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Il Frantoio

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Via Vincenzo Gioberti 1 | Monterosso al Mare, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
0187/818333
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Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While I was wandering after my check in I saw a tour guide and listened in to where he was suggesting they eat. This place was mentioned and its a little hidden. Good for a quick bite.

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Thank whiterockdeb
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

The focaccia was cold, but the bread was crispy and buttery. Toppings were a bit sparse. I also had a mozzarella and tomato sandwich which was very satisfying. Some of the better focaccia I had in the region.

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University City, Missouri
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

A wonderful find. Very good pizza by the slice on Foccacia bread and faranita that is butter good (very thin pizza-like made from chickpeas.

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Thank befriedman
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We had just arrived in Monterosso checked into our BnB and the host recommended this place for lunch - and I'm so glad she did! We shared the margarita, Gorgonzola and traditional focaccia and loved all of them although the traditional despite being quite plain was the best flavour! Light fluffy and delicious! We are already taking about getting a... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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90 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Stopped in for a quick bite after we finished hiking from Levanto to Monterosso. The focaccia is light and airy, and the owner clearly takes pride in what she makes. A good selection of varieties to choose from - I tried the salami and mushroom - delicious. Suggest a visit to Frantoio if you like focaccia. A great value and... More 

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538 reviews
423 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

We arrived early in the morning, and both the regular as well as onion focaccia were still warm off the oven. The right amount of olive oil on top to make it soft and tasty. Excellent

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Thank Nolinice
Louisville, Kentucky
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

Basically a cheese filled doughnut, fried bread is worth every indulgent calorie considering how much you walk in Europe!

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Thank Garrett M
Toronto, ON
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49 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place for a late lunch on our first day here as its down the street for our hotel. For €1.70 it's the best focaccia that I've had so far. The owner is super friendly and nice. Lots of locals go there too. We also had the pizza for dinner and that was good. Great place, great... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Our host advised us that there was no better place for focaccia and as an aside, mentioned that we should try the farinata. Both are a must. They are fresh and perfect in every way. The two women who make them take great pride in their work and it shows. Don't miss this place!

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Des Moines
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

I stopped here in the morning, at noon, and in the evening and each time found something very tasty. I loved the green olive focaccia in the morning and the pan fritto in the evening. The selection is varied and you can select the size of focaccia you want. I ate there several times and never ran out of new... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Vincenzo Gioberti 1 | Monterosso al Mare, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Monterosso al Mare
  • Phone Number: 0187/818333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?