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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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Camberley, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having just arrived in Stresa for a few days sight seeing, we visited this restaurant for dinner on our first evening having read previous customer reviews on Trip Advisor and we were pleased we did. The food was good as was the wine that we chose and staff were very helpful throughout the evening.

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Grand Cayman
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate at places you could describe as finer, many were more expensive and some were good. However in terms of value and quality of truly local cuisine with attentive, pleasant service this one took some beating. Unpretentious, good food, good value and frequented by locals - always a good sign. Recommended.

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Dublin
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110 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here on our last of 8 nights in stress and it was one of our less good meals. The dessert was good and the house wine was nice but the seafood spaghetti and veal with porcini were fairly tasteless. There is a wood fired pizza oven and lots of locals were eating pizza so I think that would... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

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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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 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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354 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 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
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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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135 reviews
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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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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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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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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
Families with children, Scenic view, 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?