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RETRObar

Piazza Duomo 6/a, 37121 Verona, Italy
+39 338 805 4365
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Ranked #32 of 892 Restaurants in Verona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $26
Cuisines: Italian, Vegan, Vegetarian, Bistro
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: An unusual bistrot just beside the main cathedral where to take a break at any hour, from a slow food lunch to a tipical Italian aperitif. Our food & wine selection is inspired by semplicity: thursday-friday-saturday open for dinner, booking requested.
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English first
Stockport, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We stumbled across this place towards the end of our day trip to Italy and also the end of our 9 day honeymoon. We wanted to get something to eat before getting back in the car and driving to Bergamo airport. I was instantly grabbed by it thanks to all the handwritten signage out front advertising their vegetarian food (not... More

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Jersey City, New Jersey
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I'm so happy that we found Retrobar - thanks to Trip Advisor. I'm a gluten free vegetarian & my boyfriend is a vegetarian. We were very satisfied with our respective meals (his gnocchi, mine polenta), and the ambiance and owners were great. Location couldn't have been better. Go!

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

As a vegan travelling in italy there are ups and downs. You can usually find something but you end up eating a lot of the same. Stumbling upon Retro was an exciting find. Their menu labelled out vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options and they weren't the expected dishes. I had a sweet potato pasta stir fry and it was... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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39 reviews 39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I spent the day in Verona and though Italy prides itself on its food, I have found that the food is never good and over-priced due to tourism. I have tried back streets to find "authentic" restaurants and never seem to be able to... when I saw RETRObar I was attracted to the vegan offerings on the menu, but was... More

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Oxfordshire, England
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My husband and I stumbled upon this place after visiting the Duomo, which is across the road. Naturally hesitant about eating in places close to tourist sites, I wasn't expecting much when we paused to look at the 'menu' notices pinned up outside. But am soooooo glad we did. Whilst Italian food is one of my favourites I find many... More

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Found this lovely place one day for lunch. Was getting a bit fed up of only having pizza & pasta options so we saw this had gluten free & veggie options instead! Our waitress was friendly and had excellent English with an English menu too. I had a 'digestive drink' of orange, carrot & ginger and my boyfriend had a... More

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Hertford
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Wanted a meal before the opera so booked a table through Facebook. The owner was very friendly and the selection of vegetarian dishes fantastic compared to everywhere else we had been in Italy. I can recommend the asparagus risotto followed by the tiramisu together with Prosecco - delicious. It is the sort of place I would use regularly if it... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Found this little place while walking around Verona, amazing fresh salads and meat/cheese board. We also enjoyed a cheeky bottle of local wine before heading to do more sightseeing. Very relaxing atmosphere!

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Switzerland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Absolute gem in the centre of Verona run by a couple, she is vegan herself and provides a great service speaks good english and he cooks. Pity we could not taste pizzas or vegan burger as came for a late lunch but what we tried was a not typical Italian but also good. Great to sit on little tables outside... More

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Czech Republic
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I have almost forgotten how positively I was surprised in this coffee bar. The coffee and food was excellent but the atmosphere of this hidden place was even better. I could easily spent whole afternoon here.

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