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Da Paolo

3 rue du Lac, Geneva 1207, Switzerland
0227363049
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Ranked #44 of 1,181 Restaurants in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Geneva, Switzerland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We go here a few times a year and we have found as far as service goes, they never fail. The manager is always friendly and welcoming and food comes in a timely manner. The food is good. It's very popular so can get busy and there's not a huge amount of room to spare but we always enjoy our... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Very good food but the attitude of the manager was very bad with kids..again despite the good food i will not be visiting this place again

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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We went to Da Paola with a friend who lives in Geneva. Really amazing pizza. Stretched, chewy base with fresh ingredients on top. I had the St Antonio (buffalo mozzarella, fresh cherry tomatoes and rocket) and my other half had the Gorgonzola and pepperoni. Our friend went for the chicken Milanese. We were all so full but had to finish... More

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New Jersey
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4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

My family and I make a point on going to Da Paolo when we are in Geneva. It is our treat for dinner. Food is good, service is pleasant and the setting is inviting.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

You will probably see more pizzerias in Geneva than in Italy - every other restaurant on a given street is a pizzeria. Sadly, the great majority of them are not at all impressive - offering only your run-of-the-mill Swiss-Italian fare. Da Paolo, however, is a real gem that stands out among the sea of Italian restaurants here. The pizzas are... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Good italian food at a central location near the lake, what can you ask more? Ah yes, a friendly staff and decent prices. Well here u go, stop at da paolo

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Geneva, Switzerland
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14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Almost and institution, Da Paulo is a Geneva and Eaux Vives favourite. Great selection and reasonably (for Geneva) priced food. They don't take reservations at the weekend so you may need to queue but there is always a quick turnaround (which can also mean you may be rushed once finished your meal). Tables are too close together for my liking... More

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28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is my favorite restaurant in the entire world. The staff is great. The location is tucked back off the lake just enough to keep most of the tourist away. Their pizzas and desserts are absolutely amazing. In fact, all of their dishes are absolutely fantastic. Cannot recommend this place enough!

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I have been going to this pizzeria since I was a child. It is an exceptional restaurant, serving authentic pizza and other Italian specialties. My personal favorite is the steak pizza, with fine tender sirloin strips on top of the best pizza base ever. Great desserts too. Prices are reasonable for Geneva. Only downside: no view of the lake as... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This restaurant never disappoints. Hugely popular with the locals, great character providing a "full on" Italian experience. No reservations so peak times expect to queue or stand at the bar with a glass of wine, chunks of Parmigiana Reggiano and olives. Tight seating can mean that you find yourself caught in the middle of conversations as families and friends catch... More

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