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Via Santa Maria 8, 38066, Riva Del Garda, Italy
(+39) 0464554262
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Warminster, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, this restaurant is great! Friendly staff and great food, may have the odd mix-up every now and then! Dessert is great, the lemon sorbets are served with dessert! Definitely going next year!!!

Thank JckCharlesM
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84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just had dinner there. Booked over phone one week ahead and where shown to a very nice table in the inner part of the garden area. Make sure if you book that you want to be seated there, as else one sits more outside on the road where all people walk by and look at what you eat. Every... More 

Thank honeggm
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

nice location but lousy food and service. We had to Wait for the risotto for 40 minutes and then it was still not clear . When We was going to pay they had forgot our Bill and start asking if we took desserts. No structure.

Thank samsaaam
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We were massively disappointed on a return visit to the restaurant; we know it is popular, we've been plenty of times, we know we have to wait but on our last visit it was over an hour and a half after our starter when we decided enough was enough. We left, paid for what we had had, no apology offered,... More 

Thank Nina B
Krakow, Poland
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122 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Absolutely the best - great food, atmosphere, wine and coffee. Magic garden and Italian music. We loved the food and soon will be back !!! ps Mussels as a starter as sooooo big that they may serve as a main course :P

Thank kotbury
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

I really can't understand the high rating of this place (the restaurant was full with tourists). "Pasta with seafood" from the menu turned to "pasta with fish", meat was really average. For a payment guests have to wait for cashier for a 5 min or longer. Never come back.

Thank Alex G
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Lovely food, sea bass with olives and capers excellent. A little crowded, would have been nice to have a bit more space. Prices very good for quality of food.

Thank MacymooDerbyshire
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Ate twice here whilst we were in Riva Del Garda. Would have visited more but we only found it towards the end of our stay. Very friendly family run restaurant in old fashioned Italian style. Food is very good quailty and the owners take pride in their customers being satisfied and hopefully returning. Good varied menu.

Thank Janet A
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We had lunch in this restaurant and the food was excellent - the staff were also very good. Wel lworth a visit.

Thank 19Davel53
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607 reviews
399 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We visited for dinner during our visit. We were shown to a table and given a glass each of Luke warm flat prosecco. I ordered the mushroom risotto for starter and tuna for main, OH had the spinach dumplings to start and the trio of fish as main. The starters arrived quickly which is odd as usually they make the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Santa Maria 8, 38066, Riva Del Garda, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Trentino-Alto Adige  >  Province of Trento  >  Riva Del Garda
  • Phone Number: (+39) 0464554262

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