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La Favola

rue Jean-Calvin 15 | Geneve, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
+41 22 311 74 37
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“tiramisu” (13 reviews)
“beef ravioli” (4 reviews)
“truffle” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
rue Jean-Calvin 15 | Geneve, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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21 - 30 of 97 reviews

Reviewed September 21, 2016

The food was excellent and the service was lovely and very accurate. Would happily recommend to anyone without hesitation

2  Thank Sophie Z
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

There is no restaurant in Geneva that even comes close to la Favola if you want that special blend that any restaurateur dreams of creating. An incredible location, beautiful decor, outstanding service and of course unbelievably good food with fresh produce and flavors bursting in...More

6  Thank genevatopreviewer
Reviewed June 22, 2016

Quite a small restaurant, we ate upstairs where there were probably 20 seats. Friendly and helpful waitress. Food was lovely and wine went down well. Meal cost about CHF130 per head, including wine.

3  Thank PickyglobetrotterUk
Reviewed June 6, 2016

Another family run business in the heart of the Old town and 20 metres away from the Hotel Les Armures, this is without a doubt my favourite gastronomic italian restaurant in Geneva. No pizzas here but instead amazing dishes with flavours that you only get...More

5  Thank DoonDee
Reviewed May 19, 2016

Really lovely food and place. My friend and I ordered the same dish. Although it was really delicious, the portions were way too small espeically for the price we had to pay :(

1  Thank Mtuliva B
Reviewed April 23, 2016

In the old town of Geneva, this restaurant is very close to the hotel Les Armures. The food was quite good - ravioli, eggplant puree, sea bream, and ossobucco were all delicious, and served in large portions. Service was efficient and by Swiss standards warm...More

5  Thank MannyG2000
Reviewed March 8, 2016

My husband and I spent a great evening in this small family restaurant. The menu, although limited, provided enough excellent choices to satisfy any lover of Italian food. Everything we ordered from appetizers to pasta dishes to wine was wonderful. AND, the tiramisu is the...More

8  Thank Debra W
Reviewed March 6, 2016

Excellent food, wine, service, and restaurant! Cosy and tucked away in Old Town. Do watch out for the stairs however, very steep and narrow!

6  Thank Emily K
Reviewed February 19, 2016

a friend suggested it and as I entered the little place, i realized that the little gem offered a menu da sentirsi a casa. optimal choice after evening stroll in the heart of geneva.

6  Thank annalaura_sacco
Reviewed February 14, 2016

My wife and I went to La Favola for diner. The restaurant is very small, in the middle of the old town of Geneva, with a (small) dining room on the ground floor and another one on the first floor. The service is nice and...More

9  Thank Francois-Serge
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue Jean-Calvin 15 | Geneve, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva>  > Cité
  • Neighborhood: Cité
  • Phone Number: +41 22 311 74 37
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