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Vecchio Porto

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Lungomare Cenide 55 | Villa San Giovanni, Villa San Giovanni, Italy
+39 0965 700502
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Very modern neat interior. Excellent service. Food is very unusual. Very local , real taste of Calabria with a modern accent. Great place , definitely worth driving 30-40 min.

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Thank Viktorya E
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

I don't ussualy write reccensions but this time i feel obligated morraly to do it . I live in london for a couple of years now and i had the chance to dine in almost all the prestigious restaurants . This time i find myself in villa san giovanni by chance and thanks to trip advisor i choose this restaurant... More 

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Thank blackviking21
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Refined cooking, reasonably priced, great wine list, warm and friendly service, very pleasant atmosphere; what more could one ask?

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Thank Rocky S
Sderot, Israel
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

Good food. Everything we ordered was tasty. Parking in the street next to the restaurant was easy. One of the 2 best meals we had in this trip.

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Thank noam n
Staten Island, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

Food was delicious, all kinds of pizza combos. Service was excellent, nobody rushing you. Nice view of the Strait of Messina and Sicily.

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Thank teddem
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

This is definitely worth a visit if you arrive at Villa San Giovanni and would like to eat. Quite possible the best meal we have eaten so far on our travels around Italy (and we have had some memorable ones) we arrived at 12 but lunch is not to 1 but the waiter kindly let us in and opened early.... More 

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Irvine, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2013

We went to this restaurant by recommendation and boy are we glad we did! We both had the tourist menu, but different items from the menu so that we could try the various dishes they had to offer. Every dish we had there was amazing! And the service was spot on. We would definitely go back to the restaurant if... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2013

In what seems to be one of the ugliest towns in italy we found one of the best meals ever eaten in Italy! The fish is so fresh and prepared in a delicate manner. Every dish was excellent and the desert was perfect. Try the ricotta with vanilla and rum gelato! A great stop before you take the ferry over.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2012

Refined cooking, reasonably priced, great wine list, warm and friendly service, very pleasant atmosphere; what more could one ask?

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lungomare Cenide 55 | Villa San Giovanni, Villa San Giovanni, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Reggio Calabria  >  Villa San Giovanni
  • Phone Number: +39 0965 700502

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