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Ristorante Zu

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Via Venticinque Aprile 53, 24060 Riva di Solto, Italy
+39 035 986004
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Wed - Mon 12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Riga, Latvia
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2 reviews
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The place is really nice and friendly staff! Less meat more food in this restaurant. This place amazing fOr summer visit because they have an amazing terrace with a lake view🙌🏻

Thank Bozena G
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Normally people say that you should give restaurants in prime position a wide berth because the privilege makes them lazy. Zu is the exception that confirms the rule. Travelling around Iseo dressed like beach bums we were still welcomed into this upmarket eatery. The friendly staff tried their utmost to overcome our linguistic impairment and explain things in English. Tasty... More 

1 Thank Gerd B
South Salem
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We visited here with friends that have a summer home in the lake. We were lucky enough to be town during the Cristo exhibition. We enjoyed the 5 course Cristo themed meal and it was unbelievable '. The freshness of every ingredient could be tasted. This is the place to come if you're a seafood lover. The homemade pastas were... More 

2 Thank Asfinefood
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Ristorante Zu was one to us. A true gem. Beautifully located with a great view over the lake. We came biking on a lazy 65k trip around the Iseo lake. Zu was perfectly timed for our lunch. After a warm, smiling welcome from the staff, they took our order for tortelloni and ravioli. The serving started, however, with their signature... More 

2 Thank Arve P
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

I went to the Zu Restaurant with my wife and my friends John and Marisa from New York on June 28th. We had the Christo's special menu. Perfect quantities, supreme flavors, great wine. As always it was worth the price.

1 Thank Gianluigi Z
Halifax, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Having spotted Zu when driving around we thought it looked a lovely spot and decided to go back there to eat. On arrival we were very impressed, it is smart place with excellent views from the large terrace overlooking lake Iseo, the staff were friendly and the few clientele were very well dressed, it is obviously considered a special place... More 

Thank InfantusMaximus
Belmont, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

This was my second visit to Ristorante Zu and the food was even better than before. The octopus appetizer was the most tender that I've eaten, followed by a fantastic lake trout in a simple finish.

2 Thank MLS1024
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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352 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

A fish restaurant with interesting starters and a well cooked and presented Risotto with fish. Good views across the lake. Very busy. Make reservation. Did not suit us.

1 Thank Cyril-Mundy
Munich, Germany
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93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We were cruising around the Lago d'Iseo and noticed this restaurant on the edge of Riva di Solto. We were suprised to have an almost Michelen star quality restaurant in a small place like this. Fantastic food, unusual combinations, well presented, good and well trained staff and the views. What else should one wish for a lazy Monday holiday lunch.... More 

2 Thank Mervi L
Tallinn, Estonia
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101 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015

We accidentally stumbled upon this restaurant while cruising around Lago d'Iseo and had one of the best lunches in my life there. The food is VERY tasty, beautifully served, there are 2 (!) complimentary dishes in between meals and the view on the lake is simply stunning. The staff is very well trained, not too pushy but attentive just enough.... More 

1 Thank deeedl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Venticinque Aprile 53, 24060 Riva di Solto, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Bergamo  >  Riva di Solto
  • Phone Number: +39 035 986004

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