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el gato negro cafe

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Via Principessa Margherita no 52 | stresa, 28838, Stresa, Italy
+39 328 763 5587
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Fri 08:00 - 03:00
Sat - Sun 09:30 - 03:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Just ran into this little pub restaurant while touring Stresa. Great food, friendly, great service! El Gato Negro is the cat's meow!!

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Thank Vaughn G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We went there off season, the best time of the year, in my opinion. In off season, the chances that you will meet everyone - in this bar- who you saw, or crossed your path during the course of your day is more than 100%. Fun, little, cosy, friendly, two great bartender were looking after us. Fantastic beer selection includes... More 

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Thank Olivér K
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Nice little bar to stop for an espresso or maybe a quick snack you will find good service and a nice small setting to enjoy it

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Thank Martino B
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly and welcoming staff make this place! Lovely aperitivo and relaxing atmosphere. A must when visiting Stresa.

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Thank 470donna
Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Stopped in for "happy hour" which included a nice selection of appetizers, pizza, bruschetta, olives. Service was prompt. Easy to understand menu with english subtitles.

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Thank dianne f
Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We went here for a light lunch which we both enjoyed. We ate in a pleasant courtyard although unfortunately we were next to the music speakers. Initially the service seemed a little slow but once our order had been taken it improved immensely. The waitress was very friendly and welcoming. All in all well worth a visit. For those who... More 

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Thank Resp8
Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Nice place The Garden is just very Nice Nice drinks Free snack on thé afternoon Good beers artisanal

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Thank Jerome G
Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff and nice courtyard. Good choice of drinks. And they offered some antipasti with our drinks :) Clearly a recommended bar in Stresa!

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Thank JulienSH73
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

After a tiresome walk in the sun and rudeness or straight up snobby attitude from several other places, we ended up eating in this lovely little pub. We didn't expect much in terms of food, given the alcoholic, dancy feeling of the place but the "pasta allo scoglio" was really great, topped with awsome service and - just to keep... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

After waiting a little less then half an hour to order a second drink we decided to leave. The waitress had no eyes for the customers. Even a table who was waving money in the air to make it clear they wanted to pay was ignored. A pitty because the terras is lovely.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$35
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Italian, International, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 03:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 03:00
Thursday
08:00 - 03:00
Friday
08:00 - 03:00
Saturday
09:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Principessa Margherita no 52 | stresa, 28838, Stresa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Stresa
  • Phone Number: +39 328 763 5587
Description
EL GATO NEGRO CAFÉ OFFERS ITS QUALIFIED SERVICES ALL DAY LONG. OUR KITCHEN IS OPEN NONSTOP TILL LATE, SO YOU CAN START WITH A TYPICAL ITALIAN BREAKFAST,THEN FOR YOUR MEALS YOU CAN CHOOSE FROM TYPICAL ITALIAN DISHES OR PIZZAS/SANDWICHES/TOAST, DESSERTS AND SNACKS, THAT CAN BE EATEN IN OUR LOVELY BACKGARDEN ACCOMPANIED BY MUSIC AND THE BEST INTERNATIONAL COCKTAILS, THE MOST TASTING WINES, MORE THAN 30 BEERS IN BOTTLE AND DRAUGHT GUINNESS/FISCHER.

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