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Trattoria Imbarcadero

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Via Lungolago 12, Stresa, Isola Pescatori, Italy
+39 0323 30329
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Italian trattoria. Traditional kitchen run by the family owners for 5...
Italian trattoria. Traditional kitchen run by the family owners for 5 generations and Negri products FRESH homemade "stuffed pasta lasagna cannelloni etc.Etc." Fish from the lake and sea.
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Good for:
Families with children

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Visitor rating
  • 131
    Excellent
  • 95
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
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
Good restaurant

We had lunch with several agents from abroad, and we all appreciate quality of the food and service. we were lucky and we had lunch outside in a sunny day. Good choice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Gabriele G
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Nonantola, Italy
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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259 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Nonantola, Italy
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

We had lunch with several agents from abroad, and we all appreciate quality of the food and service. we were lucky and we had lunch outside in a sunny day. Good choice.

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Bucharest, Romania
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We liked everything: the fish, the wine, the service. We relied on staff's recommendation and we are still greatful for that. We disliked the weather: it rained a lot!!!

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ESAV37
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Only place we ate on Pescatori so don't now how it compares to the rest of the Island. I was pleased though, good service, good food and an ideal place for a long lunch. My main concern about eating on Pescatori was that it's a small tourist trap, but i needn't have been worried. We sat on the balcony above... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Ate here 3 times during holiday on Lago Maggiore. Very busy restaurant but service was always good. Waiters very helpful patiently describing the menus in detail. Food was lovely, good portions and very tasty. Lot of locals eat here, so can't understand previous negative comments. No complaints from me. Make a reservation to ensure you get a table!

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Spent the afternoon with a friend from home who is studying in Florence and came to Stresa to meet us. With 3 bottles of wine and a fabulous meal, we did a lot of catching up!

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Rome, Italy
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

to be avoided at all times. We went there with 6 people, 4 locals. Friends of the owner. the setting is a dirty terrace with a nice lake view, service is bad, food is worse. The starter , local little fried fish, was good, the fish main course all frozen junk. Sorbet desert was some melted indiscribeble "stuff ". While... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews 59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

There is actually a ramp that goes out over the water. The staff works so hard to get everyone served quickly. Our waitress showed us a few platters we had questions about. On the main street and easy to find.

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Terre Haute, IN
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I were traveling with friends and staying on Isola Pescatori for a couple of nights and read the previous reviews on Trattoria Imbarcadero so we decides to give it a try. The food was excellent and a great value. What was most impressive was the service. We had never seen a wait staff work so,hard, going up... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We had lunch here after visiting the two larger islands and were looking for something chilled and laid back. One of the busiest places on the island and it is always good to see locals eating there. Service a bit slow to start but once ordered, food came quickly, was fresh, tasty and simple. Would recommend if looking for a... More 

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Milan, Italy
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I am not sure how this place can be rated so highly. On the positive side the prices are reasonable and if you can manage to get a table outside the views are great. Unfortunately the service is terrible, the staff is incredibly rude and inefficient and you can spend a long time waiting at your table just to get... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Lungolago 12, Stresa, Isola Pescatori, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Stresa  >  Isola Pescatori
  • Phone Number: +39 0323 30329

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 27 - 38
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Italian trattoria. Traditional kitchen run by the family owners for 5 generations and Negri products FRESH homemade "stuffed pasta lasagna cannelloni etc.Etc." Fish from the lake and sea.

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