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Ristorante Venus

Piazza E. Motta 50, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
+39 0322 90362
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Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good46%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (69 reviews)
“salad” (23 reviews)
“ravioli” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Piazza E. Motta 50, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
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1 - 10 of 206 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of 4 adults and 2 kids and the friendly, helpful staff found us the best table by the lake and plied us with excellent food at very reasonable prices. This wonderful old restaurant by the lake gives you a central spot...More

Thank kevinjan2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited Leon D’Oro which is next door many times and planned to revisit however on arrival the restaurant was empty and Venus was full and buzzing which attracted me to ask for a table. The service was quick and friendly and the dish...More

Thank Stainlesteve
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Great place for morning café and croissant, when the town is still quiet. Wonderful views of the ducks, Lake Orta, Piazza Motta, the fishing boats and the ferries.

Thank TravelersForLife2
Reviewed 2 October 2017

THE place to eat, watch the ferries, and enjoy this wonderful village. Great service, pizza and wine list featuring a full range of the local wines. Some of the best views in the Lake District--and that's saying a lot. Choose outside sitting or the upscale...More

Thank Jadamek
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We ordered an 18 euro bottle of wine. The waiter told us it was out of stock but brought an alternative bottle. When we came to pay the bill, the wine he brought as an alternative was 48 euro. The food was also disappointing. Cold...More

Thank jrsideshowbob
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Had a meet and greet here for my daughters weddding guests and drinks and canapés on the day of the wedding.The owner Paolo only interested in his takings. The rest of his staff were superb. Such a shame i couldn't recommend him

Thank brianbakerphoto
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Excellent location on the piazza, lake view, lots of atmosphere, extensive wine list, food excellent (beef ravioli, Greek salad). Very busy, excellent service. Probably my favourite in San Giulio

Thank Val_G_England_1961
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We generally avoid restaurants on the piazza when traveling abroad, but there are not a lot of other choices here. We were very pleasantly surprised. The "Venus" pizza (mozarella, shrimp, and octopus) was delicious and the duck was very good. And a great wine list,...More

Thank goneinaheartbeat
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Nice tasting food overlooking the lake at the rear of the restaurant. Friendly staff and good with children. Bit over priced and excessive cover charge.

Thank b.c.f.c.1875
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We visited Lake Orta and this restaurant is just next to it. The food was good but the prices were way too high. Guess that's what happens with places like this. Wine is also expensive (5 euro a glass of house wine!) Anyway, we enjoyed...More

Thank isasshax
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza E. Motta 50, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Novara  >  Orta San Giulio
  • Phone Number: +39 0322 90362
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