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Caffe Lago

Via Lungo Lago Vittorio Emanuele, 18, 28838, Stresa, Italy
+39 0323 30289
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible25%
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“lunch” (2 reviews)
“panini” (2 reviews)
“ferry” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe
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££ - £££
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Via Lungo Lago Vittorio Emanuele, 18, 28838, Stresa, Italy
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Had a quick stop here while on the island in June partly to get out of the sun and to have a drink. We enjoyed a beer and ice cream. We thought the prices were reasonable given the location. The member of staff who served...More

Thank Becki D
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We were quite surprised by the friendliness of the staff and availability of authentic Italian lemonades in this place (which is so well located that tourists expect to be ripped off and shouted at). Nothing of the kind. We had some simple food (homemade paninis)...More

Thank Lilipat2
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Stopped in for a gelato while on the island. The servers were friendly and the gelato was good, however, the prices are a bit high. Not only was the gelato more (7 Euros for a medium) but while looking at the menu, noticed that other...More

Thank Stu C
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Stopped here for a Beer and Snack whilst waiting the ferry back to Stresa. There is a very good choice on the menu and the staff are so friendly and welcoming. The area is cool and very pleasant to sit and relax after all the...More

Thank Jenny R
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

A perfect spot for the day tripper to cool down while waiting at the boat ramp for the boat to go back to Stresa. If you sit inside, the walls are full of music memorabilia: posters announcing different concerts (i.e., a concert for John Mellencamp...More

Thank MGN777
Reviewed 15 February 2017

There are not a lot of nice places to drink a coffee and eat something on Isola Bella. It's all very touristic. This place has a nice lake view. The service is okay. There are a lot of pigeons bothering you when you eat.More

Thank Edgar V
corvmik, Direttore at Caffe Lago, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Where have you been, surly not here, because our business was closed from November till 10th of March! In February we were closed and were on the other side of the planet! And where have you seen pigeons, we don't have pigeons here on Isola...More

Reviewed 22 October 2016

Stopped for a coffee before visiting Palazzo Borromeo... and had the best homemade apricot muffins I've ever eaten, served with a huge smile by grandma. Ate outdoors, but loved the rock and roll memorabilia and guitars inside... esp guitars signed by The Boss. Toilets upstairs...More

Thank sjd254
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Stopped here for lunch on Isola Bella while waiting on the ferry. Most of the places to eat on the island are much more expensive than the mainland round Lake Maggiore and this is no exception. Unusually the menu at the entrance does not list...More

Thank robdncn9
Reviewed 26 September 2015

My friend and I stopped here for a bite to eat when we arrived on the island. My friend got a ham and cheese sandwich and it had VERY LITTLE ham and cheese and she showed it to the waiter and pointed out that it...More

Thank Donna4Loans
corvmik, Direttore at Caffe Lago, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2015
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Ma Buon Giorno Sig.ra Donna4Loa, aspettavamo già che lei scrivesse qualcosa su Tripadvisor. Allora, per primo abbiamo portato le sue...More

Reviewed 15 June 2013

We stopped here for lunch whilst on Isola Bella which is across Lake Maggiore from Stresa. We were not disappointed. I had a Salami Pizza which was delicious and my wife had a Toasted Ham and Cheese Sandwich. We shared so I can confirm that...More

Thank Kevin F
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  • Address: Via Lungo Lago Vittorio Emanuele, 18, 28838, Stresa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Stresa
  • Phone Number: +39 0323 30289
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