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12 rue du Perron, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
22 3115216
Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 25
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    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
Very good food!

Nice atmosphere, tasty italian cuisine! Nice service, but reservation at rush hours is recommended:-) we will come once again!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
Maciek S
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Nice atmosphere, tasty italian cuisine! Nice service, but reservation at rush hours is recommended:-) we will come once again!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I friend of mine said the Geneva seems to lack good quality restaurants, with far too many of its restaurants being focused on fast food and service for the masses with very little attention to details. however, Citadella is the complete opposite. this is fine dining at its very best. great food, great service. 10/10

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Delicious food, great service and a cosy atmosphere! This little restaurant offers authentic Italian food, simple but packed with flavor - we really loved it and will defendly come back next time in Geneva!

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Tokyo, Japan
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10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Great Italian food in a picturesque part of town. We actually visited a few times to try the different options on the menu and always left more than satisfied. Towards the top end cost wise, but nothing cheap in Geneva and this restaurant especially good value for money given the quality. Hope to visit again

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Having travelled many times to Italy, its hard to find authentic back country hearty italian food anywhere other than Italy itself. CittaDella nails it on the head. By far the best italian restaurant in Geneva let alone Switzerland. Amazing food and genuine service.

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

A fantastic little restaurant hidden in the old town of Geneva. Fantastic food, great service, friendly and helpful staff, nothing was too much trouble. Also great for vegetarians. It only seats about 20 or so people so be sure to make a reservation! Warmly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

La Citadella is a very good choice for a quality Italian meal that does not require you to take a long ride in a cab and get to the two Italian favourites of all of Geneva ("L'auberge communale d'Onex", in Onex or "il Mirtillo", in Vessy). La Favola edges it overall in terms of refinement but it is still a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My girlfriend and I traveled around Europe for 2 weeks with Geneva being our final destination. Our waiter, Gabrielle (likely misspelled), was incredibly helpful (the entire menu is in Italian). We ended up shutting the place down due to our long conversations with him. I had a gnochi pasta with a red sauce which was some of the best I... More 

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Genève
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9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

As a vegetarian I chose often an Italian restaurant as I can be sure to get a good choice. I've been to Citta Della already 4-5 times. Don't go there if you expect Pizza, but do go there and treat your palate with unique yet authentic Italian food. Burrata di buffalo and also homemade pasta with fresh truffles - delicious!... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

A small place with only 15 or 20 covers. Fantastic Italian food. Some truly great truffle dishes (especially Risotto) some lovely wine, and a really snug atmosphere. The walk up the hill after dinner helps with the excess calories.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 rue du Perron, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: 22 3115216

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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