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Ristorante La Tortuga

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Via Ventiquattro Maggio Numero 5, 25084, Gargnano, Italy
Wed - Mon 18:00 - 22:00
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lake garda
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173 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is a culinary experience that I would recommend to all foodies. All the dishes are presented in a very elegant way and are all delicious. The tagliolini neri con gamberi, vongole e salicornia are out of this world and the scallops are so light they just melt in your mouth. The lamb and partridge are cooked to perfection and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

They don't have outside seating, so you really go here for the food. The atmosphere is very cosy and beautiful decoration, a very warm welcome makes your evening a great one from the very first moment. You really felt like being a guest of a family dinner. We decided for the menu degustation and it was a true discovery! To... More 

Thank Angelika P
Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

We think it worth to stop at Gargnano at the wonderful Restaurant L Tortuga. Very good food, very nice service and cousy place. We wil come back for sure.

Thank Daniel S
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at The Feltrinelli which is walking distance from this restaurant . Lovely welcome but rather strange ambience when you walk in .... The food is very good but not sure it was quite Michelin star level ? The walk and visit to the village made this a very nice evening but not Feltrinelli standard . So if you... More 

Thank Olivia G
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

This one Michelin star restaurant with only few tables creates a perfect and romantic ambiente. Very professional and friendly service. Ouality of food is great. Try the seafood of Garda Lakewith amazing preparation by the Chef.

Thank Vedat I
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

OK food, but nothing special. The restaurant looked like it used to do in the eighties, and there was no windows there. The staff was friendly though. But Im suprised that this restaurant actually has a Michelin star.

Thank Carina O
Margaret River, Australia
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Very good not too fussy food. Very good wine list and very friendly staff. I think we made the right decision not to have the tasting menu as our next door table seemed to be eating all night long. This is a proper restaurant .

Thank Googlyman
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86 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

A Michelin-starred restaurant with prices to match - but worth it! Very nice ambience and excellent service; beautifully presented food that tasted as good as it looked.

Thank AlisonOxford
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

While traveling in Italy, this was by far our favorite restaurant and dining experience. Each dish was a masterpiece and for days we all talked about the wonderful evening we had at La Tortuga. The restaurant is small, intimate and as classy as ever. The service staff were wonderful; gracious and attentive without being a distraction. We all selected the... More 

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Birmingham, UK
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

8 of us dined here for a friends birthday. It was a real treat! We all had the 8 course tasting menu at €90pp. Each dish was divine but in particular the sea bass was the best I've ever had and the lamb was melt in the mouth delicious. The vegetarian in our group was catered for to an equal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$54 - US$108
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Ventiquattro Maggio Numero 5, 25084, Gargnano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Brescia  >  Gargnano
  • Phone Number: 39036571251
Michelin star rated

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