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Il Portico

Via Domenico Ottolini 9, 28838, Stresa, Italy
+39 0323 31324
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (5 reviews)
“spaghetti” (3 reviews)
“prawns” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Via Domenico Ottolini 9, 28838, Stresa, Italy
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago 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
Reviewed 5 days ago

Professional friendly staff, good wine list and menu, best desert menu I've ever seen! Very reasonably priced. Good wine too, recommend the Montipulciano (Borgo Thaulero). Lovely outside seating.

Thank Val_G_England_1961
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here on our first night in Stresa and enjoyed it so much we booked for a meal later in the week for 24 people. They were happy for us to book off the menu for the large meal and were extremely accommodating. The...More

Thank hannahwp026
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are usually rather wary of being accosted by restaurant proprietors in the street who want us to go in and try their offerings but we are very glad we gave in and sampled this place, because, in complete contrast to pretty well everywhere else...More

Thank mrchris25
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my food, and felt the staff where really friendly. The place was super warm though, but that can't be helped. recommend the Bomba pizza :)

Thank squeakysqueaky
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

It's their restaurant staff making the place interesting. Friendly, outgoing and talkative; like talking to a good old friend. Food not bad and that's the kind of Italian restaurant I love to go. Ordered my favorite risotto matching with white wine. Very nice!

Thank AdaHKGal
Reviewed 25 July 2017

In the small town of Stresa you have many choices for Italian food. Don't pass up Il Portico its on a side street around the corner from Mama Mia, You will see 1 one 2 handsome waiters inviting you to come in.Do go in. The...More

Thank Joyce513
Reviewed 20 July 2017

After walking around the small town shopping, we decided to have lunch here. The restaurant was out of the sun as it was so hot. The menu was very good with lots of choices, we decided to have a Pizza each, a big mistake as...More

Thank MIKE F
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed lunch here today. I had a pizza which was great, my husband had ham and burrata, a starter but was pretty big and delicious. Service was friendly, a little slow with drinks but fine for leisurely lunch.

Thank naomi1739
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Stresa has tons of restaurants and we only tried a few, but this was one of the best. A nice table by the street and a friendly atmosphere. Our waiters were great fun, helped us out with our rudimentary Italian and the service and food...More

Thank Phil V
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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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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