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Al Castello

Via Gerolamo Guidoni 56, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
+39 0187 812296
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible24%
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“pesto lasagna” (26 reviews)
“meringue” (4 reviews)
“potatoes” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via Gerolamo Guidoni 56, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The view isn't worth putting up with the rudeness!! The food was mediocre at best! The "cover charge" of $3 per person covers your table linens, glasses, bread, but not the water, that is extra as well! Horrible experience!!

Thank rmlozo
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had dinner there tonight and it was the worst food we have had on our trip! The staff was incredibly rude, not attentive and aloof! PLUS..there was a charge of $3 per couple for the napkins, cups, glasses, silverware and bread that we didn't...More

Thank Judy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only thing going for this place is the view and the sunset! Unfortunately the food and the service were absolutely horrible. We were shocked when we asked for parmesan cheese and were given 2 small packets of what seemed to be fake cheese! I...More

Thank Rainy_Vanc0uver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's quite a hike up steep narrow steps with a €1.50 entrance fee to see a tower that was fenced off! Not sure why it's not included as part of the Cinque Terre card... some nice views up there but thats it really...

Thank ko993c4s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing stay, great service and very clean, easy access to every where. I would recommend this place with closed eyes.

Thank anonyme1982
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waiters were rude. Our food was marginal. The wine recommended was less than marginal. Ridiculous wait just to pay the check. My niece was sick all night. The view was beautiful and that’s the only reason I gave it 2 stars.

Thank Tsand1002
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Local family run restaurant. Steep stairs to reach this restaurant with amazing views. They were able to seat us with little wait and found us the best corner table. The service was soo friendly and delightful. We had a bottle of wine, the seafood platter...More

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food lovely views, lovely restaurant! Would recommend. Nice touch of biscuits and limoncello when paying the bill

Thank Katherine M
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Very disappointed by the quality of service and food in such an amazing location (top of a tower, right on the see). Yes there are many steps but the location is glorious. As soon as you step into the restaurant you get an immediate feeling...More

Thank Christian D
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Went up all those stairs. Ordered over 160euro worth of food for a lunch for 4, anddddddd - a black curly hair in my pasta. When I complained about it to the owner, he spent 3 minutes telling me that it was impossible that it's...More

Thank Natalia D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $16
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Gerolamo Guidoni 56, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Vernazza
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 812296
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