Restaurants and taverns in Trento

Traditional cuisine based on tortel, cold cuts and a glass of Teroldego or a gourmet culinary experience in which traditions become art? A candlelit dinner or nibbling on tapas with friends for lunch? When it comes to eating during the Festival dello Sport, you certainly won't go hungry! There are so many places in the city centre that you can walk to or reach by car in just a few minutes.

We recommend some here below, but you can be sure that there are so many others that will leave you feeling more than satisfied. Take a look at the map!

Al Vo - for lunch at a typical tavern
Carne salada (a meat dish), polenta with vezzena (a local cheese) and mushrooms, speck ham and luganega sausage: if you want to sample the typical dishes of Trentino and stay in the old town, this is the place to go. Soak up the authentic atmosphere of the city of Trento under the barrel vaults in this tavern. INFO: 11 Vicolo Vo – Tel. 0461 985374

Le Due Spade - for a romantic dinner
This is the ideal spot for a special dinner. Sample gourmet Trentino cuisine and hand-picked wines in a delightful and relaxed atmosphere. This historic tavern was founded in 1545, the same year as the Council of Trent. INFO: 11 Via Don Arcangelo Rizzi – Tel. 0461 234343

Terramia - for fresh fish aficionados
Savour the taste of Mediterranean cuisine and freshly caught fish in a particularly special setting. This restaurant is located inside a former church in a small park just a few steps from Buonconsiglio Castle. Do you fancy a frittura mista (a selection of fried dishes) or polpo alla Luciana (an octopus-based dish)? INFO: Parco San Marco, 64 Via S. Marco – Tel. 0461 262666

Le Due Travi - for tapas lovers
You'll find an informal atmosphere and an open kitchen at this restaurant in Trento old town. There are so many delicious dishes to choose from, with tapas the definite speciality. There are plenty of options, for lovers of meat, fish and vegetables alike. INFO: 20 Via del Suffragio – Tel. 0461 096502

Maso Finisterre - to sample traditional Trento dishes
It takes approximately ten minutes to drive to this restaurant from Trento old town, but if you want to savour the true taste of local cuisine, it's certainly worth the journey! Try the strangolapreti (gnocchi-based dish which translates as 'priest stranglers') and the tortel di patate (potato pancake), two dishes which locals are fiercely proud of. INFO: 6 Via Santi Cosma e Damiano – Tel. 0461 825752