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“Overrated and overpriced”
Review of Stresa

Stresa
Ranked #9 of 40 Restaurants in Manhasset
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed October 25, 2013

The service was just okay, once they figured out who got what. The Caesar Salad for two was barely enough for one, the deboned fish was strewn over my plate in bits and pieces, the steamed vegetables were cold and overcooked (most likely taken right off of a steam table), and the drinks were outrageosly priced (mine being about what I pay retail for a full bottle). And that is just for what I ate and drank. The others had simiar complaints It is mindboggling how they get away with this, and the pretention level is at its high as if this place is the greatest thing since gorgonzola cheese. A must avoid place.

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Reviewed July 14, 2013

My husband's friends invited us for dinner at Stresa for a good Italian place, they said. Frutti di mare has been my favorite dish all along, so I ordered this to find out whether they have the best seafood pasta. It was all right. I'd try some other dish the next time I visit this place. The service was great, we had a great time and enjoyed our dinner. The restaurant is quiet and cozy - the room of relaxation. If you're looking for a quiet place to dine after work, come to Stresa and reduce your stress *:) having said that, enjoy the place!

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Reviewed April 4, 2013

There are many wonderful italian restaurants on the North Shore of Long Island, but in all my dining experiences, Stresa is certainly one of the best! Giorgio is a charming, dapper, and hi energy host who personally visits each table to make sure you are being cared. for. Stresa's decor and ambiance reflect elegance and old world style that many of the newer restaurant don't offer.
The menu is diversified and if it isn't on the menu, have no fear, Giorgio will have the kitchen make it for your you. Stresa has fantastic salads, delicious seafood, and fabulous meat dishes along with pasta specialties. The restaurant, food and service get better each year. I love going to Stresa for special occasions like birthdays and anniversary's. Giorgio and his staff make you feel like a part of their family. Highly recommended....

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Thank Barry K
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Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

Been here for business lunches and while the service is always good, the barely average food is way overpriced. Do yourself a favor and find better italian nearby, or if you need to splurge, there are plenty of pricey places down the road with a better menu

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Reviewed February 14, 2013 via mobile

Delicious. Dined at Stresa and love this place. Don't like anything on the menu? Not a problem. Just tell them what you want and they will make it for you. Not too pricy but expect to drop a little coin. Well worth it. The staff is super attentitive and you will not wait for anything. A must try restaurant for anyone who loves Italian food.

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