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Il Portico

Via Domenico Ottolini 9, 28838, Stresa, Italy
+39 0323 31324
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good31%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible14%
Travelers talk about
“profiteroles” (2 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
“spaghetti” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Domenico Ottolini 9, 28838, Stresa, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a family dinner - 2 adults and two kids (11 month and 2 years 9 month). We ordered pasta pomodoro for the kids, and pizza and lasagna for the adults. We also took one glass of wine and a beer. The pizza was...More

Thank Jonniss
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a meal for two here. The starters were excellent . The mains we both felt just off the mark. It's difficult ans I do have to say that risotto was the main failing with lake fish which was overcooked. Equally the risotto was...More

Thank SteveStaffs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed this restaurant sitting outside on a balmy night.The food was very good & service likewise & prices reasonable.

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant had little to recommend it. The starters were pricey (but large). My entrecote steak was cooked rare and my wife's lamb cutlets very well done. The veg sides were also disappointing.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wished we’d found this place on our 1st, not 3rd night staying in Stresa, and stumbled across it wandering through the pedestrian part of town in search of dinner! It was the busiest place on the street and had space on their large outdoor...More

Thank Parrotfish
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Horrible from start to finish. We made a small complaint and the head waiter stood over me screaming in Italian at the top of his voice and finishing by screaming "YOU ARE A S**T" in my face. All because I said a creme brûlée was...More

Thank Vaughnie1978
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Professional friendly staff, good wine list and menu, best desert menu I've ever seen! Very reasonably priced. Good wine too, recommend the Montipulciano (Borgo Thaulero). Lovely outside seating.

Thank Val_G_England_1961
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here on our first night in Stresa and enjoyed it so much we booked for a meal later in the week for 24 people. They were happy for us to book off the menu for the large meal and were extremely accommodating. The...More

Thank hannahwp026
Reviewed September 10, 2017

We are usually rather wary of being accosted by restaurant proprietors in the street who want us to go in and try their offerings but we are very glad we gave in and sampled this place, because, in complete contrast to pretty well everywhere else...More

Thank mrchris25
Reviewed August 21, 2017

I really enjoyed my food, and felt the staff where really friendly. The place was super warm though, but that can't be helped. recommend the Bomba pizza :)

Thank squeakysqueaky
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October 12, 2017|
Response from MIKE F | Reviewed this property |
Would not have thought so, as its much quieter there now that its out of season.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Domenico Ottolini 9, 28838, Stresa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Stresa
  • Phone Number: +39 0323 31324
  • E-mail
tel: +39 0323.934510
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