used to say that something has many, few, or no good qualities:
The town itself has little to recommend it.
GRAMMAR GRAMMAR !!You do not say 'recommend someone something'• What wine do you recommend (NOT recommend us)? You can recommend something tosomeone• I bought this album after a friend recommended it to me. You can recommend that someone do something or recommend doingsomething• I recommend that you see your doctor. • If you go to London, we recommend visiting (NOT recommend you visiting) Tate Modern.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.