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“A GEM TUCKED AWAY”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Il Vicoletto

Il Vicoletto
Ranked #1 of 109 Restaurants in Stresa
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Prague, Czech Republic
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“A GEM TUCKED AWAY”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2013

We came upon it by accident whilst strolling through Stresa. Booked out. Made a reservation and returned two nights later.

Intimate setting if outside like EEG were.

My wife had the Carrot Pudding with a cheese sauce. It is a starter. Was light, fluffy, just the right amount of sauce so not to kill the carrot part which did not taste okie we all know carrots to taste. Delicious. Me - boiled squid in a pea pure. Tender and good.

Main course - my wife, the lamb with an aubergine sauce. Four nice sized " chunks" of lamb, perfectly cooked, the sauce delicious. Me - guinea fowl stuffed with foi gras and a lovely sauce. Delicious - I know some will not eat foi gras because of how it is made - I have it once in a blue moon so am not riddled with guilt.

Pudding!! Mmm. Me - hot chocolate dessert - moist outside, chocolate sauce burst or broke out of it, but I managed to catch it before it could escape - delicious.

My wife had passion fruit compote over white milk ice-cream. Tart, tangy, she could not wipe the smile of her face.

Peter Francis - Cape Town - pwfrancis@yahoo.co.uk

  • Visited October 2013
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Loved this restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2013

Il Vicoletto came highly recommended by our apartment owner so we decided to give it a try. The food was wonderful and the staff was very efficient and friendly. We enjoyed the restaurant so much that we ate there twice during out stay in Stresa. It's a small restaurant so reservations are recommended.

  • Visited September 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Worth a second visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2013

On the night we visited, the restaurant was serviced by 2 very experienced & helpful ladies who really know their stuff. As with all the good restaurants in Stresa, booking is essential. Food is sensational, a great wine list & imaginative presentation makes for a great night. Unless you're a smoker, make sure you ask for an indoor table.

Visited September 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great food, good wine what more could you want”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

Lovely little venue with great food (seafood ravioli was fantstic) and a good selction of local wines.

  • Visited September 2013
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Princeton, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“DejaVu All Over Again!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2013

This restaurant was so good when we visited in May of this year that we could not wait to return. We were a party of 12 and the two waitresses handled us efficiently and flawlessly. Mind you, the same two handled the other guests as well.
Everyone enjoyed their selections. Remembering the broccoli flan from last visit, I ordered the carrot flan appetizer covered in a cheese sauce which was excellent.

Visited September 2013
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