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Il Girasole

Via Vittorio Emanuele 72, 25019 Sirmione, Italy
+39 030 919182
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (49 reviews)
“lamb shank” (4 reviews)
“bread” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Via Vittorio Emanuele 72, 25019 Sirmione, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant had a fantastic atmosphere and was one of the better places we frequented in the highly touristy Sirmione. We travelled as a group of six and the food was pretty hit and miss. None of the meals were bad but some were just...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Demonakis
Cristina O, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, thank you for choosing our Girasole to spend a pleasant time with your group of friends. We are glad to read you enjoyed the atmosphere and the service but we regret to see that there are no details at all as to what...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were taken aback by the tourist level of Sirmione and Il Girasole unfortunately fit right in…… average service, average food for an average price. There must be better places in or near Sirmione.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GuyGeerts
Cristina O, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, we are surprised to read your review as our restaurant has been closed for the last few weeks. You sound as if you did not appreciate our Girasole. However, what is rather disappointing is to see that you do not give any details...More

Reviewed November 2, 2018

Our hotel served beautifully prepared meals but they didn’t start service until 19:45 so we checked TripAdvisor and zeroed in on Il Girasole. A first class meal yesterday and today, and we look forward to the same tomorrow too. A glass of Prosecco greets all...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Flombergasp
Cristina O, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Dear Guest, We are so glad to see that some of our guests give many details of their experience here. This is what a review is meant to be: useful information and advice to potential customers who may need to find out more about a...More

Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

We eate here 2 or 3 times. Every time a great creative meal. 4 stars because its a little expensive and even if your one of the first customers you have to wait very long. It doesnt matter what you eat, you will be there...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Destan U
Cristina O, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Dear Destan, Thank you for choosing our Girasole several times: we are very prooud of this and of the words of appreciation you dedicate to our restaurant. As to the service, we are sorry to hear you had to wait for a long time and...More

Reviewed October 23, 2018

Having eaten at the restaurant once I was really impressed by both the food and also the friendly service so I was more than happy to send clients there with their guests and they simply loved it.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 400ginnyb
Cristina O, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

Dear Guest, We are so grateful for you kind review. We are proud that you chose our restaurant not only for you but also for your clients as this means we were really up to your expectations. It is always our wish that when guests...More

Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Visited Sirmione and after walking down to the Grotti we decided to stay around for lunch. We found Il Girasole and they provided a 2- course lunch for €16 including bread and water. The food was amazing, different kinds of pasta and gnocchetti. Then we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Car0le88
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

We visited here twice during our holiday in Sirmione. The food is delicious. Cooked fresh and home made. The service is great too. We had the rustic antipasti to start on both occasions which was delicious. We had mains of black cod and lamb shank...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank garyfm1972
Cristina O, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Dear Gary, We are so grateful to read your kind words. You give many details that we like to see mentioned because they may be useful for any potential customer who does not know us yet. Indeed, as you say, we like to offer food...More

Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Tonight we ate at il Girasole, the Food was not as we expected. We both had a pizza, the bottum was not very good. Service had us placed totally in the back of the restaurant near the toilet and gave us the feeling we needed...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 187nienkeb
Cristina O, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Dear Niemke, We were very sorry to read your negative review. We do remember your visit very well. You came at a very busy time, when the restaurant was fully booked. We immediately told you that there was only one table left and we showed...More

Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited on our last night in Sirmione. I had seen how busy it was the night before and thought we would try getting a table. Despite arriving at 8 and the restaurant already busy and no booking we were seated at...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CharlieLou91
Cristina O, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for choosing our Girasole. We are so glad to hear we were chosen by you on your last night in our lovely Sirmione. It is so rewarding to read the information you give about a number of features we...More

Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

We loved this restaurant! Everything was fantastic! Veel and duck, bottle of lovely wine. Complementary prosecco and homemade bread. Good service. Clean restrooms and glasses. Food was FANTASTIC! Really high class. Don't read the negative reviews, they must be bitter. We have eaten all over...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank keth M
Cristina O, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Dear Keth, thank you so much for your review of such great appreciation. We are glad to read that you enjoyed the meal and the little welcome treats we love to offer to our guests. We are so grateful to read that you are experienced...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$17 - $45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele 72, 25019 Sirmione, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Brescia  >  Sirmione
  • Phone Number: +39 030 919182
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Description
Located in the historic center of Sirmione, Ristorante il Girasole has a large dining room (for non-smokiners) and a partly covered terrace surrounded by flowers and plants, which overlooks the picturesque Via Vittorio Emanuele . It is an ideal restaurant for a romantic candlelight dinner or to spend time with your friends, in an "out of time" atmosphere that Sirmione has to offer in every seasons. The dining room is air conditioned and can hold 60 persons; the terrace 40 people. The cuisine is creative and national. Pride and a sign of distinction is the wine cellar, which offers about 450 different local wines (Garda and Franciacorta), national and international .
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