We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Il Girasole

) #7 of 139 Restaurants in Sirmione €€ - €€€ Italian, Pizza, Seafood
Via Vittorio Emanuele 72, 25019 Sirmione, Italy
+39 030 919182
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“meringues” (4 reviews)
“pasta” (27 reviews)
“boar” (3 reviews)
Closes in 20 min
12:00 - 15:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Via Vittorio Emanuele 72, 25019 Sirmione, Italy
Write a Review
Reviews (999)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 999 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We was having dinner. We had a table next to the street. The starter was very nice presented and tasted very well. THe main courses wasn't as good as the starter. The meat was overdone. They had a nice selections of wines. The service was...More

Thank Vestfolding
Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent four nights in Sirmione, and ate three of our meals at Il Girasole. Sirmione is "tourist heaven", and accordingly the possibility of having a marginal meal is quite high. Il Girasole clearly has high standards, and they don't seem to have succumbed. I...More

Thank Vesenaz
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great food in a nice atmosphere. Very delicious Italian cuisine. They have e.g. 3 menu es with starter, primo piato and secondo (meat or fish menu). Exquisite and very tasty and good selection of wine.

Thank brieder2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here last night and we were so impressed we booked again for tonight. The service is spot on, friendly and helpful. Wine by the glass at just 3 Euros is great for those who don't want a full bottle. (I struggle to find...More

Thank NormandMarg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch here. Two pizzas made with watery tomato sauce and doused in oregano. Must have been less than 100 mls of wine at €3.50 per glass. Would not recommend

Thank drimbane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch and had a lovely meal. We found it hard looking for somewhere that had a gluten free menu but these guys where great and did a gluten free tomato pasta for my wife which was delicious. I had a pizza that was...More

Thank Lovcf
Cristina O, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your kind review and for appreciating our dishes so much. Indeed we choose high quality ingredients and like to present our specialities with great care. We do think that a welcoming stuff and a nice, warm atmosphere is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had walked past this restaurant a few times during our week in Sirmione, it was always busy and looked worth a visit. After walking in with no booking, we sat inside rather than on the terrace. I ordered the seafood spaghetti and a local bardolino...More

Thank Stephen S
Cristina O, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Stephen, thank so much for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant. It is always a pleasure to read so many details about our menu, as we think this may be quite helpful for potential customers who still...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had beef tartar, tuna steak, lobster/king prawn pasta and pizza, and every meal was absolutely delicious!More

Thank Poppchev
Cristina O, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, thank you for choosing our restaurant to spend an enjoyable evening. We are so glad to read your appreciation for every dish you tried and of course we hope you will have other opportunities to get back to our lovely Sirmione and to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best dinner we enjoyed in Italy, hands-down. This restaurant is rooted in good food, excellent execution, and friendly service. The food is exquisite and the dishes are much more complex and sophisticated than you get at most restaurants in the area. Our waiter greeted us...More

1  Thank Danielle M
Cristina O, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Danielle, thank you so much for the kind words you have for our restaurant and for appreciating so many details that we regard as essential, such as giving a friendly service to our customers and serving excellent food, both as to preparation and execution....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I ate at this restaurant this evening, we ordered two pizzas, I can honestly say that they were the worst pizzas we have ever been served, the crusts were hard and the toppings were slop, we could not eat them. We were...More

Thank Nicole R
Cristina O, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Girasole, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guests, we never give a cold welcome to our custormers’ negative comments as it is only too fair to take into account possible weaknesses on our part, which we are indeed ready to improve. However, the hostile criticism you direct at our restaurant and...More

Nearby Restaurants
Osteria al Torcol
1,335 reviews
.12 km away
Tavernetta Maria Callas
867 reviews
.11 km away
Trattoria la Fiasca
1,172 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby Attractions
Grotte di Catullo
2,652 reviews
.82 km away
Rocca Scaligera di Sirmione
2,009 reviews
.29 km away
Castello Scaligero
869 reviews
.30 km away
Giamaica Beach
424 reviews
.90 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Il Girasole staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele 72, 25019 Sirmione, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Brescia  >  Sirmione
  • Phone Number: +39 030 919182
  • E-mail
Located in the historic center of Sirmione, Ristorante il Girasole has a large dining room (for non-smokiners) and a partly covered terrace surrounded by flowers and plants, which overlooks the picturesque Via Vittorio Emanuele .
It is an ideal restaurant for a romantic candlelight dinner or to spend time with your friends, in an "out of time" atmosphere that Sirmione has to offer in every seasons.
The dining room is air conditioned and can hold 60 persons; the terrace 40 people.
The cuisine is creative and national.
Pride and a sign of distinction is the wine cellar, which offers about 450 different local wines (Garda and Franciacorta), national and international .
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing