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Trattoria Il Giardinetto

Via del Prione 284, 19121, La Spezia, Italy
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (4 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via del Prione 284, 19121, La Spezia, Italy
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

I went to Il Giadinetto in a biz trip, nothing wrong, fair but very standard cusine and taste. I took some claims spaghetti that were very oily and some grilled squids that were fresh and tasted good. In general it didn't emotion me...

Thank marco241974
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Found this family run restaurant by chance. Fantastic pasta, great service, house wines are good, and the desserts delicious. Significant local clientelle. Returned for three nights in a row, why go anywhere else?

Thank Huw L
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and the affordable price. We ate here two different evenings and tried a variety of items from the menu. The pesto trophie is definitely recommended. The meals here were some of the more memorable of...More

Thank tilfyre
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Don't be discouraged by the somewhat plain exterior the food is really very good and top value. Sea food starter wasn't the usual and depends on the catch that morning. Carpaccio was equally good. Simple whole sea bream beautifully grilled with no accompaniments, and veal...More

Thank zygo
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

A nice restaurant that offers nice food at a good price . We had two nice portions of pasta. Go early or make a booking because is Quite busy.

Thank andreea r
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

After a long day in Cinque Terre, Il Giardinetto is the perfect place to recover in La Spezia. It's short walk from the train station. We had the seafood spaghetti and veal Marsala. Both were fantastic. It was tough to choose between the veal and...More

Thank Chris_n_Robin
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The restaurant looks very chic, but it is actually cheap and the food is very good. The staff is nice. They serve the best of the local food, and wines. We waited a little bit long for the food, but it was not really a...More

Thank jiache
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We happened on this restaurant as a first choice was totally booked we got a table downstairs next to a huge party of locals are the recommendation in the waitress I ordered the Seafood antipasto and the Seafood spaghetti and it was fantastic the service...More

Thank frequent1
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We were the first to arrive, it was about 6:55pm. The ambiance of the restaurant was appealing and the service was prompt and the food was delicious. We had caprise salad, pasta bolonese, and pasta carbornara with a bottle of local wine recommended. We enjoyed...More

Reviewed 16 October 2016

We waited 1 hour to get our mixed salad which consisted of lettuce and tomato. The veal masala was 3 pieces of veal and some other something on top. That's it. Some regular people came in after us and was served before us so tourist...More

Thank sandra60
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Prione 284, 19121, La Spezia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Province of La Spezia  >  La Spezia
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