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La Pescheria

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Via Lungo Lago 6 | Isola Dei Pescatori, 28838, Stresa, Isola Pescatori, Italy
+39 0323 933808
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 21:15
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19:00 - 21:15
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We headed here straight off the boat at about 12:30 and we were glad we did. By 1pm, the place was pretty full. Very fresh fish, out of the lake, and excellent pasta. Washed down with a decent house red. Fantastic view from the terrace too. Lunch for two, two courses with wine, was around €65. Recommended.

Thank Alan_SAFC
Carnforth, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We lunched at La Pescheria and had a lovely time. The menu was varied and good value - all the dishes we ordered were excellent. The staff were friendly and helpful and the atmosphere was so nice - calm and shady and overlooking the Lake. Two lovely cats shared our fish! We returned the next evening and asked to have... More 

Thank Kabu56
About Restaurant's Favourite Review
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great fish... Absolutely no nonsense Nice terrace... A bit slacking on service so don't expect immediate service... Very good price performance ratio. Stick with the fish ...

Thank Vishal K
Oslo, Norway
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

On a friday when most of the restaurants were packed we got a nice table and good service from the start. We had one portion of grilled squid, which was good with a nice salad. Warm plates, though, would have made it even better. The same goes for the pasta with mussels -- it was very nicely spiced with a... More 

Thank Eirik-44
Barcelona, Spain
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Really enjoyed our dinner at this restaurant. Very attentive staff and great food. Totally the opposite to the Villa E Palazzo Aminta where we stayed.

Thank RicardoGalvani
Beirut, Lebanon
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82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Visit on a tour with a business group. Some dishes were good like the Lasagna, but the rest was not so great. Staff are not very friendly, would not say rude, but not very cooperative. Would not go there again

Thank Dr_Saad
Zagreb, Croatia
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226 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I didn't expect too much from this place, but food was very good with variety of different fish, pasta, and risotto. Service is quite good if we consider that this is a tourist place. Food coming pretty fast, but they need to be little faster when you need order or pay. Prices are little higher but that is normal for... More 

Thank Hrvoje Z
Peru, Illinois
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153 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This was a scheduled dinner provided from our large tour provider. We boated over and walked the island for bit. We all enjoyed our drinks (wine) very well but the cats didn't seem fitting in a Resteraunt? The food was plentiful but seem to be missing seasoning maybe but that's my preference? The view you have here is beautiful and... More 

Thank LovingLife4us
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Very Good location. Spectacular view and very cosy food is quite bad. Difficult to eat it Averagish wine selection I don't think I will come back

Thank Luca P
IsolapesRiky, Direttore at La Pescheria, responded to this review

dear Luca it seems very easy and generic talk bad without giving any indication of his disappointment reason and about wines, we have 130 differents wines in our wine card are you sure you have eaten at La Pescheria? or you just write to fill your own ego? More 

Berlin, Germany
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We spent a few days on the island Pescatori. We discovered this nice restaurant while walking on the island. After a long stay on the mainland we decided this place for dinner. Even without a reservation we got a nice table. Despite many guests the service was very fast and always very attentive. The food was great. The menu is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$48
Mediterranean, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Lungo Lago 6 | Isola Dei Pescatori, 28838, Stresa, Isola Pescatori, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Stresa  >  Isola Pescatori
  • Phone Number: +39 0323 933808
The restaurant was in fact the only fish shop of the islands: the fish that was prepared here was sold in the whole province and beyond; the fruits of an activity of an inhabited core that counted in those days around two hundred persons and whose primary activity was fishing.

Today, the island counts around sixty inhabitants, but the life spirit and many other traditions have not changed through the years, for the joy of who lives here and who visits the island and shares these emotions.
The daily fished fish, white fish, allis shad, lake trout and perch, are all part of the specialties that can be sampled at La Pescheria.

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