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Ristorante Esplanade

Via Lario 3, 25015, Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
+39 030 914 3361
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (18 reviews)
“venison” (2 reviews)
“pata negra” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Via Lario 3, 25015, Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch for a birthday treat and the food and service were both fantastic. The waiters and sommelier all spoke good English and were very helpful with recommendations. The food is as good as the setting and was worth every penny.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is absolutely fabulous. Visited twice on our holiday to Dezenzano and both times the food, staff and ambience was excellent. The setting is magical as is the Sommelier Marzio. You will never be disappointed at this restaurant

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent restaurant , very good menu with catering for all tastes . Service very attentive but not intrusive. Location has to be the best on Lake Garda.

Thank MandIMunich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully situated lake side food paradise, offering brilliant dishes, very creative compositions. Take the shrimp tartare, and ravioli with king crab, the pata negra dish and try the saddled sea bass, unique Italian deep water fish. Wine list impressive, good value for money. Staff very...More

Thank TheHappyCamper2013
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Lovely vista. We opted for the tasting menu and were suggested 2 bottles of wine to accompany the meal. Were great choices and all the food was great. The owner makes time for his guests and was very welcoming. The only small issue was smoking...More

Thank Paul4222
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

The service here is outstanding. The prices are very high for what you get. That's coming from regular Michelin sat eaters from London! My main meal of turbot (which was my fist ever experience of turbot) was so disappointing. It was so dry and over...More

Thank Chloealderman
Reviewed June 8, 2017

This is "gourmet restaurant done right", plain and simple. The food is excellent, the staff is very professional and friendly. It also comes with an wonderful view of lake garda. Don't miss it.

Thank Robert A
Reviewed May 17, 2017

How this restaurant still holds a Michelin star is beyond me. The food was a disgrace and surly service as well. The dishes were wrongly described and overpriced. The wine list although huge only had one white wine by the glass available

5  Thank 773Gareth
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Our first visit to Lake Garda, and Esplanade looked to be a restaurant worth visiting. Fantastic! We booked for dinner. From the minute we walked in we were made to feel very welcome. The food was excellent. Everything was very fresh and perfectly cooked. There...More

Thank REH123
Reviewed May 5, 2017

I have eaten in many places worldwide but this was without doubt the best food, choices and service I have ever had. The food was to die for and brilliantly prepared and the attention of the staff was second to none. My youngest daughter Juliet...More

Thank stuartbruce42
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August 3, 2015|
Response from Francesco M | Reviewed this property |
€100 each for full menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$100 - $141
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Lario 3, 25015, Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Brescia  >  Desenzano Del Garda
  • Phone Number: +39 030 914 3361
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We like to think of our restaurant as a warm and elegant place, where you can feel part of our passion for food and wine ..
..to send you to an exciting experience, each time different.
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