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La Pia Centenaria

Via Magenta 12, 19121, La Spezia, Italy
+39 0187 739999
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“farinata” (48 reviews)
“focaccia” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Via Magenta 12, 19121, La Spezia, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

Pleasant service and excellent food. Try the local specialty "Farinata" — the pizza before pizzas. It's made from chick peas with different toppings, and was absolutely scrumptious! I'm guessing it would be suitable for vegetarians (and possibly vegans depending on the topping you choose), and...More

Thank Ellen-n-Patricia
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was a bit confused by this restaurant, mainly because I had no idea what farinata was. However, after recommendations from the wait staff, I ordered a medium farinata and pizza for just under €4. Pizza was average, but the farinata was out of this...More

Thank Dusty R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went to this place because of the good reviews and I was very pleased. A lot of locals as well as tourists visit this place from what I've seen. I had the farnicata (their speciality; spme type of cornflour bread) with pesto and a slice...More

Thank Teresa V
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Pizza was Not good, the starter "vegetables" came from a can and tasted like pure vinegar. The only ok-thing was the farinata, But it was the first time i tried it so it might be better somewhere else... I will not come again. I...More

Thank Gita N
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is normally packed and with a huge line selling farinatas. It's not classy at all but the service is very friendly as well as attentive. We tried different farinatas with gorgonzola cheese and pesto. I personally loved the latter. Their pizzas are small...More

Thank Beach-Dew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for lunch on a rainy Wednesday in La Spezia. The place was bustling even at 1:30pm; I got the only free table and the tables were still mostly full with new customers when I left at 2:15pm. I had the farinata with pesto and...More

Thank MikeMidd2001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice pizzas with a lot of variety. Fast service! Loved the base and cooking of the pizzas. Can't recommend the traditional anjovis pizza though.

Thank jasuy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We read that this was a traditional pizza place, so we went. The place was nice, a lot of people, friedly service, casual atmosphere. The pizza was a bit as the pizza we ate at the 70's in Greece. Oily and thick. Of course we...More

Thank DimitrisKouts
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

In the centre of La Spezia for over a hundred years, this family owned oven pumps out tons of pizza, focaccia and farinata.....and it tastes just great! Try the local chick pea 'pizza bread' called farinata with a block of soft stracchino cheese....thats worth the...More

Thank Jane F
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Very convenient location on the main piazza, this is the place to go if you are ravenous and need some carbs...cheap, friendly, good quality pizzas (and a limited range of drinks) ALL to take out into the square or perhaps wolf down at a small...More

Thank beyond5th
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Aperti a pasquetta?
15 April 2017|
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Response from Simone F | Property representative |
Ciao giulietta1186, A pasquetta a La Spezia è aperto solo il nostro punto vendita del porto Mirabello. Dista solo 5 minuti a piedi dal centro. Saluti Simone La Pia Centenaria
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Magenta 12, 19121, La Spezia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Province of La Spezia  >  La Spezia
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 739999
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