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Via Ugo Ara 2 | Isola Dei Pescatori, 28838, Stresa, Isola Pescatori, Italy
+39 0323 30408
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Paris, France
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85 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

White, elegant, great service, choice of wine and the best fish you can have in the area. A private boat takes you from and to the hotel. We were affraid of the bill - it turned out to be quite reasonable (140 € for a dinner for two with wine).

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Schaffhausen, Switzerland
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97 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

We were advised by our concierge to eat here during our visit to Stresa so we took the ferry and looked forward to a nice lunch outside. Unfortunately it began to rain. The staff was so accommodating by offering us every opportunity to enjoy an outside lunch despite the weather, they actually moved us 3 times at their suggestion just... More 

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Winchester, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

Located on the end of sweet little Isola Pescatori, this hotel/restaurant should be a no-brainer for a wonderful evening. The setting is to die-for with a gorgeous terrace overlooking nearby famous Isola Bella. We were greeted and seated by a haughty host who insisted that in spite of our advance reservations, our table near the kitchen would be just perfect.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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200 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

My wife and I ate at Verbano on our last night at Piscatori Island off Stresa. We found the food around the island ranged from average to very good but nothing really jumped out at us until we ate at Verbano. It was raining so we ate inside at the beautiful window-side tables looking out over the sea. The restaurant... More 

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

It is worth eating here just for the location. We hadn't booked but were reasonably early for lunch, so managed to get a table overlooking the palace on Isola Bella. The sun was shining but we were well shaded by the covering vines. Verbano was recommended to us as having outstanding food. We would not agree with this: the food... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

For a special occasion, it does't get more romantic than this, whether lunch or dinner, big party or intmately for two. A boat trip cross the lake, a stroll through the narrow lanes of the Fishermen's Island, the lapping of the waves and the view of Isola Bella as you sample the wonderfully prepared selection of fish and seafood dishes,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

This restaurant looked very tranquil and exclusive. Their local menu of the day was more expensive than any other on the island but we wanted a special lunch that day so decided treat ourselves. Sat down ordered a bottle of water whilst we decided on our meal when about 20 noisy people arrived on a tour and sat next to... More 

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Bridgeport ct
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120 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

We had lunch at this restaurant and found it to be very good quality. The service was excellent and although the prices are a bit high,we had a good experience. We ate on the outside patio overlooking the lake. My only suggestion would be to make the portions a bit larger

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montreal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

We had our wedding reception at restaurant Verbano and we were very pleased and happy with our choice. All of the staff and especially the ladies of Verbano helped us plan a very beautiful wedding reception. Their experience and professionalism is to be admired and also they were very helpful in recommendations of photographers, flowers, hair salons and anything we... More 

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Verbania, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

I have been there last Sunday for The lunch with my two friends. The food is delicious. The services is worse, We asked The tablet with good view but The woman of The restaurant said that was border table but until We finish ( The 15:00) nobody Seat there. The water glasses on Our table were dirty. We asked to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Ugo Ara 2 | Isola Dei Pescatori, 28838, Stresa, Isola Pescatori, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Stresa  >  Isola Pescatori
  • Phone Number: +39 0323 30408

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