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Il Covo Dei Pirati

Via N. Sauro, 12, 28838, Stresa, Isola Pescatori, Italy
+39 347 801 5243
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible13%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (7 reviews)
“fish” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via N. Sauro, 12, 28838, Stresa, Isola Pescatori, Italy
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Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

The frozen pizza made by Dr Oetker tastes 100 times better Service: we had to apologize to ask for a table, bad hosts at all. Never again!

Thank diegoclementino
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Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately we had very disappointing experience at Il Covo Dei Pirati. The service was very unfriendly, the pizza was not a pizza at all, more like some bread with cheese and tasteless tomato-sauce directly out of the fridge.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Tell me just how long does it take to make up two salads? The couple next to us had their hot dishes in 15 minutes. We ordered before them and kept asking "where's the salads?" After 40 minutes they arrived. We were temped to leave...More

Reviewed August 28, 2017

The slow-rising yeast in this pizza made it very good, we had the vegetarian pizza and it was really delicious. The desserts are homemade and very good. A table right next to the lake makes it special. The staff is nice and friendly. A lovely...More

Thank FranceSuedeSuisse
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

We've spent the last 10 days in Italy, eating pizza or pasta every day and the pizza here was by far our favourite - they use special slow rising yeast which the waitress tells me takes 18 hours to rise - and, wow, the results...More

Thank Liz_Mark_Mal
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

Isola dei Pescatori has become just too touristic. What used to be a great place to eat is not so great anymore. Staff in Il Covo is diligent, courteous and do their best to accommodate clients. Food is correct -also considering the moderate price- but...More

Thank misskeika
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

There are such great places in the island or the main land. I just cannot understand why we or anyone should stop to eat here. We ordered pizza. It was horrible. Thick and tasteless. Don't do this to yourself. Eat anywhere else.More

Thank Cuso1960
ornellamalorgio, Proprietario at Il Covo Dei Pirati, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2017
Google Translation

Ci scusiamo con voi ma la nostra pizza e una pizza molto particolare che non a tutti puo piacere mi...More

Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

We ate here a couple of times and really enjoyed the food. Fabulous location and views. Staff really friendly and helpful. Happy for us to share a pizza or sit with a glass of beer.

Thank Bee W
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

What a nice place if you have nice weather. There are tables close to the beach. Unfortunately lots of tourists especially the loud americans that explain to the whole restaurant how life goes. But despite of all of the tourists the service was very kind!...More

Thank Heide K
Reviewed September 10, 2016

The island was very busy but managed to find a lakeside table. We had lunch of the day which was lake fish. Cooked very well although first and second course were similar. The staff worked hard and were very friendly and professional. Gave us our...More

Thank chelseacarol
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Average prices
$14 - $30
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via N. Sauro, 12, 28838, Stresa, Isola Pescatori, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Stresa  >  Isola Pescatori
  • Phone Number: +39 347 801 5243
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