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Via Cristoforo Colombo 237, 19017 Riomaggiore, Italy
+39 0187 920938
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Halifax, Canada
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went out for dinner and decided to go to Ghiz place. In the main drag in Riomaggiore. Easy to find. THE don't have WIFI! The menu I found was limited and the server was not very good in English, this is not a requirement when she makes efforts to understand and provide recommendations. The food was good, I found... More 

Thank Gerald M
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

The restaurant is at the town centre, the price is reasonable and they have various type of pasta. I really enjoyed their spaghetti de la frutti mare or in English, seafood spaghetti. The seafood were fresh and the pasta was so delicious. Must try if you are in Riomaggiore.

Thank Fakhizaa A
Brentwood, California
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Nice people seafood fresh romantic environment would recommend. Ambiance nice inside or outside right on marina

Thank Dori S
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Beautiful location in Riomaggiore Cinque Terre, enjoying amazing seafood pasta with lovely local red wine. good service and friendly staff, what a way to finish the day.

Thank julie Y
Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

The four of us ended up downstairs but it is very appealing to the eye, food was great and not too pricy.

Thank BradnLaurel
New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Good dinner option in Riomaggiore. The ambiance is really lovely and romantic. Total for 2 litres of wine, 2 meals and desert came to 40 USD. Wait staff is super awesome, bathroom is clean, location is good. Really enjoyed the muscles and the cheesecake!

Thank Taylor G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Ate here in my last night in Cinque Terre by myself as a solo traveller. I wanted seafood and I was soup - so this was perfect. Was seated inside since I was by myself, and all other tables outside were supposedly all reserved. I went right before rush dinner service, hoping to get a better seat. The seafood stew... More 

Thank Karen S
Toronto, Canada
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner here on our first night in Riomaggiore. My husband had the grilled fish (amazing!!!) and I had the pesto pasta (very good as well, but the fish was nicer!). The atmosphere was relaxed but nice. It can get quite busy so I do recommend making a reservation. Also, it took us a bit to find... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

You can find any kind of meal here, from fish to pasta. I recommend gnocchi with pesto. Don't miss it

Thank Uruguayos
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Dined here tonight...chose the swordfish and salad, followed up with lemon sorbet. Both were delicious and fresh, prices were reasonable and the service was friendly.

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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
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cristoforo Colombo 237, 19017 Riomaggiore, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Riomaggiore
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 920938

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?