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La Favola

#183 of 1,494 Restaurants in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence
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rue Jean-Calvin 15 | Geneve, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
+41 22 311 74 37
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Moscow, Russia
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I come to this place every year, while I visit an event in Geneva (for the past 7 years). I always bring a group of guests, and both food and service are always of the highest quality. We especially love the tiramisu desert, and main course is usually good. The place is small, and cannot have two big groups at... More 

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Thank Мария М
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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680 reviews
489 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This was a good spot. Food was fine. Service was good and spoke some English. pay no attention to previous reviewers experience. You shouldn't bring in outside beverage. Probably deserved to get yelled at.

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Thank BethlehemPaUSA
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

I have never in my life been so mistreated The chef was rude when he sow I was drinking a small bottle of water that was inside my bag He screamed and even said in italian,which I understood-that I would better fallen from the stair Worst experience in my life

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Thank Bety N
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The food is amazing .Delicatessen Italian food in the old city of Geneva .Great plates and the Italian wines are very good. The best is the sweets coming after...

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London, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Visited for a spot of dinner on a Saturday - we were not let down. The food was superb, and make sure you leave space for desert. Mains: beef ravioli with truffle, and cherry tomato ravioli. Desert: tiramisu and panacotta with berries. We had a bottle of prosecco and it came to c 190francs without tip, the bulk of which... More 

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1 Thank Sunsetprincess2015
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at La Favola last night. It was a great dinner and tentativ staff. Everything was fresh and tastefull and good recomandation of wine as well. It is a cute little space. Would highly recomend this place.

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1 Thank Solveig Dahl C
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

I have been there during a business trip. I had a main course and the dessert. The location is amazing, the restaurant is small and cosy and food is great.

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1 Thank Annabiama
Portola Valley, California
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70 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

After spending time in Burgundy and Switzerland our last night dinner was here at La Favola. By far the best meal we had on our two week vacation! From the minute you walk into this charming restaurant you will enjoy your food and the service. It is owned and run by the owners and their daughter. Highly recommend it!

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2 Thank lisaleslie
Tampa, Florida
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96 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Our wanderings in OldGeneva, kept our path crossing La Favola. A very small Italian restaurant, run by a couple, is located on Rue Jean-Calvin. It was one of the best meals we have experienced. While reservations are recommended, we were fortunate to walk in for an early lunch. The fixed price luncheon included a lovely mixed salad, an incredible entrée... More 

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2 Thank cajFlorida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The food was excellent and the service was lovely and very accurate. Would happily recommend to anyone without hesitation

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue Jean-Calvin 15 | Geneve, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva>  > Cité
  • Neighbourhood: Cité
  • Phone Number: +41 22 311 74 37

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?