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Al Cardellino

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Via Pralesi, 16 | Fraz. Cisano, Bardolino, Italy
+39 338 8974229
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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Surbiton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended the most amazing wedding at Al Cardellino. Fantastic setting, excellent food ,fabulous professional service from owners and staff ...nothing to fault. Can't wait to return with friends or family.

Thank aussie482015
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being Italian I have been coming to Lake Garda for 20 years. This is by far my favorite restaurant in the area. The setting is nothing short of spectacular and the food even more so. The pasta is simply the best you can get and the main reason i look forward to going back to Lake Garda every year is... More 

1 Thank Mr_Sifters1
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister was adamant we came here...and Thank god! Amazing Amazing service - traditional Italian food that has truly found its place in my heart...and stomach. very busy so advise to book instead of hoping to get a table on arrival! lovely atmosphere and incredible wine cellar. Deco makes you feel you are somewhere special.

Thank ArtMad
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We went this summer to this restaurant during our holidays in Bardolino. There was a wine sommelier who knew a lot from it and helped us to make the right choice. He did this not only for the wine but also in the courts. On his recommendation we ordered a platte with three pastas that you could share with two... More 

1 Thank Beau V
Bardolino, Veneto, Italy
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70 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Even if you go as a couple, 6 friends or are invited to a120 person wedding, you can be sure you will find courtesy and excellent food. Always. The restaurant in it self is very nice, and the outer garden is so lovely. Every things is home made..the pasta, the cakes, the jams and some liquors.. You will never be... More 

1 Thank Brii63
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

The restaurant is immediately giving you a warm and comfortable feeling. The interior design is made with a lot of love for detail and transporting a little bit over the top Italian flair. The outside seating area feels enchanting with all the lights and the placing of the tables gives everyone enough privacy to have a romantic dinner without overhearing... More 

2 Thank WhohatesBambi
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We visited on a Saturday night which was busy and the service was a little slow to start with, but the staff were very pleasant. The garden is nice but there was music and something going on either next door or at the far end of the garden. Add to that kids are welcome to run around to the play... More 

1 Thank Paulhitch
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Love the olive leaves in farmers fashion( a pasta!) and the peanut icecream. The food they serve is of great quality and served with passion. The staff is friendly and the wine is good!

Thank Sylvia B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

This is easily my favorite restaurant at Lake Garda so far, and I have been to Garda many years. It is a little pricier compared to restaurants in the surrounding area, but not bad compared to DC prices and you get what you pay for. The restaurant has an amazing atmosphere. The garden is very well kept and is filled... More 

Thank chips5ahoy
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

What a wonderful evening we had at the restaurant on the final night of our holiday. The food was excellent, one of the best. The service was charming. You get what you pay for - it is not cheap but we did not grudge a penny. Thank you and we hope to be back one day.

Thank Yvonne123456

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Pralesi, 16 | Fraz. Cisano, Bardolino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Verona  >  Bardolino
  • Phone Number: +39 338 8974229

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?