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Al Vaticano

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Via S. Maria, 8, 38066 Riva Del Garda, Italy
(+39) 0464554262
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food & friendly staff

Lovely restaurant & was recommended to us. We were given a free voucher for a glass of prosecco when we arrived at the restaurant. Staff were very friendly & helpful & we loved the food here! The mussels in the tomato sauce were delicious! Nice Italian food!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
Nai55
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Bournemouth, Dorset
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Reykjanes, Iceland
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The staff were realy nice and the service were exelent. Went there twice and was very pleased with my food on both my visits. I would recomend it and go there again.

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Taby, Sweden
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The food is decent but the service was slow and impersonal. The staff was rushing by and just didn't seem to have time for us.

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Bournemouth, Dorset
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Lovely restaurant & was recommended to us. We were given a free voucher for a glass of prosecco when we arrived at the restaurant. Staff were very friendly & helpful & we loved the food here! The mussels in the tomato sauce were delicious! Nice Italian food!

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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Al Vaticano has a man outside offering vouchers for a free glass of prosecco to passers by and also offer bread and olive oil. However they recover the cost of this with a cover charge. The customers are mainly large parties of German tourists. The food was nice, the staff attentive and service prompt. They don't bring the bill to... More 

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North Shields, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Staff were keen and made a fuss. Main course arrived really sharply. All four of us enjoyed our meal. Good value. Busy and lively.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Familiar faces and fantastic food at Al Vaticano. I eat here with clients twice a year in January and June, the food is always good, great quality and value, a good wine list and excellent service, we love to go back and I will take my partner when we travel back in the Summer. If they have the warm octopus... More 

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Southern Finland, Finland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Great place, super ambiance and super staff. We have been here atleast 8 years in a row when coming to the Riva shoe fair, and we never get disappointed. The food is increadable and so is the service.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Best mussels I've ever had! Service was fabulous and so quick! Very attentive waiters and the host was great! Would definitely recommend! Generous and gorgeous tasting portions! Thanks!

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Jerusalem, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I searched for a nice restaurant for my last dinner after a 3-day conference in Riva del Garda. Consulting Trip Advisor, I found Al Vaticano as one of the leading options. Equipped with a book for the waiting periods I marched on. The waiters were extremely friendly and energetic. Somehow two of them identified my origin and impressed me with... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This restaurant is more on the scale of the restaurants on the seafront, with big menus and lower quality. We were seated near a table with lots of smokers so we had smoke in our face for the meal. They should have separate areas for smokers. I had a caprese salad which was nice and tuna for main which was... More 

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Additional Information about Al Vaticano

Address: Via S. Maria, 8, 38066 Riva Del Garda, Italy
Phone Number: (+39) 0464554262
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Trentino-Alto Adige  >  Province of Trento  >  Riva Del Garda
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via S. Maria, 8, 38066 Riva Del Garda, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Trentino-Alto Adige  >  Province of Trento  >  Riva Del Garda
  • Phone Number: (+39) 0464554262

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

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