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“Another outstanding meal in a warm welcoming enviroment.”
Review of La Zucca

La Zucca
Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Arola
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed July 29, 2017

Another memorable ocassion at The Zucca restaurant. The food was once again outstanding, the service was as always warm and courteous. Our friends were visiting from Tasmania, and have heard many recommendations of this restaurant.They were not disappointed, in their opinion one of the finest eating experiences of their 7 week trip, evrything was so delicious. Absolutely fantastic. Our thanks to the family team for giving us another wonderful time. Your consistency and professionalism is to be commended. You take a pride in your work and it shows. Our best regards David and Penny Whitwam at La Casa del Giardiniere, B&B, nr Stresa.

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Reviewed March 14, 2017

Among all the places around Ispra this is definitely among the better ones having a business lunch. They have at least three or more choices per course, always a choice of vegetarian or not, often a choice of fish, and not only sugo al pomodoro but more varied stuff. Even the accompanying bread was quite crispy and tasty.

The portions are reasonable: you don't leave still being hungry. Including water and wine you spend 10 EUR.

Of course, you spend a price: reservation may be required as, usually, these premises are crowded with people.

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Reviewed September 18, 2016

Another celebration takes us to the Zucca restaurant, high in the hills of Arola, above Lake Orta. The food is exceptional, as is the service,hard work and professionalism, make this "little gem" my favourite place to dine. My compliments to the owners and staff, for always making us so welcome.
The photo's captures a very appropriate enormous Zucca all 90kilos grown locally at Grassetto.

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Thank David W
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Reviewed August 8, 2015

as the name Zucca means pumpkin , the take here is use of classic and local ingredients in innovative ways .
The most astonishing Dolci ever , two carts of cake , tarts and panna cotta.
Starters and main courses on a wisely chosen and selective menu were all mouthwatering .
Good flavours and balance to dishes , Lardo with chestnuts honey and black bread .an example .
Gnocchi with cinnamon another ..
Mains of beef and pork with polenta , truly superb .
Then the Dolci and if you don't like Dolci the cheese selection looked just as intriguing .
Service was very good , very friendly even for non Italian speakers ,
The restaurant was some way up the mountain and worth the views.

We have two boys under 6 they had duck cannelloni and meat ravioli .
Finally the wine list emphasises local wines and Nebbiolo with enough choice outside the region to satisfy most.
We cannot recommend La Zucca highly enough

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Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

I've been twice in this wonderful place up in the mountains. You can arrive in 20 minutes by car from the region of Verbania. It is a family business. The food is delicious and the service one of the best I've seen until now. They have really good wines from the region and not only. You have to try the delicious range of cheese and if you are a dessert lover go for it. Don't forget to make a reservation for your table as it is always full.

Thank Cristina G
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