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Trattoria La Scaletta

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Via Bradia 5, 19038, Sarzana, Italy
+39 (0) 187620585
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Leuven, Belgium
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place was packed with Italian families at Sunday lunchtime (booking essential). The hard-working waitress gave us good service despite the pressure. It's what I think of as Granny's Cooking: simple, unpretentious good-quality food. They cater mainly to locals so you will need some restaurant Italian. There's a fixed repertoire from which they offer a daily menu: we started with... More 

Thank lynxwhisker
Mission, Canada
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I are vacationing in Sarzana in a nearby B&B and have dined at this Trattoria who evenings in a row. The food is sumptuous and authentic as the atmosphere. The price is extremely reasonable and we found both dining experiences quite enjoyable !

Thank Cliff M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

It's a nice location with a beautiful view. Just some minutes away from the city Centre of Sarzana. You only have the choice beteren Italian food. The service was nice, really fast and very tasteful.

Thank Myra H
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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134 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Came back to La Scaletta full of fond memories. Ambience unchanged ( friendly, family style) food though is a disappointment. Had ravioli di carne al pesto ( ok but not to the past standard), tagliata ( slightly undercooked) and cotoletta (really poor, chewy). As a dessert we tried the ricotta cheese cake ( dough totally uncooked, generally bland and tasteless).

Thank Vigorish93
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2015

After visiting this restaurant many times as the price was always reasonable for home made food but recently has been disappointing ! Prices are now high, e.g tagliata for 1 person 20 euros , they say 500 grams but that consists of 300 gram bone , 100 gram fat 100 gram meat. House wine undrinkable. Pasta 8 euros served in... More 

Thank daytripper858
San Donato Milanese, Italy
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2015

Una vera trattoria; semplice, senza fronzoli. Pietanze della tradizione, anche nella quantità. Buona qualità e genuinità. MOLTO ECONOMICO_ 5 persone, 1 tris primi+4 primi, 2 costate in 5+ 4 contorni, acqua, 2 bottiglie di vino, 1 dessert, 4 caffè: TOT 75€ English: A real "trattoria" (in Italian: "trattoria"= popular, cheap and friendly; forget words as elegance, service and choice), simple... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2015

La Scaletta offers incredible value for money. 2 can eat there for 30 euro in total including water, wine and coffee. The service is very friendly and efficient. They provide tyical local cuisine and the restaurant is usually full of local people.

Thank Jan H
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2014

My Italian family uses to go to this restaurant a couple of times a year. You get a lot of food and it's really cheap, but do not expect a fancy restaurant! It's like eating at your grandma, same kind of food and same fanciness ;)

Thank sere1pg .
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2013

An interesting restaurant with lovely food. It's like walking into some ones very large dining room and is not the place for you if up you like a comfie chair and plush surrounds. The atmosphere is very good and service very efficient. They don't speak English but they gave us a menu with English translations. The food was lovely. Lasagne... More 

Thank cill123Dubliner
The Hague, The Netherlands
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187 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2012

The setting and food is all Italian and great. Take your time, it's always busy and loud. Go with flow and have a wonderful meal.

Thank travelblom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Bradia 5, 19038, Sarzana, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Sarzana
  • Phone Number: +39 (0) 187620585

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?