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Cafe Lidrovolante

Piazzale Lido, 6, 28838 Carciano, Stresa, Italy
+ 39 0323 934475
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Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Carciano
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $53
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Tongeren, Belgium
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87 reviews 87 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We came here one evening and had a good meal. Came back two days later (different chef in the kitchen) and it was just so-so. Major plus : from the terrace you can enjoy the best possible view on the islands.

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We visited for a meal in mid afternoon, I was wearing a Rolling Stones t-shirt and was greeted by the man behind the bar also wearing a Stones t-shirt.. We laughed about the co-incidence! We were seated at a table a fantastic view of the lake. The service was friendly and attentive. Suddenly the music stopped and was replaced with... More

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

We visited this restaurant 3 times during our stay in Stresa, and of all the meals we had, we enjoyed this the most - great Nodino's!, great value and fabulous outlook.

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Sliema, Malta
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Booked a table for two at this place for dinner on a Saturday. Better to start the experience from the beginning and my 12 steps to dining hell at this place! 1. Entered the restaurant 2. Spent ten minutes waiting standing up without even being noticed. 3. Finally seated 4. Noticing immediately not enough staff - two waiters for the... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

The restaurant is located on the lake with great views of the islands.The food was very good (except the potato dumplings). Steak, salads and light snacks delicious. The waitstaff were pleasant and patient (for folks like us who don't speak Italian). We ate there three times and each time had a great experience.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

I love this restaurant/bar. It is not only extremely friendly and has a great menu, but also has the most amazing views of the Borromean Islands. From the lakeside terrace you can relax with a cold drink and enjoy the sound of the water beneath you, whilst enjoying the views. I have been to the Lake on many occasions and... More

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Italian Alpes
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013 via mobile

We had a great time here....we found it was one of the only restaurants right on the lake front, excellent views overlooking the Borromean islands. very child friendly, with kids menu, hìgh chairs, nappy changing facilities etc. Excellent food, specializing in traditional Italian food , especially from the local Piemonte region. great steak and fish selection....we will def be back....

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Soham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

I had my lunch here the first day of my first visit to Italy 14 years ago and in my many visits back to Italy, have never found a lovelier view for a meal! The terrace looks out on the Borromean Islands and there is a great choice of food and wine. The service has always been friendly and welcoming.... More

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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102 reviews 102 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Visited this cafe on two occasions for coffee and drinks but never ate there. The location is quite superb and the views over the lake are beautiful. It is very convenient to the cable car and to the small boats leaving for the islands. Apart from that I don't think I'd go out of my way to visit.

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Riverside, Connecticut
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Had a very nice lunch sitting outside after hitting the flea market in Baveno. Great plates of pasta and it was nice to sit right on the water. It's a walk out of the "main" part of Stresa but very manageable and a lovely footpath along the water to get there (and right next to the cable car). Got to... More

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