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La Favola

rue Jean-Calvin 15 | Geneve, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
+41 22 311 74 37
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tiramisu” (11 reviews)
“beef ravioli” (4 reviews)
“sea bream” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
rue Jean-Calvin 15 | Geneve, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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Reviews (141)
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51 - 60 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 11 October 2013

A fabulous little family run restaurant. Outstanding food, great wine list, and a cosy atmosphere. A place not to miss!

4  Thank Sonki_1
Reviewed 7 July 2013

For an authentic face to face lunch italian style that is the place. Simple and well cooked dishes, served by a pleasant team and accompanied by good wines...what else to ask for... Will be back.

1  Thank OlivierGibaud
Reviewed 4 June 2013

If you want good italian cuisine this is a good place. Choice on menu is good. It is located in a nice part of the old city of Geneva. It is a very cosy a small place. Very nice experience yet a bit pricy, so...More

1  Thank Emilie1974
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Very good food made with great attention to details. Lovely atmosphere thanks to its decoration style, which is a little bit Baroque. People are cordial, but a little bit cold, closer to the Swiss way than the Italian one.

1  Thank Claudia C
Reviewed 26 May 2013

An interesting experience. The restaurant is small and decorated in an eclectic fashion - Mediterranean colours + Van Gogh's prints and is split on two floors. The packing factor is high, similar to a bistro in Monaco. And its a little dark but by no...More

1  Thank themisb
Reviewed 17 May 2013

The food was very good but very expensive. However, if I am going to pay 123 francs by myself it better be awesome...it was just very good. Overall nice meal but overpriced. Had the lamb

2  Thank craig30350
Reviewed 16 April 2013

A really nice dining experience. I booked with 8 friends for a birthday celebration and we were given a large table upstairs by the window. We enjoyed the fine dark wood interior and the cozy feel of the restaurant. Service was excellent and the food...More

4  Thank lindsayblaire
Reviewed 15 April 2013

This restaurant , which is a few steps away from St. Pierre, is a lovely place for a special occasion. My husband and I each had pastas for starters. He had pasta bags with mozzarella and eggplant. My beef ravioli with truffle was heavenly! But...More

3  Thank Coellum
Reviewed 12 April 2013

La Favola has a long history in Geneva..the recent owners brought a chef which like to spoil the customers. its in the old center of Geneva.a very nice area to walk.the place is very authentic the service very personal and attentive.and if you are lucky...More

3  Thank Yosef L
Reviewed 25 March 2013

I had heard that this restaurant, located in the heart of Geneva's Old Town, was a good place for Italian cuisine. Situated at 15 Rue Jean Calvin, this tiny restaurant, 16 tables on two floors. I chose the top floor, the access was by a...More

Thank Bombayduck1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue Jean-Calvin 15 | Geneve, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva>  > Cité
  • Neighbourhood: Cité
  • Phone Number: +41 22 311 74 37
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