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Vico Vegetti 3/R | Near Piazza San Bernardo, 16123, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 253 0501
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“rabbit” (3 reviews)
“ravioli” (3 reviews)
“small menu” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Vico Vegetti 3/R | Near Piazza San Bernardo, 16123, Genoa, Italy
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

All is fresh and tasty unfortunately you pay for that and not little. We spend 30 euro per person ordering just 1st and 2nd course, water and wine. We had ravioli, rabbit and fried sea food.

Thank Krysienka A
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This is a place the locals go to in order to get good cheap local food in a convivial setting. It has a small menu that is chosen each day. I had spaghetti with scampi followed by Ligurain rabbit. The latter was one of the...More

Thank Kingmaker
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Excellent speciality food in a family run restaurant in the heart of Genova - small menu different every day offer typical dishes that have the genuine taste of food as it should be - dine there for two evening in a row in September -...More

Thank AlbertoUK86
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Simple, typical, food in heart of the vicoli. First time I took kids for the best pasta al pesto. The second time I went with my husband and again had typical genovese dishes. It is honest, carefully made but simply genuine. The little tables are...More

Thank aussiebrititalian
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The menu is short and seasonal. The ingredients are often home-grown, and so is the smile of the staff. The desserts are stupendous.

Thank aldo m
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Best pesto in Genoa according to the was street journal, you can see the article on a wall. Choose, eat, share but leave room for deserts... I had wonderful lemon custard with strawberries swimming in it. The women there wil tell you about the place....More

Thank cations
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We wanted to try the typical Genova's pesto, ending up in this restaurant because of the article of the Wall Street Journal. There was a line outside, but we thought the wait would be worth it. We were wrong. Or actually, it already went wrong...More

1  Thank Inge H
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant came highly recommended by the people where we stayed. They do not take reservations and the place is small. A menu each day as they only serve what they find at the market which is a plus, today was perhaps not a good...More

Thank Adam L
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We ate at il mangiabuono on a Friday night. The reasturant is very simple and the food is fresh. We had home made gnocchetti al pesto and tomaxelle which is typical from the Genoa area. No card accepted only cash but prices are fair and...More

Thank Clemente443
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Wandering the streets of old town Genoa after the restaurant we were planning to visit turned out to be closed, we asked a local where we should eat and she told us in no uncertain terms to go to Mangiabuono. She even led us there...More

Thank NadiaBear
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vico Vegetti 3/R | Near Piazza San Bernardo, 16123, Genoa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa
  • Phone Number: +39 010 253 0501
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