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Il Gambero

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Via Fratelli Cairoli 13/R, 17019, Varazze, Italy
+39 019 95918
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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

The place is actually quite small so make sure you book a table!!! I ordered mixed seafood pasta - it was divine! Would definitely go back!

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Thank Maura M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Along the see side there are so many places and you can't pick one? Il Gambero is a nice place to go, very traditional and the quality of the food is good.

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Thank Marzia M
Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2014

This is undoubtedly one of the best place to eat fish not only in Varazze but throughout the Riviera Ligure. The place might not look very attractive due to the lack of indoor space and the restricted number of tables. However, the food is so tasty and the prices not too high. I personally recommend the spaghetti with seafood and... More 

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Lancashire
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2013

Food was brilliant, especially the sea food platter, the pizza was also one of the best i've ever had. Well worth the wait to get seated.

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Thank RumpleStiltskin808
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

Stayed for a quick pizza. Food is below average for a supposedly authentic trattoria. Pizza was well made but ingredients did not seem particularly fresh, particularly the mushrooms. Service is also substandard and price is average. Not recommended.

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High wycombe
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2013 via mobile

Small but perfectly formed! Just great, traditional Italian food served by friendly people who clearly know how to feed you. A small place and so busy. Not a bad word to say and full of Italians so if they like it how can us foreigners question it?

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Thank Fiona B
Varazze, Italy
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2012

The restaurant is really small so your best chance is to visit in summer when they have extra seating outdoors. During high season you have to wait to be seated but the quality of the food will reward your patience.

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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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Fratelli Cairoli 13/R, 17019, Varazze, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Varazze
  • Phone Number: +39 019 95918

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