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La Locanda del Gallese

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Via Fabio Filzi, 56 | Biassa, 19133 La Spezia, Italy
+39 0187 758322
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great interior, great local food

The inside of this restaurant is great, a large hall where feels like everyone is eating together. The grill is in the corner of the restaurant and you can watch as the cooks cook the panigacci and secondi (carne, porchetta). Recommend if you are staying in La Spezia or Biassa. You must try... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 23, 2015
Monique L
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Brookline MA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Biassa is a charming and friendly town high above La Spezia. We had a nice time at this restaurant, but as for the food - I guess tastes vary. The pluses first: nice service, nice room, great anchovies with lemon as an antipasto, good porchetta with potatoes. The minuses: the pasta dishes, both house specials, were just drowned in thick... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

The inside of this restaurant is great, a large hall where feels like everyone is eating together. The grill is in the corner of the restaurant and you can watch as the cooks cook the panigacci and secondi (carne, porchetta). Recommend if you are staying in La Spezia or Biassa. You must try panigacci and any specials of the day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Wonderful place in mountains on the way to La Specia. Ideal for the travellers rest. Real piece of true Italy. I like it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

"There's no bad food in Italy," we were told dozens of times before departure, and it's true. However, in the 4 weeks we visited this country where foodies are in heaven every day, this was one of our very best meals, and that's saying a lot. I am very particular when it comes to food, and have been to excellent... More 

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La ringrazio per la vs recensione è una gran soddisfazione sentire queste parole , grazie ancora a presto More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I ate at this restaraunt tonight by recommendation of my accomodation and plan to go back tomorrow night. It's reasonably priced, good size portion and is such a cute little restaraunt! Would highly recommend for anyone visiting the cinque terre

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

If you are near the village of Biassa you MUST visit La Locanda del Gallese. Not only does it have local specialties, the sevice is fantastic and the food is wonderful. We visited twice during our five night stay in Biassa. The huge steak my daughter had was cooked on a grill over hot coals and was tender and cooked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is the authentic trattoria you want to experience before you leave Italy. Only but rustic atmosphere, local customers and the genuine italian food you don't get served in the touristic restaurants in the area. We got there by recommendation of an Italian friend and had dinner there 2 days in a row. The owner couple are wonderful and friendly,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Fabio Filzi, 56 | Biassa, 19133 La Spezia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Province of La Spezia  >  La Spezia
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 758322

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?