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IL Grottino

Via Cristoforo Colombo 237, 19017 Riomaggiore, Italy
+39 0187 920938
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (35 reviews)
“cuttlefish” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Cristoforo Colombo 237, 19017 Riomaggiore, Italy
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1 - 10 of 219 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Went for dinner and enjoyed everything we ordered including the wine. The waitress was very friendly and didn't have to wait long for our food. The fresh bread is also to die for. Serving sizes very generous.

Thank thescotts4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here mid afternoon, not knowing they were about to close for their midday break. But even though they were closing, they let us go ahead and order lunch. We were sensitive to our timing, so we returned their courtesy and ordered simpler...More

Thank Beka t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the seafood pasta, the grilled calamari and cuttlefish and grilled veggies. The food was good and the ambiance in the outdoor area was nice. There are not many options for food in this town so we were happy to find a decent dinner...More

Thank Belle0303
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated near the bottom of the main street, this restaurant has a very atmospheric feel with it's rustic decor. The menu and wine list are extensive and the food is very good. Service was prompt and polite.

Thank David E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place didn't want to serve us because out of 4 people, 2 ordered food and other 2 ordered drinks. They said they cannot serve us because all 4 must order food here....it's ridiculous!

Thank Kolyan2k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I came here on our one night that we stayed in Riomaggiore. I ended up ordering gnocchi which I don't think was a good decision. My husband ordered a pasta of some sorts that was delicious. My only complaint about this restaurant...More

Thank katzie7
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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We had a good experience and enjoy the food very much. WAY better than la lampara across the way. We had a full course dinner and we're not disappointed. Best food in riomagorre!!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

A cozy ,welcoming local that we highly recommen. We found the food to be exceptional well cooked meals and desserts, the hosts were very attentive and friendly, and very reasonably priced

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. I had the seafood spaghetti and my wife had meat ravioli then we shared a grouper fish stew for main course with a bottle of house white to wash it down. Will definitely return - probably tonight!

Thank Clonboy1
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely meal. For starters the anchofish salade and a very nice seafood spagetti! Friendly staff and great location. We sat on the terras.

Thank Hanneke v
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Jenny L
What's the best way to make a reservation at this place? I don't see a website ...
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
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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