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Piazza E. Motta 50, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Situated alongside the lake you are able to eat whilst enjoying a fine view. They make excellent pizzas, the best I've eaten. You have to wait while your food is cooked individually but it's well worth it. I saw that other people had huge salads which looked delicious. All very reasonably priced.

Thank Paul H
Kitzbuhel, Austria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped by for a quick lunch and were not disappointed by the pizza. Two of our party ordered an odd risotto with steak tartar in the center. It was "OK" in flavor and was cooked well. They have a very plesant view of the lake and Isola San Giulio. The service was very good and the server pleasant and... More 

Thank NewmansTravel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited several times over our stay. We always had excellent service, the Pizzas were good, the other food was good also. Service was excellent, one of group had allergies, and they were very helpful and supportive in advising on, and providing appropriate dishes.

Thank colinmary
tel aviv
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Restaurant Venus is divided into 2 parts. The first is a coffee and pizzeria at the outside. The second is inside in front of the lake.We had three kind of main dishes, They were all outstanding. The vine list includes excellent vines in glasses like Barolo or Barbaresco in very reasonable prices. If u visit Orta San Giulio allow your... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Late supper on our first evening in Orta. Great view. Ok salad. Nicely done steak and quite presentable pizza. The staff is quite tolerant of kids too.

Thank Suzanne B
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location on the waterfront and main square in Orta San Giulio. We had pizza which was very tasty and the service was quite quick and friendly. Reasonable value for money.

Thank EmiRu
Oxford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure you get the tables on the waterfront in the restaurant proper. We had lunch, seafood pasta, no need to go through the menu, and dinner, Perfect risotto and Guinea Fowl

Thank Eric44Eric
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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mother and I had eaten at Venus once before and wanted to return for an afternoon drink. We went into the bar area and waited 5 minutes before anyone acknowledged our presence. When the waitress finally took notice we asked to be seated outside - she did not ask us whether we wanted to eat or have a drink.... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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406 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a restaurant on the lake side of the very picturesque piazza in Orta San Giulio. It is hard to decide which way to sit and face - the lake or the piazza. Both are wonderful. The staff are pleasant and attentive, and we were given a lovely little platter of mixed meats, cheese and bread as part of... More 

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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We lunched and dined here 6 or 7 times during our stay and the position on the lakeside overlooking the island was superb. The staff were equally wonderful, great sense of humour and welcoming, the tables and seating both upstairs and outside were comfortable, good size rain awnings too. The food was cooked well, tasty, and good value, the only... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza E. Motta 50, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Novara  >  Orta San Giulio
  • Phone Number: 0322.90362

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