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Via u. Ara, 2, 28838 Stresa, Isola Pescatori, Italy
+39 0323 30408
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Terrific atmosphere

Beautiful terrace, terrific service, very copious risotto, delicious tartare of fish and prawns, turbot with not such a delicate sauce, very good warm cake with lemon. Splendid evening. Highly recommendable.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Fellbach, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

we ordered Fish and Salad...with one Glass of Wine ..and ended up with more than 100€....for two persons only! The potatoes were sucked with oil and the salad was less than a side salad (each for 10€!!) ..when we returned the plate and we left 80% of the 'meal' nobody of the staff asked if we were satisfied. There are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Beautiful terrace, terrific service, very copious risotto, delicious tartare of fish and prawns, turbot with not such a delicate sauce, very good warm cake with lemon. Splendid evening. Highly recommendable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We have eaten in this restaurant twice in three days since we enjoyed it so much the first time. The setting is perfect- sitting outside overlooking Lake Maggiore and Isolated Madre. We sat on the side right next to the water and could hear the ep water hitting the side of the restaurant. It is so romantic and peaceful. It... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This is the place to go for a lovely meal, set at the southern peak of Isola Pescatori, so that you overlook Isola Bella whilst eating sumptious seafood and sipping Prosecco. The whole place is beautiful, especially the dining room, and I would love to have a reception or occasion here! The boat ride and walk around the tiny island... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Spent an amazing romantic evening here with my partner on a recent trip. Picked up by boat in Baveno and then taken to this magical little island on the beautiful Lake Maggiore. Location, service, food all outstanding. Nothing else needs to be said.

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Originally we were planning to eat on the island in the evening, after the ferries had finished, however as we needed to get back to Pallanza, this was going to be quite costly - the staff were so helpful in finding out for us what was involved but in the end we had to say no. It was such a... More 

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Vaasa, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Atmosphere, view, staff and especially food was awesome. Food was little bit pricy but delicious. The view from restaurant to Isola Bella and Stresa was great. Easily recommended if You are on Isola Pescatori and need to have a proper full menu.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We had lunch in the sun, practically on the water. The inside setting for the restaurant is the most stunning I have seen. White linen against the beautiful blue lake outside. This would be a wonderful setting for a special get together. Food, needless to say, lived up to the surrounds.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Arrived for a quick plate for lunch. Ordered the antipasti di pesce, and were delighted. Three fish from the lake - char, trout and perch - done in different ways (the trout fresh and uncooked was simply superb). It simply couldn't have been bettered. Simple lunch, invigorating.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Had lunch here with group of fellow travelers, the food, wine and service were all very good, the chocolate dessert was especially good. We were a group of 15, all meals arrived at same time. The view across the lake to Isola Bella and the mainland are lovely. Would recommend this restaurant.

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Address: Via u. Ara, 2, 28838 Stresa, Isola Pescatori, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0323 30408
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Stresa  >  Isola Pescatori
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via u. Ara, 2, 28838 Stresa, Isola Pescatori, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Stresa  >  Isola Pescatori
  • Phone Number: +39 0323 30408

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic

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