The area around Lake Garda is a culinary paradise. Here you will find simple but good typical Italian cuisine as well as specialised restaurants of a high level and justifiably highly acclaimed star-rated restaurants.
We report on some of our favourite restaurants – without expressly without guarantee, but with a good feeling. Because things can change quickly in the kitchen.
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Since 1920, BAR ITALIA has been the meeting place for an aperitif, brunch or cocktail on the “Lungolago di Salò” (Salò waterfront) with a wonderful view of the lake. It offers its guests a wide selection of antipasti, which go excellently with a cocktail or a glass of spumante or champagne.
In 2020, the Region of Lombardy awarded the bar the distinction of “Locale Storico” (Historic Place) on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
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Pizzaa, Pasta, Pesce – the restaurant is located directly on the lakeside promenade and and opens up to the lake with its terrace in front of it. Here you get the typical Italian – Mediterranean dishes, interpreted in a sophisticated way – good, fresh and relatively inexpensive.
Lungolago Zanardelli 5 . 25087 Salò BS . Italy . +39 0365 520707
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A modern restaurant with a wonderful terrace – directly on the lakeside promenade. Here you can enjoy classic, sophisticated Mediterranean cuisine – regional and seasonal with always fresh ingredients. The wine list features fine wines from the region.
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Brunati Sushi” is the address in Salò for sushi and Asian fusion cuisine.
Asian fusion cuisine. The menu offers excellent sushi of every kind, particularly good salo and – one of the specialities – deliciously prepared salmon. You should try the herb liqueur. The ambience is relaxed, the staff professional, the food is very good but not quite inexpensive.
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Spectacular is the view from the terrace of Villa Sostaga high above Gargnano onto Lake Garda, spectacular is the approach up the steep road to this hotel-restaurant.
And then, in elegant classical Italian surroundings, you enjoy a sophisticated, traditionally based, but modernly interpreted cuisine. On warm days, the moments of enjoyment are heightened – by taking a seat on the terrace, in the pavilion or between the columns of the Portichetto. A visit to Villa Sostaga is a must, is the crowning glory of any stay on Lake Garda.
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Da Rino is located at the Porto Torchio harbour in Manerba. From the garden terrace you can enjoy a magnificent view of the gulf. And it is thanks to its location that fresh fish is the main item on the menu: Trout, pike, perch directly from Lake Garda, sea fish from the fishing grounds on the coasts. Specialities include trout carpaccio on rocket, smoked trout on salad with croutons, Bigoli al Torchio with sardines and anchovies, Pike alla Barcarola with polenta, …
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The Capriccio – 1 Michelin star – is one of the most avant-garde restaurants on Lake Garda. Every plate that leaves the kitchen is both a culinary and visual work of art. The lounge, in demand by discerning guests for private and business dinners, offers a wonderful view of the panorama of Lake Garda and the nearby mountains.
Make your reservation in good time.
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II Bar, that’s two bars/gastronomic concepts above the rooftops of Milan – a lounge bar with original cocktails and small, fine dishes, and a café with a respectable selection of Italian pastries and cakes. Take the lift up to the 7th floor at Rinascente, right next to Milan Cathedral, take your time to look around and choose a seat on one of the two roof terraces, from which you can enjoy the fantastic view of the cathedral.
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Il Salumaio di Montenapoleone is a historic restaurant located in Via Santo Spirito 10 in Milan – a wonderful piece of Milanese history. If you want to experience original gastronomy, you should definitely book a table here. The cuisine is excellent, and the café is also worth a visit.
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The “Locanda San Vigilio” not far from Garda is one of the magical places on Lake Garda – the list of famous people who have stayed here is legendary. A visit to the restaurant – especially in good weather – is a very special experience. Because then the jetty is completely covered in an extension of the terrace. With a light sea breeze and dramatic light, you sit in the lake and enjoy the and enjoy the magnificent view across Lake Garda to the silhouette of the to the silhouette of the opposite shore. The dishes on offer are rather simple, but good – typically Italian; the ingredients are fresh and regional.
A visit is always worthwhile! Very.