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About Ristoranté Brissago
Warm and inviting with an air of subtle sophistication, Ristoranté Brissago takes the dining experience to a new level with fresh ingredients flown in weekly from Italy. Enjoy regionally made pastas, cheeses, olive oils and desserts, as well as a wonderful selection of Italian wines. Authenticity is apparent in every aspect, our name, Ristoranté Brissago, is taken from a small town in northern Italy on Lake Maggiori. Truly authentic Italian cuisine served in a romantic setting, amid spectacular views of the Wisconsin countryside. It's the culmination of 10 years of planning, says Executive Chef Jason Poole . The la famiglia menu invites you to sample, share and delight in something from every course. The choices - incredible. The experience - simply amazing...
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Tuesday-Saturday: 5:30pm-10:00pm
Hwy 50 East & Hwy 12
$31 to $50
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Self-parking is available, as well as complimentary valet parking.
Banquet, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
You and your guests can take in the spectacular view and elegant ambience while enjoying the freshest food and impeccable service that only Ristoranté Brissago has to offer. We'll take care of all the arrangements. You just walk in and enjoy.
Ristoranté Brissago Ratings and Reviews
My wife and I enjoyed a excellent family style meal for our special occasion. The food was served hot and cooked as good as I expected. Also food very attractively plated. The service was top of the line. We enjoyed our meals very much and will return the next we are at the lake.
My wife and I have eaten at Ristorante Brissago in the past when we have been in Lake Geneva. The service is always topnotch as is the ambiance of the room. They acknowledged our wedding anniversary with a rose for my wife and a complimentary dessert. Unfortunately, our meal selections were somewhat disappointing. They have changed their menu to be more traditional Italian. This is not a problem as we both love Italian food. I ordered the veal marsala which is a favorite dish of mine. It was extremely peppery; so much so that I couldn't finish it. Also, the sauce, which traditionally includes wine and mushrooms, was more like brown gravy with very few mushrooms. My wife ordered eggplant parmesan. There was nothing wrong with it but it was somewhat lackluster. Perhaps other selections are better, but, personally, I miss their old menu, especially the pancetta wrapped halibut.
This restaurant is so good, they don't need to advertise. You have to seek them out; even when you know where they are, there is very little signage. It's part of the Grand Geneva Resort. It's a five-star restaurant, with five-star food and service. They iron the tablecloths after they put them on, between diners. It's a dining experience. Make a reservation!
This was our third year celebrating our anniversary at Brissago. Each year we are asked if we are celebrating a special occasion and when we tell them we are always given either a glass of champagne or desert. We are not looking for a freebie. It has always made us feel special. This year we were asked the same question during the reservation process. We got a beautiful table and view. However, no one acknowledged our special occasion or even asked. We waited at least 5 minutes to be acknowledged at our table and we were done with our pre cocktail before wine was ordered and done with our appetizer for at least 10 minutes with no dinner ordered. We caught the attention of the manager and asked if we could order. The menu has completely changed which was a bit disappointing. My meal was good. The baked pasta isn't great that comes with every meal. My husband and I heard a couple behind us cheers to their anniversary. We mentioned it was our anniversary and the couple behind us said it was their anniversary also. It was our 20th the other couples 10 & 26th. Each of us strangers stood and cheersed each other. Total strangers happy for each other. Still nothing from one person working in the restaurant. We paid our bill and departed. While we may dine at the Brissago again it will not be for a special occasion such as a 20th anniversary.
We had a fabulous evening celebrating our anniversary. The service was impeccable, the food was fabulous, and the evening was perfect. Our server made sure everything was perfect and our wine glasses were never empty. We especially loved the La Famiglia menu option with all of the great food. Thank you, Ristorante Brissago!
We had a wonderful time celebrating our 30 Wedding Anniversary with our family! Torri, our server treated us as if we were the only people in the rest. (and the place was crowded)
The food was excellent. We had the family style dinner and were able to try a variety of foods. Loved it. We will definitely be back. Thank you!
Great service from start to finish. Food and wine selections were delicious. We appreciated options for small plates as they gave us opportunity to try different dishes without having to take home extras. Would recommend waiting patiently st bar for a table by the windows to open up. The view was wonderful!
This restaurant used to be an experience with great unique Italian food. When we got in we were told they changed their menu to appeal to a boarder audience and focus on classic Italian dishes. Basically anything you could find at any Italian restaurant. The service was great but with he new menu we might as well have gone to Olive Garden. A truly disappointing experience from a restaurant that used to be great.
We are "locals" and don't eat out too often at the resorts during the season. However, we did book early evening dinner, and were very pleased with the food, vino and service.
We had a trio of tenderloin steaks that were perfectly cooked and sauced. They were served with a baked ziti side that was tasty albeit a bit dry, which we corrected with a little extra sauce.
The portions were so plentiful that we were able to bring home two of the medallions for a nice lunch the next day.
Service was outstanding; attentive without hovering. The view over the pond and course was spectacular (ask for a window table if you can) and the wine list was fairly priced.
A good value.
The menu has recently changed. I've been to this restaurant on multiple previous occasions for food,service, and ambiance. I find the new menu a downgrade to the restaurant. We had the filet and veal Marsala , both were marginal. Service and ambiance still good,however.
First we had a reservation but they opened after our reservation time. Very pretentious staff and I've been to lots of fine dining in Chicago. My major complaint is they cannot cook a steak medium. The first came our extremely well done and I seriously never take food back but I couldn't eat it. They tried again and it was rare. I gave up and just wanted to leave. They have a decent drink selection and the salad was good. If I only want a salad, I may go back.
This was one of our worst meals in years--and totally unexpected at The Grand Geneva. Brissago was touted to be fine Italian dining. We tried the new...and apparently untested...four course meal. Timing of courses was terrible, one entree was absolutely inedible and we felt like all the items had been pre-prepared and sitting under heat lamps all evening. A couple at a table next to us also were very disappointed with their meal. Our waitress tried, but the chef/kitchen totally failed. We will NOT be back!
What a pleasant surprise this restaurant turned out to be ! The food was absolutely delicious. Each appetizer and entree was fantastic. We had the. Beef sirloin w lobster sauce and it was unreal. We were surprised how delicious this steak was being that it's an Italian restaurant not a steakhouse . We also had the sea bass which was generous in size and unbelievably fresh! We are from Chicago and have many great steakhouses but I would say this steak was in the top 3 best steaks I've ever had and the same goes for the sea bass! The service was terrific as well!! We will definitely be back to this gem .
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