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Piazza E. Motta 50, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
+39 0322 90362
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175 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Since several years, this place has improved substantially. The menu is limited, but offers a fine and varied selection of Italian dishes. The quality of these food is perfect. Venus is especially well know because of its outside terrace, but inside on the first floor they offer nice tables with a beautiful view on the Lake. The staff is nice... More 

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North Sydney, Australia
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109 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic location if you get a sunny day and a table outside to enjoy the perfect view of the lake and Island. Service was sharp but a bit of Italian attitude spoilt it. Menu was great and food well presented and well cooked but too minimal nouvelle cuisine style for me. Great extensive but expensive wine list. I will always... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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38 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We were in Orta San Giulio for 20 days and Venus was one of our favorites restaurants. The food is tasty and the view is great! Unhappy was winter, but during the spring and summer time must be even better!

Thank rafa3442016
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Ristorante Venus is the perfect location whether your dining downstairs or upstairs depending on the season you travel. The menu selection is extensive, good wine and friendly staff. Worthwhile a visit.

Thank Tony R
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went to this Pizzeria after arriving in San Giulio. the Pizzas were ok although a little on the faty side. what we didnt like was the fact that if you order a Pizza you can't be sitting with the view to the lake.

Thank Levi M
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214 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Rather busy place, however sitting outside is very nice. Recommend the pizzas with a cold beer on a sunny day. Service a bit harsh - but thats called italien charme ....

Thank rajang
Evergreen, Colorado
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The restaurant is located on the waterfront overlooking the island of San Giulio. They make an excellent Salami Pizza and Ham and Mushroom Pizza. Because these are thin crust Pizzas, it is recommended to individually order a full Pizza, get a bottle of the local red wine, and watch the sunset.

Thank DrJHBickel
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Ate here a couple of times last week, busy yet good service,and a great view over the island. The pizzas are good quality and a decent price as is the local beer. Had dinner one night in there with good quality food and fairly reasonable price.

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69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is sitting right by Lago Orta. We stopped in for a late lunch of pizza with prosciutto and Brie! Delicious! But if you are an ice cream sundae person this is the place for you! The first 5 to 8 pages of the menu are filled with pictures and descriptions of the most scrumptious ice cream sundaes! We... More 

Thank Holtem
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I absolutely loved this restaurant. The view is stunning of beautiful Lago D'Orta and Isola San Giulio, the service was super attentive, and the food and drink were delicious! I had the gnocchetti, which was delicious, and for dessert I definitely recommend the chocolate/raspberry cake (I can't remember the exact name unfortunately). Definitely sit outside on the covered patio. I... More 

Thank Lili T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza E. Motta 50, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Novara  >  Orta San Giulio
  • Phone Number: +39 0322 90362

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