Top Restaurants at Lake Garda
Restaurants Lake Garda – What’s a vacation without excellent food, delicious cocktails or fine wine in a good restaurant? Such evenings create memories. WorldTop7 offers a selection of the best restaurants at Lake Garda. And because we know how different tastes are we cover all of the different restaurant styles!
Whether a sushi restaurant at Lake Garda, an American steakhouse, an Italian restaurant, a Thai eatery or exotic Cajun cuisine – the lovers of culinary delights come fully at their expense and find lots of insider tips. Our restaurant tips at Lake Garda are by locals (which should know where it tastes best!), celebrities, globetrotter and business people. And if you’ve eaten in one of these restaurants at Lake Garda where cuisine, service and atmosphere was unbeatable and you want to tell everybody – that’s what WorldTop7 stands for! Restaurants at Lake Garda with the x-factor!
The demands in terms of restaurant style are naturally very varied and WorldTop7 is happy to assist. Whether it is a small, cozy bistro at Lake Garda with delicious and authentic food for surprisingly little money or a completely styled Michelin-star restaurant at Lake Garda where movie stars and models have diner – here you find everything from inexpensive to expensive, from grunge to classy, from traditional to macro kitchen!
But not only for your vacation, also for your business lunch or business dinner at Lake Garda you can find exactly the right place to eat. Thus, business become pleasure in no time!
Style: Young and Trendy Restaurant in Desenzano
Right in the historic center of Desenzano, Kapperi is located in an enclosed private garden, with tables right on the garden, to enjoy the lake breeze, both indoor and outdoor areas feature a chic and trendy allure and a young and funny approach.
The menu proposes a mix of local specialties rearranged with innovative touches and fusion chef’s creations, as well as more than 30 kinds of pizza, all made with high quality ingredients at surprisingly affordable prices.
Address: Via Nazario Sauro, 7, 25015 Desenzano del Garda, Italy
Area: Desenzano del Garda
Phone: +39 030 9991893
Style: Young & hip aperitivo crowd at the lake
Right on the lake shores, the Darsena Shore Club and Restaurant it is the ideal place to enjoy water activities and lounging on the shores while sipping a good glass of wine.
When you are tanned and hungry just indulge in a good pizza or some local lake delicacy prepared by the chef.
But when the sun sets, get on your heels and join the trendy crowd for the “aperitivo” in the hippest bar of the Brescia side of the lake, the Darsena Tapas Bar. Lounge in the casual and trendy atmosphere tasting some of the best local and international wines together with some typical Spanish tapas.
Address: Via Privata Eugenio Bravi, 8, 25087 Barbarano di Salò, Brescia, Italy
Phone: +39 0365 21 806
La Dispensa di San Felice
Style: Meat Dinner in San Felice
Family run by father and son, this venue was not much more than a kiosk without kitchen in an alleyway in the village of San Felice, popular among locals for its offering of delicious cold cuts selections and the freshest raw seafood platters.
Recently the Dispensa has grown in a fully functioning restaurant with its own kitchen but preserving the same warm and laid back atmosphere. In the meanwhile the son mastered his cooking abilities and is now able to serve some of his innovative and creative dishes as well as the signature cold cuts and raw fishes.
The meat is a gorgeous new entry, coming from all over the world to best suit the different cooking styles, such as the “Fassona” from Piemonte for raw preparations and the legendary Japanese Wagyu for the grill.
Address: Piazza Municipio, 10, 25010 San Felice del Benaco, Brescia, Italy
Area: San Felice Garda
Phone: +39 0365 557023
Le Foci da Rita
Style: Popular local hangout in Tenno
Head north for a rustic genuine culinary experience and get to the restaurant Le Foci da Rita, in Riva del Garda, right in front of the entrance of the impressive Varone Waterfalls: the falling of the water inside the cave is a unique show you don’t want to miss; besides, you may need a walk after an opulent meal at Le Foci.
The restaurant is wide and ideal for families or friends parties, but even though they serve a huge amount of customers, quality never falls down.
Gorge in the mouthwatering restaurants specialties, the “carne salada” is a local typical dish and a must try: sliced meat marinated in salt, you can choose it raw or cooked, both juicy and delicious, usually served with beans and pickled vegetables. Prices are definitely reasonable.
Address: Via Grotta Cascata 10, 38066 Riva del Garda, Italy
Area: Riva del Garda
Phone: +39 0464 555725
Price: Mains EUR 12.- to EUR 20.-
Style: Antipasti and Wine the Italian Way
The Osteria dell’ Orologio is the meeting point of all trendy local people in Salo’, where they usually gather for an “Aperivito”: the aperitif, a glass of prestigious wine to be tasted with some munchies, such as local cold cuts or cheeses.
In this elegant stylish and trendy venue you will also have the chance to taste some good dishes from the local tradition, but it’s in its sister restaurant the Antica Trattoria alle Rose that you will experience the finest lake cuisine, mainly featuring products from the lake shores, such as lake fishes and precious mushrooms.
Don’t forget to taste some of the wine proposals from the refined wine list, many of them available to try by the glass.
Address: 26 via Butturini, Salò, Brescia, Italy
Phone: +39 0365 290158
Price: Mains around EUR 15.-
Style: Show Dining and live music
Desenzano is the place where the most lively night life scene takes place, with many stylish and transgressive bars and clubs and a trendy crowd strolling on the lake shore avenues.
If you want to have a trendy night out complete of a fancy dinner and a live show or live music, the Teatro Alberti is the place to go.
Set in a real 18th century theatre, it preserves the fashion of it, with its velvet curtains, the damask style seats and sofas cloths the baroque decorations all around and the soft lights.
Enjoy an aperitif at the stylish bar and taste some of the delicacies from the creative Mediterranean menu, or a good pizza in the Pizzeria while enjoying a live show or cabaret and close your night sipping a good cocktail while listening to the live bands.
Address: Via S.Maria 49, Desenzano del Garda, Brescia, Italy
Area: Desenzano del Garda
Phone: +39 0309141513
Trattoria Riolet Ernesto
Style: Rustic Local Uphill Hangout
If you just want a place to relax from the stress of the crowded villages on the lake shores and want to experience the real local cuisine together with local people, the Trattoria Riolet Ernesto is the place for you.
With its familiar and laid back atmosphere, the restaurant welcomes you in its indoor and outdoor spaces, if you can manage to get a table overlooking the lake you’ll add a stunning view to a mouthwatering culinary experience.
The rustic menu features dishes for every taste, prepared by the family cooks, to be matched with the good “Vino della Casa” (the house wine) typically served in small glasses.