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“Exceptional cuisine”
Review of Trattoria VIGNOLA

Trattoria VIGNOLA
Ranked #1 of 9 Restaurants in Ortovero
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$28 - US$34
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have visited several restaurants in the area during our two visits and this one stands above the rest. We enjoyed a lunchtime degustation menu and were overwhelmed by the quality and presentation of the many courses that we received. Without going into lots of detail about the food, just go there and you will love it. The restaurant itself is very well presented and the Maître'd was himself excellent, explaining each course as it was delivered.
We do hope to return to this gem.
Thank you for a great experience.

1  Thank jason c
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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

First of all, it was by far the friendliest restaurant I have been too and you can sense the passion in the owner's eyes. The food was very good, authentic Ligurian cooking. A very satisfying degustation menu for $30/pers including wine, water, coffee. The fries artichokes were the highlight and so was the crispy apple pie for dessert.

Thank LaurentCL2
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Reviewed 31 October 2014 via mobile

We counted 21 different samples (but not so small) of regional food.
Some interesting revisitations of traditional Ligurian regional cooking: snails, rabbit, "panissa", etc
The owner is nice and full of information about the food he serves. Another good thing is the attention to health: no butter in the food, good for the heart.
The price is unbelievable cheap for the quantity and the quality: it's difficult to manage to taste all the dishes!

Thank Fabrizio B
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Reviewed 17 July 2014

I suppose that I generally prefer local, authentic cuisine to tits-out go-for-it tasting menus (although I'll never be tired of tasting the finest), but Vignola manages to perfectly bridge the gap between the two approaches.
You'll need to be hungry when you get here: we had seven courses, which sounds easy enough in the context of modern cuisine... but here they want you to experience as much Ligurian food as possible. So our first course consisted of no less than six separate dishes. Six.
I won't bother with detail - that's for when I convince a real reviewer to come here - but I will say that the one specific reason we're coming back to Liguria is to eat here again.
And hopefully again after that.
That good.
Oh, and considering the standard and quality, the bill was laughable. In a good way.

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Thank uberoobi
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

If you go there, you should prepare yourself to eat a very very great, delicious, and complete menu with several dishes. The manager is very friendly and the cooker too. They asked each time if we enjoyed our meals, and were happy to see that we finish every plate.
You can go there with your lover, family or friends.
Even we came late, my husband and I (at 10 pm) they were very welcoming. We'll go back at our next trip in Imperia, and we recommand it.
June 2014 - From Geneva

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1  Thank Amelise
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