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Via Canonica, 12, Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
+39 3427627535
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Located in a side street and run by an attractive mature lady and an elderly lady with a great sense of humour. The menu had a good selection of dishes and wines. The whole place had character and we loved it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
Peter A
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

A treasure trove! We were treated by the lovely, friendly and funny restaurant owner to three of the best meals in Desenzano. She told us all about the wonderful eclectic place in English and educated us on the dining culture. Incredibly generous and THE best Tiramisu I have ever tasted. Certainly an experience I hope to repeat.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Located in a side street and run by an attractive mature lady and an elderly lady with a great sense of humour. The menu had a good selection of dishes and wines. The whole place had character and we loved it.

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West Kirby, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

My husband and I visited this quirky little restaurant twice in our 5 days in Desenzano. We found it on a rainy Thursday afternoon off the beaten track a little on one of the windy streets and are so glad we did. The menu is fairly limited but it is authentic, rustic, beautiful Italian cuisine. The lady (who we think... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

What a place, English speaking energetic owner who loves the customers. A feast to remember, fresh bread, home made beer, wonderful red wine, share plate of anti pasta that was plentiful, beautiful beef dish, home made lasagne and pasta. Great serves no room for sweets. All in all a sensational night out

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Rivoli, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Everything is perfect! All the menories of the grandparents of the owner are there to be seen and for asking questions about great stories!! The food is amazing, especially the meat!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

A review in English for the tourists from all over the World. The place is beautiful and cozy: a renovated historical butcher shop. The owners are kind and professional. The wine we tasted was awesome, the ananas fruitjuice is homemade and they also offered a "carré di maiale affumicato" (smoked pork loin) that was absolutely stunning! Do not miss this... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We (my wife, brother and myself) came upon this restaurant by chance when looking for a place to eat and invited to eat by the very persuasive gentleman who saw us viewing the menu. We sat outside on the street which had a bit of an incline. The food was very good, our waiter very helpful and friendly especially regarding... More 

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nicola f, Proprietario at La Cambusa, responded to this review

Thank you so much the quality is the first thing here see you More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This restaurant is hidden away but it is a gem of a place!! The food is beautiful and the service is first class! I would recommend the tira misu, best dessert I ever had. We went there twice on our stay.

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Thank you so much for your beautiful words see you next time More 

Newtown Vic Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We came across this delightful small restaurant quite by accident as it is away from the more touristy areas of the town. Great food, good range of drinks, reasonable prices and good service. Really what more could you want. Seek it out when you are in Desenzano. You won't be disappointed.

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I remember of you beautiful couple thank you so much for your words see you when come back in europe. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We had a nice dinner in this small but fun restaurant, the food is good and also our little dog was welcome at the table with us.

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Thank you Edoardo for your nices words see you next time with your dog! More 

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Address: Via Canonica, 12, Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
Phone Number: +39 3427627535
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Brescia  >  Desenzano Del Garda
Cuisine: Italian, American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Canonica, 12, Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Brescia  >  Desenzano Del Garda
  • Phone Number: +39 3427627535

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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