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The oldest chocolate factory Romeo Viganotti, founded in 1866, is still today a workshop unchanged, that makes use of machinery and molds period. The traditional products of the factory are the pralines: Boers, biscuits, chocolate creams, peels...more
The hunt to find Romeo Viganotti was almost as much fun as their chocolates are delicious. Tucked away in the very narrow streets of old Genova, Google Maps was invaluable - we never would have found it otherwise. It's closest to the Christopher Columbus house...More
I went to the ice cream shop today. Yes it was difficult to find but definitely worth it. I tried ricotta with nuts and pineapple with ginger which was more of a sorbet. I also had a tiny taste of the gorgonzola which was interesting....More
This place was extremely difficult to find. I am talking about the chocolate shop here. They have 3 sites, all close together, and we didn't get to try the ice cream. The chocolate shop had a tiny sign, the whole building was being renovated, and...More
Date of experience: September 2017
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Eugenio B, Employee at Romeo Viganotti, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017
we are truly sorry about your experience. Due to maintenance and renovation works, which took longer than we expected, the tiny entrance alley was indeed filled with constructors' material. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Our chocolate shop has been there for ages (around a...More
I recently went one Friday evening at Viganotti with a bunch of kids from 3yrs to 10yrs old. I live in Genova so I know really well what the Viganotti Cioccolato is (as is really typical for Genova you'll find most of the more amazing...More
Finding the Chocolate shop is not the easiest but is worth it.
The Chocolate is gorgeous.
We also had ice creams from the sister shop around the corner, Vico dei Castagna, not on the same day, which were fabulous. I had Dark Chocolate & Ginger...More
Viganotti has a gelateria, pasticerria and cioccolateria all next door to each other. The gelateria has very creative flavors such as beer, dark chocolate and orange. Take some time to read all the different choices because they have many flavors I did not see anywhere...More