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La Favola

rue Jean-Calvin 15 | Geneve, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
+41 22 311 74 37
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“osso bucco” (6 reviews)
“tiramisu” (12 reviews)
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Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
rue Jean-Calvin 15 | Geneve, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I was there this past weekend (14 Oct). It is a small restaurant located in a very quiet area near the cathedral on the hill. The building is untold number of years old. The first floor was very small possibly seating 8-10 guests, and the...More

Thank rmc1971
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a frequent visitor to Genève since 1993 I have developed my list of favorites. This restaurant is at the top of my personal all time favorites. Unfortunately, it is very expensive but well worth every franc.

Thank jamesF1532HO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were 3 for dinner and sat down stairs. Service was friendly and correct. A special on the menu was deer (cerf) which was outstanding. I started with just a green salad as I knew my main would be plentiful and it was. My husband...More

Thank cmb9990
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there because of the good reviews. The location is certainly nice in a relatively quiet old street in the old town. The interior of this small restaurant is old and nice as is the staff, i.e it is nice and polite but nor...More

Thank JonHO49
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was the last night of a two week visit hiking in the Swiss Alps. I literally just did a searched for "best Italian food in Geneva" and up came La Favola as one of the top 10. Wow, what a find! Small and very...More

Thank 47RPM
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

A boutique Italian restaurant in old Town of Geneva. The food is great and the service extremely good. The food is amazing.

Thank Victor2907
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

With a colleague had a wonderful lunch recently with truly excellent service and attention from the brother/sister partnership who run this excellent Restaurant. The pasta was superb and the wine recommendations truly excellent. We will be back!

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We had a fine dinner with quality wine. The food is refined Italian. The price is rather high but this is usual in this part of told town Geneva.

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Right in the middle of the old town this was a lovely cool place to relax after a busy working day. The Manager was very kind and fitted us in at short notice although we were quite a large party. We stayed outside and had...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I come to this place every year, while I visit an event in Geneva (for the past 7 years). I always bring a group of guests, and both food and service are always of the highest quality. We especially love the tiramisu desert, and main...More

Thank Мария М
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue Jean-Calvin 15 | Geneve, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva>  > Cité
  • Neighbourhood: Cité
  • Phone Number: +41 22 311 74 37
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