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Ilario Vinciguerra Restaurant

Via Roma 1 | Ingresso Auto Via Tenconi, 3, 21013 Gallarate, Italy
+39 0331 791597
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
24 Jun 2018
“Must have been an off night”
26 May 2017
“Enjoyed the magic of the Green Table!”
Opens in 4 min
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Via Roma 1 | Ingresso Auto Via Tenconi, 3, 21013 Gallarate, Italy
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Perhaps my expectations got the better of me. I chose Ilario’s due to its proximity to Malpensa airport as a nice ending to a weeklong family trip before flying back to the home. The setting was lovely, eating on the veranda on a warm night....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 5fortravel
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This was our 4th visit to this amazing restaurant, and as it was just the two of us, we decided to try the chef's table in the kitchen. While not as elegant an experience as sitting in the villa, watching the well-oiled machine of Chef...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Michael P
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Thank you for this experience. My boyfriend had shrimps with gin tonic like appetizer, I had raw sea bream, for main course we eat spaghetti with scallops, shrimps and muscles. It was prepared beside our table by chief. Fantastic! Like dessert we had ice-cream and...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank Sharkina23
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Refreshingly different menu for Italy. Quiet location, exceptional service. 'Risolio' was an interesting alternative to traditional risotto, 'raw fish' was very good - the chef's skills shine in his sauces.

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank Gallivanting_Goloso
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

I went there for my birthday with great expectations but I left very disappointed. The food was good, nothing special, but the service was very very poor for a restaurant with a Michelin Star. Considering what I paid for our dinner I don't think I...More

Date of visit: January 2016
11  Thank Sergio F
Reviewed 12 September 2015

As this was my first time here my review of the food is OK and not super. I need more for that but to start with the scenery; it's a nice place with a lot of separate rooms. Because the weather was nice we sat...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank Moisandor
Reviewed 4 December 2014

Very few restaurants manage to get it all right, but Ilario Vinciguerra shows that it can be done. From the moment you walk in the door, it is obvious you are in capable hands and will have an amazing evening. The decor is starkly modern,...More

Date of visit: November 2014
Thank Michael P
ilariovinciguerra, Proprietario at Ilario Vinciguerra Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2014
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gentile michhael c, la ringrazio per le belle parole e quando verrai di nuovo nel nostro fantastico paese l'aspettiamo a...More

Reviewed 30 November 2014

My wife and I made a detour from a long weekend in Varese to try out this restaurant, rated the best in the area by the Gambero Rosso guide. It is certainly fancy, evidently striving to become an industry à la Paul Bocuse. The decor...More

Date of visit: November 2014
1  Thank Mhalle
ilariovinciguerra, Proprietario at Ilario Vinciguerra Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2014
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gentile mgs, la ringrazio per la recensione ma ancora di più che mi paragona "all'industria do paul bocuse" ne sono...More

Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

They say first impressions count and this has never been more true then our exceptional evening at Ilario Vinciguerra. Located in a stunning villa and tasefully decorated. The service is better then any other restaurant we've eaten at. The food...well, what an amazing culinary experience....More

1  Thank CuriousClaudio
ilariovinciguerra, Proprietario at Ilario Vinciguerra Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2014
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mr curiousci, la ringraziamo per gli auguri e quando si troverà di passaggio nel nostro meraviglio paese ,sappi che a...More

Reviewed 24 April 2014

It was Easter Day and it was the first time we would not be with our family. We spent the day dining at this amazing restaurant. The setting is lovely. The dining room is elegant. The food and service is beyond description. Everything is explained...More

Date of visit: April 2014
Thank howe
WelcomeServiceiv, Proprietario at Ilario Vinciguerra Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2014

Dear Mrs and Mr Howe, we thank you very much for you visit . My wife was very happy to spoke with you and explain our kitchen philosophy. hoping to receive you soon best regards Ilario Vinciguerra

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$85 - US$136
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:40 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:40 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:40 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:40 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:40 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Roma 1 | Ingresso Auto Via Tenconi, 3, 21013 Gallarate, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Varese  >  Gallarate
  • Phone Number: +39 0331 791597
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New challenge for the young Neapolitan chef who moves from Galliate Lombardo Gallarate, cultural capital of the province of Varese.Gallarate, March 15, 2011 - Ilario Vinciguerra, opened his new restaurant in the heart of Gallarate, built in a charming Art Nouveau villa from the 900 surrounded by a beautiful park.Once through the gate, you leave the city behind and immerse yourself in an atmosphere of chic decor. At the entrance, the wonderful collection of brandies Romano Levi, "the grappa angelicofa proudly displayed and leads to the cellar in sight.On the ground floor seats 35 arranged in several rooms create the ideal environment to relax and enjoy the rich cuisine of chef patron suggestions, enhanced by the impeccable hospitality in the hall of his wife Marika. Upstairs large spaces reserved for events, with a capacity of 80 seats. The challenge of Ilario is to combine research and development with tradition, in the garden, next to the beautiful gazebo, an outdoor laboratory where they will be built rediscovered some old techniques (bread baked in a wood and coal firing) Hilary has a multifaceted personality, he was trained in Italy at the school of Don Alfonso Iaccarino, then in France and abroad in prestigious restaurants. Ten years ago has finally landed in the local Galliate, laboratory of ideas and culinary creations, where, between research and innovation, creativity and rigor Mediterranean, has come up with a kitchen that has brought into habits of tasty gourmet Lombard.<< For us it is an important moment - says Hilary - a step-awaited time, the possibility of a large space in which my wife Marika, my staff and I can speak the best and to continue our challenge: the dialogue between the Mediterranean cuisine and eating habits Lombard rigorous and well-established.
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