Cult restaurant to dine
Hoping for some advice on Genoa’s standout restaurants among those closest to our SHS President Hotel? Here is our top ten list.
La Corte Restaurant by Eataly: With its elegant decor, La Corte Restaurant by Eataly serves traditional Ligurian cuisine based on careful sourcing of the finest regional ingredients and market-fresh produce
Antica Osteria di Vico Palla: Traditional Genoese dishes, do not miss the Ligurian-style quiches! (vico Palla, 15r).
Soho Restaurant and Fish Work: A restaurant/fish shop with fish display and kitchen on show (vico al Ponte Calvi, 20).
Soul Kitchen: An old paper factory converted into restaurant with a unique atmosphere. (piazza dell’Agnello, 41r).
Osteria dei Bischeri: Very welcoming and carefully detailed interior with kitchen on show, nicely prepared fish dishes. (via di Porta Soprana, 31).
Ristorante l’Atelier dei Sapori Liguri: A warm and sophisticated atmosphere, typical Ligurian cuisine with a creative twist based on the use of top-quality ingredients (via di Porta Soprana, 55).
Le Prie Rosse: A warm and informal setting, house specialties include raw meat and inventive steak tagliata dishes (via di Ravecca, 54).
Maxela: A butcher’s shop-restaurant offering an assortment of fine meat cuts from Italian farms (vico del Ferro, 9r).
Zeffirino: A fine-dining restaurant of long-standing, elegant setting, excellent traditional Ligurian and Mediterranean-style dishes (via XX Settembre, 20).
Antica Trattoria Osvaldo: Located amid old fishermen’s houses, this is the oldest trattoria in Boccadasse ( the ancient sea village situated 5 km from downtown Genoa) offering traditional Ligurian cuisine. It’s well worth booking an outdoor table in summertime (via della Casa, 2 – tel. 010 3771881 / Boccadasse).
Antica Osteria del Bai: Housed in a fifteenth-century fortress built to repel Saracen attacks, this is an elegant upscale restaurant with breathtaking view of the sea, old and new regional dishes (via Quarto 12- tel. 010/387478 / Genova Quarto area, within a 15-minute drive from downtown Genoa).