The Restaurant

In Forte dei Marmi, Gilda Restaurant: on the beach to enjoy fresh seafood and Versilian specialties.

Eating on the beach in a charming atmosphere only a few steps away from the center of Forte Dei Marmi, enjoying a candlelit seafood dinner on the sand: this is the magic of Gilda Restaurant. Gilda is a local favorite, appreciated by both Italians and foreigners. It serves an assortment of only the finest seafood, daily caught fish and typical specialties of Versilia. Our chefs use only the freshest seasonal ingredients in order to serve you a simple, light but memorable meal. A wide selection of local and national wines, as well as prestigious champagnes perfectly accompany the menu.
The atmosphere at Gilda’s embraces you with a typical Versilian fashion. A beautiful decor welcomes our guests: wide spaces – all furnished with natural materials – along with white washed-wood and beautiful fresh flower arrangements create a cozy and bright atmosphere. The splendid terrace, surrounded by the Mediterranean greenery, provides a fresh shelter even in the warmest summer days. Come for dinner and enjoy a fantastic menu while gazing out at the sea and the elegant beach of spaced out cabanas! Guests of the Beach Club can also enjoy local specialties, cocktails and light meals under the shade of their private cabanas.
On the inside, the restaurant can easily accommodate up to 150 people and in summer, it provides 140 additional seats on the beach. In summer, we are open every day for both lunch and dinner while in winter the closing days are on Thursday evening and Sunday evening. Let yourself be tempted by our wide selection of delicious dishes inspired by the tastes of the Mediterranean and Tuscan cusine: you are certainly spoilt for choice.
Gilda is available for exclusive events and private parties. During the high season, we highly recommend you book in advance in order to avoid disappointment.

Menu à la Carte

Tris dello Chef

Selection of 3 staters from the kitchen (for the whole table only)
euro 20

Vaporata di mare

Fresh prawns, calamari and octopus salad, vegetables and extra virgin olive oil
euro 20

Polpo piastrato

Octopus on the grill, zucchini sauce, fresh spinach
euro 20

Carpaccio di Branzino

Steamed sea bass carpaccio, atichoke salad
euro 20

Coda di scampo agli aromi

Roasted Scampi, rosmary, sage, "pappa al pomodoro", Solaio’s ricotta
euro 25

Calamaretto al vapore

Steamed baby calamari, white asparagus, lemon crusty bread
euro 25

Scampi al vapore

Steamed local Viareggio Scampi
euro 28

Gran crudo di mare

Selection of our raw fish, by the market
euro 38

Plateau di ostriche (each)

Oyster Plateau, by the market
euro 5

Carpaccio di gambero rosso

Red prawns carpaccio, tomatoes and candied lemon
euro 25

Scampi Viareggio

Local raw Viareggio Scampi
euro 38

Degustazione di crostacei

Mix of raw scampi and prawns
euro 38

Tartare di tonno

Tuna tartare
euro 20

Tris di tartare

Selection of three different tartare
euro 28

Tagliolino al tartufo nero e scampi

“Tagliolino” with shrimps and “San Miniato” black truffle
euro 25

Gnocchi gamberi e pomodorini

Potatoes gnocchi with shrimps and fresh tomatoes
euro 20

Tagliolino con calamari, triglia e asparagi

Homemade “tagliolino” with baby squid, mullet and asparagus
euro 20

Spaghetti ai frutti di mare

“Pastificio Cocco” spaghetti with shellfish
euro 20

Spaghetti alle arselle

“Pastificio Cocco” spaghetti with baby clams
euro 20

Risotto con ragù di crostacei

“Principato di Lucedio” Carnaroli rice with crustaceans ragout
euro 20

Ravioli con ripieno di ombrina

Fish and violet potatoes filled ravioli, herbs and green tomatoes
euro 20

Catalana di astice

Lobster “Catalana” and raw vegetables
euro 35

Catalana di astice, scampi e gamberoni

Lobster, shrimp and prawns “Catalana” and raw vegetables
euro 30

Catalana di scampi e gamberoni

Shrimp and prawns “Catalana” and raw vegetables
euro 25

San Pietro in frantoiana di mare

“San Pietro” cooked in a pan with mixed vegetables sauce
euro 28

Trancio all’isolana o alla griglia

Local fish fillet cooked with potatoes, olives and tomatoes or on the grill with vegetables
euro 25

“Morone” in topinambur al profumo di lime

Roasted “Morone”, Jerusalem artichoke sauce, crispy artichokes
euro 30

Grigliata mista

Mixed Grilled with sea bass, scampi, prawn, calamari and vegetables
euro 25


Mixed fried fish with fried vegetables
euro 25


Vegetable “millefoglie”
euro 15


Tomato, mozzarella cheese, basil
euro 10


Tomato, mozzarella cheese, anchovies
euro 10


Fresh tomato, basil
euro 10

Fiori di zucca e acciughe

Squash blossoms, mozzarella cheese, anchovies
euro 12


Tomato, mozzarella cheese, fresh vegetables
euro 12


“Burrata” cheese, eggplants, fresh tomatoes
euro 15

Pane arabo

Tomato, mozzarella cheese, ham, lettuce
euro 15

They Say

Had dinner and lunch here. I loved the fresh and tasty food. The staff is very welcoming. Who loves seafood, have to visit this place. Freshly made pasta or scampi, all you need is here.

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