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Restaurant La Piazzetta

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Piazza del Popolo 35, 28041, Arona, Italy
+39 0322 243316
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12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Montrose, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We went here for an evening meal with our two kids. The food was excellent. The pear and ricotta tart was the best dessert I've ever had in my life. Literally I could have cried. The view is second to none in the evening, we were right on the waters edge. The waiter was attentive and noticed our young kids... More 

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Londres, Royaume-uni
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

I had read mixed reviews about this restaurant, but decided to give it a go first on a Saturday evening, and then again for Sunday lunch, and twice we found the food delicious, not overpriced and quite inventive (like pasta and lobster, and a terrific raw ham from some local mountain villages, very similar to Spanish Serrano ham. Service was... More 

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Gazzada Schianno, Italy
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

Quiet restaurant near the water. Staff was friendly and efficient. We ordered the octopus and shrimp as starters and sea bass and turbo ad main dishes. Food was average.

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Moscow, Russia
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63 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2015

In that place you can find very good pasta with seafood made in cartoccio ( in parcel) . the waiter bring it to you a la flambe. it's very very tasty. like a starter you can order tris affumicato - three type of smoked fish.next time when I'll be where no doubt I 'll come in this place again. one... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2014

Have the seabass ravioli. I went here a couple of times and they managed to cater for around 30 people without resorting to a set menu. They serve free liquor at the end of the meal. The wine is cheap and good. What is not to like?

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Thank clare g
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2013

Bad over priced food. We came in since it was the last place open for lunch. We knew that it might be a turist trap but walked in with no other alternative. The food was as of industrisl ready meals warmed in a microwave. A real tourist trap.

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Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg City, Russia
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105 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2013

I have visited this restaurant once and i think its the last time ......the restaurant itself has a very location and a very beautiful view to the Lago Maggiore,but the food was plain and very expensive...service is slow .......the waiter seemed to be sleepy and not very friendly. The fish i ordered was not really tastful and ,so i was... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2013

Perfect location, delicious meal, beautiful view, friendly staff. I have been to Arona twice, and had my dinner here. Beef with green pepper is my favourite. You can have variety of local wines. View is beautiful.

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Trondheim, Sor-Trondelag, Norway
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2012

Location is the only thing this restaurant has to offer! Bad service and bad food. A true turisttrap.

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Boulder, CO
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2012

We ate at La Piazzetta on our last night in Italy. The atmosphere, location, and scenery were excellent; we sat outside on a warm night at a table right next to the sea wall looking at the lake. Service was very good as the restaurant was not crowded and the wait staff was looking for something to do. Food was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza del Popolo 35, 28041, Arona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Arona
  • Phone Number: +39 0322 243316

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