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Ristorante Venus

Piazza E. Motta 50, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
+39 0322 90362
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good47%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (65 reviews)
“salads” (11 reviews)
“ravioli” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Piazza E. Motta 50, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The staff told us they have vegan options but there were none on the menu. Regardless the prices on the menu were soooo high and not family friendly we got up and left without ordering anything. Probably more suitable for a romantic dinner

Thank Gal B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Doesn't abuse its position by serving touristy food at exorbitant prices You can get good food, ok service & a prime view over lake

Thank Darrel J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only coming to orta for this place!! Awsome food! Magical view! Friendly waiter+owner! Highly recomendable!

Thank Marco M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at this restaurant several times whilst in Orta, on the first occasion we had to query the bill as they had added several items that we had not had, unfortunately they weren't very apologetic about their mistake. However, we went back and there...More

Thank rdlt68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent cuisine , cater for all taste, want only pizza excellently served or want a gourmet meal, you got it. Fresh lake fish definitely recommended as also is the lamb and other meat dishes. Good priced, plates wonderfully decorated and to look at. went...More

Thank monicaediers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One pizza, one tuna salad, one beer, one bottle sparkling water. Shade from the sun. Outstanding view over the lake. Exactly what a first rate lunch in Italy should be!

Thank Hilary J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal here overlooking Lago d'Orta. A caprese salad with beautiful soft mozzarella and then risotto for me and tasty lamb chops for my husband. A very friendly waitress, a nice atmosphere generally and all in all, a very good meal in...More

Thank mwfr2016
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We picked Venus because of its location--open air, right on the shoreline of Lake Orta with boats on the beach and ducks trying to invade! A neighboring restaurant had plastic windscreens shielding you from the elements--who wants that? Most others were ordering pizza, but we...More

Thank Hoopoo
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We were delighted either by the food and by the cordiality of the owner. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. The place itself is fantastic. Highly recommended!

Thank RichardDST
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We only stopped by for quick pick-me-ups during a torrential storm but the food was good and the hot chocolate was simply excellent. Views over the lake are an added bonus.

Thank John P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, 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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