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Trattoria Il Giardinetto

Via del Prione 284, 19121, La Spezia, Italy
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (14 reviews)
“prawns” (2 reviews)
“creme caramel” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via del Prione 284, 19121, La Spezia, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I ended up with food envy as I saw plate after plate of beautifully presented food (particularly seafood) go past me. I had ordered tagliolini with lemon and shrimp. It was literally tagliolini with lemon and shrimp. Mainly a big bowl of tagliolini with a...More

Thank Charlotte S
Reviewed 27 April 2018

A great selection of seafood, delicious pasta dishes and grilled veg. Good wine and very reasonable prices. Very friendly staff.

Thank Gardoise2015
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This restaurant is easy to walk by and not overly enticing to enter. But wow !! Great local food and very inexpensive. Many locals eating here appear to be regulars, so that's always a good sign. The seafood was well cooked and very fresh. The...More

Thank Fiona091
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This was a great find - we were walking around in the area and decided to try it. Excellent food and service at a reasonable price. Spinach & walnut ravioli were amazing!

Thank CindyM7432
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Very tasty pasta with prawns and house wine, very reasonable. They were turning people away on the busy night we went. Good enough.

Thank PeteLucy434
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

I went to Il Giadinetto in a biz trip, nothing wrong, fair but very standard cusine and taste. I took some claims spaghetti that were very oily and some grilled squids that were fresh and tasted good. In general it didn't emotion me...

Thank marco241974
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Found this family run restaurant by chance. Fantastic pasta, great service, house wines are good, and the desserts delicious. Significant local clientelle. Returned for three nights in a row, why go anywhere else?

Thank Huw L
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and the affordable price. We ate here two different evenings and tried a variety of items from the menu. The pesto trophie is definitely recommended. The meals here were some of the more memorable of...More

Thank tilfyre
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Don't be discouraged by the somewhat plain exterior the food is really very good and top value. Sea food starter wasn't the usual and depends on the catch that morning. Carpaccio was equally good. Simple whole sea bream beautifully grilled with no accompaniments, and veal...More

Thank zygo
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

A nice restaurant that offers nice food at a good price . We had two nice portions of pasta. Go early or make a booking because is Quite busy.

Thank andreea r
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Prione 284, 19121, La Spezia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Province of La Spezia  >  La Spezia
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