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Glicine Al Lago

Piazzale San Carlo 7, 28041, Arona, Italy
+39 0322 218123
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
27 Mar 2017
“Bad food and service ”
13 Feb 2017
“Aperitif after lunch ”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Piazzale San Carlo 7, 28041, Arona, Italy
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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

The service was very prompt without any personal feeling. Pasta was basic for 12 Euro, without taste.

1  Thank elen v
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Went to visit San Carlos but it was closed. So went to the the bar restaurant opposite. Very clean and tidy. Quiet but very hospitable. Has coffee and a local beer. The food menu looked good and the views of the Lake Maggiore were fantastic....More

Thank CBS58
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Location and general enviroment positive but table service not enough for the exspectations. Meat oriented and low quality of musherons.

Thank Antonello B
Reviewed 19 October 2016

5 minutes from Arona, by car, or 20 minutes walking beside the view of the wonderful landscape, you reach the top of the San Carlo hill. Glicine Al Lago is a nice restaurant, recently restored, with some "specialities of the season" (porcini for example or...More

Thank Giorgio B
Reviewed 17 September 2016

so welcoming crew and the dishes are very nice.. fresh food in all aspects, try the lamb chops is mouth watering. the starter as cheese was very nice as well.

Thank walaamaher
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This restaurant is located directly opposite the colossal statue of San Carlone. Quite a quiet venue. We visited the restaurant just to get some refreshments after a look around the statue, and had a really nice ice cream...!!

Thank SevenoaksSinjun
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We found this place during one of our MTB tours and stayed here during out last evening at the Lago. Food is honest and good but not outstanding. Vieuw on the Lago is superb and i definitely can recommand this place.

Thank Frans K
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Sunday lunch with family. I will return there. But not a place to become my top 10 in the area. Positives 1. Fantastic location with great panoramic view over the lake and San Carlone statue 2. Good food from Piemonte. 3. Good trade-off between price...More

Thank Rbiondi
Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

Nice restaurant near San Carlo statue in ARONA. Food good NOT excellent. Good list of wine. Price OK. Very good position on the lake. max.

Thank Massimo B
Reviewed 12 November 2014

We walked up the road (via Verbano) and steps to see the Colossus (Carlo Borromeo statue) and then saw this restaurant and bar. We had a coffee and while there asked about the lunch menu and times. A bit more of a walk around and...More

Thank Veni_bibi_edi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazzale San Carlo 7, 28041, Arona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Arona
  • Phone Number: +39 0322 218123
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