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Ristorante Il Ritratto - Carpe Diem

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Via Ferrera 30 | Trento, 38062, Arco, Italy (Formerly Il Ritratto Carpe Diem)
+39 0464 512958
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12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Thu - Tue 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Houston, Texas
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59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Arco is such a small village that it is astounding to have a restaurant as superior as this. Every dish was meticulously presented. I had an appetizer of scallops on a pleasant bed of polenta. My main meal consisted of a sea bass where the searing was just perfect. The artichokes and potatoes were a wonderful accompaniment.

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7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Great small restaurant for people who love gourmet food and great service. Take your time and eat minimum of 3 courses. Absolutely 5 stars.

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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We ran into this place accidentally while walking to our car. It is not in the touristic area although very close to the Cathedral (well, Arco is a tiny town in the first place). We came there before 7pm so it was completely empty obviously. The only problem we had to overcome is the lack of communication - the waitress... More 

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Devon
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Food and service were amazing. The potato pie and the rack of lamb were both amazing. Only criticism would be that the decor wasn't all to our taste. Ultimately this isn't important when the food is so well done

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Wadebridge, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Can't recommend this restaurant enough. Best meal we have had in Italy this holiday. The food is top quality, the service is very helpful and friendly. The restaurant despite being in a old building has a stair lift downstairs for my wheelchair so I was able to use the disabled toilet. Staff was quick to help us with this. All... More 

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GRONINGEN
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Enjoying great local food prepared with love and precision. The owner can tell you where it originates, and is also open to talk about more than food alone.. Personal care and great food, sounds Italian, and this restaurant deserves a high recommendation

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Haifa, Israel
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 22:00 at the place but the staff gladly let us in and served amazing food. Even served us extras with no charge. Food is delicious and beautifully served. The place is a delicacy. Best place in Arco in my opinion!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I returned to this restaurant after visiting last time I was in the area and was not disappointed. The food was again excellent and not overpriced nor served in too small a portion sizes. The restaurant takes itself seriously but is not pretentious and is a relaxed environment in which to savour the taste of the best food I have... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 298 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

When my husband started reading off the online menu, I thought he was joking, it sounded just like the perfect menu: the fish dishes he was reciting to me where full of interesting combinations, sounded so refreshing and summery, that we had to check it out - and very glad we did! It was lunchtime, but they serve exactly the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 772 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We were attracted by the wealth of interesting seafoood items on the menu, and we were not disappointed. The cuisine is unusual and suprising, one might vaguely describe it as Mediterranean and Japanese fusion. The latter influence is evident in the uses of cured ginger and wasabi and the raw fish cutting. On the other hand raw fish is also... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 48
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
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
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 Ferrera 30 | Trento, 38062, Arco, Italy (Formerly Il Ritratto Carpe Diem)
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Trentino-Alto Adige  >  Province of Trento  >  Arco
  • Phone Number: +39 0464 512958

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?