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“A Romantic Dining Experience”
Review of Osteria Ara 36

Osteria Ara 36
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Price range: US$17 - US$57
Description: Osteria Ara is situated in the heart of the Isola Superiore dei Pescatori, in a historic building featuring frescoes from the early 900's. Our kitchen philosophy The prime ingredients are of Italian origin. They are all of high quality selected with much care in order to offer a healthy, honest and unique dining experience. We prepare everyday fresh bread, bread sticks and cakes.
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Description: Osteria Ara is situated in the heart of the Isola Superiore dei Pescatori, in a historic building featuring frescoes from the early 900's. Our kitchen philosophy The prime ingredients are of Italian origin. They are all of high quality selected with much care in order to offer a healthy, honest and unique dining experience. We prepare everyday fresh bread, bread sticks and cakes.
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

A hidden eatery away from the crowds and the touristic establishments. Excellent and genuine food. Perfect service, friendly but not intrusive. We were attended to by Alberto who made us feel comfortable and was extremely helpful with his suggestions; a true connoisseur of food, drink and travel.
Compliments to the chef and to all at Ara 36 !
Marco

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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The location is easy to find, just a couple of minutes away from the water taxi. The service was very friendly, even I was on my own (business trip). I had three courses, the starter was carpacio which was wonderful and than I had traditional Spaghetti Bolognese, very delicious. For the main I had Fish from the lake, it was good, maybe the fish was a little too dry. They have a wonderful craft beer to offer, I didn't have wine because of my way back. The distance between the meals was too short, this is something to be improved. After all, I would go there again.

2  Thank Manufaktur L
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

Ara 36 is not your regular pizza and pasta terrace overlooking the lake and packed with tourists. We found Ara36 when we spoke to a fisherman and asked him where he was going to deliver his catch of the day. The restaurant, tucked away in a small house on the wonderful Isola Pescatori, has no view of the lake. It's not easy to find. In fact, when we entered we where the only guests. Only a few people came in later (locals from the island).

We of course decided to order one of the trouts that was delivered by the fisherman just 30 minutes before and that was caught that same morning. It had cooked for just a few minutes and was served with a home made fresh and smooth mayonnaise. The vegetables were as fresh as the fish, picked that morning and prepared with professional precision. No overdose of herbs but made so that the taste was a natural and pleasant as possible.

We eat pout a lot but a restaurant that takes so much pride in freshness and quality is rare.

If you like good food and the pure taste of nature.... go to Ara36!

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2  Thank VoyageurEurope
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

A great address - very new and clean and decorated with a lot of taste! We had a wonderful lunch and enjoyed the warm welcome of the staff, who spoke fluently English and French. Warmly recommended!

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1  Thank Hristina H
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Tucked away from the main shoreline tourist area, just off the main central row this unassuming tasteful 1st floor resteraunt served up a delightful fresh pasta dish served with great enthusiasm and passion. Full of Italian diners, enough said!

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Thank Daniel B
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