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“Awesome fresh fish”
Review of Da Sauro

Da Sauro
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 31 - USD 43
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 25 October 2015

We went to Isola Maggiore in October on a quite cloudy day. The restaurant was empty. We had one hour before until the ferry, we were hesitating a bit whether we should enter or not. The hunger won.

The lady reassured us that they are there only for us, one hour will be enough.

On the menu it is written that the freshness of the fish depends on the season (good to inform the clients!) and the answer to our question was that we arrived in the good season, now everything is fresh from the menu.

The fish was not just fresh, but very tasty as well. The portions, the seasoning, the tastes, everything was good.

And we reached the boat. Nice place!

Thank dontintoretto
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Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

After planning a trip to spend a few hours on Isola Maggiore we wanted to be sure of eating in a really nice restaurant so checked trip adviser etc.

This restaurant seemed really good so made our way there as soon as arriving on the island to book a table with a great view for later that day, which we did with a very nice lady.

However on arriving later to eat we found no one knew of our booking and there were no tables left with a decent view. We stayed, there was not time to look for an alternative. The food was ok, nothing special and I certainly would not go back.

Following the meal and having asked for the bill three times I eventually have to corner the waiter to make him take our money so I could catch the ferry. Pretty poor service and certainly not what I was expecting.

1  Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

We were lucky enough to eat here a couple of years ago, so made sure we came back. Staff are very friendly, food is fantastic, most of it fish based, from the lake that you can see from where you are eating.

We shared different fish starters, all lovely. 2 of us had mixed fish from the lake, so tasty, and the third a fish dish with sage. All really tasty, all great value.

It's easy to see why this lovely place is always full, with a mixture of locals and tourists.

Thank debbiedevil
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Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

I think this is the worst Italian food I ever tasted, prices wasn't too much high but the quality of the food was bad ... Not recommended if you find something else

Thank Tomer B
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Reviewed 12 June 2014

First time visit to the Island and after a walk around we found Hotel Da Sauro. Four of us had lunch and we all enjoyed relaxing by the waters edge. I had perch and it really was cooked just right. The service was a little slow but we were in no hurry, we would all eat here again.

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Thank Nigel C
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