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Al Vaticano

Via S. Maria, 8, 38066 Riva Del Garda, Italy
(+39) 0464554262
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Borehamwood, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Well, what can I say. Brilliant food with no pizza to be seen. Louisa the owner with her son runs a good ship with freshly cooked food with some mouth watering dishes. My son enjoyed the lamb chops one night and god 7 on his plate and enjoyed them all. He is only 10. I enjoyed the chicken breast in... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Amazing staff, great food. Just ask Mama! The manager is amazingly helpful and friendly. Speaks 173 languages! :-)

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Chorley
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Visited during our stay in July. The food was really, really good and the service was outstanding. The only thing that I personally disliked was if you eat inside (although it's a slightly open roof) smoking is allowed and the tables are very close together. I didn't realise this until half way through our meal when the two tables either... More

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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104 reviews 104 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We ate out every night in Riva because our hotel chef couldn't cook. This was one of my favourite places to have a meal. Very friendly staff, a lovely outside dining area and devine seafood dishes - the free glass of prosecco was great too.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We ate here twice while in Riva on our honeymoon. We found it on the first night and ended up going back on our last night as it was so lovely. Antonio is a brilliant character and he will ensure you are well looked after. The gentleman who enticed us to the restaurant was a fantastic guy who made us... More

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Chitterne
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

Been coming to Riva annually since 2006 and this is without doubt the best restaurant in Riva. The staff are friendly and very professional. The food is excellent and reasonably priced. We have never had a bad experience in all the times visiting this fabulous eatery and would recommend to anyone.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Each time we are in Riva we have to go to 'The Vatican' for the garlic spaghetti which we think is the best in the town. Anyone who comes with us just has to go so they can taste what we are talking about when we get home! Very busy and some of the dishes are not the greatest but... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This was my favorite meal in Italy. Great food and reasonably priced. We had found this place after talking to a nice local who recommended it and I was certainly glad we did. Wonderful service and a great meal for a decent price.

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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

eat here two nights service and food were very good .prices were ok when eating in all the restaurants in riva all the first courses are big after the first night we decided to share the first course and then have a main course still full.Vaticano back from the harbour we eat most nights at the harbour for the views,stiill... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We made the mistake of being lured into this restaurant by a man on the street handing out vouchers for a free glass of Prosecco (half a glass when it arrived). Our order was wrongly recorded and I received no main course. When I asked where it was I was abruptly told I hadn't ordered anything. A cold lasagne eventually... More

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