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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


$22 - $55
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We turned up without a booking just before they opened and within five minutes there were 8 people queuing. The outside does not look enticing to be honest, and were it not for reviews we probably wouldn’t have bothered. However we got a table inside,...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maybe I misread the menu, but it wasn’t quite what I was expecting. I had the mixed fish grill. I was expecting fried calamari, fried prawns, fried scampi (which I thought was a typo because that IS fried prawns) and Seabass. What I got was...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank ellimic2016
gattolardoc, Direttore generale at Gattolardo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry gentleman... But I don't know if You are taking joke of me or if You are really serious. You also took the picture of menu... Do you really don't know the difference about FRIED and GRILL???

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked in here after a long days trip up to the Dolomites. The food was great service a little slower than some of the other restaurants in the area. The pasta we all had were delicious I would recommend f the seafood or the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here on recommendations from hotel. Nice food and wine and seems to get lots of diners which must be a good sign. Had a prawn salad starter with warm prawns ..... have not had before but very nice.and filet steak to follow...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank okpat
Reviewed August 12, 2019 via mobile

I ate here on my last night in Desenzano based on a recommendation from my hotel. When I walked past five minutes before it opened there was already a queue! I was lucky to get a table outside. The seafood pasta was delicious and a...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

Three couples are visiting Desenzano for the first time, and we lucked upon Gattolardo for dinner our first night. We had read the TA reviews and were excited to try authentic northern Italian good and local wines. We did not have reservations, but the staff...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank rabass00
Reviewed July 31, 2019 via mobile

The restaurant is in a narrow alley of the town centre, but it is wide inside and you can also eat outside, if you prefer. Simple but tasty food with a good quality/price ratio. It seems that it would be better to book a table,...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank avalonne83
Reviewed July 31, 2019 via mobile

We had called in one night but was fully booked. Booked online through Quandoo. I had a pizza which was very good. Other half had a fillet steak with baked potatoes which was also very good. House wine was nice. Also had a tiramsu. Personally...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank shelly-ann
Reviewed July 8, 2019

We first visited this restaurant early in our stay in Desenzano and so pleased we did.We both enjoyed the different ravioli, then a cheesecake and tiramisu - one I've been searching for for years ever since enjoying one made to an old recipe by an...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 54foodaddict
Reviewed July 7, 2019

As a chef I don't write so many reviews these days. It takes something a bit special to get my thumb moving in praise. Gattolardo did the trick. If you want excellent food at a price which does not do it justice go here. I...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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