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Ristorante Belvedere

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Italian, Family Fare
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Via di Mezzo Isola dei Pescatori | Stresa, 28838 Stresa, Isola Pescatori, Italy
+39 (0)323 32292
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: The restaurant Belvedere will welcome you in the magical and relaxed...
The restaurant Belvedere will welcome you in the magical and relaxed atmosphere of the lake: you will enjoy our regional and Italian specialties sitting in the beautiful dining room with lake view or directly in the garden. We pay particular attention to the high quality of the ingredients, that our Chef Alberto mixes and prepares with passion and fantasy and that you can taste accompanied by a good Italian wine.Il ristorante Belvedere vi da il benvenuto nell'atmosfera magica e rilassata del lago: potrete gustare le nostre specialita seduti nella nostra sala vista lago o direttamente nel giardino vista lago. Prestiamo particolare attenzione nella scelta delle materie prime, che il nostro Chef Alberto prepara con passione e fantasia, trasformandole in piatti gustosi e sinceri,che potrete gustare accompagnate da un buon vino Italiano.
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    Very good
  • 19
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A pleasant evening with a most pleasant view

Many of us had a lovely evening here, kindly hosted by a business organization. Service was good and quick for a party of dozens of people. The view over Isola Madre and Pallanza across Lake Maggiore was especially pleasant after some showers clearing the haze of the morning. A simple buffet... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
GianlucaMarcellino
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Milan, Italy
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Scenic view
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Milan, Italy
Top Contributor
324 reviews 324 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Many of us had a lovely evening here, kindly hosted by a business organization. Service was good and quick for a party of dozens of people. The view over Isola Madre and Pallanza across Lake Maggiore was especially pleasant after some showers clearing the haze of the morning. A simple buffet dinner was more than adequate to make our day.... More 

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Vaxholm
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Had a dinner at Belvedere in May. Great views from the terrace and the food is one of the best in the area. Even better then the food is the service. Will come back!

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Paco G, Proprietario at Ristorante Belvedere, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your review! We really hope to welcome you again in Belvedere! Best regards Paco More 

camberley
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Pick-up and drop-off service from a jetty not far from our hotel by Boat was exceptional experience. Food and service were excellent.

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Dear Guest, thank you for your comments about our restaurant! We hope to welcome you again, kindest regards Paco More 

Paphos
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

As in the title I am unable to comment on the food at this restaurant as we never got to eat there! The waitress was so rude and unhelpfull we walked out. The first 3 things we ordered from the menu she simply replied with a Monosyllabic. ... NO. Would you have stayed when there are so many others competing... More 

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

My husband and I visited this restaurant, which is located on a small island in the middle of the lake, on an evening right before a storm came in. After arriving by a private boat, we had a very good meal and watched from our water-side tables as the skies darkened and huge storm clouds clung to the mountain tops.... More 

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Paco G, Proprietario at Ristorante Belvedere, responded to this review

Dear Katey, thank you for your review! We are happy that you enjoyed your evenings at Belvedere, even though the bad weather! We hope to meet you again, maybe during a nice and peaceful summer evening! Kindest regards Paco More 

Stresa, Italy
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115 reviews 115 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I visited Ristorante Belvedere for dinner twice in September, first with a couple, so we were three persons and then with 9 friends, one was celebrating her birthday. The food is excellent in this restaurant. The fish dishes are great, I had the special fish starter that had four different types of fish, mostly raw that is prepared in marinades... More 

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Paco G, Proprietario at Ristorante Belvedere, responded to this review

Dear Piriot, thank you very much for your review! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your experience at the Belvedere. We hope to host you again in the future. Best regards Paco G. More 

New Jersey
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98 reviews 98 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

While touring the Borromean Islands, we stopped for lunch at Ristorante Belvedere located on Isola Pescatori as suggested by our guide. It is located on the quieter side of the island and offers a beautiful view. We started with a nice assortment of cheeses, sliced meats, and grilled eggplant. I was feeling experimental and tried a dish of thinly sliced... More 

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Paco G, Direttore generale at Ristorante Belvedere, responded to this review

Dear Idania 60, thank you very much for your review about our restaurant! Kindest regards Paco More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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62 reviews 62 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The location was excellent with superb views. Prices are high. Non- Italians are given rubbery rolls while italians are given a basket of fresh cut bread and bread sticks. I wanted their lamb chops but they were out. The perch with vegetables was tasty but expensive.

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Paco G, Proprietario at Ristorante Belvedere, responded to this review

Dear Maillysr, thank you for your review about our restaurant. Concerning your affirmation about our prices, we think that they are in line with the level of the restaurant, the quality of the food and the service offered. For lunch, you can have a complete menu at € 20,00 per person. Consider that the perch fillet that we serve cost... More 

Bath
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52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We ate lunch at this restaurant, nothing special, just the usual tourist fare. The food was OK but just average. We had seafood starter then a pasta primi and a piece of lemon cake for dessert, the lemon cake was dry. Very busy, so service wasn't great, nice view over area of the lake. Not much else to say about... More 

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Paco G, Proprietario at Ristorante Belvedere, responded to this review

Dear Client, thank yu for your review. We are sorry you did not enjoyed your experience at Belvedere. We really hope to welcome you again to have a second opportunity! Just one question: what did you eat as starter? We do not have seafood in our carte... Kindest regards Paco More 

Udine, Italia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I was staying on the island with my family when we had dinner at Ristorante Belvedere. The restaurant was clear about wanting reservations but just the same offered us a lovely table with view of the lake in the garden terrace area. We had a delicious dinner and concluded with the typical dessert of the island, a delicious lemon tart.... More 

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Paco G, Proprietario at Ristorante Belvedere, responded to this review

Dear Mary Ann, thank you! You are right, we prefere working with reservation, especially when we know it will be a busy day/evening. This allows us to better organise the service and tables. We wait you for another dinner when you'll come again to the island! Kindest regards Paco More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via di Mezzo Isola dei Pescatori | Stresa, 28838 Stresa, Isola Pescatori, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Stresa  >  Isola Pescatori
  • Phone Number: +39 (0)323 32292

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 55
  • Cuisine: Italian, Family Fare

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Scenic view

Description

The restaurant Belvedere will welcome you in the magical and relaxed atmosphere of the lake: you will enjoy our regional and Italian specialties sitting in the beautiful dining room with lake view or directly in the garden. We pay particular attention to the high quality of the ingredients, that our Chef Alberto mixes and prepares with passion and fantasy and that you can taste accompanied by a good Italian wine.Il ristorante Belvedere vi da il benvenuto nell'atmosfera magica e rilassata del lago: potrete gustare le nostre specialita seduti nella nostra sala vista lago o direttamente nel giardino vista lago. Prestiamo particolare attenzione nella scelta delle materie prime, che il nostro Chef Alberto prepara con passione e fantasia, trasformandole in piatti gustosi e sinceri,che potrete gustare accompagnate da un buon vino Italiano.

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