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La Zucca

Regione Bolco | Arola, 28891 Arola, Italy
+39 0323 821114
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“little gem” (2 reviews)
“zucca” (2 reviews)
“lake” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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Regione Bolco | Arola, 28891 Arola, Italy
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Reviews (214)
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1 - 10 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 14 March 2017

Among all the places around Ispra this is definitely among the better ones having a business lunch. They have at least three or more choices per course, always a choice of vegetarian or not, often a choice of fish, and not only sugo al pomodoro...More

Thank dogadoga
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Another celebration takes us to the Zucca restaurant, high in the hills of Arola, above Lake Orta. The food is exceptional, as is the service,hard work and professionalism, make this "little gem" my favourite place to dine. My compliments to the owners and staff, for...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 8 August 2015

as the name Zucca means pumpkin , the take here is use of classic and local ingredients in innovative ways . The most astonishing Dolci ever , two carts of cake , tarts and panna cotta. Starters and main courses on a wisely chosen and...More

1  Thank hornbeam01
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

I've been twice in this wonderful place up in the mountains. You can arrive in 20 minutes by car from the region of Verbania. It is a family business. The food is delicious and the service one of the best I've seen until now. They...More

Thank Cristina G
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

A quaint family run restaurant in a beautiful location. We were staying in Orta and this restaurant was recommended to us by a business associate. Most certainly worth the 25 minute drive from Orta. We would return again and again. Allesendra, the daughter of the...More

1  Thank BobbyDavino
Reviewed 29 June 2015

1 appetizer, 6 plates, and 4 desserts and all were very good. The locals say it is good, too. Make reservations, as the place was filled with people who looked like locals or at least frequent visitors.

Thank Industrial_Tourist
Reviewed 10 June 2015

Husband and Wife tag team to create an experience that one would not expect high in the hills above Lago d'Orta. Not an easy drive but worth the trip. All the food is prepared fresh daily following seasonal availability. Make sure you leave room for...More

Thank lou r
Reviewed 6 June 2015

We arrived today high in the hills above Lake Orta, to the tiny village of Arola and the home of the famous La Zucca Ristorante. We were here to celebrate a friends 90th Birthday in his favourite restaurant. What a magnificent setting, a meal fit...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 8 March 2015

La Zucca is since my childhood our favorite family hangout. Located on the mountain road that connects Val Sesia and Val D'Orta, it is as simple as excellent. Food is gorgeous, traditional yet very sophisticated. I did love it when I was a child and...More

Thank Silvianegrifirman
Reviewed 24 November 2014

I really liked this restaurant, because the food was very good. I ate a three courses menu, with salat, chicken and soup. It wasn't expensive, because it was very good and you got a lot of food for the money. You could also eat very...More

Thank Noorvg2000
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Regione Bolco | Arola, 28891 Arola, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola  >  Arola
  • Phone Number: +39 0323 821114
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