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Lungomare Cenide 55 | Villa San Giovanni, Villa San Giovanni, Italy
0965 700502
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch before crossing to Sicily

This is definitely worth a visit if you arrive at Villa San Giovanni and would like to eat. Quite possible the best meal we have eaten so far on our travels around Italy (and we have had some memorable ones) we arrived at 12 but lunch is not to 1 but the waiter kindly let us in and opened early.... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This is definitely worth a visit if you arrive at Villa San Giovanni and would like to eat. Quite possible the best meal we have eaten so far on our travels around Italy (and we have had some memorable ones) we arrived at 12 but lunch is not to 1 but the waiter kindly let us in and opened early.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We went to this restaurant by recommendation and boy are we glad we did! We both had the tourist menu, but different items from the menu so that we could try the various dishes they had to offer. Every dish we had there was amazing! And the service was spot on. We would definitely go back to the restaurant if... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

In what seems to be one of the ugliest towns in italy we found one of the best meals ever eaten in Italy! The fish is so fresh and prepared in a delicate manner. Every dish was excellent and the desert was perfect. Try the ricotta with vanilla and rum gelato! A great stop before you take the ferry over.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

Refined cooking, reasonably priced, great wine list, warm and friendly service, very pleasant atmosphere; what more could one ask?

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Additional Information about Vecchio Porto

Address: Lungomare Cenide 55 | Villa San Giovanni, Villa San Giovanni, Italy
Phone Number: 0965 700502
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Reggio Calabria  >  Villa San Giovanni
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lungomare Cenide 55 | Villa San Giovanni, Villa San Giovanni, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Reggio Calabria  >  Villa San Giovanni
  • Phone Number: 0965 700502

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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