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Restaurant Il Desco

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Via Dietro San Sebastiano 5/7, 37121, Verona, Italy
+39 045 595358
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
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Tue 12:30 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 19:30 - 22:30
Wed 12:30 - 14:00
Thu - Fri 12:30 - 14:30
Sat 12:30 - 14:00
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

The setting is nice as well as the service. The food was not spectacular. the plates presentation was very nice but the food tasting for me was not good. My spectations were far beyond what i had since its a michellin star restaurant.

1 Thank Rapimovil
Norwalk, Connecticut
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Personal service from Elia and Matteo Rizzo makes a visit unforgettable. We had the tasting menu with wine paring. The food was exceptional, visually stunning and a great taste. The price is reasonable for the experience (including being seated by the chef).

Thank ApexLongimanus
Vicenza, Italy
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The tasting menu as well as service were both incredible. I can distinctly remember each course and they were all delicious, creative, and visually stunning. The veal tartare, crab soup, mint spaghetti with goat cheese, foie gras, and Gorgonzola/walnut dessert were each so special to me. An absolutely amazing meal I will never forget.

Thank Emily N
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Outstanding Italian restaurant. Do recommend special white truffle menu and local Amarone. Perfect service

Thank Дмитрий З
Toronto, Canada
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93 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Restaurant experiences for us are based on three criteria: ambiance, service and food. Il Desco scored pretty close to perfect on all three! Service having the best score. Despite a full restaurant and many servers, there was no excessive clinking of cleared plates and cutlery, which for me is a hallmark of a well-run operation and well-trained staff. The food,... More 

Thank msmew8
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Having eaten here twice last year the restaurant remained a top favourite that we instantly recall when asked about great places to dine. its over a year since we last dined at Il Desco and we thought it was time for a return trip. So we booked flights to Verona and went back this last weekend - twice! The menu... More 

1 Thank Trish M
Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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280 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I've eaten in many great restaurants. Five or six stand out in my mind, they're just so good. And this is one of them. It's not at all inexpensive, BUT it's not outrageous either, for the quality. Start with the venue: Like eating in an art gallery with some really, really good art. The service -- for each item; e.g.,... More 

Thank LoafJugThouTree
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167 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Bit more conservative situated in the city centre, this restaurant offers class and fine dinning. Tasting manu is rich with flavours and rounds up journey of italian food tasting. Playes are decorated to perfection, taste is excellent and in detail presented by staff. Wine list is au pair with food. We have nothing to add more but to come and... More 

Thank AngeloB971
Brighton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The food here was truly wonderful. The restaurant is elegant yet modern, and we received excellent service, particularly from the sommelier.

Thank 400lynn
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We saved this Michelin star restaurant for our final night in Verona and it turned a very good holiday into a superb one. This is fine dining at its best. The staff are very friendly and helpful without a hint of "we know best". There is a tasting menu and A la Carte, we chose A la Carte as the... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$98 - US$152
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dietro San Sebastiano 5/7, 37121, Verona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Verona  >  Verona
  • Phone Number: +39 045 595358

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