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Ristorante San Carlo

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Via Verbano 4, 28041, Arona, Italy
+39 0322 45315
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
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380 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We were staying at the hotel and chose to dine in their restaurant on all three nights of our stay. We ate on the terrace which was sheltered from the cool evenings. Ambiance, service, choices on the menu, were all superb on all three nights. We would definitely repeat the experience.

Thank lakegirl48
Hing Kong
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Our room was clean and not uncomfortable. The best description is functional. The tiny 14 inch tv did not work. We asked to change a flickering LED; they said tomorrow. No safe. I don't think there was Airconditioning, or maybe I just could not figure it out. Dinner was ok, nothing I would come back for. Desert selection disappointing. Two... More 

Thank Joel_in_HK
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The food is good. The menu is ok and the price as well. Mother and son they manage this place in a very friendly and professional way. But...but... but...the view from the terrace is just awesome. You see the lake Maggiore and the Angera Rock on the other side. You will be just astonished. I will come back for sure.

1 Thank Costantino F
Arona, Italy
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Hotel Ristorante San Carlo for a week on business travel. I cannot even begin to express how hospitable the staff is! Breakfast is delicious and the staff makes sure your espresso and cappuccino's are perfect...they are incredibly generous and provide very prompt service. While my husband was on business I stayed at the... More 

1 Thank kmsearight
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

The food here is excellent, I think the chef has a talent. The view of the lake superb just a small criticism that the menu needs to change day to day to allow more choice.

1 Thank SUSAN M
Stuttgart, Germany
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

We really can recommend this restaurant..it was the best we had at Lago Maggiore and we tried a lot. !!!

Thank Testesserin
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

This hotel is awkwardly located with not too much parking. But the views over lake maggiore are amazing. Our room was very modern with large windows to take in the lake. The best part of this hotel was the restaurant, the food is really good. The guy at the front desk needs some customer service training but this didn't detract... More 

Thank MsRenee1967
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2014

Beautiful view of the lake and wonderfully presented food makes this place feel very fancy but it was pretty similar price-wise to the touristy restaurants in Arona's main square. There was a very good selection of local beers. I had a burrato and aubergine starter and a beef carpaccio, which is a local speciality. If you are visiting the statue... More 

Thank clare g
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90 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2013

We were invited by Italian friends who are regulars to this place. And now we know why. The Chef took as through some of his best dishes of the season: 1. Toasted bread with tomato sauce 2. Beef carpaccio with white truffel (the first of the season) 3. Pasta with Porchini 4. Risoto with red wine and cheese 5. Fruit... More 

Thank Janil
Bad Waldsee, Germany
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2013

We had dinner on a Saturday evening on the covered terrace. Great views over the Lake, lovely atmosphere. The restaurant was quite busy, in general more Italian guests than foreigners. The food was nice, but not great, service was friendly, but not brilliant - the typical middle-class Italian restaurant. Value for money ok. Tip: Reserve a table at the edge... More 

1 Thank m7cej

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$42
Italian, European, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Verbano 4, 28041, Arona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Arona
  • Phone Number: +39 0322 45315

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