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Via Basilica 4 | Frazione Isola, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
+39 0322 90234
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Liverpool, Pennsylvania
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614 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016

A great place for lunch when on the island. We had great service and enjoyed caprese salad and cantaloupe with ham. Take a break when on the island. Great view back to the mainland while you are there.

Thank SheriBobLove2Travel
Brussels, Belgium
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630 reviews
511 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2016

Charming restaurant overlooking the water on the Isola d'Orta - the only place to eat on the island. There are either formal dining rooms overlooking the water or the nicer I thought shady downstairs terrace. Dinner is complicated as it involves getting a ferry there and back (and normal services don't operate in the late evening), so lunch is the... More 

Thank higvin
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Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant reminds me when I was in school.The wine is horrible - the pasta is OK and the main plate has nothing to do with a restaurant. Waiting for dessert. Even at 18 euro it seems expensive I have a degree in Hotelmanagement and I know that a tourist menu has to be cheap,but this is over the edge... More 

Thank Philippe 5
Kitzbuhel, Austria
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143 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed July 26, 2016

This restaurant is the only place to eat on the beautiful, tiny island~Isola San Giulio. It's name is "Ristoro S. Giulio" and if you intend to go, making a lunch reservation is quite advisable. When you enter the place, you may be a bit confused as to where you will dine. It is infact, pretty nice. You go down a... More 

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Ristorante S, Proprietario at Ristorante San Giulio, responded to this review
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Egregio Signore, siamo molto meravigliati della Sua recensione perchè se si sente il bisogno di scrivere bisogna dire la verità... More 

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

We spent 15 minutes just to get a menu which I finally took by myself. The waiters were ok, but overwhelmed. The food was nothing special, like a cantine. Even if we ordered the house menu, we had to wait too much for everything. We ended the lunch after 2 hours, skipping the coffee which was included and regretting we... More 

Thank Alex C
Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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330 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We ate here one night during the vacation. It was very nice, the people working here are friendly and they have the service to comw and get you and take you back with their boat to your hotel or in the town centre. The food was very good and they have a great variety of local dishes. Prise was very... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 25, 2016

We have lunched here about a dozen times over three years in April/May/June and thoroughly enjoyed it. This must be one of the best located restaurants in Europe. A trip across the lake from the town, excellent terrace and internal rooms, good service, friendly owners and staff. Hard to beat anywhere and at any price. Food including lake fish perfect... More 

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

The only restaurant on the island, right on the lake, food was unbelievably good, we tried several dishes, from the soup to the desserts. Waiting staff was cordial and attentive, overall I highly recommend it

Thank Luciana B
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316 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Amazing place...average hospitality. The welcoming was extremely poor even rude. Once we got to the table instead service improved a lot. Food was on the average level however the view on the lake was incredible. This is the only restaurant on the island

Thank Paolo M
Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed May 26, 2015

Beautiful restaurant on superb place with real delicate Italian foods, and with a pleasant service. In daytime and the sight speaks for itself in the evening.

Thank Busai B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Basilica 4 | Frazione Isola, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Novara  >  Orta San Giulio
  • Phone Number: +39 0322 90234
on the island , NOT in Orta piazza Motta

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