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via Assarotti 60r, 16122 Genoa, Italy
+39 010 831 2046
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Ranked #15 of 1,429 Restaurants in Genoa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $60 - $91
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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English first
Derby
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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Just get in there and trust the chef. He will surprise you mixing traditional recipes revisited as well as innovative ideas. The bread board is worth a special mention. Every little detail is emphasised and carefully looked at. Simply the best in town, excellent quality and excellent value. Book in advance, the place is small and this is great, the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We've just returned from a weekend in Genoa to celebrate my mum's 60th birthday and booked Voltalacarta after seeing the rave reviews on Tripadvisor. We were not disappointed. Prior to the day, the staff were great at communicating with me over email to confirm, re-confirm and finalise our booking and on the evening they went out of their way to... More 

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Antibes, France
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115 reviews 115 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This is a truly wonderful little restaurant with a chef who loves and knows his food. We went in for a weekday lunch and tried the 20euro lunch menu which includes two courses, plus a beautiful selection of house baked bread delicacies and bottled water. Every dish on the menu is tempting, making selection difficult. After ordering, the chef sent... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

This is a small restaurant, specialising in sea food, with local produce, carefully selected and chosen. The chef really wants you to try it all and will prepare a single dish for the table to try. The whole team seem to care enormously about what they are producing, which makes for a special evening. We were a group of five... More 

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Powell River, Canada
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101 reviews 101 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

There are a few seafoods I don't care for, but when the chef comes around to explain his creations and options, and one choice is to trust him to make some of his best stuff ... Just go with it. I am glad i did, this was as good asit gets when dining out. This isn't a chef coming up... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

My wife and I had the pleasure of eating here recently. And it was pure pleasure. It's a small restaurant down a little lane just off a main square and looks like nothing much from the outside. But if you go in the welcome is warm and homely. The food, from starter through pasta was superb. In fact it was... More 

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London
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I had the pleasure of dining at Voltalacarte on our first night in Genoa. We liked the sound of the previous trip advisor reviews and were fortunate to get a last minute table. On this particular evening there was a special degustation menu featuring a local fish, Ricciola (Amberjack in English). The chef was very kind to... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

My boyfriend and I had the most amazing dinner in Genoa last night. The owner, who is the chef, is also the host, and waiter. He is absolutely amazing in every way. The menu changes weekly (we think), they speak good enough English. THE FOOD IS OUTSTANDING. We ate a lot of seafood which was fresh, delicious, and so good... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

I've had this place bookmarked forever and been wanting to stop by, and finally made it for dinner. Let me tell you, "good" definitely doesn't do it justice. Instantly one of my top favorites in the entire city. Solid options for meal, side dishes, breads, drinks, etc. In short, it's everything the ultimate meal experience should be. Coupled with the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

We found this great restaurant on trip advisor. Don't be put off by the shabby exterior, the food and service were first class. We had the Tasting menu and the chef came out to explain each course and clearly took his food very seriously. All courses were fish which is hardly surprising being on the coast. Our only criticism was... More 

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Additional Information about Voltalacarta

Address: via Assarotti 60r, 16122 Genoa, Italy
Phone Number: +39 010 831 2046
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa
Open Hours:
Monday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 60 - 91
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood

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