Restaurants

Top Choice Modern Italian in Verbania

Ristorante Milano

The setting really is hard to beat: Milano directly overlooks Pallanza's minuscule horseshoe-shaped harbour (200m south of the ferry jetty), with a scattering of tables sitting on lakeside lawns amid the trees. It's…
Top Choice Osteria in Verbania

Osteria Castello

Its 100-plus years of history run like a rich seam through this enchanting osteria, where archive photos and bottles line the walls. Order a glass of wine from the vast selection; sample some ham; or tuck into the p…
Piedmontese in Verbania

Osteria dell'Angolo

Greenery drapes a terrace dotted with only eight tables at this osteria, and well-presented dishes showcase creative Piedmontese cuisine. The lake fish is particularly fine (try the trout carpaccio), while the well-…
Trattoria in Verbania

Bolongaro

A terrace overlooking Pallanza's ferry jetty and a wildly ornate interior help make this largely unremarkable eatery a perennially popular choice. As do the big pizzas, wide range of primi (first courses) and mains …
Italian in Verbania

Il Burchiello

A modern eatery close to the Verbania Pallanza waterfront, Il Burchiello does good Italian staples without ever becoming too adventurous. The spaghetti di frutti di mare is brimful of mussels and other shellfish, an…