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Piccolo Lago Ristorante

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Via Filippo Turati 87 | Lago di Mergozzo, 28924, Verbania, Italy
+39 0323 586792
19:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 19:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A food experience to try once in a life! Warm welcome, beautiful location, professional staff and high class kitchen!

Thank Andrea B
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41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

great experience, magic night. Amazing dishes, gifted wine list. A true landmark in the purest tradition of area high end cuisine tradition with a twist of genius. We worship you Mr Sacco ! PS. Reopens on March 1st !

Thank ohhoney
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Ok first off let me explain how I gave the restaurant my points. SERVICE: 2/2 KITCHEN: 1/2 LOCATION: 0/1 Let's start with the positive points: The service was simply excellent and worth the 2 Michelin stars. The servers were all helpful from the start till the finish, with good explanations from the different dishes and wines. I can't complain with... More 

Thank Levi M
Tel Aviv, Israel
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We came to have dinner in that two Michelin star restaurant with high expectations as we've eaten in Picola Lago 6 years ago and it was back then an unforgettable experience. The restaurant is beautifully designed, the stuff is,friendly and professional. The problem is the food. First - the menu ofers tasting menus (5, 8, or 11 courses) - without... More 

2 Thank Oz L
1 review
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Very bad food very bad mıxtures Too much non sense trials very limited choices with less taste Good wine list

Thank brn_ondr
London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Having read the wonderful reviews and being well aware of the standards required to attain the status of a two star Michelin our expectations were high when visiting this restaurant, and maybe this is where we went wrong. Shown to a table bereft of anything , cutlery, glasses etc, just the table cloth and napkins. Maybe this is the style.... More 

1 Thank Brunobu
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Life is hard when you are a michelin star restaurant and you are located remotely. To survive you need to attract larger groups who then expect the same experience as you are able to deliver for a small table. We dined here with 80 people and got a decent meal. Have to admit that the drinks outside with cheese and... More 

Thank WilfreddeRoos
San Francisco
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242 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We had a 3-hour lunch at Piccolo Lago with a table at the window overlooking the serene lake. We have sometimes been disappointed in Michelin-starred restaurants but, in this case, they earned their stars. We had an excellent 8-course lunch with wine pairings served by the knowledgeable Japanese sommelier; the other (young) staff members were terrific as well – friendly,... More 

Thank travelin_tommy
London, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This is the second time at Piccolo Lago. Of course the food is great ("of course" is mandatory because of the 2 stars Michelin) and the view of the lake remains very nice and difficult to forget. BUT. Having already experimented the wow effect, we concentrated more on the overall experience. Compared to the first time when we had an... More 

2 Thank Dede F
London, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We had tried previously to dine here, but it was only possible in the evenings, except Saturdays when the restaurant is also open for lunch. This time, we pre-booked weeks in advance. We came here on a busy Saturday in mid-summer, during the holiday season. The restaurant is located directly above the Lago di Mergozzo, and most tables offer a... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, European, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, View
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Filippo Turati 87 | Lago di Mergozzo, 28924, Verbania, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Verbania
  • Phone Number: +39 0323 586792

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