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“Great food, great view ...” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Osteria Borei

Osteria Borei
Ranked #1 of 18 Restaurants in Brissago
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Vienna, Austria
Level Contributor
43 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great food, great view ...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Only go there, if you are not afraid to drive on narrow, winding mountain roads ... cause you will. But it's worth it

Visited July 2013
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Basel, Switzerland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“delicious food - phantastic view - cordial service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

We spent a couple of days in Brissago at the Lago Maggiore. We ended up going there twice. I have no idea how they do it; everything we tasted had this home-made character to it with a lot of flavor. We had the Goat and Veal and tried both the Risotto Borei and Risotto Funghi as a side and also tried the Artichoke Ravioli. All of the above can be wholeheartedly recommended. If in doubt go for a Risotto as a side, its is really great. So I do hope you're not the carb-avoiding kind as you will miss out big time.

The service was very charming.

The way up there is quite long and winded and when you think you lost your way it is most likely not the case so keep on driving and you will get there, hopefully... because it is definetly worth it.

Try and make reservations by calling them.

  • Visited April 2013
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2 Thank Peter W
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Switzerland
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127 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“A dream...... With a wiew”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013 via mobile

Excellent service and fantastic local food! Try the risotto ai funghi, simply delicious! Not easy to drive up there, but once you arrive....its worth 1000 times!!!!!

    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank AdrianoGeo
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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107 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Long way up for average food”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

We were a bit dissapointed after our walk up the hill. The reception was poor and not professionel. After waiting long for something to drink it took even longer for the average food. The place is quite nice and has a bit of a view, but we and our friends were not really impressed.
Prices are ok but overall it was not worth going there. The menu is very limited and the service was unfriendly.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars
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Thank Bushara
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