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Ristorante La Quintessa

Via Spiaggia del Lago 20/B, 00073 Castel Gandolfo, Italy
+39 06 9380 2029
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (4 reviews)
“dish” (3 reviews)
“summer” (3 reviews)
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Spiaggia del Lago 20/B, 00073 Castel Gandolfo, Italy
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

Took my granddaughter and her friends studying in Ariccia for dinner. The decor was fascinatingly interesting. My favorite part of the experience. The fish was excellent but the lamb disappointing. They were able to accommodate my granddaughters allergies. I would return for the ambiance.

Thank opelikatravels
Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

So happy to find a good restaurant open on Christmas Eve bit not only was it open, it was very festively decorated and in full swing. The food was excellent. We had a primo piatti of tortellini in Brodo, and it was excellent as well...More

Thank sidney j
Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

Visited the area yesterday and when we could not find the restaurant we had decided upon we chanced on this place. Good parking and whilst right on the road the view across the lake and towards Castel Gondolfo is good - decor is eclectic and...More

Thank Abigail S
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Place is nice and somehow old-fashioned Furniture is incredibly beautiful Starters are very well served and good Both fish and meat are well cooked I suggest meat "tagliata di manzo"

Thank GiancarloAP
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch but needed to leave as the wait staff never came to the table to take our order. Restaurant only appeared to have 4 other tables and plenty of staff.

Thank Stephenie C
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Food was tasty and fast service (maybe even too fast) Good pizzas, specially margarita. We could definitely visit again.

Thank 234tiinah
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Loved my visit here - great food and wonderful service, perfect after a day at Lago Albano. The antipasto plate is a must :)

Thank sleepingbaghag
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Lovely location, but the food is not always of good quality. The staff was friendly and careful at the beginning of the meal (the first course was great) and absolutely distant when they took back the main course (that was a disgusting lamb, hard as...More

1  Thank Liliana-maldiroma
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Really cosy place nearby the lake of Castel Gandolfo. Old fashioned style with some recreation of roman statues. The food has become much better as the time passed by. You can go from pizza to lobster and all is served very well, really suggested in...More

1  Thank DustT2
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Ok, I'm not going to bother with an in-depth review. Let's just say that this place is lovely, we demolished our food, we had excellent service and we would go back in a heartbeat. Here's what to order: - Fried octopus (lightly battered, cooked delicately,...More

Thank Evan A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Spiaggia del Lago 20/B, 00073 Castel Gandolfo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rome  >  Castel Gandolfo
  • Phone Number: +39 06 9380 2029
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