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Piazza E. Motta 50, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
+39 0322 90362
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ristorante Venus is the perfect location whether your dining downstairs or upstairs depending on the season you travel. The menu selection is extensive, good wine and friendly staff. Worthwhile a visit.

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Thank Tony R
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We went to this Pizzeria after arriving in San Giulio. the Pizzas were ok although a little on the faty side. what we didnt like was the fact that if you order a Pizza you can't be sitting with the view to the lake.

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Thank Levi M
Bern
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Rather busy place, however sitting outside is very nice. Recommend the pizzas with a cold beer on a sunny day. Service a bit harsh - but thats called italien charme ....

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Thank rajang
Evergreen, Colorado
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

The restaurant is located on the waterfront overlooking the island of San Giulio. They make an excellent Salami Pizza and Ham and Mushroom Pizza. Because these are thin crust Pizzas, it is recommended to individually order a full Pizza, get a bottle of the local red wine, and watch the sunset.

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Thank DrJHBickel
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

Ate here a couple of times last week, busy yet good service,and a great view over the island. The pizzas are good quality and a decent price as is the local beer. Had dinner one night in there with good quality food and fairly reasonable price.

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Arlington
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is sitting right by Lago Orta. We stopped in for a late lunch of pizza with prosciutto and Brie! Delicious! But if you are an ice cream sundae person this is the place for you! The first 5 to 8 pages of the menu are filled with pictures and descriptions of the most scrumptious ice cream sundaes! We... More 

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Thank Holtem
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

I absolutely loved this restaurant. The view is stunning of beautiful Lago D'Orta and Isola San Giulio, the service was super attentive, and the food and drink were delicious! I had the gnocchetti, which was delicious, and for dessert I definitely recommend the chocolate/raspberry cake (I can't remember the exact name unfortunately). Definitely sit outside on the covered patio. I... More 

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Thank Lili T
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Great location serving good food with efficient and friendly service. Nothing exceptional but well worth a visit. Good honest food!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

We were fortunate to arrive early, right at noon, since we got a lovely table right near the lakeside. Within half an hour, it was completely full, mainly with European tourists. Our rather frazzled but extremely nice waitress switched handily from English to French to German and handled the crowd gracefully and speedily. We had been told that the town... More 

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Thank Kate W
Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

The staff here were really helpful and made our evening. The restaurant is on the lakeside and is good for aperitifs as well as full meals. The food was very well presented, and my steak was mouthwateringly tender.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Scenic view, 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: +39 0322 90362

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?