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Ristorante Sostaga

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via Sostaga19 | Frazione Navazzo, 25084 Gargnano, Italy
+39 (0)365791218
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 12
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Excellent Restaurant

I usually wait to get home before posting reviews, but my dinner here last night warrants an exception. So I am writing while I am still in Gargnano to say the seafood soup at Ristorante Sostago is worth the trip across the Atlantic. Seriously, it is that good!! My wife and I are staying at... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
healthlaw
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New Rochelle, New York
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Scenic view
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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215 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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northwood
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320 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Whilst the kitchen staff are clearly very good, excellent fish soup, for example, nice fresh local fish, but very average duck pasta, the service is tired and lacking enthusiasm, and the ambience is dreadful. Over loud outdated 1930s jazz music giving an old fashioned atmosphere and creating a dreary environment. Three different areas to sit, inside main room, inside in... More 

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Villa S, Proprietario at Ristorante Sostaga, responded to this review

Dear Guest I read your review and respect all your opinions even though some of them leave me very puzzled. The only thing that I will not allow you to do is to call me a liar when you say that my restaurant is the first restaurant in Gargnano while in fact I am number 2 . I want to... More 

New Rochelle, New York
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I usually wait to get home before posting reviews, but my dinner here last night warrants an exception. So I am writing while I am still in Gargnano to say the seafood soup at Ristorante Sostago is worth the trip across the Atlantic. Seriously, it is that good!! My wife and I are staying at the Hotel (I'll post that... More 

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Villa S, Proprietario at Ristorante Sostaga, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for posting this wonderful review on TripAdvisor and thank you for staying with us at Villa Sostaga Boutique Hotel. We appreciate you taking the time to share your kind words and glad to hear that you fully enjoyed your dinners at the restaurant including the seafood soup!!! We look forward to welcoming you back to Villa... More 

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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

startes were fine but I went for their catch of the day and it was really dried , also the top table with best sea view are only for party of 2 and we were party if 6 .I think it is massively over rated

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Villa S, Proprietario at Ristorante Sostaga, responded to this review

Dear Guest Among our 212 reviews only very few times I have received a review which questions the validity of the reviews that have been made by our other guests. It does not seem fair to me to question reviews of other guests as since 2011 only 6 guests have given us a poor review. Furthermore I remember very well... More 

Berkhamsted, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Went vegan here and really enjoyed it. Desserts are to die for. Fellow fish eaters were not do impressed but I really liked my food. Wine was not to my taste though, too oaky.

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Villa S, Proprietario at Ristorante Sostaga, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience at Ristorante Sostaga and we look forward to seeing you here again. Gabriele and Gabriella Seresina and all the Staff of Villa Sostaga More 

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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Having read the reviews I was hoping for excellent food and service. Sadly I was disappointed. To summarise, it was just okay. The view is beautiful, no matter where you are seated which is great. We were able to walk from our hotel Lefay within 20 minutes which was an added bonus. However, on seating we were given menus in... More 

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Villa S, Proprietario at Ristorante Sostaga, responded to this review

Dear Guest I'm glad you've taken your time to read the reviews made by our other restaurant guests. For the past 5 years all our guests have spontaneously awarded us as first restaurant in Gargnano and nineth restaurant in the province of Brescia on a total of 2,900 restaurants. From your comment it seems that all the other guests who... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Some say: "Perfection doesn't exist".....Well, it does here! Sostaga has been the best dining-experience I have had at Lake Garda in over 40 years of coming there. The food, wine selection, the setting, the staff...; rarely do you find everything so well in balance. It was fan-tastic!!

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Villa S, Proprietario at Ristorante Sostaga, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Sostaga and look forward to your next visit. With best regards Gabriele and Gabriella Seresina and all the Staff of Villa Sostaga More 

Italy
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73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

A very tasty meal in a wonderful setting with amazing views over Lake Garda with unmistakably Mediterranean character. I love this lake for its feeling of being near the sea even though in fact you are nearer the Dolomites. The magnificent position of this hotel restaurant is not the only plus it offers. The owners Gabriele and Gabriella are epresent... More 

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Villa S, Proprietario at Ristorante Sostaga, responded to this review

Thank you for this beautiful comment. It is our desire to give our guests - our friends - a „home away from home“. It makes us happy to hear you had a great time with us! We hope to see you again and wish you all the best! Gabriele e Gabriella Seresina and all the Staff of Villa Sostaga More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Set amongst the trees on the hillside 6km above The village. We were collected from out hotel, Lefay Resort for the 5 minute drive to the hotel. We happened to be there on the night of the 10th anniversary of the hoteliers ownership. Needless the say as we had pre-booked a few weeks in advance we had a great table... More 

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Villa S, Proprietario at Ristorante Sostaga, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review . Our vision is to create a place where guests can enjoy the natural beauty of Villa Sostaga, while experiencing great service, the best quality in dining and relaxation in a comfortable environment. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay here. Gabriele e Gabriella Seresina and all the Staff of Villa Sostaga More 

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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is the second year we have had dinner here. We were a big group but still they made me a special vegetarian gourmet dinner. The best I ever had. You gotta meet their Mascot, he is to die for.

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Villa S, Proprietario at Ristorante Sostaga, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for the excellent words spent for our restaurant and for our kitchen staff. Please remain assured that your compliments have been passed to our precious colleagues. Looking forward to welcoming you back again in the future Gabriele and Gabriella Seresina and the staff of Villa Sostaga More 

Luxembourg District, Luxembourg
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

At the restaurant you'll find great fish and meat dishes but you'll also find a vegan menu. The chef changed some of the ingredients for me since I've had dinner there 5 days in a row. He offered me dishes that weren't on the menu and they were still vegan. Great job!

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Villa S, Proprietario at Ristorante Sostaga, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for writing this very nice review about our restaurant. We look forward to your next visit. Best Regards Gabriele Seresina and the staff of Villa Sostaga More 

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Address: via Sostaga19 | Frazione Navazzo, 25084 Gargnano, Italy
Phone Number: +39 (0)365791218
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Brescia  >  Gargnano
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: via Sostaga19 | Frazione Navazzo, 25084 Gargnano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Brescia  >  Gargnano
  • Phone Number: +39 (0)365791218

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Scenic view, Entertaining clients, Romantic

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