Recommended Restaurants & Stores

RESTAURANTS:

When we close down in the winter,  we try out new restaurants or rivist some of our favourites. 
The following is a selection of Restaurants or Trattorias that we recommend
in the Cinque Terre and Riviera areas.

 

GENOVA:

Baldin - Piazza Tazzoli 20r  (Genova Sestri Ponente)  0039 010 6531400
restaurant – closed Sunday

Sa pesta - Via dei Giustiniani 16  0039 010 2468336  closed Monday
trattoria:  Ligurian and Genoese cooking

The Cook - Via M. Sala 77-79, Genova Nervi - 0039 010 3202952 - closed Monday - restaurant - www.thecook.it

Al Solito Posto - Via Mazzini 228, Bogliasco - 0039 010 3461040 - closed Monday - restaurant - www.alsolitoposto.net

 

CINQUE TERRE & LEVANTO:

Miky - , Via Fegina 104, Monterosso - 0039 0187 817608 - closed Tuesday
restaurant, fish   www.ristorantemiky.it

Cantina di Miky -  Via Fegina 90, Monterosso - 0039 0187 802525 

Oasi - Piazza Cavour, Levanto - 0039 0187 800856  closed Wednesday
restaurant, fish

Trattoria Centro - Corso Italia 35, Levanto - 0039 0187 808 157
trattoria, land and sea food

 

CINQUE TERRE INLAND:

Cappun Magro in casa Marin - Via Volastra 11 Groppo di Riomaggiore - 0039 0187 920 563  restaurant, creative Cinque Terre Cuisine

La Taverna dei Golosi - Via Borgo San Bernardo 16 - Brugnato 0039 0187 895007
closed Monday
restaurant: Ligurian and some Tuscan dishes (meat)

I Marchesi - Via Genova 8, Ceparana di Bolano - 0039 0187 945283 closed Sunday
informal restaurant, creative Ligurian and Tuscan cuisine

La Posta - Via G. Minzoni 24, La Spezia - 0039 0187 760437  closed Sunday  www.lapostadiclaudio.com

 

RIVIERA:

Vino e Cucina - Via Bighetti 107, Chiavari  0039 0185 305536 closed Monday
trattoria, land and sea food

Osteria Luchin - Via Bighetti 53, Chiavari - 0039 0185 301063 - trattoria closed Sunday

Boccon Divino - Via Entella 18, Chiavari - 0039 0185 362964
design restaurant, creative Ligurian cuisine

Cantine Cattaneo - Via Cantine Cattaneo 1, Sestri Levante - 0039 0185 487431

 

RIVIERA INLAND:

La Brinca - Via Campo di Ne 58, Ne (Lavagna) 0039 0185 337480
closed Monday lunch only  week ends
trattoria, land food, fantastic wine selection
 

Trattoria dei Mosto - Piazza dei Mosto 15/1, Conscenti di Ne (Lavagna) 0039 0185 337502
closed Wednesday
trattoria, land food, winner of the "best organic wine list " prize in Liguria

 

STORES:

LEVANTO:

Pasticceria Bianchi, Via Dante
cafè, fantastic cappuccino and fresh croissant

Profumeria Via Dante 33, Via Dante
La Prairie, L'Artisan Parfumeur, Valmont, Saint Barth and other wonderful perfumes, cosmetics and make up plus some great advice from Giusy, the owner.

Dolce Stilnovo, Piazza Staglieno
hand painted ceramics and hand made costume jewelry.

Barolino, Corso Italia
cafè, great for aperitifs, ask for the famous Barolino

Wine & oil:
L'Angolo di Francesco, Corso Roma
wine and other products from the Levanto Cooperative, great pesto too.

Cantina Levantese, Via Zoppi
wine from their own vineyards in the Levanto valley.

GENOVA:

Confetteria Pietro Romanengo fu Stefano, Via Soziglia 74/R
sweets

Romeo Viganotti , Vico Castagna 14/R (nel cortile)
chocolate

Via Roma
some major international names and some good boutiques.

Creattivando, Via della Maddalena 38/r
closed Sun/Mon,  14.30 to 18.45 Tue to Thu    Fri/Sat 10.30 18.45
macrame’

Le Ceramiche del Grifo, Via Maddalena 78/r  0039 339 220 3144
traditional ceramics

Arte Terra,  Ida Daniela Bennati,   Piazza Pinelli 27/r    0039 010 518526
contemporary ceramics www.arteterra.it  

Poterie Diotto Marcella,  Salita del Prione 20/22    0039 010 2513603
traditional ceramics www.poterie.it

SARZANA:

small town, antique stores and pretty boutiques