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Via u. Ara, 2, 28838, Stresa, Isola Pescatori, Italy
+39 0323 30408
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a very romantic location that specializes in many types of seafood. Most of the options on the menu incorporate raw and cooked ingredients from the sea and lake. Beautiful sunset views from this island make this an ideal romantic spot to enjoy dinner if you get a table outside, which is quite picturesque and serene with the water... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

But don't come for amazingly prepared seafood. Eating here is like eating dinner at a wedding. it's a great party environment with stunning views, but the main courses we had were lifeless. We ordered the most popular fish - a whitefish from the Lago Maggiore - but the dish and the pike perch I had that was poppy seed crusted... More 

Thank cyberdoggie
st thomas, vi
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here and it was perfect. Sitting overlooking the water with great service and perfect food.

Thank antilles
Nazaret Illit, Israel
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58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place. The restaurant is "on the watter". The food was eccelent. The service was very good. Had a great experience there.

Thank Danutzu
Winchester, United Kingdom
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23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch here having chosen it because it had a lot of Italians rather than tourists and it's setting was private and peaceful away from the throngs of explorers of this little island . It had a civilised gentle ambiance and served great food specialising in the local fish. A perfect place to sit and enjoy the views... More 

Thank Kate G
London, England, United Kingdom
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We took a boat across the lake from Stresa to the Island of Fishermen - Isola dei Pescatori - for lunch at Albergo Ristorante Verbano. The hotel and restaurant are on a very pretty gravel lined terrace with an abundance of flowers and flowering shrubs. The smell of jasmine was intoxicating as we sat down in the shade on a... More 

Thank Linda B
Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Had a delicious lunch in this delightful location. It was a gorgeous sunny day as we sat overlooking the lake, eating our lake pike. The food was well cooked and presented, the service friendly and efficient. Would heartily recommend this restaurant.

Thank A2896VKandy
Paris, France
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

From Milan to the Lago Maggiore it takes just 1 and 1/2 hour ride, an irresistible temptation for a sunny day excursion out of town. A further 15 minutes boat ride from either Stresa or Baveno will take you to Isola dei Pescatori, a quaint small island not to be missed. On a sunny summer day you can expect to... More 

Thank Marpey
The Woodlands, TX
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Watching the moon rise on an island in Lago Maggiore should have been an experience of a lifetime. The meal started off great, and the food was very tasty and prepared well, which is the only reason I am not giving one star. By the fourth course, we were forgotten. Our travel agent had prearranged and paid for the dinner... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful evening in a beautiful atmosphere to celebrate our anniversary overlooking the lake. Unique & fine food from the Piemonte region. Staff very knowledgable, fine and accommodating. Definitely would come back!

Thank Gloria C

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Restaurant Details

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

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