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Cuisine of Verona for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

The local cuisine is quite diversified. Chefs of Verona are the authors of many well-known dishes that are popular among gourmets around the world. Each restaurant of national cuisine will surely offer its guests to try «gnocchi» potato dumplings, which are usually served with various sauces. Among the most popular first course dishes you will find «Risotto al tastasal» - a tender risotto, which is cooked from pork mince.
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It’s simply impossible to imagine a meal without the famous «polenta» corn porridge, which is now offered to guests of all Italian restaurants. Local chefs cook polenta in accordance with classic recipes with the addition of various sauces. Fans of gourmet dishes are welcome to order porridge with wild game, and vegetarian food devotees will surely like polenta with cheese. Fans of "hotter" food will fall in love with «Bollito con la pearà» meat. Slices of boiled meat seasoned with spices are served with a special hot sauce, which is used for cooking meat broth, cheese and bread.
Among classic meat dishes we should definitely mention “Brasato di manzo all'Amarone" – beef braised in wine, which, according to connoisseurs of Italian cuisine, has simply incomparable taste. Beef is also used to cook a not less attractive dish called «peperate» - meat is stewed with spices and fragrant cheese. Simply no Italian restaurant is possible to imagine without rich choice of spaghetti and pasta. In Verona «bigoli» is considered the most popular type of pasta. Connoisseurs of meat delicacies will also like «pastisada de caval» dish, which is prepared according to original recipe and is made of high quality horse meat. Copyright
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Despite the fact that many meat dishes make up the basis of the menu of every restaurant, gastronomic facilities of Verona will be liked by fans of fish dishes as well. In Lake Garda are found several species of fish, which are baked with vegetables, grilled and stewed with spicy sauces by skilled chefs. If you want to try an authentic Verona dessert, you should definitely try «croccante» almond biscuits, as well as «Sbrisolona» cake. On Christmas Eve numerous vendors from street fairs offer passers-by to try flavored «Pandoro» cakes, and before Easter local bakers made their signature «Colomba» cakes. Rich selection of wines in local restaurants and cafes is worth a separate mentioning. Such sorts as Valpolicella, Bardolino, Amarone, Custoza, Lugana and Recioto di Valpolicella are considered the most popular.
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Where to go for dinner in Verona: recommended cafe and restaurants

Ristorante Il Desco
Where: Via Dietro San Sebastiano, 7, Verona; Telephone: +39 045 595 358;
Antica Bottega Del Vino
Where: Vicolo Scudo di Francia, 3, Verona; Telephone: +39 012 942 20239;
Locanda Castelvecchio
Where: Corso Castelvecchio 21, Verona; Telephone: +39 045 803 0097;
Trattoria Il Pompiere
Where: vicolo Regina d’Ungheria 5, Verona; Telephone: +39 045 803 0537;
Osteria Duomo
Where: via Duomo, 7A, Verona; Telephone: +39 045 800 4505;
Pizzeria Da Salvatore
Where: piazza S. Tommaso, 6, Verona; Telephone: +39 045 803 0366;
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Michelin-starred restaurants in Verona
♥   Restaurant 'Rubiani' VERONA. Type - Seafood. 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Locanda 4 Cuochi' Verona. Type - Classic cuisine. 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Tre Marchetti' VERONA. Type - Regional cuisine. 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Vittorio Emanuele' Verona. Type - Italian. 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Il Salotto Bistrot' Verona. Type - Italian. 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Osteria Mondodoro' Verona. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Trattoria I Masenini' Verona. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Oste Scuro' VERONA. Type - Seafood. 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Trattoria al Pompiere' VERONA. Type - Regional cuisine. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Maffei' VERONA. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

City tours, excursions and tickets in Verona and surroundings

Unique sights around Verona

Arena di Verona

From the series “Ancient amphitheaters and arenas, that are still operational”
In 1117, the building was badly damaged during the earthquake, part of its outer ring was destroyed. Its stones were used by locals to build residential and farm buildings. In the Middle Ages, the ancient arena was used to execute heretics and conduct knight tournaments, and in the 18th and 19th centuries it was used to hold bullfight. Since 1913, the Verona Arena is a permanent venue for opera performances, which everyone can visit. Arena di Verona is considered the largest and most visited opera theater of the planet, which annually receives about 600000 spectators. … Read further


From the series “Most spectacular mountain roads”
One of the most dangerous sections of the route is considered the one passing through the rocks and including a small tunnel. There are no barriers on this section of the route so road users are literally in a few inches from the deep abyss. According to the stories of local residents, the first mountain trail in this area was built thousands of years ago. With the advent of motor vehicles the road has been slightly improved. But still a trip on the highway Pasubio by car remains an incredibly dangerous event. Many tourists prefer walking down the road on foot as some of its sections offer fantastic views of the mountains. … Read further
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Verona

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