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Piazza Vittorio Emanuele III 27, 28822 Cannobio, Italy
+39 0323 70961
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Bucharest, Romania
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66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Looks like a family business, excellent service, cosy environment on Cannobio Promenade... Elegant decorations making one feeling like home in a restaurant. Good variety of meals including game meat - venisson, deer, rabbit, etc... the owner (?) guides you to the table and offers olives and dry tomatoes on the house with the menu. Waitresses always smiling are giving promises... More 

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We wanted a quick lunch before catching a ferry. This place was across from the dock in a string of several restaurants and cafes on the promenade. It was small and had the cutest checked tablecloths; we picked it because it had pizza on the menu and thought it would be quick. The owner was so friendly and said we... More 

Thank LizP1055
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The fact that this place looked emptier than others would have been a correct signal this time. Service had to warm up, as so often, but ended up forthcoming. Yet, food was priced the same as others around but somewhat underwhelming in taste. Hence, will try the colleague next door next time.

Thank Leaststupidtraveller
Cabarete, Caribbean
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

AD serves tasty Italian food at affordable prices. The service was quick although we were early guests for the lunch so the place was not full jet. The platter of the Day was Roastbeef. My Spaghetti plate was a bit on the small side. The 'Tiramisu' is excellent.

Thank Silvan-Cabarete
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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Don't go for pizza because expensive and nothing special. House wine red is is fine. Vegetable oily without taste. Meat is bland.

Thank lovisgug
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is located at a very nice location overlooking the lake. The waiter was very friendly and helpful. The food was not bad but we have had better during our stay in Italy plus it was expensive. Compared with earlier diners we've had this was by far the most expensive (and the food at the other places was better).

Thank Peter1086
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

We had 2 fabulous meals here. The food on both occasions was excellent and, unlike many restaurants in the area, catered superbly for a gluten-free diet. The staff were friendly and most welcoming

Thank craigf1002016
Zurich, Switzerland
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382 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 593 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Value for money 5 stars Service 5 stars Menu choices 5 stars Food 4 stars! We had lunch here on a cold wintery day so ate inside rather than outside with the lake views. The menu was so extensive that I battled to choose what to eat which is generally a rare experience for me being a gluten/dairy free non... More 

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Brandon, FL
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139 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

My family and I were on vacation in Cannobio and we stopped here for dinner. This establishment has pluses and minuses. Pluses: Beautiful view of Lago Maggiore Ability to accommodate a large group (we were 8 for dinner) Good service Acceptable food - OK, but not great Minuses: Very limited menu Expensive I very much doubt that I would eat... More 

Thank David M
Wales, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

We chose this restaurant because it looked slightly different to the others in menu and style - a modern twist on Italian food. We had a fish risotto alongside fried lake perch with an orange salad. All freshly cooked, presented very well and tasted great! Service was very friendly and attentive, particularly from the owner. All in all great value,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Vittorio Emanuele III 27, 28822 Cannobio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Cannobio
  • Phone Number: +39 0323 70961
Il RISTORANTE AD piccolo ma grazioso e curatissimo sia nella location che nella cucina ha cambiato finalmente gestione,lo Chef stupira la clientela sia locale che di passaggio con la sua tipica cucina mediterranea rinnovata da lui stesso sia nella preparazione che nella presentazione,Silvia e Donato vi aspettano con l'entusiasmo che da sempre li accomuna,a presto e Buon appetito!

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