The staff very polite and proper. I opted for a pesto pasta as appetizer while the otehr gentlemen opted for the seafood appetizer platter. For main course we... More 

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Colombier, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A local business acquaintance invited four of us to this discretely decorated restaurant with plenty of space between the tables to be able to have a quiet discussion together. We all chose different starters and mains courses and everyone was very satisfied by the high quality of the food. I personally had octopus to start with - it was cooked... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Well, couldn´t leave Genova without trying the famous pesto lazanha. And this restaurant serv the very best one... It is delicious! The service is very good and they have a great italian wine list, spared by reagion.

Thank Andre A
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

i have been several times at the Ippogrifo both for lunch and dinner. Always a great meal, and , excellent service. The wine list is very exhaustive and detailed, the food is always great. For sure it is not the less expensive restaurant in Genova, however, you will pay for the best quality and not for the cheap quantity...... Strongly... More 

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Genoa, Italy
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66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

The restaurant had been renewed. The service is old style, but careful and very kind. The starters of seafood are tasty,and very fresh, as the shrimps with ovuli mushroom. They had good truffle superb smell.the selection of fish and meat is first class, the fish very fresh. The dessert arevarious, the wine very good, i accepted their suggestion, the result... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

In transit from Alba to Levanto, so I decided to stop and refuel. While the staff didn't speak much English, they tried hard and made me felt welcome. The assorted seafood on mashed potato was fresh and delicious. Pachere pasta with fish and tomato: The pasta was al dente, I loved the simplicity of simmered grape tomatoes. Had a bottle... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Raffaele Gestro 9R, 16129, Genoa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa>  > Foce
  • Neighborhood: Foce
  • Phone Number: 39010592764

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 74 - 95
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Italian


Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?