A selection of our favourites restaurants with our without lake views, at these establishments we have found the food authentic and service superb!
Creme Caramel- San Siro
if you like your pizza thin and crispy-this pizzeria is the best on the lake!
(pizza oven open evenings only)
Il Ristorante Da Paolo- Menaggio
Upscale dining in an intimate surrounding with service that is never stufffy. Dine inside or alfresco to the enticing lake back drop-service service.
5 star recently renovated (2022) setting with italian classics inventively recreated.
Expensive but worth it.
Grand Hotel- Tremezzo
5 star dining with a view.
Go there (but not only) for their renowned saffron risotto with gold leaf
Wonderful spot right on the lakeside. This hotel serves refind italian dishes in an elegant setting. Ideal for birthday’s or a special occasion.
Ali Di Alice-Mezzegra
Intimate b&b in the mountains. Quality ingredients with wine’s to match. A lovely find.
351 194 0192
Ristorante Lago -Lenno
Lakeside dining, relaxing atmosphere. Simple lake and italian staples under the watchful eye of the lovely hosts Stefania and Umberto
Exquisite dining in this small hotel next to the ferry port.
Giacomo is your charming host, passionate about good food, wine and service with smile.
Our favourite lakeside setting. Enjoying lemon and marscarpone raviolo as the sun goes down over the island is thing of joy.
Family run institution offering seasonal local fayre with a wonderful wine list in the hills above the lake hosted by Lino and the delightful sister in the kitchen, Bruna.
Ideal for family gatherings.
Locanda Sant Anna-Argegno
Authentic italian dining serving mountain staples that manage to still be refined with a carefully selected list of excellent italian wines.
Crotto dei Platini-Brienno
Newly renovated upscale lakeside dining. Arrive by boat or car.
Wonderful cafe and Deli dining. Booking not possible so prepare for a (sometimes) long wait!
Una Finestre Sul Lago-Laglio
Inventive italian dishes with a view to behold.
Trattoria del Glicine-Cernobbio
Dine beneath the wisteria in the hills of Cernobbio. Quality sourced ingredients simply prepared and served with an exceptional wine list.
Swish setting above the hills of Cernobbio with breathtaking lake views that are hard to beat and make this a popular destination for well heeled tourists from the 5 star Villa D’este close by.
Villa D’este- Cernobbio
Opulent dining in 5 star luxury with prices to match.
Crotto del Sergente-Como
Family trattoria serving revisited italian classics. Lovely location dining under the vaulted ceilings or garden in summer time.
Hotel Aurora- Lezzeno
Relaxing atmosphere serving lake fish specialities right on the lakeside.Acessible by boat or car.
Darsena Al Loppia-Bellagio
Fine dining in Bellagio-worth the 15 minute walk to escape the tourist throng. The creative dishes and service never dissapoint.