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La Trattoria

Italian, Pizza, Pasta
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1, rue de la Servette, Geneva CH-1201, Switzerland
022 734 94 76
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  • 21
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  • 15
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Basic Italian cooking with character!

I've been here three times now, the last time on a stopover to visit some friends. It's lively, busy and warm - perfect for a January evening. The food is good overall but don't expect haute cuisine. The value is not to bad for central Geneva - and the location is ideal. Recommended.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 21, 2015
Shenlad
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Brentwood, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We've actually seen the owner of the place getting into a fight with a customer over a nuisance and literally kicking him out. The food was not anything special and kind of expensive for what you get. Would not recommend.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We reserved in advance tables for about 30 people at early evening, a time which isn't too busy as the guy told us on the phone. Unfortunately only half of our group made it to the restaurant. I understand some degree of frustration in this case but the guy simply overreacted. The food, mainly pizzas and salads were ok. We... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I've been here three times now, the last time on a stopover to visit some friends. It's lively, busy and warm - perfect for a January evening. The food is good overall but don't expect haute cuisine. The value is not to bad for central Geneva - and the location is ideal. Recommended.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Wonderful little restaurant, very friendly and eager to please. Took my 5 year old son and my mother and we had a fab meal. My Son had a pizza which was beautiful and i had lasagne which was delicious! Definitly be visiting again next time for a taste of Italy :)

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Rome, Italy
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Location is fantastic, it is pleasantly crowded and staff are very friendly, but they take a year to take your order and take a century to bring a mediocre food for you, you can have way better food in any average American restaurant, so not think it is an experience. But if you are staying in Geneva for a long... More 

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Athens, Greece
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58 restaurant reviews
301 helpful votes 301 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Had a long layover and decided to visit the centre of Geneva, which they have made it pretty comfortable. After a long walk in the city I felt hungry for Italian, chose it as it was closest to the train station. Pizza was excellent, as it should be in an Italian trattoria. Recommended.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This is a piece ofI Italy in the heart of French Switzerland. Much of the menu is based around the wood fired pizza oven, and there seems to be only one size of pizza base - large. Even bruschetta starters are that size. The menu does not indicate sharing dishes, so be warned. Go very hungry before you enter because... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We called to make a reservation for a big group. The man who answered the phone refused to accept us, because they said we booked previously and did not come. This is very confusing because this has never happened. Could he have been confused between our company, and another?

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Prangins, Switzerland
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107 reviews 107 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

You may be squeezed a bit since the place is very popular and the tables are nearly on top of each other. But, once seated, you really enjoy generous portions of fresh, authentic food

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Satigny, Geneve, Switzerland
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9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I have been to this place a few times now. I like the food, and the service is decent. Overall very nice atmosphere. The location is convenient being so close to the train station.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1, rue de la Servette, Geneva CH-1201, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: 022 734 94 76

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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