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Verbano

Via u. Ara, 2, 28838 Stresa, Isola Pescatori, Italy
+39 0323 30408
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Dundas, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We stayed at the Alberto Hotel Verbano for 6 nights on our honeymoon, on the beautiful little island of Isola Pescatori, a short ferry ride from either Baveno or Stresa Italy... A very warm welcome from Philipe, Margherita, Claudia. The food is amazing , good size portions, very tasty , well presented and the service from all the restaurant staff... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The staff at the Verbano barely acknowledge you as a couple and completely ignore you when you don't order wine. Really obnoxious staff, overpriced pre cooked food, just a very unpleasant atmosphere. Though if you arrive in a big group the staff can not do enough. All about the tip if you ask me

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Belgrade, Serbia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

From the private little boat that picks you up on the shores of Stresa, to the front-row view of isola Bella at sundown, this lake jewel couldn't be more romantic. Even though it is a hotel restaurant, don't be fooled. They've managed to keep it intimate and peaceful. The food is delicious and menu combination is inspiring. Everything is served... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

From the private little boat that picks you up on the shores of Stresa, to the front-row view of isola bella at sundown, this lake jewel couldn't be more romantic. Even though it is a hotel restaurant, don't be fooled. They've managed to keep it intimate and peaceful. The food is delicious and menu combination is inspiring. Everything is served... More

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Belton, South Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

We ate lunch here on a beautiful Fall day. Sat outside with wonderful views of the lake. The food was very good: Bottle of I FRATI 2012 Cadei Frati Menu del Giorno Risotto con persico We had good service, but the lunch hour was ending and we did not see our server as often as we might have. But we... More

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London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We were picked up from our hotel jetty & transported to the island for a truly memorable meal in a perfect setting. And then a boat took us back, no charge for the boat. The service was friendly, helpful & well paced.

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Mashpee, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

After a long morning drive from Griante, scouring every inch of Isola Bella, we arrived via boat to this tiny island. Upon a high recommendation from our guide, the six of us hurriedly trekked our way to the Albergo Ristorante Verbano. Although rather busy, we were treated as though we were the only ones in the place. Asparagus crepes, lightly... More

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Datchet, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We had a late flight home so caught the ferry to Isola Pescatori for a relaxing lunch at the Hotel Verbano. Quite a formal dining room but the views over the lake were stunning. We tried the menu of the day and we were not disappointed. The food was of excellent quality and well cooked. A perfect venue for our... More

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Dublin
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We had stayed at the Verbano a number of years ago, and much had changed since our last visit. The emphasis has changed from hotel to restaurant, with a smart new lobby and dining room. First of all I must say we showed up without reservation because another hotel which we had booked did not live up to our expectations,... More

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Orpington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

located on Pescatori Island we took a boat (arranged by our hotel) to restaurant of Verbano for dinner. Romantic location overlooking the lake and Isola Bella. Nice selection of wines and fish or meat dishes, although quite expensive. On arrival service was quick, friendly and attentive....although this dissapeared as the restaurant became busier. Overall a nice dinner / evening and... More

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