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Il Massimo della Focaccia

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Via Fegina 50 | SP 19016, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
+39 333 388 9399
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San Francisco, California
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Located in the front of the trainstation, Was surprized with Delisious Focaccia. Ask for fresh hot or ask to warm it up.Take away or eat on one of the 2 available outdoor high tables. Do not go far because you might want more of that.

Thank 2yuvaly2
Gdansk, Poland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a must try when you are around. My favorites are margarita, one with potatoes and cottage cheese.

Thank ali_stiffoot
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This focaccia spot is right outside the station facing the beach. At €4.50 each the focaccia's were delicious and made on the day if not right as you order. They make their own focaccia, evident in the soft texture with a lovely crust. Huge range of variety to choose from. We had eggplant and tuna focaccia to share. They may... More 

Thank Sharan K
Hoboken, New Jersey
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42 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Delicious selection of foccacia and pizza, along with some fresh desserts. We had the onion; zucchini and goat cheese; and margherita varieties. All amazing, the zucchini was our favorite! A few tables to eat outside. Good value and good food!

Thank Gabrielle S
Memphis, Tennessee
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190 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We visited this place 3 years ago and loved it. We came back again this September and loved it just as much. We've eaten focaccia bread all over the Cinque Terre (both this year and the last time we were here) and this is our favorite spot. Delicious!

Thank Rach V
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Huge , you have full choice of different types and i'd suggest the pesto One. Big slices. To come back

Thank Chiara D
Normal, Illinois
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128 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped by Il Massimo for a quick lunch in Montorosso. Although the line was long it moved quickly and we were even able to grab one of their two tables. The focaccia sandwiches were fresh, tasty, and reasonably priced!

Thank Rachmishon
Brooklyn, New York
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72 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We rented lounge chairs for the day and of course forgot to bring water or food by 2pm we went venturing. Their focaccia sandwiches were delicious and reasonable we had limited choice because of the late hour so go before 1 to have a choice. The sandwich was very reasonably priced and good size and their drink were cold!

Thank SailorNYC
Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We were looking for a quick bite to eat prior to starting the blue trail and this was just out of the station. Thinking we had walked into a tourist trap, I was pleasantly surprised with the flavours and quality of the food. I got the focaccia with potato on it and my partner had salad focaccia sandwich and both... More 

Thank Aureliia1987
Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Had lunch from here several times during our stay in Monterosso (would have been several + 1 if they weren't closed on a Wednesday). The tuna salad foccaccia sandwiches are delicious, as is the spinach pie, and the little omelettes with onion and ricotta. The chocolate beignets are also rather scrumptious. Lots of options for vegetarians (even proper ones who... More 

Thank Helen K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Fast food, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Fegina 50 | SP 19016, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Monterosso al Mare
  • Phone Number: +39 333 388 9399
This location is at the train station, just under the main terminal area, at the entrance. They've got quiche-like focaccia, sandwiches, focaccia pizzas, and desserts. It's really just a "to-go" stand, but there are benches in front. Very affordable, on the go food. Best focaccia in Monterosso.

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