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Genoa - Genuine Genovese Cuisine in Center City?

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deI Sep 9, 2010 12:07 AM

We are doing a day trip to Genoa and are looking for a place to have lunch that is genuine to the region and not touristy.

  1. Irene65 Sep 9, 2010 06:11 AM

    "Da Gaia" Vico dell'Argento.
    Genuine, yes.
    Not touristy... what do you mean?
    For sure they do not serve spaghetti American style.
    It is very popular among the locals :-)

    Ciao
    Irene

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    1. re: Irene65
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      deI Sep 9, 2010 09:02 AM

      Grazi Irene.

      By not touristy mean for locals.

      1. re: deI
        Irene65 Sep 9, 2010 10:40 AM

        You are welcome, Del.
        I was joking. It is exactly because they are for locals that this kind of restaurants became touristy.

      2. re: Irene65
        Villasampaguita Sep 9, 2010 01:02 PM

        Trattorie Da Maria on Vico Testadoro, 14, head down Via 25 Aprile from the opera house and its one of the lanes on the right hand side. Authentic, local and cheap, but expect to share a table unless you are a party. Maria is there in person, and last time I ate there it was what it was billed as. Slow Food has it listed and so did NY Times for that matter.

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