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Hostaria al Vecchio Portico

Piazza del Popolo 14, 28041, Arona, Italy
+39 0322 240108
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Piazza del Popolo 14, 28041, Arona, Italy
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We dined here on our first evening of a long weekend in Arona having been recommended the restaurant by the owner of the apartment we were staying. The service was attentive yet not invasive albeit a quiet somewhat rainy evening at the end of August....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank N_U
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Refreshing to see your value's worth amidst a few standard overpriced restaurants. Good quality food that offers something different than the usual tourist palate adjusted bites. Great wine pairing as well, together with the Lake view closed the deal for us. We had the starter...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Nathaliegr
Reviewed 1 September 2018

The service in this restaurant is very professional. The food is very good and reasonably priced. Worth visiting if in town

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank GilesD214
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Read the reviews on this restaurant, and decided to go there for dinner an evening in July. Had main courses with duck, and these were truly a disappointment. The meat was very stringy,almost uneatable. We paid and left for desserts at another place.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank annops
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Everything was really great! The chef made it very special with the local fish dish and delicious dessert - gelato. Recommended!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Iamcosmic
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Hostaria al Vecchio Portico is one of the top restaurants in Arona. We have lived in Arona for two years and have never been disappointed! The food is presented in a creative way, but it is the full, rich flavor of the food and the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Holtem
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Becoming a favourite of mine in Arona. Great menu, great staff and great food. Good selection of wines with very knowledgable staff. Wine prices very reasonable.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank NickvdM82
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

13 of us got a table here. It took an hour and a half for any food to come out. The food was good. Getting a drink of water or wine took too long. Service was nice but very slow. I wouldn't recommend for a...More

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Very, very fine Italian food served with passion by the owner/chef Pino. A small restaurant with a limited choice on the menu but everything you can order is exquisite. We have been there several times and it is always a great pleasure.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank VincentV2644
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Nice view on terrace and lake, very friendly and courteous service, tasty food and good wine, good wifi

Date of visit: August 2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza del Popolo 14, 28041, Arona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Arona
  • Phone Number: +39 0322 240108
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