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Il Rivale l'Osteria di Palazzo

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


$28 - $50
Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood, European, Grill
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food in a great place with good service. No question about it, this is a perfect place for a good lunch with beautiful views of the garden, and the Garda lake. I had a wonderful sea food pasta spiced up with lime. And some...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Lars414
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was so super delicious! The view, the service, the dishes from this great cuisine, impeccable! This is a hidden gem at the lago di garda. Excellent wines, kitchen of the highest quality cooking.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 7ramonv
Reviewed July 4, 2019 via mobile

We had steak alla Fiorentina- T bone steak, served with maldon salt ;fried potatoes and sauce Bernaise. It was an amazing gastronomic experience! Meat was juicy, tender and soft. Sauce wonderful, creamy. The portion was big but perfect for us two(1 kg including the bone)....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank beatasto
Reviewed June 21, 2019

Loved eating here whilst staying at the adjoining hotel. The wine list is extensive but with plenty of very reasonably priced bottles (€20-40) which was great to see. The service was friendly and the food of very high quality. We ate there twice in four...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 20, 2019

Really not nice experience. Apart from the sea view there is nothing good in this place. First of all , our waitress was a the limit of rudeness . We order two plates , first one was veal chops who appeared to be a thin...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank nonono3
Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

Sometimes we go to have a nice family lunch or dinner, we always really enjoy the food and the service but this time... I didn’t like the new menu and the presentation of the dishes, actually I didn’t find the same flavor and accuracy. Lowering...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Claudia P
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Went here with few friends recently. For someone who does not like to eat meat or seafood this menu is not for you. Although they are flexible and will prepare something unique with out question. As a starter I had this shrimp dish which was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

What a mixed bag this place is. We booked late, we wanted a steak, and they delivered an amazing T-bone. Gotta be clear on that. But. I have never experienced such shocking service in all my restaurant life! I actually feel sorry for the chef...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 288chrish288
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

October 2018. One year later, we visited again, the same company of four (minus one). The food was excellent as it was earlier. The service was unrecognizable. No attention, no personal touch; the empty dishes stayed on the table way too long, the waiter was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pavelhristov
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel and used this restaurant on the last evening. From the moment we walked in there was none of the service you would expect from this level of dining. We were led to our table, given bread and nibbles that we...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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