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Our Restaurant

Ristorante Zafferano is located in Dolceacqua, 10 minutes from Ventimiglia, near the border with France. After the main square (market square), a small one way road begins. At the end a friendly, young and relaxing atmosphere welcomes you.

Our menu has been created to satisfy all kinds of taste: meat and fish specialties, soups, dishes from our ancestors’ tradition.
Everything we serve is home made.

Our specialities
Fish specialties (sea bream, swordfish, mixed fish fried, seafood spaghetti)
Home made pasta (ravioli, tagliatelle, lasagne)
Ligurian style rabbit Risotto with local red wine (Rossese Doc)
Green Pie (Turtun from Castel Vittorio De.Co product)

Come and try our tasty food made up of natural products: our menu changes according to season.
Try also our good selection of local wines.

Our services
Take away pizzas and dishes Menus for vegetarians

Special Menu for groups up to 70 places.

Place your reservation here: 


Mixed homemade Starters

Fried cod with spring onions

Brandacujun (made up of cod) on grilled bread with garlic

Caprese Salad with Buffalo and tomato ‘Cuore di Bue’

Tuna fish tartare

** A single dish of mixed starters shared has an extra cost of 3,00 euros every 2 persons

Homemade trofie with Pesto sauce with potatoes and green beans

Ligurian Ravioli with butter and sage and Parmesan cheese shavings

Orecchiette pasta with sausage, eggplants and Saffron

Ragout Sauce Tagliatelle

Tagliatelle with Tuna Fish and crumbled taralli

Trofie with shrimps, squids, crashed tomato and arugula salad

* Extra cost of 0,50 € for every added ingredient

Ligurian Style rabbit

Wild Boar and Polenta

Chicken Piccatina with bacon and mushroomss

Fried Squids

Sesame Tuna Fish with small caponata

Our garden side dishes


Baked potatoes

French fries

Green Salad


Ristorante Pizzeria Zafferano
Ligurian Cuisine

Via della Liberazione, 35
18035 Dolceaqua (IM), Italy

Telephone +39 0184 206331

Facebook Zafferano Dolceacqua

Opening hours

All days 11am to 3pm / 7pm to 11pm
Thursdays closed during winter season.
Reservation recommended.


Place your reservation


Map & Parking