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La Rosa dei Venti

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Corso Italia, 50, 28838 Stresa, Italy
39 0323 31431
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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We ate here in mid-October, and could not figure out why the restaurant was so empty. It has a nice atmosphere and serves far more than just pizza. Do not think of this as an American-style pizza restaurant, though they do have a pizza oven and are happy to serve you pizza. Service was friendly and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2014
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Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
  • Scenic view
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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English first
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Meh, we had lunch on our first day on Lago Maggiore and it was ok. The highlights were the pizzas which are thin with good toppings, four seasons was good and the service which was friendly. The rest was just ok. No more than that, my Melanzane Parmigiana were not good at all, in fact i left most of it... More 

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Midlothian, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We ate here twice in the same day it was so good! The wood-fired pizza oven produced some of the best pizza we've had in Italy. And that's saying a lot! The ambiance is good and the value for money excellent. Good location and very friendly service. Looking forward to our next trip!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

My husband is Italian, and whenever we visit Stresa at least once a year, we always come to this family-run restaurant that has been around for many years. The dishes we have tried are always consistently delicious, whether pasta or pizza, but my all-time favourite dish is their tagliolini con nero di seppia (black ink pasta with prawns and a... More 

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Chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We ate here in mid-October, and could not figure out why the restaurant was so empty. It has a nice atmosphere and serves far more than just pizza. Do not think of this as an American-style pizza restaurant, though they do have a pizza oven and are happy to serve you pizza. Service was friendly and attentive. The house wine... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Very good food and service in this restaurant with a terrace away from the busy tourist places. The menu has many dishes but we kept to the basics and ordered from the huge choice of pizza. The real thing! and good prices.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Walking through the town, we came across this crowded restaurant. In we went, and had wonderful food. Reasonable cost, attentive service.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Because the food was pretty good (excellent pasta and the best pizza we had in Stresa, by far) and the prices very reasonable, we decided to overlook the abrupt service we received and give them another chance. We got the same waiter and she recognized us as return customers, but she treated us so coldly that we felt our business... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Stressa has a lot of up market and frankly pretentious restaurants so it was good to find this pleasant local place and we ended up eating there twice. When we returned the second time the waitress recognized as and was really pleased we came back - it was kind of nice that the waitress identified with the place. Everyone was... More 

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California City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Stresa is beatiful and this restaurant has great food, gracious staff, homemade pasta, grilled veggies, and delicious dessert.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We ended up there after being refused by a posh restaurant, because it was... too late, at 1 : 15 pm... Moving on. We then walked in the neigboorhood, and there it was, La Rosa dei Venti. We went in, and we felt... in Italy. A lovely lady welcomed us, and indeed took care of my family from the first... More 

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Address: Corso Italia, 50, 28838 Stresa, Italy
Phone Number: 39 0323 31431
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Stresa
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Corso Italia, 50, 28838 Stresa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Stresa
  • Phone Number: 39 0323 31431

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children

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