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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” (142 reviews)
“trofie” (18 reviews)
“fish” (27 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Piazza Guglielmo Marconi 1, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank ShavyB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Coastal59770729989
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank TheAngryBeetroot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank StephenM5799
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Valigator_UK
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

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

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.

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

Thank leighontour
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

On a busy day in Vernazza with many visitors, it was difficult to find a place to eat. The random choice proved really good and we had a very pleasant experience. Excellent food and smiling service.

Thank 121pierrem
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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
Local cuisine, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids
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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