Top ChoiceItalian in Riva del Garda & Around

Restel de Fer

Set in a quiet residential quarter, this family-run locanda (inn) feels like dropping by a friend's rustic-chic house: expect worn leather armchairs, copper cooking pots and a suit of armour greeting you at the...

Top ChoiceOsteria in Riva del Garda & Around

Osteria Le Servite

Tucked away in Arco's wine-growing region, this elegant little osteria (tavern) serves dishes that are so seasonal the menu changes weekly. You might be eating mimosa gnocchi, tender salmerino (Arctic char) or...

Cafe in Riva del Garda & Around

Cristallo Caffè

There's a clockwork efficiency about Cristallo that isn't always present in tourist-heavy lakeside cafes in Italy. Plying ice cream since 1892, the 60 flavours of artisanal gelato are what the cafe is most famous...

Alpine in Riva del Garda & Around

Trattoria Piè di Castello

If you're looking for a real local experience, book a table at this wood-panelled travellers inn on the road to Tenno. It's been run by the same family for the last 80 years and prepares the typical Trentino...

Osteria in Riva del Garda & Around

Osteriva

If you’re just off the Lake Garda ferry from ‘down south’ (ie Lombardy), welcome to Trentino where Teutonic influences prevail and sausages are king. If you’re heading deeper into the Dolomites, treat the speck...

Trattoria in Riva del Garda & Around

Osteria Il Gallo

Trentino specialities punctuate the menu of this cosy trattoria, which sits snug underneath the arches of one of Riva's lakeside squares. Try the canederli – breadcrumb and bacon dumplings bathed in butter – or...