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Il Gambero - CLOSED

Via Antonio Gramsci 2, 16035, Rapallo, Italy
+39 0185 65668
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
4 Sep 2015
“This restaurant has changed his name. Now the name is il focone”
30 Mar 2015
“Wonderful dinner experience in Rapallo”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Via Antonio Gramsci 2, 16035, Rapallo, Italy
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Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Very good informal restaurant with great terrace. good quality Italian food. In the centre of rapallo (the same adress as il gambero, via gramsci 2, rapallo. We had the fish carpaccio and the costoletta. Really good.

Thank dolf b
Reviewed 31 March 2015

This evening we went for the second time to Il Gambero. It's a shame there was only one more customer this evening as this is definetly one of the best restaurant visits we had in Rapallo. The Lobster ravioli is just devine, and the fresh...More

Thank Tjolmen
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Chose al la carte menu. Ravioli was lovely and green peppercorn steak very good. Restaurant does do a specialty meat degustation, but too heavy for myself or friend to try.

1  Thank Kathleen D
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Delicious food in a private dining room, and although we were the only people there, the staff and kitchen were great. A bit sad that the rest of the large building that formed the original sea-front facing hotel in the piazza was closed and boarded...More

Thank ONSilver
Reviewed 18 May 2014

Nice interior, and with view towards the harbor. Good and friendly service. Tasty food I followed the recommendation of the receptionist of Hotel Astoria and went next door for my dinner as I was in Rapallo before the season had started. The restaurant looked nice...More

Thank Chokk
Reviewed 30 April 2014 via mobile

Really expensive, even if it's in front of sea!!! Not so good at all! I'm afraid, I got any really important persons with me!!!

1  Thank Orca1978
Reviewed 29 May 2013

I've been eating in Claudio's restaurant for years. He's one of the old school, coming from several generations of hoteliers and restauranteurs. In all the time I've been coming, I've never had anything badly prepared, poorly presented, or improperly served. In the summer months, it...More

Thank rascal_EM
Reviewed 7 September 2012

Jetset pretending, location is not outstanding, food is mediocre. It has an indoor room and some terrace tables. Did not meet our expectation at all.

1  Thank Soya B
Reviewed 9 August 2012

Read some good reviews here and decided to give the restaurant a try. Hotel also recommended it. Big mistake! Food was poor (compared to what we'd been having in the area!). Quality of food was poor - had fish cooked in a bag, which was...More

1  Thank Foodnwinentravel
gialo88, Proprietario at Il Gambero, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2012

I am amazed that the Clients have made two bad reviews (Foodnwinentravel - Rackiec) on our restaurant. I remember them very well because they were served by me and we have also spoken of Australia, their country of origin, and Basel, where they live now....More

Reviewed 9 August 2012

we read the reviews and decided to treat ourselves. BIG MISTAKE. The food was at best average compared to La Laura in San Fruttoso and Gianni Franzi in Vernazza which we highly recommend and at its low point was boil in the bag to the...More

2  Thank rackiec
gialo88, Proprietario at Il Gambero, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2012

I am amazed that the Clients have made two bad reviews (Foodnwinentravel - Rackiec) on our restaurant. I remember them very well because they were served by me and we have also spoken of Australia, their country of origin, and Basel, where they live now....More

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Restaurant Details

Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Antonio Gramsci 2, 16035, Rapallo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Rapallo
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 65668
Description
The restaurant has an excellent cuisine with local specialities. Our Guests are particulary appreciative of our good selection of wines and our meticulous service. During summertime service in the terrace with nice sea-view.
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