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Ristorante La Tortuga

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Via XXIV Maggio Numero 5, 25084, Gargnano, Italy
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

OK food, but nothing special. The restaurant looked like it used to do in the eighties, and there was no windows there. The staff was friendly though. But Im suprised that this restaurant actually has a Michelin star.

Thank Carina O
Margaret River, Australia
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good not too fussy food. Very good wine list and very friendly staff. I think we made the right decision not to have the tasting menu as our next door table seemed to be eating all night long. This is a proper restaurant .

Thank Googlyman
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78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

A Michelin-starred restaurant with prices to match - but worth it! Very nice ambience and excellent service; beautifully presented food that tasted as good as it looked.

Thank AlisonOxford
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

While traveling in Italy, this was by far our favorite restaurant and dining experience. Each dish was a masterpiece and for days we all talked about the wonderful evening we had at La Tortuga. The restaurant is small, intimate and as classy as ever. The service staff were wonderful; gracious and attentive without being a distraction. We all selected the... More 

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Birmingham, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

8 of us dined here for a friends birthday. It was a real treat! We all had the 8 course tasting menu at €90pp. Each dish was divine but in particular the sea bass was the best I've ever had and the lamb was melt in the mouth delicious. The vegetarian in our group was catered for to an equal... More 

Thank jigglycat
Biggar, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Delightful small family restaurant . Great presentation and service. The lamb was melt in the mouth and pink as I like it. The pistachio ice cream with zabaglione wowed our table of10. Excellent

Thank LSJ---13
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

We had a superb meal in this warm and welcoming restaurant. Each course was a work of art yet you were not left feel good hungry. The desserts were to die for. We will be back.

Thank suzipaul
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

One of the best meals I have ever had! We had a taster menu of 5 courses including desert. Excellent food and great wine. Service with a smile. Defiantly worth a visit.

Thank Kohlisahab
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We ate here for the first time yesterday, and were not disappointed the food and service are first class. It is a small restaurant but decorated in a traditional style, which sadly is missing in to many places these days. In our opinion it definitely deserves its star.

Thank Robert F
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

This dinner really made us question most of the other 5-star reviews we've given - this deserves more than 5 compared to the rest! We did the chef's tasting menu with a tweak or two and every course was truly one to savor every bite. The presentations made each course a masterpiece to photograph and enjoy and the service and... More 

Thank James W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$55 - $110
Italian, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via XXIV Maggio Numero 5, 25084, Gargnano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Brescia  >  Gargnano
  • Phone Number: 39036571251
Michelin star rated

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