Traditional cuisine always fills our hearts and takes care of Mr. Stomach. Explore the 8 most typical restaurants you can find in town: classic but driven by love. Pasta, focaccia, rustic vegetables pies, freshly caught seafood… Hungry already?
traditional - rustic - lively
Hidden in a tiny vicolo (Genoese very narrow street), you’ll find a historical landmark of the local cuisine. Always jam-packed, it offers one of the best farinata in town: a delicious pie made with chickpea flour. Definitely a must-try!
homemade - osteria - rustic
Has anyone said pesto? Welcome to the winner of the Pesto World Championship! Down-to-earth and cheerful atmosphere. Be sure to get there early as they don’t accept bookings.
ANTICA OSTERIA RAVECCA
tavern - cozy - cocktails
The typical taverna, it offers tasty food and excellent wine. Amazing also for a Ligurian happy hour with cocktails and snacks. A plus? You can enjoy their delicious cold cuts and bruschette till 1 a.m.
traditional - trattoria - local
Eating here is like feeling at home! Very traditional dishes made with passion and ease: these are the keys of their success!
RISTORANTE IL GENOVESE
local - traditional - restaurant
Its name leaves no room for interpretations: Genoese traditions rule here!
ANTICA OSTERIA DI VICO PALLA
osteria - lively - traditional
This typical place takes us back to 1500 when sailors and poets used to eat here. Homemade pasta, seafood, fresh herbs and seasonal Ligurian vegetables: it’s your call! Easy-going and casual vibes.
OSTAIA DE BANCHI
osteria - wine lover - cozy
Classic dishes with an innovative twist. Let the waiters recommend you the wine: their offer is very generous!
casual - romantic - live
A stone’s throw from Piazza De Ferrari, it’s one of the trendiest trattorias in Genoa that gathers a blend of hip dudes, professionals and lovely couples. Rosemary lasagna is delicious!