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Retro Restaurant

#33 of 1,573 Restaurants in Genoa
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Malta 29, 16121, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 553 5064
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Las Vegas
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460 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Very nice/ fun atmosphere with good music. Staff was very friendly & speak English if you need. Food was excellent. We tried the meat & cheese appetizer and it was very good & plenty of it. As our mains we had pasta. We tried the pasta with clams & pasta with salmon, both were excellent. Great wine list with reasonable... More 

1 Thank nvlinks
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49 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

I called the restaurant for a reservation and in 10 minutes I was there, they had free tables. I don't understand how was that possible because it was amazing. Everyone was polite, I had the best octopus salad from my life. I remember the place as one of the best restaurants I've ever been. Totally in love with it!

Thank Diana I
Munich, Germany
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful decoration, super nice service... And delicious sea food... They have the most tasty apple cake ever!... This place is a must to go!...

Thank JuanCitoCruz24
Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

It is a small restaurant situated on the old part of the city, the interior is great, the service is absolutely superbe, live music and amazing food!

Thank Daniel T
Istanbul, Turkey
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Excellent sea food! Linguine with mongole and fried sea food was exceptional. But if the bold guy is serving, keep calm and eat your food. If the blonde lady is serving, no problem at all. Liguria white wine, try one you don't regret.

2 Thank Soniz3
Paris, France
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I read about it on trip advisor. One of the best dining experiences ever! Extremely tasty food combined with excellent service. The staff was very attentive. Starters were beautiful and they were what I can only find in Italy. Great mains too. Lots of food and very reasonably priced. How this place is amazing ! The atmosphere too. Definitely will... More 

1 Thank MillK88
New York, New York, United States
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227 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I had a delightful meal at this restaurant. The insalata di pesce was amazing and even better was the pasta with clams and potatoes. The service was perfect and friendly. It was a great experience.

1 Thank Bob C
Novara, Italy
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I was in this restaurant for lunch on 1st january 2015. Usually is not so easy to find a good restaurant open in the first day of the year. But this place seems to be open always. The restaurant is really a bit retro as its name. At our arrival a very kind waiter named Manuel gave me some appreciated... More 

3 Thank gianniz1947
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We had one perfect dinner with my wife. Startes were good but both steak and lamb ribs were very good. They have a rather wide selection of Italian wine. If I go to genoa again I would like to visit these guys again.

3 Thank murat p
Jersey Channel Islands
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Enjoyed good meal but felt that restaurant lacking in atmosphere and clearly deals with many UK and US tourists . Prices on high side for Genoa in our experience . Slightly disappointed

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $62
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, International, European
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Malta 29, 16121, Genoa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa
  • Phone Number: +39 010 553 5064
Retro Restaurant is yet another delightful seafood restaurant set in vintage decor with a warm atmosphere. The staff is attentive and friendly and will you make you feel very welcome. ALWAYS OPEN FOR LUNCH AND DINNER

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