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Il Portico

Via Domenico Ottolini 9, 28838, Stresa, Italy
+39 0323 31324
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good31%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“profiteroles” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (10 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Domenico Ottolini 9, 28838, Stresa, Italy
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

We stopped off here for lunch & it was very good. the food was typical of the area & nicely flavoured. The staff were welcoming, friendly & efficient. It's right in the centre of the town so in a good location.

Thank C_and_H_11
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Stopped by for lunch and had the calzone - huge and very good. Came back for dinner another night and had the veal scallopini which was also excellent.

Thank JohnHouTX
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We have been to stresa a lot but none of the many other restaurants are as good as this one. When we came in we were welcomed by the 2 friendly waiters. I had smoked salmon brushetta for my starter. Very tasty. Just watch what...More

Thank corleonebob
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Second visit to Stresa and Il Portico. They are still friendly and still do "their thing" with the fish. Worth a visit!

Thank Christoffersen
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We had a family dinner - 2 adults and two kids (11 month and 2 years 9 month). We ordered pasta pomodoro for the kids, and pizza and lasagna for the adults. We also took one glass of wine and a beer. The pizza was...More

Thank Jonniss
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We had a meal for two here. The starters were excellent . The mains we both felt just off the mark. It's difficult ans I do have to say that risotto was the main failing with lake fish which was overcooked. Equally the risotto was...More

Thank SteveStaffs
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed this restaurant sitting outside on a balmy night.The food was very good & service likewise & prices reasonable.

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant had little to recommend it. The starters were pricey (but large). My entrecote steak was cooked rare and my wife's lamb cutlets very well done. The veg sides were also disappointing.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We wished we’d found this place on our 1st, not 3rd night staying in Stresa, and stumbled across it wandering through the pedestrian part of town in search of dinner! It was the busiest place on the street and had space on their large outdoor...More

Thank Parrotfish
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Horrible from start to finish. We made a small complaint and the head waiter stood over me screaming in Italian at the top of his voice and finishing by screaming "YOU ARE A S**T" in my face. All because I said a creme brûlée was...More

Thank Vaughnie1978
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12 October 2017|
Response from MIKE F | Reviewed this property |
Would not have thought so, as its much quieter there now that its out of season.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Domenico Ottolini 9, 28838, Stresa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Stresa
  • Phone Number: +39 0323 31324
  • E-mail
tel: +39 0323.934510
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