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Citadella

#179 of 1,444 Restaurants in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence
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rue du Perron 12, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
+41 22 311 52 16
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Tampa
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small location. Fabulous food. Truffles pasta to die for. A must visit on trip to Geneva. One of the best meals ever. Not cheap. But well worth it

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Thank navy9219
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great experience! will be back soon. Food is delicious, fresh pasta done in house! service wonderful for a very fair price. I'm in love with this restaurant (and I'm a pretty tough client usually;)

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

One of my Geneva-based colleagues introduced me to this tiny, cozy Italian restaurant in the old town section of Geneva on a tiny cobblestone street just a few steps below the cannons and a stone's throw from the cathedral. The pasta is FABULOUS (particularly the chef's parpardelle and the tagliolini with basil pesto, fresh mozzarella, and tomatoes). While the menu... More 

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Athens, Greece
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Nice little restaurant with a small terrace on the street. Real good italian food , not just pizza. Waiter was really helpful. Good wine selection

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1 Thank Amazingreg
torino
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing meal at this nice italian restaurant. Tiny place though so it happens that the waiter bump into you. Perfect for a quiet dinner with partner

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1 Thank pizzaiolo
Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

A group of 5 from 3 different companies and 4 different nationalities had a really nice dinner at La Citadella recently. The restaurant was almost empty - a Monday night - but the service and food were great. We shared starters, which were too much for us and main courses were excellent for everyone. Not sure of value, as I... More 

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1 Thank Joey M
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2016

I went there because of TripAdvisor, and I regret wasting a valuable meal slot there. It's tiny - i mean really tiny. The waiter was OK, but they didn't have the wine I wanted. I know that people will say that I'm a heathen for saying this, but when I go to an Italian, I want to see things like... More 

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2 Thank shinyredcar
Zurich, Switzerland
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135 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2015

The place has gone downhill- it used to be awesome but now the ridiculous wait time for food (45 minutes for pasta) , frantic waiter service and in the end way too salty food makes it an unreliable choice in a city where there are a lot of options which are better and not as expensive. It

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London, United Kingdom
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204 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2015

I found this place through TripAdvisor. the reviews looked good and we were literally around the corner. I have to say i was disappointed. The waiter was generally grumpy and they didn't have at least 3 mid-range wines i asked for. Two of us ordered fillet steak and they were grainy in texture and lacked the quality the price tag... More 

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2 Thank mrkencho
Abu Dhabi
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213 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2015

Excellent little jewel of an Italian restaurant in the old part of Geneva. I had the chef's special which was Pappardelle with meat sauce, wild mushrooms and chilies. Excellent...beautiful sauce and the pappardelle cooked to perfection. The starter of rockets and parmesan with balsamic vinegar was sublime. The service was also very good and efficient. Give it a try and... More 

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2 Thank Maninasuitcase_10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue du Perron 12, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 311 52 16

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