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Caffe degli Specchi

Salita Pollaiuoli 43r, 16123, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 256685
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“panini” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
“side street” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Bar, Cafe, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Salita Pollaiuoli 43r, 16123, Genoa, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shared a bottle of wine on the outside terrace here at lunchtime, with croque messieurs and finger snacks. Very relaxing. Staff were helpful and friendly. Has a French theme.

Thank jandlUk
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Yes it was a frazzlingly hot and humid day but nothing refreshes like good tea. The tea, service, location - just minutes walk from the main Piazza Ferrari - general feel of the place, all were good. As the position was so convenient it was...More

Thank Rosemary J
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We had two panini here and a lovely conversation with some local folks. One gentleman gave his idea of the top ten places we should see as well as the bus numbers or train to use. He was spot on. The sandwiches were good, the...More

Thank Dropback10
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Be prepared most places are closed in Genoa between 8-12 and 16-19 during off-season. Here you can find a great place for coffee, brunch and aperitivo.

Thank Greta Y
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This is a lovely little cafe in a great spot, right next to the Palazzo Ducale. It's a vibrant spot for a nice evening drink if you sit outside, we enjoyed it immensely and went several times. The mirrors on the inside are nicely aged...More

Thank notmickey
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I reviewed this place a few years ago and it was terrific. It has since changed ownership and is now one of the worst places in Genova. Absolutely awful. I have had some pretty bad appertivi in some pretty crummy bars but this is maybe...More

Thank nonobanana
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is in a convenient location down a side street off the Piazza Matteotti. We had tea and a nice raspberry tart on the terrace. Friendly service.

Thank lynxwhisker
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Visited twice during my stay in Genoa, nice caffe in the city centar, helpful and outgoing staff, delicious mini pies, warm atmosphere.

1  Thank vines_88
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Can you imagine a caffe existing from 1798?? And staying at the same place for over 200 years??? I was very surprised once saw the corner with the history! I tried negroni and cuban mojito served with nice snacks, all was very good! Price for...More

1  Thank Spectraa34
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

We passed by this bar and dropped in for a drink. The staff were very helpful and they had a wide range of drinks including some really interesting beers. We also had aperitivo for two which was very tasty. It came on two dishes with...More

Thank John G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salita Pollaiuoli 43r, 16123, Genoa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa
  • Phone Number: +39 010 256685
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