About us
Stresa - Baveno - Lake Maggiore

Located in Stresa in the province of Verbania, the restaurant once known as "Il Giocoliere" opened in 1998 al suo interno, Now fully refurbished, it has been renamed to pay tribute to the incomparable views of Lake Maggiore and the Borromean Islands. Vista Ristorante, originally called "Il Giocoliere", first opened in 1998. Now fully refurbished, its new name pays tribute to the incomparable views of Lake Maggiore and the Borromean Islands, surrounded by splendid valleys and mountains - so close you could almost reach out and touch them. Neapolitans say that the beauty of this place is similar to the Gulf of Naples.

A special charm that changes with the seasons.
This prime location has been used by photographers from leading magazines to capture the beauty of Lake Maggiore and immortalise celebrity events such as the wedding of Pierre Casiraghi and Beatrice Borromeo on 1 August 2015, against the backdrop of this unique and unparalleled panorama.

The view extends to the picturesque Lake Mergozzo, a quiet body of water with an indescribable charm, located just a few kilometres from Lake Maggiore.

The service of our attentive and helpful staff is another reason to enjoy your time here. The beauty, elegance and refinement of the location, combined with the magnificent view of the lake, make this restaurant the ideal venue for lunches, dinners, romantic evenings, events, banquets, weddings, baptisms, communions, confirmations and other special occasions.

The restaurant has a veranda overlooking the lake, completely closed in winter and open in summer, plus an outdoor summer garden as well as two indoor dining rooms and a large private car park.


Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 19:00 - 22:00

Wednesday: 19:00 - 22:00

Thursday: 19:00 - 22:00

Friday: 12:00 - 14:30 / 19:00 - 22:00

Saturday: 12:00 - 14:30 / 19:00 - 22:00

Sunday: 12:00 - 14:30 / 19:00 - 22:00