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“EXCELLENT ”

Ilario Vinciguerra Restaurant
Ranked #21 of 226 Restaurants in Gallarate
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $28 - $101
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: New challenge for the young Neapolitan chef who moves from Galliate Lombardo Gallarate, cultural capital of the province of Varese.Gallarate, March 15, 2011 - Ilario Vinciguerra, opened his new restaurant in the heart of Gallarate, built in a charming Art Nouveau villa from the 900 surrounded by a beautiful park.Once through the gate, you leave the city behind and immerse yourself in an atmosphere of chic decor. At the entrance, the wonderful collection of brandies Romano Levi, "the grappa angelicofa proudly displayed and leads to the cellar in sight.On the ground floor seats 35 arranged in several rooms create the ideal environment to relax and enjoy the rich cuisine of chef patron suggestions, enhanced by the impeccable hospitality in the hall of his wife Marika. Upstairs large spaces reserved for events, with a capacity of 80 seats. The challenge of Ilario is to combine research and development with tradition, in the garden, next to the beautiful gazebo, an outdoor laboratory where they will be built rediscovered some old techniques (bread baked in a wood and coal firing) Hilary has a multifaceted personality, he was trained in Italy at the school of Don Alfonso Iaccarino, then in France and abroad in prestigious restaurants. Ten years ago has finally landed in the local Galliate, laboratory of ideas and culinary creations, where, between research and innovation, creativity and rigor Mediterranean, has come up with a kitchen that has brought into habits of tasty gourmet Lombard.<< For us it is an important moment - says Hilary - a step-awaited time, the possibility of a large space in which my wife Marika, my staff and I can speak the best and to continue our challenge: the dialogue between the Mediterranean cuisine and eating habits Lombard rigorous and well-established.
Reviewed May 10, 2019 via mobile

Had a fabulous experience, excellent dinner and such an amazing wine menu. The ambience was great, clean and modern. The staffs was really helpful. Rightly recommended. Deserve a five start for sure.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Perhaps my expectations got the better of me. I chose Ilario’s due to its proximity to Malpensa airport as a nice ending to a weeklong family trip before flying back to the home.

The setting was lovely, eating on the veranda on a warm night. The setting almost made up for the occasional street noise. The service was attentive although the single waiter slowly became overwhelmed by the responsibility of covering 4-5 tables on his own, no busboy.

The food was inexplicably disappointing. We had the duck liver terrine, heavy without anything unique or other flavors to balance. The “Peking” duck was slightly raw for my taste but again, nothing particularly tasty. My mains of spaghetti and risotto were not memorable in any way. One entree of pork belly with foie gras was expectedly good but not unique.

All in all not spectacular although seemed inexpensive compared to eating out in Switzerland.

From all other reviews, it seems that my experience is more the exceptional rather than the rule.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed May 26, 2017

This was our 4th visit to this amazing restaurant, and as it was just the two of us, we decided to try the chef's table in the kitchen.

While not as elegant an experience as sitting in the villa, watching the well-oiled machine of Chef Ilario's kitchen was an unforgettable treat. All the kitchen staff are consummate professionals, and under chef's watchful eye they perform a culinary ballet that is a joy to watch.

The amount of food we sampled was staggering, and a bargain considering what we were served.

I don't recommend the chef's table for a first experience here, but once you have enjoyed the grandeur of the dining room, return to take a "peek behind the curtain."

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Thank you for this experience. My boyfriend had shrimps with gin tonic like appetizer, I had raw sea bream, for main course we eat spaghetti with scallops, shrimps and muscles. It was prepared beside our table by chief. Fantastic! Like dessert we had ice-cream and before they brought for us present by kitchen mini creme brulee and panna cotta. I would like to come again as soon is possible. Also service was very high professional and kind. I felt like at home.

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank Sharkina23
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Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

Refreshingly different menu for Italy. Quiet location, exceptional service. 'Risolio' was an interesting alternative to traditional risotto, 'raw fish' was very good - the chef's skills shine in his sauces.

Date of visit: March 2016
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