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Gianni Franzi

Piazza Guglielmo Marconi 1, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
+39 0187 812228
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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“pasta” (150 reviews)
“trofie” (18 reviews)
“minestrone” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Piazza Guglielmo Marconi 1, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely!! I ordered as starter a “polpo with potatoes “ and as you can see from the picture with the octopus comes more or less 3 pieces of potatoes. Then we ordered a spaghetti with vongole and another one with pesto as mains. The spaghetti...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank thesecretspot
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Comparing the price to the others, this is an expensive restaurant. The sitting is lovely next to the harbor, that's why they charged 3 euro for the table, but the food is not worth it. We had the spaghetti with seafood, a plate for two...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ShavyB
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

So I was there with my dad and my brother. At first we had to wait 5min to get a seat, but it was worth the wait. We had this seafood pasta which we shared between us and also some tomatoes with mozzarella. Both were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Coastal59770729989
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Plan to spend €50 per person for a two course meal and drinks, which arrived quickly but only lukewarm and just average quality. Elsewhere in Italy I ate much better for a fraction of the price, where I paid more I also got a different...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TheAngryBeetroot
Reviewed October 23, 2018

After our hike from Monterosso to Vernazza we took seats and Gianni Franzi and enjoyed a fantastic lunch. The service was excellent - polite and professional. Our food was very good. One of the best coastal fish dishes I've ever had. No rush no fuss...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank StephenM5799
Reviewed October 18, 2018

We had lunch here after our long walk from Monterosso. We were seated immediately and the food was good, if a bit overpriced, but not a surprise for the area. The location is fantastic just next to the water. our only complaint is the slow...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AppMyHome
Reviewed October 12, 2018

As the town is so overrun with tour groups, most of the restaurants just seem to come across as a cash grab. We had a terrible time for lunch at another spot - and so we were skeptical about dinner at Gianni Franzi, but pleasantly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Erin0111
Reviewed October 6, 2018

The setting next to the harbour is wonderful , but that is about it ! The service was barely interested and to be charged €6 for stale bread is nothing but a blatant tourist rip off. My husband had a barely edible spaghetti bolognaise and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kiwiniuean
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Recommended by a local. Waited 15mins for a table. The stuffed mussels was a hit while the black tagliatelle with shrimps was a miss. Service was fast amd polite. Price abit on the high side but expected from a touristy location.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PNGK
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by a local. Fantastic location right in the heart if the square. Fabulous food. I had minestrone to start which was amazing and then the specialty stuffed mussels which were good! Partner had Vongole pasta to start and veal scalloping,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank leighontour
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$17 - $27
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Guglielmo Marconi 1, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Vernazza
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 812228
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