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US$30 - US$54
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood, European, Grill, Lombard, Northern-Italian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Classic cuisine served in a welcoming restaurant with different types of dining rooms, plus the added bonus of a small room in the wine cellar decorate...
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Reviewed 12 August 2020

I went there in May for my birhtday dinner. The place has a stunning view over the Lake Garda and its interior design is top notch. Service was very nice and quick. The food was very tasty and I was not too shocked about the...final bill. If you are looking to have a nice dinner experience with a view, this is the place to go around here.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed 12 September 2019

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...anti-pasta before that. It was just as good as it gets. Maybe slightly high prices.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 24 August 2019 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
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Reviewed 4 July 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)....It was paired with wonderful red wine Maurizio Zanella (sebino rosso 2015) recommended to us by our waiter. The welcome in the restaurant was not very warm, but the waiter that attended our table was nice and polite so overall experience very good. We intend to come back soon for another try of this wonderful dish.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 21 June 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...days, both times sharing the steak which was absolutely top notch and fantastic value.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 21 June 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...veal « schnitzel » , eatable but not a good meal at all. The second plate was fish with polenta, I won’t even talk about it, because I couldn’t eat more that two bites because he was sooooo salted , uneatable . It happens ! But what shouldn’t happened is that everyone ignore us , we ask few time to change the salty plate but anyone would care. We just ended asking for the bill , with the full plates on the tables. In the bill we have also surprises : 4 euros coperto per persons ?!?! And 6 euros for potatoes that we asked instead of vegetables , why not saying the client that changes side dishes costs money ? And The prices are so much expensive what you get. We left the restaurant , hungry desapointed with the feeling of being fooled. There is plenty of great restaurant in the this area and this definitely not one of themMore

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 16 June 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...the quality of the food the prices are obviously too high. This time it was ok. Not good as usual.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 13 February 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...pretty damn good. My favorite part of it was the toast in the sauce although it would have been better had it been a little thicker or creamier. The rest of the meal was just ok which is good for me. The place filled up quickly , I guess it is a popular restaurant in the area. I would recommend it.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 12 October 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...who is obviously very talented and probably very patient. Wake up man. We were offered no drinks to begin which is rule number one of waitering. We asked for the wine 3 times once ordered which arrived with the food. The waiters made us feel like they would rather we ate elsewhere and paid no attention to the table. They should all be fired, honestly. That said, if you want meat and you have the patience of a saint and all the time in the world, give it a shot by all means. But don’t say I didn’t warn you. A new front of house could make this place really great. Shame really.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 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...late to inquire and collect next orders. Unlike our previous visit, no one bothered to initiate a little chat, to tell us a little something of the dishes served or the two different bottles of snaring served. —- October 2017. We had a late dinner for a company of five. We all shared a fantastic experience. We had various local starters and main dishes. The food was delicious, served enthusiastically and proudly. I can't emphasize enough this but the service was of the highest level internationally. We were guests to people who apparently love their job and enjoy sharing their inclusive world of culinary perfection.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Il Rivale l'Osteria di Palazzo is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5