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La Rosa dei Venti

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Corso Italia 50 | Lungolago, vicinanze Imbarcadero, 28838, Stresa, Italy
39 0323 31431
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thhis was one of our better meals and the location is nice just across from the water. You may need a reservation in August and parking anywhere in Stresa is impossible. If you can't find a space go up and park at the Train Station...about 6 blocks to the old town.

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Noticed restaurant in afternoon and liked menu and wine list. Visited same night and was not disappointed. Helpful staff and helped us choose a fabulous bottle of primotivo the best wine we had had in a week of being in Italy. We both had veal dishes and superb quality. Left with a feel good factor and plan to return this... More 

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Arkansas
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343 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

We walked from our hotel for dinner and found the La Rosa dei Venti. It is a nice Italian restaurant and you can sit inside or outside. Our service was friendly and they spoke good English. We had pizza, spaghetti and Parmaigiana and they were all good and served quickly. For you first time diners you have to request the... More 

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

La Rosa dei Venti ("Compass rose" is the English translation) is an unpretentious restaurant just a few yards from the ferry terminal in Stresa. It attracts a loyal following of locals and visitors alike. There's a lengthy menu of the usual pizza and pasta dishes, plus some local specialties. We've visited several times, and it's all good. If you're from... More 

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Miami, Florida
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134 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We went to this restaurant on the recommendation of the owner of our hotel in Stresa. It is at the south end of the strip by the lake and out of the way from the busy plaza. We have been in Stresa for four nights and this was definitely the best place we ate. They served plenty of tasty breads... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Our third time back! Once dined in two other take away. Good yummy pizzas at reasonable prices. Fast and all the staff are very helpful, and so lovely that tonight the gave us complimentary biscuits, which were delicious.

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Falls Church,VA USA
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Excellent cuisine at modest prices. Dishes done to order. Friendly and professional family staff customer focused. This is our third visit and the quality is consistently outstanding. Best restaurant in Stresa, Italy.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Our son had his first pizza in Italy here and we all enjoyed the pizzas. Tasty and good value..cheaper than UK. Wine also only 6 euros for half a litre. Friendly service and plenty of room. Recommended for value and view across lake if by the window.

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

I know the majority of the resort had locked the doors and moved to fairer climes by the time we hit the lakes but we were so thankful that of the 10 or so remaining places to eat this place was still open for business. On our first night we were the only patrons and so we asked to keep... More 

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Midlothian, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

This restaurant was a highlight of our visit to Stresa. This time we had a party of 8 and celebrated a wedding anniversary with a couple who has been married for 60 years. The restaurant staff really went over and above to make our event truly special. They even baked a special pastry cake and wrote on it for us.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corso Italia 50 | Lungolago, vicinanze Imbarcadero, 28838, Stresa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Stresa
  • Phone Number: 39 0323 31431

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?