Stresa is now accepting online ordering for take-out. Click to begin your order.

We are happy to announce that Stresa is now able to accommodate dine-in service, with reduced capacity, in accordance with health & safety guidelines. Due to limited space and limited waiting area, we respectively ask that you make a reservation in advance, arrive on time and restrict your dining time for groups of 2-4 to 90 minutes and groups larger to 1 hour 45 minutes from the time of your reservation.

For take-out orders we are offering our a la carte menu, and have the following special menus:
Prix-Fixe Lunch Special from 12 to 3 (Click for the menu).
Prix-Fixe Family Style Menu (Click for the menu).

For all orders, we are offering a bottle of our house red or house white wine for $19.
Note: All take-outs will be curbside, please call in advance with your orders

Family Style Menu
Prix-Fixe Lunch Special

Family Style Menu
Prix-Fixe Family Style

See our special statement on Coronavirus

Welcome to, the Internet home for Stresa Italian Restaurant in Manhasset, New York.

Stresa Ristorante Italiano, located in Manhasset, New York, has been serving Long Island's dining public for over 25 years and has come to be known for outstanding Italian cuisine and impeccable service.

Our Zagat Rated restaurant has been heralded by Newsday, the New York Times, Crain's New York and more. Please see our Reviews section for a sampling of what the critics are saying about us.

Reservations are recommended for dinner and the dining room can accomodate private parties. Stresa is the perfect place to bring friends, family or clients for any occasion and is open everyday for lunch and dinner.

We look forward to serving you a taste of Italy right here on Long Island.

"I love this restaurant. They treat you like family here! And the food is so delicious."

“Marvelous”, “high-end” Italian food “prepared with finesse” continues to lure a “who’s who of Nassau County” to this “longtime favorite” where an “efficient, formal” staff enhances the “elegant” setting...'

"Stresa is a generous restaurant....Nearly everything, on and off the menu, is a delight."

NY Times

"Handsome dining room, excellent service, and refined cuisine is the hallmark of this restaurant. Ella Rocca is the chef. Her exceptional dishes include: four-bean soup, lentil soup with cotechino sausage, lasagnette of eggplant, carpaccio, malfatti pasta in tomato-basil sauce, linguine with crabmeat, risotti, braised lamb shank, duck with gnocchi and cabbage, pan-seared branzino, desserts, biscotti."

Long Island Newsday