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Via Giuseppe Garibaldi 37, 28831, Baveno, Italy
+39 0323 912633
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Nice Pizza. Friendly service, not rushed, did not complain that one of us did not order anything to eat (since he had eaten at a conference just before our visit). Good price.

Thank C1590
Vicenza, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We went there by chance, the food was good as well as the service. But the prices way too expensive, they charge us 2,30 euro for a decaf coffee, no way!!! So be careful, as you can find the same food for way less money!

Thank Sole2013Gioia
Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The staff here are genuinely friendly and interested in serving their customers with courtesy. The real Italian flair and personality of the staff shone through despite the restaurant being fairly busy.The food is good honest home cooking and there is an excellent selection on the menu for both young and young at heart. The serving portions are good and give... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We enjoyed a meal here, there were some interesting choices on the menu and although the restaurant is not attractive from the outside we were made to feel welcome.The food was nicely prepared and the service was friendly and efficient.

Thank CGR26
Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Family of seven and we are usually hard to please but this restaurant was the best We all loved the food and the portion we very large and very well cooked

Thank Stephen C
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

A great restaurant to have lunch or dinner. From 4days in Baveno we had four meals there and were always completely satisfied. The day menus were all worth tasting, everyday a different fresh pasta was served and it tasted always very delicious. In fact it was worth much more than the price. Very good quality for the money. The personnel... More 

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Rockhampton, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Had lunch here. Like a previous reviewer I thought the bread may have been mouldy, however that was the only real downside. I had the veal scallopini in white wine & the sauce was to die for. Friends had the schnitzel and found it good, if a bit dry - but they put that down to the size of the... More 

Thank CQSteve
London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015

I rarely write reviews but feel compelled to write this as the food I was served tonight was awful and a health risk. My wife and I ordered the mixed meat grill. The main concern was the pork sausage was raw in the middle and the rest whilst cooked was of very poor quality from how it tasted. I did... More 

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Limassol, Cyprus
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

We attended this restaurant for a friends birthday and we all could not have been happier with the choice. The service is polite, attentive and fast. There is a wide array of traditional dishes that have been modernised alongside the tasty pizza's that the restaurant has made a name off. I certainly recommend and I plan to return.

Thank Shaky_Johansen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

We found this across the road from our hotel - Dino - and liked it so much we have eaten there most nights. The bruschetta fantasia was our favourite starter and changed every night. The set menu changes daily and we tried it each time. Great atmosphere, friendly staff. Will definitely recommend.

Thank clare k

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$53
Italian, Fusion, Pizza, Mediterranean
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giuseppe Garibaldi 37, 28831, Baveno, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Baveno
  • Phone Number: +39 0323 912633
The Restaurant Il Portico, is recently enriched with the "Pizza Longa" (oval pizza) and offers an accurate kitchen with local, Italian and foreign specialties. The comfortable dining rooms can receive till 120 people. Our personnel is able to meet the needs of different requests: from the private clientele till tourist groups, from private parties till pizza-evenings on birthdays, from brunches till working diners, from communions till confirmations.

We dispose over a rich buffet of hors d'oeuvres and other season's specialties, to offer our clientele a large variety in choise. The menu a la carte, which varies on basis of availability of fresh season's products, offers for everyone's taste courses which go beyond the vegetarian specialties or that are dedicated to those who suffer from food intolerances.

Our pizzeria introduces the "pizza longa" (oval pizza) of tasteful paste after a long and natural fermentation.

The wine cellar offers the possibility to choose between some of the best Italian wine labels, especially those of Piemont.

To start the day in a good way, breakfast is served at the buffet with different kinds of jam, white and brown bread, different kinds of sandwich filling and cheese, corn flakes, fruit juices and a large varied offer of hot drinks.

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