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P.zza delle Erbe, 5r, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 246 8903
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“smoked tuna” (2 reviews)
“fritto misto” (2 reviews)
“fresh fish” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
P.zza delle Erbe, 5r, Genoa, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Panson's has been around long enough (1794?) to be a little idiosyncratic and get away with it although I can understand that it their style could jar with some if taken at face value. We went twice for their excellent fish, pesce spada, anchovies, fritto...More

Thank LinershWood
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Visited this so called restaurant tonight and was amazed by the totally amateur way service and meal was presented .My grandchildren could have done better. Fawlty Towers springs to mind

Thank Phil S
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I went there with my husband and it was the first time in our life that we had to beg to waiter to come to our table. We were ready to ask also in Italian, but waiter of course realized we were tourists and just...More

Thank Mayra N
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We found this restaurant by chance and did not regret sitting there.. The waiter was extremely friendly, the food was delicious (the pesto tasted so fresh and was super tasty). We had to wait a tiny bit to be served but it was well worth...More

Thank Toru and Vero Y
Reviewed 16 October 2016

A week ago, we had aan excellent lunch at the terras of Panson. Friendly waiter, good and fresh fish. Because of the weather, we had to eat inside with light bright enough to make it feel like a cafetaria. It mag have been the fact...More

Thank Ketting
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Had a very nice meal during the evening. We had our meal on the terrace. I had pasta with pesto sauce and asparagus which was delicious and my husband had the calamari which was also excellent.

Thank MaryElizabethBeds
Reviewed 24 July 2016

After finding out that the restaurant we were heading for lunch was closed although their webpage said that they are open, we stumbled upon this hidden restaurant in the central Genova. They have a nice terrace where we had a tasteful lunch. We started with...More

Thank Esa_K_Traveler
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

We were on lunch during our visit to Genoa. The staff were very welcoming. The place were very ancient type. food was good with fair prices. Only one negative thing is waiting times are very very long. Otherwise everything is good. I can recommend.

Thank Harshi S
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We stumbled upon this place after 9:30 pm and were told they were probably closed- but wait a minute & will see Ultimately we were seated and enjoyed an excellent mix of pastas & seafood dishes- the pesto was great Good desserts also Very good...More

Thank jeff b
Reviewed 12 September 2015

A relaxed elegance, think slow-food movement. Situated in a main restaurant area but in a secluded garden setting. Great local dishes: try the vegetable stuffed pasta with walnut sauce, & the pasta of Lucca with the typical pesto sauce. Seafood choices based on the catch...More

Thank Dan B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 59 - USD 147
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: P.zza delle Erbe, 5r, Genoa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa
  • Phone Number: +39 010 246 8903
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