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“Good cafe / diner for a quick 'pit stop'”
Review of Riva Est LAB

Riva Est LAB
Ranked #6 of 9 Dessert in Verbania
Price range: US$6 - US$19
Cuisines: Pizza, Cafe
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This is a bright and airy roadside cafe / diner located away from the town centre on a busy road, overlooking a petrol station. It is a place more suited to local workers on a lunch break, young families on a weekend outing and hungry passing travellers, rather than holiday makers looking for a leisurely, characteristic gourmet experience. As such it fits the bill very well. My wife and I dropped in for breakfast one morning in late July and then dropped in again with our 6 year old for lunch a few days later. I had previously been in December 2016. On all three occasions I have found the service to be prompt and pleasant. The food is relatively simple and tasty. Prices are okay. Good place to stop for a break if driving through the area.

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Reviewed 17 November 2016

This was an excellent choice for a quick stop for lunch. I took a veggie wrap and my partner a hawaian salad. Dishes were big, fresh and easy on the pocket. The restaurant was modern and tidy and the staff friendly. The restaurant is located along a very noisy road.

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Thank Savanni
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Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Been there for a quick lunch, the pizza and the ice cream are really good. The two waitresses are really attentive and always smiling, but the skinny guy at the till have to change job..is not good for the hospitality business. Not smiling at all and he didn't even say thank you when we left the tips. Be careful, this things can let all the place down.

Thank dave s
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Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

Riva Est Lab is one of the few places in this area where you can find a diversity of good quality products. If you come for breakfast, lunch or dinner, every time you find fresh and tasty food, home made ice-cream, delicious crepes and good coffee. The staff is friendly and the place is cosy.

Thank Cristina G
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Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

We have been twice but won't be going back. The gelato is ok (Altri Tempi is so much better) but the servings are too small and too expensive. Both times the staff were very rude as well. There is certainly nothing "traditional" about the place so I wouldn't waste your time.

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