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Osteria al Torcol

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Via San Salvatore 30, 25019 Sirmione, Italy
+39 030 990 4605
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7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Thu - Tue 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Tue 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Budapest, Hungary
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The person in the restaurant was rude, arrogant, racist and the way he talked to us was humiliating and outrageous. We ended up not eating in the restaurant, as he kicked us out yelling things like 'Go away!', 'Just go out!', 'I know where you come from'. The worst customer service experience ever. I went to the restaurant a couple... More 

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UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

We have eaten everywhere, work in London (where there is probably the best food in the world) and this is now our favourite restaurant of all, anywhere. The service was excellent - efficient, friendly, sincere, passionate about their food and wine. They are very knowledgeable - especially concerning Italian wines. We asked them to chose wines for our courses and... More 

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Fort Lee, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

I have dined in some of the finest restaurants in the world...and Torcol ranks in my top 10.... first the ambiance is intimate,quiet,ancient....the servers are knowledgeable and unobtrusive..I have to say the server I had was amazing and his recommendations for the wine and dinner choices were perfect! An osteria should have the best wines...he recommended Bastelle From Soave.. which... More 

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

I ordered a gnocchi dish which was bland. My husband ordered a fish dish that he said was nice but not great. The restaurant is a bit hard to find, it sits atop a small hill.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Ate here on a recent visit to Sirmione. What sets this restaurant apart in a resort full of good restaurants is the ambience. This is a family run restaurant and it shows, mother shows you to the table and son takes the orders. Good specials , we both had fish, and excellent wine list and all in all a really... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Didn't actually manage to eat anything at this establishment - not for the want of trying!! First attempt: booking a table an hour before opening - "no tables available Sir but you could come back and try your luck later". Passing by an hour & a half later there are plenty of tables free!! In the meantime we've managed to... More 

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St Albans
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

35 minutes of waiting to order, hardly anyone in the restaurant. Told no , wait when we asked for balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Then told no can only have balsamic if we have salad. Everything too difficult and they were short bad rude to my wife. I also see this is a theme of this restaurant. Food is below... More 

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Watford, England
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Ate in the covered garden of this lovely restaurant. Service was very good as was the food. A very nice atmosphere and great menu. Would definitely recommend if in the area.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

My husband and I booked in advance to ensure we had a table for our last evening in Sirmione, based on the excellent reviews on here we were really looking forward to a great meal, but sadly was so disappointed! The restaurant is beautiful and we were seated on the covered terrace opposite the main building. It didn't start well... More 

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Broxbourne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Sirmione is a little overrun so we headed for this recommended restaurant for lunch. Really good and friendly service and excellent local food. Waiter recommended an excellent local wine, Simut, which is sadly made in too small quantities for export. It went perfectly with the excellent pasta. A must if you visit Sirmione.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Salvatore 30, 25019 Sirmione, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Brescia  >  Sirmione
  • Phone Number: +39 030 990 4605

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