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Il Girasole

Via Vittorio Emanuele 72, 25019 Sirmione, Italy
+39 030 919182
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
Via Vittorio Emanuele 72, 25019 Sirmione, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a nice restaurant with indoor and outdoor (covered) seating. There may be more seating at the back as we notice castle views mentioned by others but we were inside and did not see this. We had not booked and it was busy but...More

Thank Kvasirsblood
Cristina O, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, thank you for choosing our restaurant; we are really glad to read that you think it was well worth a visit. As you say, there is also an outdoor covered seating area and booking in advance is defenitely recommended in busy hours. Indeed,...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

It's hard to pick out a restaurant in Sirmione because they all look so good. Based on other reviews I visited Il Girasole the second last day of my trip and again on the last day. This place is top notch in all regards. The...More

4  Thank Joe C
Cristina O, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Dear Joe, reading your words of enthusiasm and heartfelt appreciation is a great source of satisfaction and motivation for us all. You chose to have your meal here twice and this is the best way to show you thought your experience was worth it: thank...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely restaurant, varied menu eat there on three occasions and tried various items on the menu. The staff are lovely and friendly and by the end of the week tey even acknowledged us in the street whilst we were sight seeing. Give it a try...More

Thank I2182TTmicheleb
Cristina O, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, we are grateful to hear that you chose our restaurant repeatedly; it's such great satisfaction to see that we were able to meet your expectations and not only because of our varied menu. Indeed, we think that lovely and friendly staff are an...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great indoor and outdoor garden style venue with incredible views of the lake and castle right next door. The polpo starter was sensational and will be a great memory of this trip until my next visit. Tried the whitefish from the lake which was very...More

Thank NessNoss
Cristina O, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, let us thank you so much for your kind review. Reading that one of our starters will be 'a great memory' of your stay... until your next visit is one of the best comments a chef could ever receive. We are grateful also...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for dinner on a recommendation, and although it is highly rated on Trip Advisor, I wish we’d have checked it out a little more first. We had a starter to share (€18) and for our mains we had lamb and veal. The...More

Thank Nina_Petunia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our last dinner in Sirmione was at Il Girasole. The weather had been so wet in the morning that we had driven to Venice for the day, But the experience we had at this restaurant filled us with good humour. The welcome and the service...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every dish was great, especially Seafood tagliatelle. Staff super nice. In the evenings you need to make a reservation though as they were turning away people coming on spec.More

Thank JoshesBoy
Cristina O, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, thank you so much for choosing our Girasole to enjoy your evening with a lovely meal. Yes, you are certainly right, there are moments in which our restaurant is very busy and, therefore, as you well point out, it may advisable to book...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning Italian and seafood restaurant. Would recommend seafood ravioli and the seafood tagliatelle. Excellent staff and a good wine list. Last orders 10.30/11.00More

Thank FergieCh
Cristina O, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Fergie, thank you so much for trying our restaurant; we are really glad to hear you followed the advise given at your hotel. It's great to read that we were able to meet your expectations and that you consider us a 'stunning' Italian and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is on the Main Street in Sirmione, so we both hesitated. But the gamble paid off. We have been in Italy a month, and the dishes here were some of the best we’ve had on our trip. Not your standard tourist menu, the...More

Thank islandteacher87
Cristina O, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, reading your enthusiastic words of appreciation for our restaurant is really important for us; in fact, we devote time and passion to our job, but we also need to see that what we do meets our customers' needs and expectations. Indeed, we take...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the food and interior but staff could be more friendly, would have made it more enjoyable. Overall good though.More

Thank Angie0108
Cristina O, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Angie, thank you so much for choosing our restaurant and for appreciating our food, as well as the atmosphere. We are really sorry to hear you had the impression our staff were not friendly enough; our guests usually give positive feedback about that, too....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 47
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele 72, 25019 Sirmione, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Brescia  >  Sirmione
  • Phone Number: +39 030 919182
  • E-mail
Description
Located in the historic center of Sirmione, Ristorante il Girasole has a large dining room (for non-smokiners) and a partly covered terrace surrounded by flowers and plants, which overlooks the picturesque Via Vittorio Emanuele . It is an ideal restaurant for a romantic candlelight dinner or to spend time with your friends, in an "out of time" atmosphere that Sirmione has to offer in every seasons. The dining room is air conditioned and can hold 60 persons; the terrace 40 people. The cuisine is creative and national. Pride and a sign of distinction is the wine cellar, which offers about 450 different local wines (Garda and Franciacorta), national and international .
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