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Caffe al Ponte

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Via Porto Vecchio 2/4, 25015, Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
+39 030 914 2219
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Dingle
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I have never come across such rude people as the staff and particularly the man who claimed to be the manager. Two of the waiting staff were plain ignorant and rude to us and it would be fair to say anti-children (one of whom was ill and too tired to move and the other never left her chair). When I... More 

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New York
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

As we strolled around and viewed different menus we decided to eat here. Our waiter spoke fluent english and was very talkative as he did a great job during our meal. we ordrered a couple of pasta dishes which were fine. We sat at a table right by the water just a beautiful setting.

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Jablonec nad Nisou, Czech Republic
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Every evening in summer this restaurant is full. It is OK, but all is so strange. Many many stress is here, waiters are running between the tables for all time. ..it disturbs guests. The food was OK.

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Thank Ales P
Leicester, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

The restaurant is right next to the Ponte and some tables overlook he water, a great position, and this is where we were seated. Service quick and efficient, with nice friendly staff. The wine we chose was good and not overly expensive. Food very tasty, the risotto, was delicious and the carbonara very good also. a really nice dining experience.

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Thank Jenny C
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I had the worst Panna Cotta ever (it doesn't even deserve that name). Absolutely not eatable. The cheapest one from the supermarket still would be better. Very bad service too. Was a pitty spending time and money there.

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Thank Mona3487
Billericay, United Kingdom
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232 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Food good, staff pleasant and efficient, location popular. A good place to eat and watch the world go by.

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Thank Addelam
Trowbridge
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214 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Funny how reviews go on the surface this is the place to avoid yet after nearly 2 weeks of average food what we had was absolutely superb and excellent value. I know the comments on service and an evening in s superb location is not to be hurried...yes we had to call for service but response then was very good....the... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Perfect tourist trap in a great location. Staff are untrained and lack personality, not at all welcoming. Food is not expensive but bland. With so much competition around you'd think they'd try harder but thanks to its location it doesn't have to. Dont bother with it is my advice

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Germany
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The food here is not that great. The prices are decent and the food is too..I recommend this place and would return, but they only take cash.

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Thank dhaniyo
Lelystad, The Netherlands
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic location, good food, but lousy service. The waitress doesn't know the meaning of service, enthousiasme or kindfull treating her guests. It's a pity for the owner and the guests. There are much better places here for a pleasant dinner.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Porto Vecchio 2/4, 25015, Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Brescia  >  Desenzano Del Garda
  • Phone Number: +39 030 914 2219

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