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Casabella

Via del Marinaio 1, Stresa, Isola Pescatori, Italy
+39032333471
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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86% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Paris, France
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We had the ravioli and the fish, quality was good, not very creative but we had an okay meal. Desserts (we had the cake of the day and the creme brûlée) were really below the level of the rest of the meal. I had high expectations because of the other reviews, I would advice not to. Not bad but not... More

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New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Our concierge recommended this restaurant as romantic with great food. The terrace views where our concierge asked them to seat us were beautiful but not worth the visit. Service was not up to standard of other restaurants we visited in Stresa. Our appetizers were okay. My husband's duck was tasty but my fish was dry with no flavor or seasoning.... More

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, really good food and wines. Service was excellent. It is not a cheap place to go to but worth every penny. Highly recommend a visit.

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Cleveland
Top Contributor
163 reviews 163 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We ate lunch on the terrace on a beautiful day. View is great, service was professional. The food was artfully prepared, but not as good as it looked. We all had pasta dishes, perhaps fish dishes or dining in the evening are better choices. But at the prices they charge, I expected better than what we got.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The short advice about this place is: take "pescato fresco". It is not cheap, but worth it. It is the fish of the day from the nearby lakes. They gave us Lavarello and it really was delicious (a delicate trout I would say). To go to Isola dei Pescatori (Isola Superiore for Google Maps) call the restaurant and they will... More

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Hertfordshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband had arranged dinner as a surprise during our anniversary stay in Stresa. From the moment we stepped onto the taxi boat that met us, it was magical. We were shown to a table on the terrace with the most wonderful views as it was a warm and sunny evening. I am not tolerant of bad service in restaurants... More

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Sydney, Australia
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186 reviews 186 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We were delighted that our hotel made the booking for dinner for us at Casabella. The service was professional and pleasant. This restaurant has spectacular views over the water looking towards Stresa on the mainland. Our starters and mains and wine were all excellent.

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London
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

My husband took me to this 'supposedly' fine Italian restaurant which was strongly recommended by our hotel in Stresa as being flexible and accommodating to vegetarians on my 40th birthday 2 weeks back. View was Magnificent but the staff were extremely rude and uninterested in making any pastas without meat or fish. So we just had to order a boring... More

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Turin, Italy
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

We had dinner at Ristorante Casabella a few evenings ago. They picked us up in stresa with a small boat and drove us there, where a charming waitress was already waiting for us. After a short stroll around this nice and very small island, we sat on the terrace for our dinner. The view is stunning: the Lake Maggiore has... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We found the restaurant charged significantly more than other places we ate on the island but the food and the service did not justify that premium. Despite having booked a window table, we were sat in a corner and were left a long time waiting for service. We were left with the distinct impression that there were others dining there... More

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