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Il Pirata delle Cinque Terre

Via Giovan Battista Gavino 36/38 | Vicino alla posta su per la stazione del treno, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
+39 0187 812047
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cannoli” (244 reviews)
“pastries” (277 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Cafe, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Giovan Battista Gavino 36/38 | Vicino alla posta su per la stazione del treno, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I both enjoyed our meals there. The service was a little slow and the tables were cramped and difficult to move around.

Thank Gary F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love it when a modest place puts in a real effort. Punches above its weight. That's exactly il pirata which holds itself out as a mere cafe but is so much better than that. Everything we had had been visited by care in its...More

2  Thank mikefrance1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were underwelmed with the quality of the food in Vernazza as a whole. But Il Pirata was the best! Good dinner (although not spectacular) and a very nice dessert! No view but eat here anyway!

1  Thank molamoladiver
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered a simple mushroom risotto and Zappa legume. Both were very good. The setting was quiet away from the tourist harbour side. It is just 5 minutes on the right side of the station if one is going towards levanto.

3  Thank anupam c
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried different pastries every day (since most are not repeated every day) and they were all wonderful. The staff were friendly and helpful. They also have a large cappuccino that my husband loved. Definitely a great option for breakfast.

2  Thank believeNus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the BEST place we ate at while in the Cinque Terre. We had breakfast here every morning! They have fresh pastries starting at 7am that are out of this world. We also ate dinner here once and it was equally amazing!! If you...More

2  Thank Cally D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is easy to miss this little bistro as it is as you are going out of town,but well worth finding. I had the lasagne which was lovely, my husband a 3 cheese spaghetti dish, both were good sized portions and tasty. It is a...More

1  Thank Monkey115
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the Seafood Penne pasta and it was our favorite seafood pasta dish in all of Italy. Don't miss this if you are staying in Vernazza!

3  Thank gossamandan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Exemplary food , most amazing dishes lot of choices for a vegetarian like me - Eggplant parmigiana , potato gnocchi in pesto sauce, the freshest of burrata caprese and the yum panacotta The friendly waitress yiraldi from Dominican Republic Must must visit if you go...More

3  Thank bazazsarita
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is up the hill from the train station heading away from town. Yet it was very busy, so I advise to arrive early, by 7:30pm. Our salad was large, made with fresh ingredients. The eggplant parmigiana was the best I've had. The eggplant...More

2  Thank Mary B
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
I have heard this cafe also has rooms for rent but couldn't see anything on their website. Any details regarding accommodation ?? Thank you
21 June 2017|
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Response from Robert C | Reviewed this property |
There was nearby lodging but I'm unaware of lodging at the cafe.
Hello Everyone, I will visit Vernazza in May for couple hours I wonder if this place far from main train station? Thank You
5 February 2017|
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Response from Marla K | Reviewed this property |
As you get off the train and go down the stairs, there is a street to the right . The cafe is still on the top of the hill. If you go straight down the hill on the main street of Vernazza, you'll miss it.
Ryan C
Do they take credit cards?
22 January 2017|
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Response from Angie C | Reviewed this property |
No they don't.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giovan Battista Gavino 36/38 | Vicino alla posta su per la stazione del treno, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Vernazza
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 812047
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