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Via Ugo Ara, Stresa, Isola Pescatori, Italy
+39 0323 30456
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Mechelen, Belgium
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106 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very nice restaurant at the end of the Island We went there for lunch at had a Lasagne. This was one of the best I ever eaten. Friendly and polite staff. Outsite, it was very crowdy, they also have a very nice and large veranda inside with plenty of space. If you visit the Island and want... More 

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Munich, Germany
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The location of this restaurant, as almost all restaurants on the "Isola dei Pescatori" is excellent. However, the location being a given, we were a bit disappointed by the food. All is eatable, but you probably won't remember it for the quality of the dishes. Next time we'll try somewhere else.

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Thank Adriano M
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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320 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is the first restaurant you come to after the landing stage so as it was raining we dashed straight in. We were quickly seated by the large window from which we watched the squalls chase each other across the lake. The menu was mainly fish based but with some interesting choices. We both had a mixed fish platter which... More 

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Milan, Italy
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I have been to this place with my family and when we were leaving all of us shared the same idea of coming back the second time! All meals were delicious. For the starters, we had an antipasto di mare with fishes from the lake and we had a seafood salad. As second dish, we had grilled sea bass and... More 

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Thank Ozz34
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189 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The restaurant is located on an island called Isola Pescatori in Lake Maggiore. Therefore, they came to pick us up with a boat. We sat at a table with a view of the lake. The service was good and the food arrived quickly. The dishes were tasty but very expensive. Overall it was a nice experience. We enjoyed

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Thank Eyal A
Melbourne, Australia
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279 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I have to admit we may not have eaten here if other places had been open - on a Wednesday night it seems options are limited on Isola Pescatori. And it would have been a shame to have missed out because it really was very, very good. Four of us for dinner - one tortellini, a Parma pear and rocket... More 

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Milan, Italy
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173 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I was in this place for lunch in a crowded sunny Sunday. we found a nice table outside in the patio with a super view of the lake. Staff was friendly and efficient. Food was good quality: Ravioli filled with trout and herbs mix and a great risotto with lake fish. Mix of deep fried lake fishes was also very... More 

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RistoranteItalia, Direttore at Italia, responded to this review

Dear Guest! It's very important your opinion for us, then we thank you for your nice review! We hope to have you our guest as soon and make you taste our other specialties. We wish you happy holidays and enjoy our Lake Maggiore! Best regards Ristorante Italia's Staff More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I went to the Italia for lunch. I have food intolerances -gluten & lactose -. Usually finding a place for lunch is an expedition in itself. After going to one place & upon inquiring about provision for intolerances being met with a shrug and 'Insalta', I found myself at the Italia. The very pleasant lady who looked after me assured... More 

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Thank cheryl q
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Lovely service, really great quality fresh food. Not overly complicated but perfect for our children and the hot summer days. The pancakes in a bechamel sauce are particularly noteworthy!! In the evening, the gentleman watering the extensive grounds would cool off our kids with the sprinkler which was very sweet! Charming place!

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Thank winelover907
Leeds, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

We stumbled across here whilst on a boat tour. We had a nice lunch (caprese, mixed salad, ravioli etc) I asked for the mixed fish anti-pasti for my main meal which was not a problem (and it was delicious!). Nice place for a spot of lunch and reasonably priced.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$28 - US$45
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Ugo Ara, Stresa, Isola Pescatori, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Stresa  >  Isola Pescatori
  • Phone Number: +39 0323 30456

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