Les Rouges Cucina & Cocktails pampers your palate with scrumptious Italian delicacies as you dine here. Besides the local specialties, you can devour delectable French dishes as well. The delicious menu is followed by an impressive list of beverages. Pair your meal with fine wines or choose from their signature cocktails, this restaurant has a lot to offer. Housed inside a heritage structure, this restaurant has a beautiful painted ceiling and the interiors have a classy décor, making this a great spot to enjoy a meal with someone special.
Le Mura di Malapaga is an exclusive grill restaurant, and is located in the old town area near the port. This is a small, cosy and rustic style restaurant, and has a seating capacity for 30 people. Here one can enjoy fresh meat dishes cooked on volcanic rock along with vegetables, desserts and wines. The restaurant serves only inland and southern Piedmont meats. Due to its popularity, the restaurant is generally packed with locals; hence for tourists booking is advisable.
One of the rare oyster bars in the country, Indarsena Oyster Bar is a delightful place for oyster lovers and seafood enthusiasts. This waterfront restaurant serves French oysters and fresh seafood that is cooked to perfection. Most of their ingredients are imported from France, including the wine and much care has been taken for ambiance as well. You can choose to dine in the cozy confines or the breezy outdoor area with a view to boast. It is a great place for a romantic dinner or special occasions.
Established in the year 1939, Zeffirino is a family run restaurant. It is very popular in Genoa, for its rich collection of local cuisine. The main highlight of the menu here is the ‘Pesto alla Genovese’, which is used as a base in a number of dishes. Apart from its excellent menu, the restaurant has been tastefully designed. The walls are adorned with pictures of Frank Sinatra, Roger Moore and Pavarotti, who have visited this restaurant in the past. They also have an excellent selection of wines, which can be accompanied with the meals, making dining a wonderful experience.
Enjoy Italian-style seafood delicacies at Ristorante Voltalacarta. Set in upscale environs, the restaurant allows its patrons to choose from a variety of dishes from the a la carte menu or to simply call for the prix fixe menu. If you are in the mood to splurge, you can also call for a wine flight with the food. Not only are the pairings tasteful, but the delicious food and drink together will leave you with no room for complaints. Whether you want to enjoy a hearty meal or spend some quality time with your partner, an evening at Ristorante Voltalacarta won’t disappoint.
Da Paolo is a restaurant for a choice few, for different reasons: the first reason is the price, definitely not cheap, although the level of quality is appropriately matched; the second is the location, since this restaurant is a bit hidden in relation to the promenade, directly behind the small port of Camogli; the third factor is that only those who are experts at good eating can truly the unique flavor of the freshest fish of Camogli, cooked in a very simple way and always to order, after showing the customer the raw animal and letting the clientele decide on his/her cooking preference. The pasta-based first courses are fantastic and the desserts noteworthy; the wine list will not disappoint even the most savvy connoisseurs.
Spadin is a such an institution in the Tigullio Gulf that it is still very popular even though it is difficult to access: since it opened in the 1960s, whoever loves this area has stopped here at least once to restore themselves after a long walk around Mount Portofino or after crossing on the sea. Having dinner on the terrace which sits on top of the rocks, facing the sea, is a really unique experience, as well as eating the fresh and exclusively locally-caught fish. The menu, apart from some simple regional cuisine plates, changes every day depending on what is caught, and it is accompanied by a conservative but selective wine list. Some say it is a bit expensive, but try it for yourself.
Marina Place is a very particular restaurant: it is located inside the Marina Airport area and annexed to a luxury hotel, therefore it is ideal for people who travel often, especially for business reasons. It enjoys a wonderful view of the docked boats in the harbor reserved for yachts. The ambiance is definitely elegant, the menu is very selective and the waiters are very good at pampering the customers; the chef boasts a long tenure in the most famous restaurants in Italy and you can deduce this from the fantasy that he uses in preparing the Italian and international plates. Marina organizes special evenings with live music and is available also for ceremonies and events. There is private parking.