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La Grotta Bar & Trattoria

Via Cristoforo Colombo 247, 19017 Riomaggiore, Italy
+39 0187 920187
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“seafood” (46 reviews)
“mussels” (18 reviews)
“tiramisu” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Via Cristoforo Colombo 247, 19017 Riomaggiore, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went here with family and found that some really loved their meals but it was a let down for other. Good seafood but mixed experience with pasta dishes. Nice atmosphere but slow wait staff who got our order wrong on more than one occasion...More

Thank AbbyRL
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I spend a day here in Cinque Terre, and we found with my friend this restaurant. It was a really nice lunch, and the fish was really good. For the service I was a little bit disappointed, the girl who served us was not on...More

Thank Clothalde
Reviewed 24 October 2017

A hotelier recommended a tonier spot down the street but said before 7, we wouldn't need reservations, and we didn't...if we were ok with being crowded into a stuffy interior corner. Wanting fresh air and something nicer to end our fabulous Cinque Terre holiday, we...More

Thank normalwriter
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is in the heart of Riomaggiore. It specializes in seafood. We ordered the mixed grill which is meant for two people but could easily feed three. It had a whole grilled sea bass, 2 jumbo shrimps, 2 scampis as well as a plate...More

Thank Lena E
Reviewed 20 October 2017

A great spot to try the local specialty. Anchovies locally caught, we tried them 3 ways. Stuffed ,fried and served with a sauce. Magnificent.

1  Thank robin p
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Our B&B owners at Il BoMa recommended this restaurant for supper and we were very satisfied with the quality of the food , the service and the ambiance of the restaurant. We had a fish of the day catch which was excellent as were the...More

Thank cammer10
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Very welcoming staff, very nice atmosphere, good food. Another thank you for not telling us anything for staying till veeery late.

Thank laukine
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The only thing this restaurant has going for it is the setting and the ever smiling staff. FOOD: - stale, dry bread supplied with no oil, butter or moisture to help it go down - No salad or vegetables on the menu at all, apart...More

Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Right in the heart of town this place will not disappoint. Great selection of food and drinks. A must to visit

Thank Medula80
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This is a charming restaurant in a grotto as the name suggests....food is very good with both fish and meat options as well as pastas in a variety of sauces...probably the best food we had in RioMaggiore

Thank olive c
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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, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cristoforo Colombo 247, 19017 Riomaggiore, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Riomaggiore
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 920187
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