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“A Gem” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Caffe Torino Ristorante Bar

Caffe Torino Ristorante Bar
Ranked #2 of 108 Restaurants in Stresa
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Rome, Italy
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105 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“A Gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2013

This little restaurant is situated on the main square Piazza Cadona and whilst the guidebooks say avoid the restaurants on the Piazza I have to disagree. On our previous trip to Stresa in 2012 we ate here several times and the food was consistently good. This year we returned to Caffe Torino and were not disappointed - the same high standard of cuisine was evident. I had the best ossobuco, the best melanzane parmigiano to name but two dishes. The staff are warm and welcoming and cannot do enough for you. The one night we arrived there at 9pm and they were getting ready to close (it is out of season so one should expect this) however, they recognised us as regulars, welcomed us warmly and served us a delicious dinner with 2 limoncellos on the house - now that's what I call hospitality. You cannot go wrong at Caffe Torino so don't be put off by the guidebook crits.

Visited September 2013
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Palos Heights, Illinois
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“A real find”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2013

My friend and I had 3 meals here. Very inexpensive and excellent food. Great homemade vegetable soup - huge serving and wonderful eggplant Parmesan and porcini risotto. There was a piano player on the week-end which made the outdoor dining even better. Nice waiter gave us a complimentary limoncello after dinner

Visited September 2013
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Asheville, North Carolina
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“Great Meal In Stresa- Caffe Torino”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2013

Located in a scenic piazza in Stresa we found a gem of a restaurant. On our first night in Stresa we stumbled onto Caffe Torino. It is a great little restaurant. Our meal was incredible. The service was outstanding and the price was cheap (especially if you compare it to prices in Rome). It is a place that the locals eat in but the owners and the staff made everyone feel like a local. We were so amazed by the first nights meal that we went back again. We ordered different items and were still very impressed. Don't miss this amazing little restaurant while in Stresa.

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Nashville
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“Delightful!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

Great spot for lunch on a cloudy, cool day. Everything you could want - good food, good price, good service, lovely surroundings. Welcomed at the door with a smile and seated promptly. Had cheese-ham pancake and really good house white wine.

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Hurst, United Kingdom
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“Three Times can't be bad”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2013

We eat here three times during our stay and each time the food and staff did not disappoint. Thoroughly enjoyable relaxed evenings in true Italian style although we always seemed to be the last to leave.

Visited September 2013
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