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El Trincero

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Via della Chiesa 3, 37010 Torri del Benaco, Italy
+39 045 722 5589
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12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
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99 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Due to being in Torri during the off season, many restaurants were closed. This restaurant however was a gem and offered the best meals we had in Torri. The Pizza was crispy and light, and the Bruscetta was was of a high standard to make everyones mouth water looking at it. I'd recommend going to this location over the others... More 

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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here twice during our stay in Torri. This place is run by a hard working couple with the wife serving all the tables. She was a great hostess speaking Italian, German and English. The food was delicious. Fantastic pasta and risotto and the tiramisu was yummy. Highly recommend

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edinburgh
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73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The food was excellent. Mostly pasta and pizza but also the best Melon and Parma Ham which the lady split in to 2 for us. Ate here 4 times out of our 7 day stay. The owner was very pleasant. We reserved a table each night as it was so popular.

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Geraldton, Australia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in torri above this restaurant for 5 days and dined here three times! Family of 4 with 2 little kids, we were welcomed every time, kids loved the pizza, I loved the truffle gnocchi, my wife loved the seafood spaghetti, house wine is very tasty too. Very hard working couple run this place that is also well supported... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Found this place tucked away during an evening downpour - weren't disappointed. Started with pizza bread & rosemary and bruschetta - bruschetta particularly good, Good solid pizza and pasta - we all went for the smaller portions of pasta which were more than adequate. Gnocchi with truffle was the standout, excellent texture and lovely flavour. Pizzas were good too, particularly... More 

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Thank JayPee-HK
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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Nice quiet place. Small restaurant Food Average and not so well presented. Waiter nice. Organic pizza buns. Went there with two kids under 6.

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Thank Lotte S
Aldershot, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Had a 'cheap evening' here with just pizza and beer. Food was try good - nice pizza base (not too thick or soft) and the woman serving was friendly and efficient. Nice quiet atmosphere - would go again.

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Thank Cath505060
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

On our recent trip to Torri we ate here twice. The food was beautiful and very reasonable. Service was excellent. Pizza and pasta both very delisious!

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Thank Emma M
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This was not only, by far, the best meal we had in Torri del Benaco, but it was the best meal we had during our 2 week trip in northern Italy. Cool and comfortable location just off the waterfront. Worth finding.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

It looks as if you are walking up a narrow side street, with outside tables but it is actually what leads directly into the restaurant. Those tables have cleverly designed, large "half" umbrellas that are secured to the walls of the lane to ensure shade and we sat at one of those. The lady was very kindly. The food was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Chiesa 3, 37010 Torri del Benaco, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Verona  >  Torri del Benaco
  • Phone Number: +39 045 722 5589

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