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Il Girasole

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Via Vittorio Emanuele 72, 25019 Sirmione, Italy
+39 030 919182
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Offered a Prosecco on the house when we entered very friendly service. We both had pasta and enjoyed our food. Complimentary Limoncello and sweet fancies. Very reasonable price. We will go back.

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Thank 187069David
Nicola S, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this review

Dear David, thank you very much for the great review you shared with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed so much the extras we offered you, all the tasty and copious dished you tried and the service as well! We really hope to welcome you back soon during your next journey, also to spend other days in our wonderful... More 

Como, Italy
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171 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

The location of this place is perfect Right near the terme and city center The food was good and also the service The staff are nice and welcoming

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Thank Roxana J
Nicola S, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this review

Dear Roxana, thank you very much for the wonderful review that you shared with us. We are so glad that your experience was perfect and that you enjoyed so much our service, all the tasty dished you tried and our location! We really hope to welcome you back soon during your next journey to Italy! Yours sincerely, Il Girasole More 

leeds
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

We had two different three course tasting menus and every dish was delicious and individual. The ingredients were top quality and were skilfully cooked. The overall experience was very enjoyable with efficient and welcoming service.

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Thank batley
Nicola S, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this review

Dear guests from Leeds, thank you very much for the nice review you shared with you! We are so happy to read that we exceeded your expectations, both in terms of food and service! We hope to welcome you back soon, to spend other days in our wonderful Sirmione and to try other typical dishes from our lake Garda! Best... More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

This was recommended by the tour rep for Inghams - on the Main Street rather than lakeside, but that was fine by me. Warm welcome, small glass of Prosecco and nibbles went down well while deciding what to have... I wasn't overly hungry and went for a warm seafood salad - supposedly a Primi but thank heavens I didn't order... More 

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Thank Rustie55
Nicola S, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this review

Dear guest from the United Kingdom, thank you very much for the wonderful review you shared with us. We are so glad that you enjoyed our service and all the tasty dished you tried, from the aperitiv till the end! We really hope to welcome you back soon for spending other great days in our amazing region and to try... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Some of the courses on the menu were looks over flavour and the young staff were very harassed and needed some guidance.

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Thank Foggygom
Nicola S, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this review

Dear guest from Oxford, thank you very much for the nice review you shared with us. We are so glad that you enjoyed our dishes, that we prepare using fresh ingredients and traditional recipes from our territory! We really hope to welcome you back soon for spending other great days in our amazing region and to try other typical dishes!... More 

Scotland
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111 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Book when you arrive! Fills up quickly, great menu, the set lunch seems best value. Wine by the glass was good value

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Thank Doccrow
Nicola S, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this review

Dear guest from Scotland, thank you very much coming to our restaurant and for sharing with us this great review! We are glad to read that you enjoyed the tasty dished you tried and our wines! We are very much waiting to welcome you back soon for spending other great days in our amazing region and to try other tipical... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

We visited several times during our stay in Sirmione and never had a bad meal here. Their bigoli with sardines is especially delicious. Presentation was always good, and they gave us free prosecco and nibbles.

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Thank Rosie V
Nicola S, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this review

Dear Rosie, thank you very much for the great review you shared with us! We are delighted that you were surprised by the quality and the presentation of our dished, from the appetizers till the end of your meal! We really hope to welcome you back soon for spending other great days in our amazing region and to try other... More 

Fife, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

Good food, beautifully presented. I had a prawn started, which was coated in flaked almonds. This was delicious, but a massive portion! This was followed up by tuna, which was beautifully cooked, perhaps a little overseasoned for my taste. Complimentary glass of prosecco on arrival which was a nice touch.

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Thank H3311QZlou
Nicola S, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this review

Dear guests from the United Kingdom, thank you very much for the great review you shared with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed so much the extras we offered you and all the tasty and copious dished you tried! We really hope to welcome you back soon during your next journey, also to spend other days in our wonderful... More 

Toronto
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

I've been traveling in Italy for 2 weeks and this has been the best!! I was surprised how good since most restaurants in the area are very average at best. Wish I found this place at the beginning of my stay in Garda. Food was excellent, service was great and place has a great atmosphere

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Thank superdavid
Nicola S, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this review

Dear guest from Toronto, thank you very much for the wonderful review that you shared with us. We are so glad that you enjoyed so much our service and all the tasty dished you tried! We prepare them with a lot of passion and genuine ingredients from our territory! We hope to welcome you back soon for spending other great... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

We do enjoy our food and Il Girasole was always busy (which is usually a good sign). We eventually managed to sneak a table for two, one evening on the outside area. Food was very well presented, extremely tasty and we would definitely recommend to anyone visiting Sirmione. We ate at La Rucola (the Michelin starred restaurant) during our stay... More 

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Nicola S, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this review

Dear guests from Manchester, thank you very much for the nice review you shared with us! We are delighted that you enjoyed so much Sirmione and every aspect of our restaurant, including all the tasty and copious dished you tried! We really hope to welcome you back soon during your next journey, also to spend other days in our wonderful... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$14 - $40
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?