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Ristorante Giardinetto

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Via Provinciale 1, 28028, Pettenasco, Italy
+39 0323 89118
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Panama City, Panama
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534 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We were celebrating our wedding anniversary, and sitting in the same hotel we were staying was obvious, the menu is very nice and food is excellent, we could not have all what was there....but, we certainly enjoyed every item we asked.....great place, they deserve a Michelin star, ....great experience.

Thank Temper43
Greater London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food with a wonderful lake view. Very welcoming and attentive waiters. Lovely for that special meal.

Thank CharlotteWilkinson08
Willingdon, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Lunched here 3 times in the week and food good to meet all tastes and staff very efficient and friendly, superb location with views across the lake

Thank nick e
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Recommended to us by the owners of our accommodation. The restaurant has fantastic views of the lake and many of the diners were clearly residents in the hotel. The ambiance is quite formal, and the large number of staff a little over-attentive at times. That said, they were not obtrusive and gave us ample bread and advice on the menu.... More 

Thank Mark C
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful terrace with spectacular view on the Lago Orta. Food is good. We appreciated the very nice assortment of cheese and the excellent wine list.

Thank Christian D
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Location is superb, closer to the lake having dinner you can't get. Wine card is containing full choice of superb wines. Dining is a pleasure. Not only because of the choice, but also because of the possibility to ask dishes not presented on the menu. For our kids a nice dish was served on request, while not being on the... More 

Thank Kees v
Copenhagen, Denmark
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

One could not ask for a better view. The winemenu was well selected and a combination of local and italian wines from other districts. The staff was attentive, knowledgable and kind. The food was ... well, it did not match the expectations. The scampi tasted of absolutely nothing, the pasta was undercooked, likewise the potatoes. The duck was overcooked and... More 

Thank Madkomponisten
Bremgarten, Switzerland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

The hotel restaurant is worth a few visits. The food is wonderful and the staff is extremely competent and friendly. Exept on a Saturday evening, unfortunately. Too full, too busy and too many small misshaps. We will definitely dine here again, but not on a Saturday.

Thank ingridchristen
Carterton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

I stayed here and the breakfasts were terrific. I was with a group and dinners were not brilliant but al a carte choices looked very good. The dining rooms and terrace were excellent with great views over the lake.

Thank Annalexdove
Romsey, United Kingdom
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

The perfect place for an anniversary dinner. A stunning view of the lake and mountains and quality four course meal at reasonable price.

Thank Phil T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 37 - USD 74
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Provinciale 1, 28028, Pettenasco, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Novara  >  Pettenasco
  • Phone Number: +39 0323 89118
The restaurant, with its fine indoor and outdoor terraces directly overlooking the lake, is known for its regional and creative cuisine, its well-stocked cellar with over 450 labels and the friendly professional courtesy of the young well qualified staff.

In summer the gazebo and tables outside, cleverly decorated with flowers and candles make for a cosy romantic atmosphere, special moments where style and taste are a byword.

Our philosophy is to be found in our quest for the finest raw materials, their transformation with absolute respect for its essence and integrity, following the finest of Piedmontese traditions while introducing at the same time our characteristic creativity.

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