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Trattoria San Salvatore

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Via Per San Salvatore 30, 28040 Massino Visconti, Italy
+39 0322 219301
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Geneva, Switzerland
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best views of Lake Maggiore, and several other lakes around Varese. The restaurant has typical local food of good quality (antipasti, polenta with various meats). It is simple and you must try to seat outdoors to enjoy the incredible panorama. Prices vs quality and the view are really worth a trip (spring, summer and early... More 

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Helsingborg, Sverige, Europa
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This is the spot you just can't miss! ! What a sight, you can even easily see the towers of Milano - and of course the hole lake😉 And meanwhile you can enjoy wine and a antipasta at the trattoria ☕🍷🍸🍝

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Milan, Italy
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

Lovely and romantic panorama! During sunny daytime you can enjoy an amazing view from this terrasse. The food is quite ordinary for the italian standards. You should visit this place even just for a beer.

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014

The views of Lake Maggiore from the restaurant verandah are absolutely amazing, and it would be worth the trip just to eat and soak in the view. However, the food is also classic fare for the area and it was great to try that too. Don't be persuaded to have the full menu as it is way too much. Antipasta... More 

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51 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

A wonderful sunny day, the first for a long time, so a good opportunity to try the Trattoria San Salvatore. It commands lovely views over Lake Maggiore from it's garden terrace, but sadly the food is very basic and lacking in inspiration. A meat platter for starters was fresh and tasty, a mushroom rissotto was OK, but polenta and stew... More 

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Georgia
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125 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014

Well worth the drive up to the top of the mountain overlooking Lake Maggiore. Good wine, don't overdo, the drive is really something. The menu is basic, you get what they're serving that night. but the portions are huge and the food delicious.

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

Fantastic views of lake maggiore from this place! Be there for the sunset..great food for a good price! Try the polenta with raghu and risotto as well.

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Varese, Italy
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273 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2012

Recommended by a foreigner who used to live in the area, this enchanting “trattoria” is located in the upper hills by lake Maggiore at the Piedmont region side (close to Stresa area southern).... Driving uphill there are many horseback ridding schools, if wanted is possible to stop and allow the kids to have some horseback ridding... there are easy directions... More 

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Houston, Texas
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2012

It takes a while to get up the hill to this fantastic, friendly restaurant. Picnic table seating, wonderful attention. Food is family style, with large dishes and great presentation. More than you can eat. Had a bottle of recommended Gattinara wine that had the best nose of almost any wine we have ever tried. Beautiful view and great atmosphere. Very... More 

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Pero, Italy
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87 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2012

The Trattoria is located within the remains of an old monastery on top of a densely forested hill 2,500 ft above Lesa. On a clear day you can see all the way to Milan to the SE and, looking NE, your gaze spans the length of Lake Maggiore as it winds into Switzerland and towards the Alps. Nothing fancy about... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Per San Salvatore 30, 28040 Massino Visconti, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Novara  >  Massino Visconti
  • Phone Number: +39 0322 219301

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?