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Piccolo Hotel Ristoro Olina

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Olina, 40, Orta San Giulio, Italy
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Holiday saving restaurant!!

Very friendly people, great service, and they were even very patiant with our very tired 4 year old....but in terms of a proper meal in Orta San Guilio, you will be very hard pushed to beat this. Eaten there several times now, and they always have something interesting, and it is cheaper than a lot... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This was our final meal out in Italy and boy did we save the best till last. The service is so friendly, we felt right at home from the minute we walked through the door. Once seated we where given some complimentary aperitif's which was a nice touch. You can tell they love their craft here as they have a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

When you come to a very touristy place, you expect the restaurants to be low quality at high prices, and you'd probably be right most of the time. Olina is the exception that proves the rule. Very friendly welcome, with an aperitif provided, then a delicious appetiser - and this was lunchtime! Our main courses were ex ellent, especially the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Very friendly people, great service, and they were even very patiant with our very tired 4 year old....but in terms of a proper meal in Orta San Guilio, you will be very hard pushed to beat this. Eaten there several times now, and they always have something interesting, and it is cheaper than a lot of the dreadful tourist traps... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Good service , very good food , nice menu card ! We went twice to Olina , the rabbit was very good ! When I "complaint " about the served wine we received with no problem a new bottle ! Also excellent pasta ! A place to remember !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

we went to this resturant 4 nights in a row, mainly because the atmosphere and the food was good, every night was different , i especially loved dining with the 7 dwarfs ….

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

We were recommended Olina by the people we were staying with. It was one of the best meals of our week along trip around Italy. The decor is very stylish, but welcoming. The menu including interesting specials and delicious local versions of traditional dishes. The staff in the restaurant were just great! Friendly (this seemed to apply to families with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Olina is a great little restaurant with a seasonal and fresh menu. The menu is generally small but well formed, however this could mean that if you are a fussy eater you won't find something you like. The restaurant itself is well priced and is better value for money than the restaurants on the waterfront. If you visit Orta in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We went for lunch based on the special of the day that sounded good as it mentioned curry and we thought it would be a nice change of pace. It was good, not great, but served the purpose for our lunch. If I were here again, we might give it a try again but preferred other places in town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Enchanting, unusual decor from the bread basket to the winking gnome. Great interesting food with very generous and friendly service albeit in a soft brusque fashion. We went back a 2nd time to make sure we weren't dreaming. A great experience.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This was not our best dinner in San Giulio. Somewhat funky dishes, which not all were too impressive. It was good food, fresh, (more than) generous portions, but just couldn't find anything much to my taste and when we tried anyway it didn't proof any different. Service wasn't at its best either, a bit grumpy this evening.

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Additional Information about Piccolo Hotel Ristoro Olina

Address: Olina, 40, Orta San Giulio, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Novara  >  Orta San Giulio
Average Prices: USD 46 - 108
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Olina, 40, Orta San Giulio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Novara  >  Orta San Giulio

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 46 - 108
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine

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