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Trattoria San Carlo

Via David Chiossone 41/43r, 16123, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 253 4294
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“antipasti” (3 reviews)
“trattoria” (8 reviews)
Opens in 7 min
All hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via David Chiossone 41/43r, 16123, Genoa, Italy
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

We visited Trattoria San Carlo last October with another couple. Our friends recommended this place very much, specially because the pesto they serve.I was told that Gonoa is famous for its pesto, because the plant is pure, or not mixed with any other. They told...More

Thank echerem2013
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

The best pesto sauce I've ever had. The tiramisu was also great. Very cozy place playing smooth music. I totally recommend it!

Thank RenanFM
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Reviews suggest his place is either wonderful or dreadful. I guess we had the dreadful night. The waiter spent the evening on the phone to his friends or chatting to his mates eating at another table. My wife had some reasonable food. Mine was quite...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Our hotel recommended that we visit Bocadasse for dinner, but one look at the sad tourist traps lining the pebbly beach and we decided to make our own dinner arrangements in the old port area. We walked down a number of dark and scary back...More

Thank Molly H
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We came in 30 minutes before closing, the waiter was rude, we didnt even get napkins and my steak was raw. My friends pasta dish was ok though.

Thank Heiðar Þ
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We found that place by chance while walking through the narrow streets, it's in quite remote location. No regrets however: the place looks great, the owner was friendly and most importantly - the food! I urge you to try their Home made pasta with pesto...More

Thank Sławomir R
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

I had a modest dinner here. The primo, homemade pasta with homemade pesto, potatoes and green beans was simply divine and the house white is very good: dry and clean. However I have given only four stars because the dessert, chocolate mousse, was not very...More

Thank Mia L
Reviewed 22 April 2016

This marks my second visit to Trattoria San Carlo and I am pleased to report only positive comments about this trattoria. A business associate and I had dinner this evening while in Genoa on a business trip. Located on a back alleyway and somewhat difficult...More

1  Thank Mirto56
Reviewed 4 October 2015

We had an excellent early dinner at San Carlos Trattoria in early Sept. 2015. We had a fabulous octopus salad with potatoes, a sublime ravioli dish with walnut sauce, and a delicious calamari dish. The wine selection was also great. The place is not at...More

Thank cre8Pinot
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Its small, very friendly and the waiter speaks English. The menu is quite small and typical Genoese with a good wine selection. Food was really good. Try the pesto. This restaurant is favoured by locals so book in advance. Especially at weekends. You need to...More

Thank Michael W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 43
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via David Chiossone 41/43r, 16123, Genoa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa
  • Phone Number: +39 010 253 4294
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