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Welcome to our guide to the best restaurants in Vernazza. In Vernazza you will find the perfect combination of mountains, sea, pastel-colored buildings and the Ligurian cuisine.

There are many local dishes you should try, such as handmade pasta with pesto, fried anchovies, seafood spaghetti, ravioli with walnut sauce and whole fish baked in sea salt.

Top 10 restaurants in Vernazza

Restaurant Belforte, VernazzaRESTAURANT BELFORTE
Via Guidoni 42, Vernazza
Tel: +39 0187 812222

Unique place for a delicious lunch or dinner on seafood base. Great location with views overlooking the harbor and sea. Fresh tagliatelle with lobster, squid ink tagliolini with shrimps and seaweed, grilled octopus, baked fish Belfort's style, mixed grilled fish, escalope with lemon and homemade desserts. Make dinner reservations well in advance.

Via Gavino 28, Vernazza
Tel: +39 392 049 9564

Little shop/restaurant, outside of the busy center of Vernazza, serving delicious sandwiches and street food pasta on the go for lunch and dinner. Pasta al pesto, pasta with lobster and shrimps, delicious focaccia sandwiches with fresh tuna, pomodoro and stracchino cheese. Generous portions. Great value and very friendly service. Ecological plates and cutlery.

Restaurant La Torre a VernazzaRISTORANTE LA TORRE
Località Preteccia 1, Vernazza
Tel: +39 331 883 6610

Romantic restaurant with a beautiful view of Vernazza and the Ligurian sea, perfect for lunch, aperitivo or a sunset dinner. Local white wine along with excellent seafood spaghetti, squid ink pasta with shrimp, octopus with potatoes & tomato, trofie pesto pasta and ragu tagliatelle. Friendly staff. Located on the hill, a 10 minute walk from Vernazza (stairs), on the trail to Corniglia.

Restaurant Il Pirata delle Cinque Terre a VernazzaIL PIRATA DELLE CINQUE TERRE
Via Gavino, 36/38, Vernazza
Tel: +39 0187 812047

We highly recommend this restaurant up the hill from the train station for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Not with the best view but the team puts their heart and soul into a great experience. Amazing house wine, seafood risotto, caprese, gnocchi with pesto or walnut sauce, ravioli and spaghetti frutti di mare. Outstanding American breakfast with bacon and egg, delicious Sicilian cannoli pastries and a huge cup of coffee.

Restaurant Il gambero rosso a VernazzaIL GAMBERO ROSSO
Piazza Guglielmo Marconi 7, Vernazza
Tel: +39 0187 812265

This restaurant has a prime location on the Piazza in Vernazza overlooking the fishing harbor. The restaurant is serving Ligurian specialties such as lobster tagliolini, fish ravioli, stuffed mussels, grilled octopus, spaghetti vongole and ravioli with walnut sauce. Very good wine choice and also homemade desserts. Great atmosphere and friendly staff.

Il gattaccio acciugheria e street food a VernazzaIL GATTACCIO - ACCIUGHERIA & STREET FOOD
Via Visconti, 17 Vernazza
Tel: +39 339 247 8303

Small unpretentious place serving street food in Vernazza. Fresh oysters, tuna crudo (tartar), focaccia sandwiches, octopus panini, sardines, trofie al pesto, excellent pasta with anchovy. Local white wine. Reasonable prices and friendly staff.

Via Roma 71, Vernazza
Tel: +39 338 766 7423

This hidden gem near the train station in Vernazza is a charming wine bar with some delicious small plates. The food is just right to enjoy with a beverage of your choice. Excellent wine tasting, fair prices, good products and great explication from the waitress. Pesto making classes. The service is outstanding. The best wine experience you will have in Cinque Terre.

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