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Retro Restaurant

#28 of 1,593 Restaurants in Genoa
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, International
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Via Malta 29, 16121, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 553 5064
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Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Business meetings, Romantic
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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  • 358
    Excellent
  • 180
    Very good
  • 56
    Average
  • 16
    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
Gorgeous place in Gorina!

Beautiful decoration, super nice service... And delicious sea food... They have the most tasty apple cake ever!... This place is a must to go!...

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 14, 2015
JuanCitoCruz24
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Munich, Germany
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Munich, Germany
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful decoration, super nice service... And delicious sea food... They have the most tasty apple cake ever!... This place is a must to go!...

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Thank JuanCitoCruz24
Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

It is a small restaurant situated on the old part of the city, the interior is great, the service is absolutely superbe, live music and amazing food!

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Thank Daniel T
Istanbul, Turkey
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

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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2 Thank Soniz3
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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1 Thank MillK88
New York, New York, United States
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180 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 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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1 Thank Bob C
Novara, Italy
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 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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3 Thank gianniz1947
istanbul
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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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3 Thank murat p
Jersey Channel Islands
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 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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Thank thedemandingguest
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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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2 Thank Miel S
Papamoa, New Zealand
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75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 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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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, Seafood, Mediterranean, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Romantic

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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