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Gran Caffe Defilla

$$ - $$$
Italian, Cafe, Wine Bar
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Corso Garibaldi 4, 16043 Chiavari, Italy
+39 0185 309829
7:30 am - 12:30 am
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Venice, Italy
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2017

Tucked behind the large and sumptuous coffee bar is the restaurant, more like a wine bar, especially in appearance but with very good food and nice choice of wines. It is comfortable, unpretentious but the food is very high quality.

Thank Venetia020
Genoa, Italy
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189 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Located just in the city center it's mantain an old style look , but with a good service and professional people. Really nice and interesting for some music happening during the summer time .

Thank pinta92
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Very, very nice classy place...very in. Coffee was wonderful and the tea room was delightful. Not expensive and a must place to go when in Chiavari.

Thank Valerie_barns
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

DeFilla is in a great location. The drinks and aperitifs are amazing and the staff are very friendly especially Ivano! Highly recommend coming here if in Chiavari. The fact that it is so popular with the locals shows the quality.

Thank Dave C
Pavia, Italy
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

This is my favourite restaurant in Chiavari. The food is exquisite. The service is perfect. The atmosphere is comfortable. I have eaten here about six times. I've only had fish but there is always a meat dish. Mr Rossi is the proprietor and wine expert.

Thank sortilegus
Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2015

Located in the center of Chiavari. The place has been there for ages and is very well known Great place to just make a stop for an aperitivo. Or better yet stop by for either an espresso, cappuccino and some desserts.

Thank Mark B
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

Situated in the centre of Chiavari, has a good long standing reputation locally but staff can be rude and standoffish if not recognised as one of their "regular customers". Shame because their own produced fresh cakes and ice-cream are actually very nice, as well as the coffee and drinks, which is what keeps me going back every time I visit... More 

Thank Ann R
London, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed February 19, 2015

Don't miss Defilla for coffee, any time of the day. You'll find a beautifully maintained Liberty-style interior, with pleasant baristi ready to bring you an excellent coffee, no matter which type you order. An aperitivo at Defilla is always served up with a smile and a few tasty bits on the side. Standing at the bar for a few minutes... More 

Thank rascal_EM
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Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

This is a place with the grandeur of the old days. Super beverage and food. Best ice cream of Chiavari and very nice people.

Thank Franklin F
Hobart, Australia
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed August 6, 2014

This became our favourite stop for morning caffe and afternoon aperitifs. One night we dined here while being entertained by a jazz group with Dada Moroni? at the piano. Fantastic! Food was exceptional. Difficult to find places where the seafood is good - apart from a city like Milan - but our dishes here were wonderful. Simple but wonderful. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $13
Italian, Cafe, Wine Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 am - 12:30 am
7:30 am - 12:30 am
7:30 am - 12:30 am
7:30 am - 12:30 am
7:30 am - 12:30 am
7:30 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corso Garibaldi 4, 16043 Chiavari, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Chiavari
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 309829

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?