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Alimentari Franca

Via Cristoforo Colombo 253, 19017 Riomaggiore, Italy
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Sour Tasting Rudness overpowers sweet food!

Ordered some nice.deli food here today... octopus, prawns, olives, cheese. Octopus was devine! We... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Nice people , fair prices

Nice market, definitely the better of the two choices in the little town. Staff was very friendly... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Ron F
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Via Cristoforo Colombo 253, 19017 Riomaggiore, Italy
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Ordered some nice.deli food here today... octopus, prawns, olives, cheese. Octopus was devine! We asked for a fork which was provided and really enjoyed eating a.gourmet lunch in the piazza. Until... I realised I also needed a fork to.cut the fruit we had bought (giant...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

Nice market, definitely the better of the two choices in the little town. Staff was very friendly and helpful, not at all difficult when they realized our lack of Italian. Very good selection of meats, cheeses and wines and the product was fairly priced and...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Riomaggiore 3 nights and needed things for breakfast and snacks. The display of fresh fruits and vegetables (and the convenient location) drew us in. I found everything I needed and the ladies were very helpful. There are other markets but I returned...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

We were there for the Riomaggiore seaside view and were attracted by the fruit stall outside the shop and decided to buy the persimmon. It was sweet and juicy.

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Reviewed 28 May 2016

Our B&B had such a wonderful place to eat a meal, we had dinner in our room both nights we were in Riomaggiore. Ali Franca had a wonderful supply of meats, cheeses and mind blowing pesto, which we had with fresh bread and some vegetables....More

1  Thank motherHEncinitas
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Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped in after having visited two other grocery stores and found the best wines and service. We also bought fresh pesto and a nice assortment of olives for a great dinner in our apartment.

Thank bbeukelman
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Reviewed 30 September 2015

Alimentari Franca is the busiest little grocery shop in Riomaggiore as it's located just at the entrance to the train station path and the tunnel to the pier. There are three other alimentari just up Rio Columbo, so if you find that the lineup is...More

3  Thank Travel_Bug81
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Reviewed 14 May 2015

While looking for a place to purchase some items for lunch we ran across Alimentari. The woman behind the counter provided helpful suggestions on meats to purchase. The pesto we purchased here was the best we had while in Italy. One of the best lunches...More

Thank Marc13510
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Reviewed 31 October 2014

I don't know if the people who were running this place near closing time were the proprietors or not, but they were unsmiling and brusque, and when we mispronounced the local word for "anchovies" the guy just sort of roared it back at us in...More

3  Thank vercingetorix16
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Reviewed 6 September 2014

5* Alimentari Franca At the bottom of Via Colombo, the main street Riomaggiore This small grocery store/salumeria has a wonderful selection of foods and wines e.g., great cheeses, cold cuts, olives, bottled water. Open all day [compared to the Coops which are closed three hours...More

3  Thank Rosquete
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