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Hostaria Vecchia Rapallo

Via Fratelli Cairoli 20, 16035, Rapallo, Italy
+39 0185 50053
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“meat ravioli” (14 reviews)
“tartufo” (5 reviews)
“truffles” (12 reviews)
Closes in 12 min
All hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Fratelli Cairoli 20, 16035, Rapallo, Italy
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1 - 10 of 202 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wanted proper authentic homemade pasta and nothing else. The reviews were good so we booked. Lovely small restaurant off the Main Street. Outside dinning as well as inside. I ordered an octopus salad starter which was meaty, fresh and adequate. Followed by the Spaghetti with...More

Thank Shameem A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I understand wanting to see the water while you dine, I truly do. But Hostaria Vecchia, tucked just around the corner from the promenade, has better food and better service. I had some of the best pasta dishes of my entire life here during our...More

Thank Pete F
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I was suggested by our hotel to go there. The owner and staff are very nice and polite. Food was ok but nothing special. I was expecting better quality.

Thank marco m
Reviewed 15 May 2017

What seemed as a first class restaurant turned into a downer. Lovely wines, great food selection on the menu... When asking for fresh fish, i got the dorade suggested who seemed a good choice. Once on the table, i discovered sticked to the dorade fillet...More

Thank Michel S
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Best torta dark chocolate cake ever! Fresh casual place with very good steak and seafood. Highly recommend.

Thank EricMosk
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We had soup to nuts in this well run establishment. The server's recommendation of a local Vermentino and local unknown varietal was top notch. Antipasto of Fritto Misto was spot on with just local olive oil and lemons to showcase the freshness of the seafood....More

Thank Arthur P
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice place with good atmosphere and service minded staff. The food was unfortunately a bit disappointing. A warm starter with squids, orange and nuts?! The ravioli with prawns was not very tasty either. The best dish was the sword fish. Quite pricy.

Thank MichaelBNielsen
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We had never been to Rapallo before (great town!) so we took the recommendation of our hotel concierge, and we liked this place so much that we went twice during our visit. Great if you like seafood, and the wine is reasonable. Our waiter was...More

Thank Elaina N
Reviewed 15 December 2016

The food was excellent and the service, while a bit formal and perhaps stilted, can't be faulted. We were first seated in an area that we were not happy with and the server quickly ushered us to a table in the front room (whish has...More

Thank Kevan K
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere for romantic dinner in small hall, also there have a big one for companies. Pasta was good, friendly atmosphere and staff. Interesting interior

Thank Elina F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$67
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Fratelli Cairoli 20, 16035, Rapallo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Rapallo
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 50053
  • E-mail
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