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Il Ristorantino di Bayon

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$$ - $$$
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Via Felice Cavallotti 23, 19121 La Spezia, Italy
+39 0187 732209
19:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 19:00 - 22:00
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Fredrikstad, Norway
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I was a little bit reluctant to believe the previous reviews about this particular restaurant. However, it is sad to say that service really sucks. Quality of food is amazing. My congrats to the chef in every single dish presented. However, i can say it is not everything about the food. Top quality service must be a must, not to... More 

Thank Sailorgirl77
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Average, nothing special. When we asked for parmesan cheese for pasta dish, we were only told: "not recommended" and it was never brought to the table. 😀

Thank Fifko
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Best Restaurant in Italy almost. Lobster is great. salmon tartar is fabulous. Wine Is perfect and everything's nothing close to expensive. Be careful not to miss the reserve, since it is hard to get a seat. be there on seven. Since the table is only flip once.

Thank bro_p1
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This little restaurant is difficult to get a table in but well worth it, after 1 week in la spezia we eventually got a table by arriving when the restaurant opens. Only 1 waiter and 1 chef but the food is outstanding. Salmon starter then Lobster and duck with coffee and a bottle of wine at only 60€!!! was 100%... More 

2 Thank Hannah C
County Donegal, Ireland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We did not expect what we found. A back street restaurant hidden from the public thoroughfare. This was undoubtedly one of the best meals I have had in an Italian restaurant taking quality, service, ambiance and most definitely the price. We could not believe how inexpensive this restaurant was for such a high standard of delicious food. I would strongly... More 

2 Thank MaryMBIreland
London, UK
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

One of the best meals we have had in La Spezia (so far) after 5 days of trawling. Plenty of great sea food on the menu - my husband had a very meaty half lobster with a veggie and fruit salad base. There is a very respectable and aggressively priced wine list e.g. Hoffstater Muller Thurgau for 20 euros. Primo... More 

1 Thank EGL0
The Mount, Pamplemousses, Mauritius
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126 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent menu (a little bit short for greedy person like me). You will found well presented, good quality and good prices dishes for everyone with an emphasis on seafood (speciality of La Spezia). I didn't like the white house wine but it were my choice. The wine menu is also well balanced. Toilets could be better for a classy restaurant... More 

1 Thank R_Stephane_L
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

we went there first night, as recommended by TA, had the reservation, and when we came waitress said that they do not have tables- restaurant were almost empty. but when we told that we actually have the reservation they sat us. after i saw how other couples- which definitely didnt had any reservation was sat as well without any problems.... More 

Thank blondsima
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75 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

This place is usually booked but had a cancellation that allowed us to eat (book ahead!) I had a delicious beef carpaccio, half lobster with raw fruit and vegetables and a Charlotte sponge with cream for dessert. All were delicious and the waiter matched the meal with a great local white wine and spoke good English. We'll be going back... More 

Thank Brad M
Singapore, Singapore
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

its a cosy and small little restaurant which can maximum fit 30 pax. The Manager is the waiter and the main person on the serving floor , detailed and meticulous. we loved the fish and seafood dishes and the restaurant had a very great cosy and vibrant feel to it

1 Thank speedyyen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$37
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Contemporary
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Felice Cavallotti 23, 19121 La Spezia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Province of La Spezia  >  La Spezia
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 732209
Pane e coperto incluso nel prezzo,il servizio e l acqua naturizzata non si paga.

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