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La Taverna di Colombo


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


US$ 11 - US$ 39
Italian, Mediterranean
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews orecchiette pasta antipasti minestrone panna cotta tuna potatoes side street typical local food short menu cozy place google maps house red limited menu small alley delicious food fausto
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is located in a small alley, the decoration was simple but the food was absolutely amazing! We stayed in Genoa for one night and we were lucky to be there for a fantastic dinner. The food were all like homemade with professional standard,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ZaffronC
Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

Excellent! Delicious food 🥘 Many thanks to Fausto & 👩‍🍳 ✨quite unexpected way and location to this magic place, but once you are in 👌process begins.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank marius741
Reviewed 21 December 2018

Hidden gem in the heart of Genova. Great food, nice ambience, nice choice of wine, affordable prices. Very recommended

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank UndressedDexter
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We found this place randomly, and it was a good choice. We ordered some seafood, which was great and tasty! The vine was ok, but I'm not a big wine lover so I couldn't tell for sure.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank VicW7
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We have been in Italy for almost three months and this goes down as one of our favorite, homestyle meals. The pesto with potatos and beans was amazing as was the pasta with anchovies. We really really really liked this place and wish we had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank marialynnvancouver
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

The pasta tomatoes was wonderful. I enjoyed it and it was affordable price. Will love to visit again

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Misantop
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Down a side-street from the elaborate Galleria Nazionale, Taverna di Colombo doesn't look like much. But the staff are friendly (I think it was the owner the afternoon we had lunch), prices are reasonable, food is good - mostly seafood based. A short menu -...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Alan Z
Reviewed 25 August 2018

As many people have described before, it is not the best looking restaurant or area in Genoa, However it is certainly well worth visiting. The food is simple and local, we had a superb pasta and pesto, followed by 2 tuna dishes, one slow cooked...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ceilings
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Just back from a holiday in Liguria, which included a day-trip to Genoa. It was worth the delayed trains and the stresses of travelling with small children and elderly parents to eat lunch in La Tarverna di Colombo. The meal was outstanding in every way....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank johnnie_walter
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We had a scrumptious lunch here today! As other reviewers have mentioned, the restaurant is tucked away in an alley and doesn’t look promising from the outside. But we were warmly greeted by the owner and served simple, tasty pastas and minestrone, followed by fresh...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 828candidas
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