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Il Vicoletto

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Vicolo Del Poncivo,3, 28838 Stresa, Italy
+39 0323 932 102
Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Fri - Wed 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice diner

Very nice restaurant where traditional Italian food is melted with finer dining. Small restaurant nicely decorated. I have to come back to taste other meals.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
Tachermoyen
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Very nice restaurant where traditional Italian food is melted with finer dining. Small restaurant nicely decorated. I have to come back to taste other meals.

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New York, New York, United States
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

From the minestrone soup in a pesto base to the fresh water perch, you can't do much better in Stresa (unless George Clooney invites you over to his place). Two women handled the entire room with grace and charm. Hope we get to go back!

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14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Given all the stratospherically ecstatic reviews our expectations were high. We came back to earth real fast. Service was rediculously slow and unattentive. The food was ok but nothing extraordinary. Portions were oddly sized (while my main course was regular size, my wife's was donut sized). The location and decor were pretty unexciting too. Frankly, this is the first time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

All our mains were under 20 euros and done to perfection. One of the best restaurants I've been to and superb choice of wines.

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Chicago
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6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Make sure you make a reservation because this place is hard to get into especially if you have a large group or want to sit outside. If you are able to dine here you will not be disappointed the food was amazing, the wine list extensive, and the service top notch.

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Schiedam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We always look forward going to Stresa. Dining at il vicoletto is definitely worth the trip. And the choice of grappa's: very special.

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Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The lamb, the pastry, the coffee and the wine were much above the standards in a tourist area. I didn't ask how the meat was cooked but the chef knows his job. Some of the maps of Stresa don't mention the vicolo but it's definitely worth looking for.

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Rome, Italy
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

It is a cozy, clean restaurant with a warm welcome from the owner. The fact that special attention is taken to tablewear, glasses and cutlery is nice and exceptional in Italy. The food is good, portions a bit small, nice wine selection, not cheap not really overpriced. Overal, just when i would call it a happy experience, i then get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Make sure you make a reservation, even in off season! This was a small, intimate restaurant with great - excellent food and wine selections.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Great meal, great wine list, great service! The restaurant has a very nice ambiance to it. The staff is very helpful and pleasant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vicolo Del Poncivo,3, 28838 Stresa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Stresa
  • Phone Number: +39 0323 932 102

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?