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Ristorante Villa Crespi

Via G. Fava, 18, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
+39 322 91 19 02
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Mediterranean, Italian, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Via G. Fava, 18, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing new on the place , Villa Crespi is just a unique place, just the right place to experience a unique cuisine. The Carpe Diem menù was perfect reeves with their selection of wines. The wine list , outstanding!!!! Take your time to go through...More

Thank Ricchio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing food and staff. We enjoyed a full degustation menu with matching wines. Extremely expensive - won't do this very often in my lifetime- but well worth it. The food and wine were exceptional and plenty of it. Had a great time - very...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Fabulous meal and a fabulous place! Chef/owner of restaurant is famous in Italy and by eating here, you'll understand why. The food was absolutely beautiful in it's presentation and complexity of flavors and textures. Particularly impressive was the desserts that the kitchen was prepared. We...More

Thank lortonsedge
Villacrespi, Direttore at Ristorante Villa Crespi, responded to this review

Dear lortonsedge What an awesome review, our warmest thanks for this. It has just filled us with joy and pride to hear you say such wonderful things for the benefit of the TripAdvisor community. We are delighted to be able to pass on your comments...More

Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We have many expectations for a 2 star Michelin restaurant and so we chose a 2 different menus (with wines). The dishes were good but not amazing. We only have the sensation of surprise in one of the desert! It is also overpriced for the...More

1  Thank Rosa F
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I wish I could say more about this hotel and its restaurant. Me and my wife were walking in the garden/parking space of this beautiful Villa planning to get something to drink there when we were approached by a very rude woman who whithout us...More

6  Thank JST_MTT
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This a fine dining experience with some very tasty but unusual food choices served in a lovely glass-fronted room overlooking the terrace and gardens. We enjoyed every morsel and every minute of our time there. It was also a treat to meet the two- starred...More

Thank luxurydesigner
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We went to the hotel restaurant for my birthday. I was the person who booked and made all the arrangements, but when the menus were handed out I was given one without prices-because I am a woman. This annoyed me more than a little as...More

1  Thank ruthjanet2016
Villacrespi, Direttore at Ristorante Villa Crespi, responded to this review

Dear RuthJanet2016 Firstly we would like to thank you for having written such an exhaustive review of your birthday celebration meal at Villa Crespi and at the same time offer our apologies if the service did not entirely come up to your expectations. Sadly we...More

Reviewed 30 August 2016

We stayed for a week at this hotel and enjoyed every moment. The staff were friendly and efficient, the building and its gardens beautiful and the food just out of this world.More

Thank alanskinner
Villacrespi, Direttore at Ristorante Villa Crespi, responded to this review

Dear AlanSkinner Thank you so much for choosing Villa Crespi for a week long stay on Lake Orta and for writing of your enjoyment for the benefit of other TripAdvisor readers. We are delighted you had such a good time and sincerely hope we will...More

Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Everything from the setting, the villa, the rooms, the cuisine, the attentive personnel and all the small details have been outstanding! Chef Cannavacciuolo even came out to salute us! Great experience with amazing food! Would definitely recommend you book a night at the villa and...More

Thank Joanna L
Reviewed 21 August 2016

I don't normally like degustation, however this was 7 courses of food orgasm. Its hard to describe you simply have to experience it to understand what I mean.More

Thank DamianRoberts1965
Villacrespi, Direttore at Ristorante Villa Crespi, responded to this review

Dear DamianRoberts1965 What an awesome response to our quest to give pleasure through food! Thank you so much for posting this review, which will certainly inspire others to visit us on our lovely little Lake Orta! Warm wishes and many thanks for your visit! we...More

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Buongiorno, we would like to dine at your restaurant with our well-behaved dog (small sized golden retriever), she doesn't bark. Pls advise if you welcome us? Grazie mille
22 July 2015|
Response from lou r | Reviewed this property |
There is a outside patio which is connected to the restaurant which may allow pets. Ultimately it will be up to Chef Cannavacciuolo.
Manuel S
Ma se vengo posso avere anche l'onore di vedere il grande chef?😁😁
25 May 2017|
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Response from GICA1103 | Reviewed this property |
Dipende: come ho detto nella recesione, noi abbiamo avuto questa fortuna. Dopo cena abbiamo chiacchierato assieme per circa un'ora, con contorno di fotografie e pacche sulle spalle. Canavacciolo ci ha detto che lui tenta di... More
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Buonasera, Vorremmo fare un regalo di compleanno a mia sorella mio cognato e mio nipote (6anni). Pensavamo ad un menù degustazione nel vostro ristorante. Potreste indicarci le varie opzioni disponibili e le modalità di pagamento anticipato? Grazie Mille Cristian
25 May 2017|
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Response from GICA1103 | Reviewed this property |
Come ho scritto, noi abbiamo scelto il menù degustazione, 'Da Sud a Nord', che ho trovato ottimo, equilibrato nei sapori e quantità. È necessario prenotare con buon anticipo, specialmente se siete un gruppo (in 12, abbiamo... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$106 - US$179
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
12:30 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:45
19:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:45
12:30 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:45
12:30 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:45
12:30 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via G. Fava, 18, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Novara  >  Orta San Giulio
  • Phone Number: +39 322 91 19 02
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  • This restaurant is at Villa Crespi
"Our passion for hospitality and restaurants have led us to treat this fascinating work with the love, respect and respect it so greatly deserves. Our innovative Mediterranean cuisine is distinctive and we love to pamper our guests in the romantic rooms overlooking the lake where staff and surroundings reflect genuine harmony."

Antonino works on his cuisine every day of his life, drawing inspiration from life itself. His dishes also reflect and epitomise his journey northwards from the Sorrento coast to his wife, Cinzia, a native of Orta which is now his home.

These are the secrets of our two Michelin starred restaurant.