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“You must try the Elite”
Review of Ristorante Elite

Ristorante Elite
Ranked #13 of 197 Restaurants in Rapallo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $22 - $45
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Brentwood, Essex
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“You must try the Elite”
Reviewed October 21, 2012

Our review is a bit late, as it was towards the end of September that we were in Rapallo for seven nights, but better late than never. During that week, we ate here three times (it would have been four but they were closed on our last evening as Alessandro and his family were visiting London). We can confirm the positive views of other Reviewers - the food is excellent, the prices reaonable (and lower than some seen along the promenade) and the reception is fantastically friendly. Additionally, and although English, we try to find restaurants etc. used by Italians, rather than out-and-out tourist places - in this respect, the Elite will not disappoint (if, at the top of the Review page, you request the sequence 'any', you will see all reviews in reverse date order, irrespective of language, and you will get a better idea of the clientele).

As has been said by reviewer LJB270 on 3rd October 2012, at busy periods the timing of the courses can go wrong, but - as far as we are concerned - this is a typical Italian family-run restaurant and well worth one visit - if not more!

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank Europhilecouple
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63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Good food at a reasonable price”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

We ate here several times and the food was consistantly good although the menu was slightly limited. The down side is that this restaurant can be very popular and the waiting staff have difficulty being consistant with timings of courses. On one occasion we had our second course just as we finished our started and on another occasion had to wait much longer.

Visited September 2012
Thank LJB270
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Best food we had in Rapallo”
Reviewed August 28, 2012

A very nice family owned restaurant, good food, very friendly service. Prosciutto, pasta and fritto mist were good and at reasonable prices.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank Leopold S
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Excellent restaurant in Rapallo”
Reviewed August 2, 2012

We ate at Ristorante Elite four times during our nine nights in Rapallo. We tried four other restaurants, but nowhere else matched Elite. The food was excellent, the service very friendly and the prices were moderate. The restaurant is a family-run affair, with lots of regulars in evidence. Highly recommended.

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank Clive R
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“Dont miss this one.”
Reviewed July 3, 2012

Pasta was superb,fish excellent. Was not too busy so lacked atmosphere.

Visited May 2012
Thank RobertC16
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