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Via Venti Settembre 20, 16121, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 897 0079
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (56 reviews)
“mille feuille” (4 reviews)
“trofie” (6 reviews)
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Via Venti Settembre 20, 16121, Genoa, Italy
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1 - 10 of 167 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food not that great and yet overpriced. Old-fashioned service by slimy, aged waiters. The room feels dusty and un-loved. Horrendous potted plants! We could have been dining in the seventies. The only diners were tourists so the restaurant obviously feels it doesn't have to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never go! I ordened a linguine for €20 and it was only salt. Caio ordered la nostra padellata for €40 and it was cold and missing a lot of Ingridients thats was stated in the menu. The place was old fashioned and the waiter did...More

Thank Antônio R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

One of the few restaurants open on a Monday night we booked ahead at Zeffirino’s... we needn’t have bothered. Tucked away off one of the main streets leading off the Piazza de Ferrari, Zeffrinos looks the part. We turned up at 7:30 only to find...More

Thank Rachael K
Reviewed 2 January 2018

To just call this a classy joint is of course an insult, it is an institution in Genoese cuisine, and has been in business since 1939. Beautiful wooden interiors, mirrors and a painted ceiling certainly sets the scene. We had a 4 course taster menu...More

Thank DSS11
Reviewed 26 October 2017

The good--Maybe the BEST pesto pasta I have every had! The rest--so so. Have had better food elsewhere, for less, in Italy.

Thank JohnASeattle
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Zeffirino recommeded to use by marina office. We had a very good experience with the staff meeting one of the owners. I had the famous Pesto eaten by one of the recent Popes and also by Frank Sinatra (I was informed). The service food and...More

Thank Seonaid K
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We were referred to Zeffirino for lunch by our hotel and warmly greeted by the maitre de who took our order. The food while enjoyable proved to be expensive however the surprise came later when we received the bill which revealed we were charged Euro...More

1  Thank Mcarlei
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Music was shocking..toilets were stinking and pretty sure the waiter touched my leg on purpose ..but damn that pesto is da bomb ya'all

1  Thank rich b
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by the hotel we were staying as the best restaurant in Genoa. The service and the atmosphere is very traditional. The chef and head waiter came to each table to greet, making sure that everyone is having good time. Famous pesto...More

Thank pubnosakana
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely, tucked away restaurant. Upon arrival you are greeted with a glas of Prosecco. Pricey but all worth it. Incredible salads, seafood, pasta and of course the "crema di basilica", the pesto with the 12 secret ingredients. Enjoy!

Thank Christian B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$35 - US$138
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Venti Settembre 20, 16121, Genoa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa
  • Phone Number: +39 010 897 0079
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