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Fette Panissa Via Pia

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Vico Crema, Savona, Italy
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

It has been 10 years. I still dream of this place! A must if you're in Savona. My good friend took me, I will never forget.

1 Thank Carl E
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

well you have to go there...it's a small place, family of three keep it going. You can buy the 'panissa' fried in soft bread rolls and it's hot and very good,no sitting, or you can buy it to cook at home,oil,onion,salt and pepper, side dish ,apetizer....typical Savona taste, quite different they use chickpeas flour.....

Thank Erica E
Brussels, Belgium
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208 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

This is a simple place where you can get "Panissa" slices. These are slices chickpeas of fried chickpeas polenta. A great break in the historical center of the city. Locals love it.

Thank albertotraveller101
Haifa, Israel
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

It was very testy and irregular, especially after we found out what ingredients it made from. Definitely will try to make one at home for my guests!

Thank Olga L
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I have been here long time ago. However, I do not think I shouldn't review this place as it exist for more than two centuries :) This review is aimed at tourists and visitors, as every single local knows this "Institution". First, forget the word restaurant and all that is implied (opening hours, for instance). This is an old friggitoria,... More 

3 Thank Antoine A
Rome, Italy
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

Traditional street food: very tasty! If you visit Savona, you must eat the traditional "panissa" with or without bun. An ancient traditional food in a typical place. Do not miss it!

Thank aegleg
Savona, Italy
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I remember this little place, I've enjoyed the "fette" here since I was a kid....and they are still fantastic (not to mention the fact that they are really good value)! The place is tiny, they only do take away,but if you really want to try real "panizza" or lovely "frisceu" this isTHE PLACE

Thank emanuela l
Savona, Liguria, Italy
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Once we were student that was our snack. Now still. From everywhere you are coming go there and taste "Focaccette con Panizza" Better if have chance to get some "Nostralino" wine together. And enjoy a walk through he historical part of the city belonging two Popes Sisto IV and Giulio II

2 Thank Vincenzo_Cuomo_SV
Millbury, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

This is an icon of Savona, memories of over 3 generations.... One item sold chickpeas fritters....heavenly ....Take away only....you can find this stuff only in this city. A must if you are in the area

1 Thank Fabrizio B
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

A lovely speciality from Savona . Well worth trying as it is made from chick peas and for one euro seventy it is a good little snack and a change from pizza or pasta

3 Thank Kundera1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vico Crema, Savona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Savona

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?