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Via u. Ara, 2, 28838 Stresa, Isola Pescatori, Italy
+39 0323 30408
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • 98
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  • 79
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Stunning view!

This place is worth the view of Lake Maggiore that you have. My suggestion is to order a fish and white wine. After that, enjoy the place and the view!

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 17, 2015
Ovatsug
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Sao Paulo, SP
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Sao Paulo, SP
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This place is worth the view of Lake Maggiore that you have. My suggestion is to order a fish and white wine. After that, enjoy the place and the view!

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Ascona, Switzerland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We arrived by boat and gave the restaurant a quick call to let them know that we arrived, a second later we where picked up with a smaller boat from the buoy. We got an amazing table a bit on the side directly on the water front. I ate the fois gras for starter which was fantastic main course i... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

We ate at Verbano during our visit to the island. The location of the restaurant is nice, food is good but frankly overpriced in terms of food quality and portion

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St Louis
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48 reviews 48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The Hotel Verbano on the Isola Pescatori is in Lake Maggiore. You take a boat out to the island, there are no cars allowed. The Verbano overlooks the Isola Bella and the palace. Ask for a room with a view. The restaurant in the hotel is lovely and rather modern. The food was delicious and the staff was wonderful. Beautiful... More 

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Avila Beach, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Great lunch, good wine, in a beautiful, peaceful, garden setting looking out over Lago Maggiore toward Stresa.

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Great Guana Cay
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85 reviews 85 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Went here based on TA reviews. Glad we did for a delicious lunch. Upscale restaurant at south end of this little island with great views across Lake Maggiore towards Verbenia. Starter of puff pastry filled with gargonzola cheese and pears on a bed of prosciutto. Followed by risotto with lake perch in cream sauce and grilled large shrimp in cream... More 

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Miami, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Very helpful staff went our of their way to fix un a table in an outside terrace because retaurant was full to capacity, but did not want us to leave. Our waiter was a young man very professional and efficient, the food above average,my wife had a Lake trout pan fried that was very tasty for a lake fish. I... More 

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Thun
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We booked this restaurant for lunch time the service was very good and the food also. Location is fantasic and the restaurant is very big! The only quarm I have is that it was a bit pricey, there are just as good if not better restuarants much cheaper. You pay for the location of course!

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Yorkshire
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127 reviews 127 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The water taxi ride is a none too shabby way to start the evening. You land at a private jetty and walk 50 yes to be greeted by the maitre' d. You're shown to a table overlooking the lake lit by little starlight lanterns. The sommelier brings you each a glass of prosecco. The setting, food and wine were second... More 

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Udine, Italia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Nice to visit and spend the day walking through the picturesque town with pretty homes and nice shops.

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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: Romance, Special occasions

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