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Retro Restaurant

#45 of 1,514 Restaurants in Genoa
#59 of 1,663 Places to Eat in Genoa
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Italian, American, International, Mediterranean
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Via Malta 29, 16121 Genoa, Italy
+39 010 553 5064
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Retro Restaurant is yet another delightful seafood restaurant set in...
Retro Restaurant is yet another delightful seafood restaurant set in vintage decor with a warm atmosphere. The staff is attentive and friendly and will you make you feel very welcome. ALWAYS OPEN FOR LUNCH AND DINNER
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  • 331
    Excellent
  • 158
    Very good
  • 48
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Food was very good

Excellent sea food! Linguine with mongole and fried sea food was exceptional. But if the bold guy is serving, keep calm and eat your food. If the blonde lady is serving, no problem at all. Liguria white wine, try one you don't regret.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Istanbul, Turkey
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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Istanbul, Turkey
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Excellent sea food! Linguine with mongole and fried sea food was exceptional. But if the bold guy is serving, keep calm and eat your food. If the blonde lady is serving, no problem at all. Liguria white wine, try one you don't regret.

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Paris, France
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I read about it on trip advisor. One of the best dining experiences ever! Extremely tasty food combined with excellent service. The staff was very attentive. Starters were beautiful and they were what I can only find in Italy. Great mains too. Lots of food and very reasonably priced. How this place is amazing ! The atmosphere too. Definitely will... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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144 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I had a delightful meal at this restaurant. The insalata di pesce was amazing and even better was the pasta with clams and potatoes. The service was perfect and friendly. It was a great experience.

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Novara, Italy
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I was in this restaurant for lunch on 1st january 2015. Usually is not so easy to find a good restaurant open in the first day of the year. But this place seems to be open always. The restaurant is really a bit retro as its name. At our arrival a very kind waiter named Manuel gave me some appreciated... More 

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istanbul
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We had one perfect dinner with my wife. Startes were good but both steak and lamb ribs were very good. They have a rather wide selection of Italian wine. If I go to genoa again I would like to visit these guys again.

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Jersey Channel Islands
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Enjoyed good meal but felt that restaurant lacking in atmosphere and clearly deals with many UK and US tourists . Prices on high side for Genoa in our experience . Slightly disappointed

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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Amazing quality food, but beware if you have an enormous appetite as the portions are small but maybe that's because you are supposed to order a 5 meal set rather than just one course. Being a fairly small eater, we thought just ordering a main course would be enough but found it very small, so we ended up ordering dessert... More 

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Papamoa, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Thank you Trip Advisor! My partner and I had a one-night stopover in Genoa and very little knowledge of the city. It was our last night in Italy and we were looking forward to another tasty Italian meal. Our taxi driver directed us to a restaurant area near our accommodation that he said would be good. There were many restaurants... More 

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant in a side street off via XX Settembre and decided to give it a try. The Head Waiter was a rather serious-looking chap but was ultra efficient and we were delighted when he speedily dispatched one of those annoying travelling flower sellers! His junior colleague was a very friendly guy and immediately put us at... More 

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Rostov Oblast, Russia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Food was nice-well decorated and what is more important very tasty. Interior is interesting decorated and whole atmosphere is nice and interesting. Waiters are helpful but a little bit slow and bad with english .

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Malta 29, 16121 Genoa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa
  • Phone Number: +39 010 553 5064

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 62
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, International, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business

Description

Retro Restaurant is yet another delightful seafood restaurant set in vintage decor with a warm atmosphere. The staff is attentive and friendly and will you make you feel very welcome. ALWAYS OPEN FOR LUNCH AND DINNER

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