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L'Approdo

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C.so Roma, 80 | Lago d'Orta, Pettenasco, Italy
+39 0323 89345
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Nice, France
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Nice place and ok for small children. Friendly staff in the reception. Good restaurant with view of the beautiful lake. Could have been more service minded. Good food.

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Thank almroth
Turin, Italy
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Nice place where to sit and have lunch in front of charming Lago d'Orta. In spite of being an "hotel restaurant", food is well prepared and presented: light, tasty and cooked at the right temperature. I chose "sea-food gnocchi" and "luccioperca filet": good shots! Little boats are used to approaching "L'approdo", berth and occupants land on the restaurant and ask... More 

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Thank erasmo_forever
Brussels, Belgium
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158 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

We went to this restaurant (which is owned by the same people who own the Hotel Ristorante Giardinetto where we stayed) and found there the same recipe for success: very good food, attentive service and beautiful lake view. Everything was just as we liked it and we warmly recommend it

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Thank LisaK_511
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Had lunch here as friends were staying here. It was ok and seemed an ok hotel. I stayed at Roccetta fiorita wich was higher up the hill and more old Italy which I prefer.

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Thank Mark V
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015

Been here a long while ago. But even after all this time I never forgot the peaceful, quite, pleasant and wonderful this place is. The staff was polite and always ready to help in any way. Is a place I dream to go there again in future.

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Thank PedVeiga
London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2013 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel and I don't usually like eating where I stay as like to explore but 1st night we had the taster menu and for €40 pp it was excellent value and food to die for. Also the recommended glass of wine with each course was spot on. Would like to eat here every night but we... More 

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Thank scottw1968
Naples, Italy
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52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

The wait staff were great. Our first impression was a fancy restaurant with haughty wait staff but they turned out to be nice and very helpful. The beef steak was great, the seafood so-so.

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Thank lchristep
London
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2013 via mobile

We stayed in the hotel for 7 nights. Our room overlooked the lake - a view I'll take with me when I'm commuting on the underground. From day 1 the hotel staff were welcoming and friendly - nothing was toommuch trouble. The hotel has a clean swimming pool and immaculate grounds - we particularly enjoyed sipping very generous gin and... More 

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Thank Kishmull
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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171 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2013

We had lunch here. A bruchetta with ham, cheese, mayo, tomato, lettuce that al a bit grilled, really great. Price was Eur 7,- it seems expensive but it was quite a meal :) and it was worth it. Nice view on the lake, clean and very friendly staff. Will come back here this week, we are still here for 5... More 

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Thank Minic13
london
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2012

Me and all our wedding guests stayed here last year for a week. We had a wonderful time here the staff are lovely and very helpful, and the restaurant is wonderful!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$85
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C.so Roma, 80 | Lago d'Orta, Pettenasco, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Novara  >  Pettenasco
  • Phone Number: +39 0323 89345

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