Milan, Lombardy, and the Lakes Restaurants

La Tortuga

  • Via XXIV Maggio 5 Map It
  • Gargnano
  • Italian

Published 11/12/2015

Fodor's Review

This rustic trattoria is more sophisticated than it first appears, with an extensive wine cellar and nouvelle-style twists on local dishes. Specialties include zafferano risotto pistilli, fois gras e aceto balsamico (saffron risotto with foie gras and balsamic vinegar), persico con rosmarino (perch with rosemary), and capesante scottate su purè di fagoli, olio al rosmarino (seared scalllops on bean puree with rosemary oil). The palette di piccoli campioni di lago e di mare (mixed lake and sea fish) is a worthy introduction to regional delights.

Restaurant Information


Via XXIV Maggio 5, Gargnano, Lombardy, 25084, Italy

Map It



Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Closed Tues. and Nov.–Mar. No lunch Mon.–Sat.
  • Reservations essential

Published 11/12/2015


Map View

Map of

What's Nearby

  • Hotels

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?






No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE e-mail communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.