Best Restaurants in Verona
An idea that many tourists might have a hard time swallowing is
that the Veronese are keen eaters of horse-meat. The dish known as
is a local speciality and adventurous travellers
should try the
, a horse-meat stew cooked in Amarone
wine and paprika and served with polenta. It''s also not uncommon to
find bullocks'' testicles and calf''s brain on restaurant menus
Other traditional Veronese dishes include
(mixture of boiled meats) and
, a traditional accompaniment of fruit and
vegetables in mustard - and don''t miss out on the delicious
(salami with garlic). Thankfully, for
the unadventurous, ''regular'' Italian fare is tasty and most
travellers will be familiar with dishes like risotto, ravioli,
pizza, pasta and other delicious grills.
Situated close to the Cathedral, this family-run restaurant is a
big hit with locals and tourists alike. Al Duomo is one of the
city's popular restaurants with a great selection of well-priced
local cuisine. Wednesdays see the restaurant hosting a local
Mandolin ensemble. Bookings essential.
Address: Via Duomo 7
A favourite with locals, Adriano serves good old fashioned
Italian seafood at an affordable price in a quaint and
unpretentious setting. Start with the salad of arugula, pears and
roe before diving into bream cooked in a salt crust on the grill,
or the baked bass served with grilled vegetables, while the
Amaretto parfait and hot chocolate mousse al cioccolato mousse is
simply decadent. Open Tuesday to Saturday for lunch and dinner.
Monday dinner only. Reservations recommended.
Address: via Moschini, 26
Ristorante Re Teodorico
This charming eatery's idyllic location on a hill overlooking
the Adige River and Roman Theatre makes for an unforgettable dining
experience. The stylish dining rooms and picturesque terrace
provide the perfect setting for any special occasion and boasting
an extensive wine list of Valpolicella's finest vintages, diners
can taste the very best of Verona's epicurean delights. Closed on
Address: Piazzale Castel San Pietro
Ristorante Il Desco
This two-starred Michelin restaurant has earned a reputation in
Verona and beyond where diners can enjoy watching chefs chop,
whisk, stir and flamb?© as the dining room looks into the kitchen.
Start with the fresh gooseliver in sweet wine sauce and pears with
ginger, followed by the fillet of Fassone-beef in Amarone wine
sauce and seasonal vegetables. And for those with a sweet tooth,
nothing could be more fitting than Pistachio creme brul?© with
strawberries and mango. Open daily for lunch and dinner.
Address: Via Dietro San Sebastiano 7
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