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IL Grottino

Via Cristoforo Colombo 237, 19017 Riomaggiore, Italy
+39 0187 920938
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (53 reviews)
“cuttlefish” (8 reviews)
“stuffed mussels” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Via Cristoforo Colombo 237, 19017 Riomaggiore, Italy
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Reviewed today

This is a great place to dine and people watch on the street. We wanted seafood on our last night in Riomaggiore and this was a great choice.

Thank Diane F
Reviewed yesterday

I was in Riomaggiore at the end of July and this restaurant was recommended by an old friend on mine who lives in this beautiful small town. I had fresh past with seafood and grilled cuttlefish and calamari, the best I have ever had! A...More

Thank Francesco T
Reviewed yesterday

We stopped in without a reservation but early in the dining sequence. We split an order of Stuffed Mussels which intrigued us. The mussels were taken out of their shells and treated with a paste of vegetables and then returned to their shells. They were...More

Thank CapeJayster
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

food was decent but not remarkable. staff was friendly. we saw that they take the bread which was not consumed by the previous guests, put it in a new basket and then give it to the next customers - not very hygienic.

Thank MirkoGVA
Reviewed 1 week ago

The taglianini with tomatoes and pesto was simply amazing... we were the last couple to be seated for the evening and felt like we were a rushed to finish our meal, however. A small sour note to a great meal.

Thank George W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with my wife recently on our last night in CT. The meals were very delicious, and the service was second to none. Will return.

Thank Matty G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal here on the patio. We shared pesto pasta to start and then each had a fish dish. Food was cooked to perfection. Servers were very friendly and one spoke great English. Atmosphere was nice watching the street traffice. We would...More

Thank marialynnvancouver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything we ordered were great! Great service(our waitress gave us a suggestion if we got the right amount of food) and everything was amazing! You can taste the freshness of the cuttlefish cappicio (usually frozen when we bought in the state). We ordered mixed seafood...More

Thank Shirley Sum Yi N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food, the service, the decoration and others were perfect. Our last night in Riomaggiore and the best restaurant.

Thank Hjálmar Á
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this spot for a birthday meal at about 8.30 one evening and as you cannot reserve tables we were seated within 5-10 minutes. We enjoyed delicious wine and beer, unfortunately the wine we did choose was old available. We had the seafood spaghetti, gnocchi,...More

Thank SammyG336
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Jenny L
27 February 2017|
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Response from Debo L | Reviewed this property |
I Remember that during high season they dont reservate, I sugest to go there around noon and make reservations
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cristoforo Colombo 237, 19017 Riomaggiore, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Riomaggiore
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 920938
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