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Restaurant Pizzeria Messina

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Boompjes 388, 3011 XZ Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 10 433 3055
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon 12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wed - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 14:00 - 22:30
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a nice dinner with my wife at Messina's tonight. Friendly, fast and professional service, excellent Italian food. Close to our hotel which was mainly the reason why we ended up here. But no regrets at all. If you're in the commercial town centre and want to avoid all the 'popular' places and the crowded restaurants, it is defintely... More 

2 Thank Tom D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

The rating would have been higher, had the restaurant not messed up my husband's order (he received meat instead of fish). He then had to wait a long time, while the other people in the party were already eating. When the owner apologied and offered a free drink, we were a bit surprised to then see the "free" drink on... More 

Thank M0rrighan
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 298 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

This unpretentious looking place is one of our go to restaurants every time we are in Rotterdam, always staying very close by. Consistently serving excellent authentic italian dishes for very accessible prices, as if you are in Italy. From classics to basics while also having at least 5 innovative weekly changing dishes. Good house wines. Very friendly and attentive service.... More 

1 Thank DutchCarioca
Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

If you enjoy spending your Saturday night in a kindergarten this is the perfect place for you. Not so much if you'd rather spend your hard-earned money in a quieter "adult-friendly" environment. Since my money is just as good as anybody else, I'd rather spend it somewhere else. Besides, it is not even worth to come here for the food,... More 

Thank Dierregi
Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

I have eaten the best pizza in my life. It was better then in another places. Pizza with a crispy crust and delicious toppings.

1 Thank ec_cifa
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

We had been recommended this little restaurant by friends who also live in Rotterdam. I made a reservation the day before, and Gianni was very accommodating and charming in his personal response, including easily accommodating the fanfare that comes with bringing our 4 month old baby out to dinner with us! The ambience of the restaurant is cosy and quaint,... More 

1 Thank claire_crusader
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

This restaurant represents more than just a place where you eat. The owners (Gianni, and his lovely wife Laura) are one of the nicest people we know and make the nicest pastas ever: ask for pasta with tartufo and parmesan and you will see the amazing surprise you will have! The view to the Maas, mixed with the house wise... More 

1 Thank gisanches
Enschede NL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

Near the shore of the river Maas you'll find the Restaurant Messina, offering traditional Italian food. We visited them with a party of four and ordered a Calzone, Pizza salmone and Futticini with truffle. All the dishes looked wonderful and tasted even better... Especially the Futticini with truffle was amazing: very tasteful and worth every Euro. We don't know every... More 

Thank Henk_Oldenhof
Furth im Wald, Germany
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic time at Pizzeria Messina! The food was excellent, wine by the litre and great service! I would definitely eat here again if we come back to Rotterdam.

1 Thank jennvz
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

Really good food,friendly service. Fresh, tasty ingredients. Well priced, would definitely visit again.

Thank teapot_taylor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 29
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
14:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boompjes 388, 3011 XZ Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Rotterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 10 433 3055
Established in 1996 we are an Italian restaurant with exclusive original dishes. The restaurant itself has an authentic Italian atmosphere.

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