In the centre of La Spezia, is the restaurant pizzeria La Zigoela
In the heart of the city, near at the Naval Museum and the narrow alleys «carugi» of centre, offers the best ligurian specialties in an atmosphere from the maritime style.
The friendliness, the courtesy, the respect for simple, genuine, traditional recipes, prepared using only high quality natural ingredients are the secret for good cuisine and makes this restaurant a location where to spend a pleasant and relaxing moment.
HOUSE SPECIALTIES - The menu, created to emphasize local flavors, cover a ranges from sea foods, such as Spaghetti with muscles (mussels) or Fresh fish fillet in an almond and vegetable crust, to land dishes, such as Ligurian Ravioli or Fillet with basil and pistachio cream. Large is also the choice of pizzas, which can be realized with our special, exclusive mix of cereals.
The restaurant is always open for lunch (from 12:30 to 14:30) and for dinner (from 19:00 to 23:30)
STARTERS Wild caught local anchovies cake 4,00 euro Local mussels soup over spicy gazpacho 4,00 euro Fresh mackerel filet and crunchy onions 4,00 euro Mixed vegetables flan over leeks puree 4,00 euro Combo of four starters 12,00 euro Charcuterie (all the products are selected from local eco-sustainable farms): Prosciutta, cured pork belly with orange zest, cured pork fat aged with grape must, head cured pork with pistachios. 8,00 euro
FIRST From the sea Spaghetti tossed with local musseles, garlic, olive oil and lemon zest 10,00 euro Maltagliati (irregularly cut pasta) squared with mixed seafood 12,00 euro Tagliolini with eggplant, pistachios pesto and grey mullet roe 12,00 euro From the land Twisted shaped pasta with traditional pesto ( with basil, pine nuts and sheep’s milk cheese) 8,00 euro Maltagliati with asparagus and sheep’s milk cheese 10,00 euro House made ravioli with ricotta and spinach With fresh tomato and basil sauce 10,00 euro
FISH Stuffed local mussels 10,00 euro Local anchovies filled with traditional green sauce 10,00 euro Fried calamari, baby shrimps*, anchovies with lemon zest 12,00 euro Octopus with potatoes, salad and dried tomatoes 12,00 euro Vegetables and almond crusted daily catch fish fillet 12,00 euro
MEAT Piemontese “Fassona” beef shared and sliced, served with bitter greens and pecorino romano 16,00 euro Seared fillet mignon with balsamic vinegar and local herbs 16,00 euro Seared fillet mignon with basil emulsion and pistachios 16,00 euro