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Osteria la Contrada

1 Via Bastione, Riva Del Garda, Italy
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: The osteria is open also for luch time every day from 12.00 To 02pmand in the evening from 07pm to 11pm we are open 7 days at week ottober .L' osteria e aperta anche a mezzogiorno dalle 12 alle 14.00 E la sera dalle 19.00 Alle 23.00 Tutti i giorni senza giorno di riposo fino ad ottobre
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83% Recommend
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Burton on Trent
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This was our favourite restaurant in Riva. The food was very well cooked ( we had the lake fish) and the menu had a local feel to it. There was a section of daily additions as well. Our food was served outdoors in a secluded little courtyard, which gave the place a very nice atmosphere. The staff spoke excellent English,... More

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Torquay, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A first class restaurant with plenty of room to move about. We were served by the owner who was very capable and experienced. The service was quick and excellent choice on the menu at a very fair price. Would certainly return

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Secluded setting, friendly staff with a high quality of service. Great food with daily specials to vary the menu. Excellent wines. A restaurant we visit time and time again.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

After getting engaged by Lake Garda we decided to celebrate with an authentic and delicious Italian dinner. We took recommendations from Tripadvisor and were not left disappointed. This quaint little restaurant is tucked away off the main strip and as you enter it, racks upon racks of winebottles surround you. It gives the immediate impression that they know their grapes,... More

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Bergamo, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Awesome food and good prices! Friendly host and great service! Ask for daily menu, you can find more deliciousness! Highly recommended

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new york
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

A little bit of a walk from the piazza, this restaurant has outdoor tables, an engaging owner and a nice menu with specials. The tagliatelle with black truffles was very flavorful and rich. The freshly-caught fish of the day with grilled vegetables was satisfying. The wine list offers up nice choices. Very satisfying and comfortable meal in a relaxing setting.

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Moehlin, Switzerland
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

While we were waiting for the restaurant to open, the restaurant just got a delivery of fish right from the fisherman. Can't get much fresher. We enjoyed our meals very much. Good food and friendly stuff.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

Service was ok, but there were only 3 tables occupied. Food and wine of good quality, but really nothing special. I had better tagliata in other restaurants. So I decided to take no desert, but ice cream at Flora. ;-) Prices on the upper side. Won't go back.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

We were a party of 4. The service started ok but the wait for our starters was 25mins and Theron course close to 45mins. The food requiring any cooking was poor - my sons chicken still tasted of flour. The pasta with truffles was unpleasant. The bill came to €170 with no apology or attempt to acknowledge the poor service... More

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La Ciotat, France
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

We visited in the middle of August in what we thought would be the busiest time of the year, maybe it was just because it was a Monday but the restaurant was only half full. We took the scallops and burrata from their daily suggestions as starters followed by vongole and a tagliata with black truffles. The starters were good... More

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