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Gigi Bar

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Corso Italia 30, 28838, Stresa, Italy
+39 0323 30225
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07:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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Boca Grande, Florida
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

In November Stresa was closing down at the end of season so it was hard to find places that were open. Cafe Gigi was. They had gelato when we needed it, excellent coffee, hot chocolate, and cookies in the morning, and even went out of their way to make us a "diner" when we wanted to eat early at 6:00... More 

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Thank CRoger2013
Ghent, Belgium
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 November 2016

inside or outside, you can enjoy your drink, coffe or tea while reading the newspaper or a book - the breakfast deserves a recommendation

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Narragansett, Rhode Island
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242 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely experience here stopping in for pre dinner drinks. We sat outside with a lovely view of the lake and our waitress was just great. Along with our drinks we were given peanuts, olives. and delicious bite size pizzas all complimentary --apparently this place has excellent sweets which I would like to try another time.

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Thank billcarroll289
Oleggio, Italy
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251 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This bar is in a great location.rigjt on the main street going through stresa.a perfect place to have a drink with friends and of course a must eat are the margherita cookies.so yummy.also breakfast is good.delicious cakes and pastries.

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Thank paula r
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We've had a long stay over in Stresa and this was by far the best location for: cappucino, brioches, delicious cakes. Another tip worth mentioning is that they have great wifi connection which was a plus since we were able to plan our travel.

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Thank Ladrum P
Melbourne, Australia
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230 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

A fun bar at the end of the promenade at Stresa, was recommended by friends and given a good write up in an Australian travel magazine. The bar features live music - while we were in Stresa it was provided by Tino Malerba - playing the piano/keyboard and singing to many international favourites. The bar provides a wide selection of... More 

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Thank John j
Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Visited here most days with my wife and we both loved the atmosphere and friendly service. One of the best cafes to sit and watch Stresa go by.

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Thank childes1
Drogheda
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80 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Lovely coffee and delicious cakes, would recommend visiting this cafe with great views of the lake, we stopped here a few mornings for breakfast and evening coffee, highly recommended

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Thank John M
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54 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

It is hard to get a nice cup of tea in Italy which is dominated by coffee culture. Gigi Bar was a great find as they offer an excellent afternoon tea with wonderful cakes. We liked it so much we went twice. Very friendly staff too. You can sit inside or out so the weather is not a problem. Would... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Service excellent the little complimentary pastries etc were delicious as were the drinks! Very warm and welcoming & relaxed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 00:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corso Italia 30, 28838, Stresa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Stresa
  • Phone Number: +39 0323 30225

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?