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IL Grottino

Via Cristoforo Colombo 237, 19017 Riomaggiore, Italy
+39 0187 920938
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (34 reviews)
“cuttlefish” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Cristoforo Colombo 237, 19017 Riomaggiore, Italy
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a good experience and enjoy the food very much. WAY better than la lampara across the way. We had a full course dinner and we're not disappointed. Best food in riomagorre!!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A cozy ,welcoming local that we highly recommen. We found the food to be exceptional well cooked meals and desserts, the hosts were very attentive and friendly, and very reasonably priced

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food. I had the seafood spaghetti and my wife had meat ravioli then we shared a grouper fish stew for main course with a bottle of house white to wash it down. Will definitely return - probably tonight!

Thank Clonboy1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely meal. For starters the anchofish salade and a very nice seafood spagetti! Friendly staff and great location. We sat on the terras.

Thank Hanneke v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a bit hesitant to try this place since it seemed too close to the train station to be anything but a tourist trap, but in fact we had one of our best meals in Cinque Terre here. The ambiance is pleasant and light...More

Thank MMCH75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not much good here. Uncaring service, average food, priced without any advantage. Try higher rated places to avoid disappointment, even if they might be more costly.

Thank TheCorrespondent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing and very reasonably priced. Place was very busy but good came out quickly. Limited seating, best to take away

Thank JessieS9617
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the seafood pasta and local wine. Service was great and the restaurant is nicely decorated with rock showing on a couple of the walls. I would go again!

Thank alan877
Reviewed 19 April 2017

It was a quiet week night in April when there wasn't many other people around, when we stumbled across Il Grottino. The proprietor was lovely, very helpful with the menu, patient with our lack of Italian, and even gave us a tour of the eponymous...More

Thank Lewis V
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We managed to get a table after queuing for a short time. The waitress was very professional and efficient. The service was very fast and food was amazing. We would strongly recommend this restaurant and would definitely return.

Thank Romeo V
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Jenny L
What's the best way to make a reservation at this place? I don't see a website ...
27 February 2017|
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Response from Debo L | Reviewed this property |
I Remember that during high season they dont reservate, I sugest to go there around noon and make reservations
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Ciao, two days ago we had a lovely lunch in your restaurant. We finished with an Espresso. The beans come from Italcaffe, but what was the name of the product/mixture. Grande crema? Classic? I will be very happy if you Could Sent me the name. Best regards Dr Algermissen from Berlin
24 March 2016|
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Salve per natale siete aperti
20 December 2016|
Response from verdegiada65 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cristoforo Colombo 237, 19017 Riomaggiore, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Riomaggiore
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 920938
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