Olives about to be pressed, San Marino by Joe Watterson via Flickr Creative Commons

San Marino is surrounded by Italy. Therefore, much of the culture is significantly influenced by San Marino’s neighbor, including the cuisine. Tourists will be able to find plenty of restaurants throughout San Marino’s main city, and the surrounding towns at the bottom of the hill. There is a nice list of local favorites when it comes to dishes. Some of these include tortellini, passatelli, veal Bolognese, and roasted rabbit. When dining out at a restaurant, patrons should leave a tip of about 10 percent after their meal. Most of the restaurants in San Marino are a la carte, although there are some self-service establishments available. Great quality wine is produced in San Marino, so tourists will be able to find a tremendous range of reds and whites while dining and clubbing throughout the country.

Bars and Pubbing in San Marino

There are certainly more restaurants than bars in San Marino. In Borgo Maggiore, a nice place to relax with a beer is the Lobby Bar Primavera Hotel (Grand Primavera Hotel, Via Luigi Cibrario, Borgo Maggiore). Although quite expensive, the Saint Joseph Hotel Bar (Via Delle Felci, 3, Borgo Maggiore, San Marino) is a great option for drinking when in Borgo Maggiore.

San Marino City’s American Bar (Viale Antonio Onofri, 31, San Marino City) is located in the Grand Hotel. Stunning service and a great list of cocktails await tourists at this lobby bar. Another fantastic spot for a relaxed evening is the Titano Hotel American Bar (Hotel Titano, Contrada del Collegio, 31, San Marino).

Dining and Cuisine in San Marino

The city of San Marino is where many of the best restaurants are found in the republic. Inside the Hotel Titano, Restaurant Pizzeria Nido del Falco (Contrada Fossi 7, San Marino) is a fantastic pizzeria with a wide range of traditional, Italian pizza. Restaurant Parco Verde (Strada di Monte Cerreto, 51, San Marino) has a beautiful atmosphere and serves quality food. The Restaurant Righi la Taverna (Piazza Liberte, San Marino City) is another popular restaurant that will lure with its enticing Italian menu.

Borgo Maggiore is another municipality of San Marino that has great dining options. Restaurant l’Arzdora (Via XXVIII Luglio, Borgo Maggiore, San Marino) is a reliable dining venue that serves delectable Italian dishes. Restaurant Grand Hotel Primavera (Via L. Cibrario, 22, Borgo Maggiore, San Marino) is the premier restaurant in the municipality. Although not as popular, the Restaurant Bar Pizzeria Garden (50 Strada S. Michele, Borgo Maggiore, San Marino) is another fine spot for a dining experience.

Restaurant Walter e Lella (Via Gamella 3, Murata, San Marino) is one of the more renowned restaurants in the Murata municipality. Restaurant Hotel Alfio (Via del Serrone 96, Murata, San Marino) is a great place for visitors to experience, as the food is delightful and the atmosphere is relaxing. Restaurant Il Piccolo (Via del Serrone 17, Murata, San Marino) is the perfect spot for a romantic night out with a loved one.

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