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Da Gaia

#40 of 1,644 Restaurants in Genoa
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Vico dell'Argento | zona Porto Antico, 16124, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 246 1629
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

We ate a meal sitting outside on the street which had occasional cars driving by but was otherwise quiet. We ordered a bottle of prosecco which was very good at a reasonable price. I had the chestnut trofie & pesto pasta dish which was rich and creamy and my husband and son ordered chicken in lemon sauce which for whatever... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is tucked down a little side street, there is on street tables, we sat inside. The staff were friendly, relaxed, not overly attentive as seems to be the Italian way! Food was simple and very tasty, with good house wine proved excellent value. Atmosphere was authentic, unfussy and music free, just the chatter of other diners, most of... More 

Thank Lizzy L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this place looking for dinner, hosts speak English and the good was good. Only downside is the outside seating is on a thoroughfare for motorbikes/small cars and can be noisy. I'd recommend eating inside next time!

Thank Brad M
New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our dinner here. Enjoyed a typical pasta dish with pesto and a special dessert with a cannoli like filling. Service was very good and our food came out quickly. They have indoor and outdoor seating. We choose outdoors and it was a nice evening

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016

If you are looking for a restaurant in the center of Genova with a high good quality at reasonable price this is the place. The atmosphere is that of a typical 'Osteria' and it fit family.

Thank stefano32
Niteroi, RJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

It was a precious experience today! The service was great and the food really delicious! What a gem in Genoa! I highly recommend it!!!

Thank marrie_sf
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

Great food and excellent service!! All staff was very welcoming and polite. The most authentic italian experience we had in our trip across Italy!! Congratulations!!

Thank EduardoAbreu1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2015

Please try the pumpkin gnocchi with truffle sauce! AMAZING! oVERALL The food is great, the wine of the house is really good, the ambiance is like a little italian restaurant and the service is not fancy but works the wonders, besides the food talks by itself, even if i was treated wrong I would have sucked it up for the... More 

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Asti, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

Today I had a great seafood lunch experience in this small restaurant in the heart of Genova. The menu is full of interesting dishes, both of seafood and meat. I choosed a great pasta: black ravioli of fish seafish sauce. It was excellent, very delicate in taste and good to see. As main course I choosed squids filled with spinach... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2015

Genoa has some very good restaurants that are not tourist traps, this is one of them and it would be hard to do better at the price and quality offered. Hidden away, once found not forgotten. The service was good, even with a large group. Although I did get there earlier than booked to order in some wine and avoid... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vico dell'Argento | zona Porto Antico, 16124, Genoa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa>  > Righi
  • Neighborhood: Righi
  • Phone Number: +39 010 246 1629

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