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Hostaria Dam a Traa

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Via Paolo Troubetzkoy 106, 28922, Verbania, Italy
+39 0323 557152
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The orecchiette in this restaurant were probably the best pasta I ever had! We were here for lunch and the staff was efficient and friendly and the pasta and meat were both delicious. With about 10€ for pasta and around 15€ for fish or meat, the prices are reasonable for this great quality. By the way, the dishes are huge.

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Thank Katsura91
Cologne, Germany
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

It's not pretending to be a Gourmand Temple. Neither the location nor the manager nor the chef would do. It's just a Hostaria where you get fish at it's best for a decent price. And yeah: If you like fish, you will love Dam a Traa! Because they know about fish and how to prepare the fish. It's not so... More 

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Thank w_weber_888
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, quiet but atmospheric spot by lago maggiore in Suna. Arrived whilst sun starting to set and watched the light, sky and lake all change while it did. 3 of us had pasta, two had tagliatelle venison ragu & one had paccheri octopus. All delicious though ragu slightly in salty side. House rosato light, refreshing & tasty. Service good.

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Thank laura37phillips
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Stopped off here after very, very long walk so we were starving - but my saffron pasta with tiger prawns was delicious and the best pasta dish I had by a long way. Speedy (not massively cheerful but efficient) staff and great location by the edge of the Lake.

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Thank Theveggieiswithme
Verbania, Italy
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We live in Verbania and are quite used to dine to this restaurant. Personnel is easygoing (maybe the owner is sometimes kind of rude and too hasty) and friendly, maybe too friendly every now and then. One of the waiters is actually the quickest, fastest man I've ever seeing serving. Quite stunning. Food is fairly good, altough maybe heavy (I... More 

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Thank Giovanni778
Manchester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Been there in a busy sunday lunch. The place was packed and the service was a bit slow, but the portions of the dish were really generous and the food was really tasty!

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Thank dave s
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39 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

Simple home cooked Italian food with fresh local produce together with large portions makes this place very good value for money. Make sure you come to this place with a good appetite as you will find it difficult to finish some dishes from the menu. Staff are very skilled and efficient at serving their customers and making them feel at... More 

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Thank annabellerob
Herzliya, Israel
1 review
Reviewed 31 October 2015

good food, cozy and warm place, price affordable, very uniqe menu . I wish we had more days in Verbania in order to taste everything in the menu

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Thank Nurit V
Auchterarder, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Well, the restaurant was recommended by Daniela who hosted us in her wonderful home atop of a hill called "La Foresteria" di Villa Esperia. She said the name means "give me lots" if I remember well. "Dam a" is the equivalent of "donne-moi" in French and "dame..." in Spanish, which means "give me...". Daniela mentioned that it would be impossible... More 

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Thank FrenchGourmetGirl
Auckland, New Zealand
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Ordered gnochi with cheese sauce, which was very very cheesy and salty. Also had the octopus pasta, which was good. Good portion size. Very popular, so perhaps we ordered the wrong thing.

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Paolo Troubetzkoy 106, 28922, Verbania, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Verbania
  • Phone Number: +39 0323 557152

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?