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Ristorante Zu

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Via Venticinque Aprile 53, 24060 Riva di Solto, Italy
+39 035 986004
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Normally people say that you should give restaurants in prime position a wide berth because the privilege makes them lazy. Zu is the exception that confirms the rule. Travelling around Iseo dressed like beach bums we were still welcomed into this upmarket eatery. The friendly staff tried their utmost to overcome our linguistic impairment and explain things in English. Tasty... More 

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1 Thank Gerd B
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We visited here with friends that have a summer home in the lake. We were lucky enough to be town during the Cristo exhibition. We enjoyed the 5 course Cristo themed meal and it was unbelievable '. The freshness of every ingredient could be tasted. This is the place to come if you're a seafood lover. The homemade pastas were... More 

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2 Thank Asfinefood
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Ristorante Zu was one to us. A true gem. Beautifully located with a great view over the lake. We came biking on a lazy 65k trip around the Iseo lake. Zu was perfectly timed for our lunch. After a warm, smiling welcome from the staff, they took our order for tortelloni and ravioli. The serving started, however, with their signature... More 

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2 Thank Arve P
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

I went to the Zu Restaurant with my wife and my friends John and Marisa from New York on June 28th. We had the Christo's special menu. Perfect quantities, supreme flavors, great wine. As always it was worth the price.

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1 Thank Gianluigi Z
Halifax, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Having spotted Zu when driving around we thought it looked a lovely spot and decided to go back there to eat. On arrival we were very impressed, it is smart place with excellent views from the large terrace overlooking lake Iseo, the staff were friendly and the few clientele were very well dressed, it is obviously considered a special place... More 

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Belmont, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

This was my second visit to Ristorante Zu and the food was even better than before. The octopus appetizer was the most tender that I've eaten, followed by a fantastic lake trout in a simple finish.

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2 Thank MLS1024
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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319 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

A fish restaurant with interesting starters and a well cooked and presented Risotto with fish. Good views across the lake. Very busy. Make reservation. Did not suit us.

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Munich, Germany
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93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

We were cruising around the Lago d'Iseo and noticed this restaurant on the edge of Riva di Solto. We were suprised to have an almost Michelen star quality restaurant in a small place like this. Fantastic food, unusual combinations, well presented, good and well trained staff and the views. What else should one wish for a lazy Monday holiday lunch.... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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101 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

We accidentally stumbled upon this restaurant while cruising around Lago d'Iseo and had one of the best lunches in my life there. The food is VERY tasty, beautifully served, there are 2 (!) complimentary dishes in between meals and the view on the lake is simply stunning. The staff is very well trained, not too pushy but attentive just enough.... More 

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Ramat Hasharon, Israel
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98 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2014

The restaurant is located right on the bank of Lago d'Iseo in Italy which, despite its beauty, is less known and less visited than its senior "brothers" Lago di Como and Lago di Garda. It specializes in fish and seafood from the lake. We had visited the restaurant in the evening, and had followed the owner's suggestion to go for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Venticinque Aprile 53, 24060 Riva di Solto, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Bergamo  >  Riva di Solto
  • Phone Number: +39 035 986004

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