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Piazza E. Motta 50, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
0322.90362
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portsmouth
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The best crem brûlée. Amazing, huge salads.. Nice pizza. Great wines and deserts. Lovely waitress was always helpful.. She had short black hair, longer Bob on one side and shorter on the other

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Portsmouth
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69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a popular place for a number of reasons. It is probably in the best location in the square, next to the lake and yet the food and wine, ice cream sundaes are all excellent and reasonably priced. Not easy to get a seat but worth the efooft you wont be dissappointed. We went there 3 times in 7... More 

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Thank IrishSilverSurfer
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Whenever we visit Orta San Giulio there are a number of locations we always must visit to embrace the atmosphere of this special town. Venus is one of them. Located at the center of the main square with an excellent view on the lake. Drinks as well as food is quite good, recommendable to visit!

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Thank Samatax
Halesowen
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It has one of the best locations in the town and some of the best pizzas ive tried in italy. Good prices as well

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Thank Adrian J
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came here for lunch and a break from our bike trip to Orta San Giulio. We picked it because it was right on one of the nice piazzas and had a great view of the island and lake. The menu was really varied and had a lot of contemporary options such as grainy nutritious salads and vegetarian options. I... More 

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Union, New Jersey
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68 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice restaurant with an outdoor seating area that gives you a great view of the lake. The salad for 12 euros is big enough for two people and the pizzas that my friends had there were very good.

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Venus is the place in Orta to get a table for dinner, especially the shaded terrace directly facing the lake where you'll typically watch the sun go down behind the picturesque Isola d'Orta. It is very civilised. We enjoyed a really good menu - smoked salmon, ravioli, filets of perch plus local Piedmontese beer and red wine (a pudding... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of our favourite restaurants during our trip. Make a reservation on the front terasse with spectacular views of San Guilio Island, especially at night. The food was of a very high quality, great wine list, very good service.

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Thank Nick B
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63 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the location is very nice , unfortunately we wasn't in front of the lake, i suggest make reservation we tried menu' degustazione acqua, very good and taste, with correct price (35 euro each), the list of wine and artisanal beer is huge. the service and the waiters is fast , gentle,correct. we will come again!

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Thank Marco M
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a really good lunch here. All of us had salads which were very nice and not small. The place was very busy but service kept up.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Meals
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, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
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?