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Trattoria Il Giardinetto

Via del Prione 284, 19121, La Spezia, Italy
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (12 reviews)
“prawns” (2 reviews)
“creme caramel” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
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Via del Prione 284, 19121, La Spezia, Italy
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

This restaurant is easy to walk by and not overly enticing to enter. But wow !! Great local food and very inexpensive. Many locals eating here appear to be regulars, so that's always a good sign. The seafood was well cooked and very fresh. The...More

Thank Fiona091
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This was a great find - we were walking around in the area and decided to try it. Excellent food and service at a reasonable price. Spinach & walnut ravioli were amazing!

Thank CindyM7432
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Very tasty pasta with prawns and house wine, very reasonable. They were turning people away on the busy night we went. Good enough.

Thank PeteLucy434
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

I went to Il Giadinetto in a biz trip, nothing wrong, fair but very standard cusine and taste. I took some claims spaghetti that were very oily and some grilled squids that were fresh and tasted good. In general it didn't emotion me...

Thank marco241974
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Found this family run restaurant by chance. Fantastic pasta, great service, house wines are good, and the desserts delicious. Significant local clientelle. Returned for three nights in a row, why go anywhere else?

Thank Huw L
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and the affordable price. We ate here two different evenings and tried a variety of items from the menu. The pesto trophie is definitely recommended. The meals here were some of the more memorable of...More

Thank tilfyre
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Don't be discouraged by the somewhat plain exterior the food is really very good and top value. Sea food starter wasn't the usual and depends on the catch that morning. Carpaccio was equally good. Simple whole sea bream beautifully grilled with no accompaniments, and veal...More

Thank zygo
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

A nice restaurant that offers nice food at a good price . We had two nice portions of pasta. Go early or make a booking because is Quite busy.

Thank andreea r
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

After a long day in Cinque Terre, Il Giardinetto is the perfect place to recover in La Spezia. It's short walk from the train station. We had the seafood spaghetti and veal Marsala. Both were fantastic. It was tough to choose between the veal and...More

Thank Chris_n_Robin
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The restaurant looks very chic, but it is actually cheap and the food is very good. The staff is nice. They serve the best of the local food, and wines. We waited a little bit long for the food, but it was not really a...More

Thank jiache
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Prione 284, 19121, La Spezia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Province of La Spezia  >  La Spezia
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