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Ristorante Er Piu'

#34 of 430 Restaurants in Como
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Via Castellini 21, 22100, Como, Italy
+39 031 272154
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 64
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  • 18
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great for lunch

The ristorante Er Piu is located a little outside of Como city center. This is one of the favorite restaurant from my father. After a couple of years he finally convinced me to join him for lunch. I must say I can now understand him. You get a three course lunch set with wine or water for 18 euros... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 25, 2015
Cedric F
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Xiamen, China
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Xiamen, China
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122 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

The ristorante Er Piu is located a little outside of Como city center. This is one of the favorite restaurant from my father. After a couple of years he finally convinced me to join him for lunch. I must say I can now understand him. You get a three course lunch set with wine or water for 18 euros. The... More 

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Thank Cedric F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

The food is delicious and they have a special daily lunch menu for 19 euros which , probably , will make it our daily restaurant as we rented an apartment half a mile from it. We went there on Sunday and the clientele were 100% Italians but the waiter explained the whole menu and even an special pasta was made... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Although outside the main area of Como, it is definitely worth the trip to this family-run restaurant. Our waiter was very nice and was able to speak in French and English with us to translate the menu. The seafood was tasty (I tried an assortment of gratin seafood as starter and grilled crayfish with fresh rosemary and my husband tried... More 

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Thank Sabrinainlondon84
Moscow, Russia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Amazing atmosphere and service, all waiters are greatly polite and complaisant. Values are bigger than average but the dinner worth it. The restaurant is based on seafood and fish but a few meat dishes are also available. The only minus about food is olive oil. It was added to every dish and extremely decreased my opinion about the evening.

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Switzerland
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This place is located in a quiet area, not particularly elegant, hidden from the main traffic. You get inside and start feeling like you just entered a lively, cosy and yet elegant restaurant. Tables are well spaced, waiters professional, not pushy, upbeat and prepared to answer any question with a solid English. The food is promptly prepared, fresh and served... More 

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Melbourne
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Have heard about er piu from the locals but only started to eat there last year. Love it. Food is fresh and very good. Service is excellent. They have a lunch special that is amazing value 18euro 3 course and wine. Would happy eat there regularly without the special. All dishes tried have been excellent Had my birthday celebration lunch... More 

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Middle Park, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

We had the menu of the day which was a pick of 5 different pasta's, 5 mains, 3 deserts and wine for three people and it cost 55 euro's in total. Everything was really lovely. We couldn't believe the taste or cost. Plus the waiters and the chef were wonderfully friendly. It deserves its Michelin rating.

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Thank Kerry1968
Como, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

Nice setting in Como suburbs. Food is very good and the decoration quite nice. Very accomodating team. It is one of the best in Como, that does not have many good restaurants.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2011

It is not easy to find a good seafood restaurant in Como. There is no tradition probably due to the distance from the sea. Er piu' is one of the very few restaurant where seafood is cooked well and it is very fresh. Service is excellent, while the environment is nice but simple. Dessert are home made and pretty good.

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181 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2010

The restaurant is very pretty and the managing family is sweet and helpful. The cuisine is certainly good but nothing to write home about. I often judge an Italian restaurant by the simplest of dishes--pasta a pomodoro. Here the sauce is a bit goopy. The seafood here is good but not as good as Valverde, Da Rosa or La Tana... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Castellini 21, 22100, Como, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Como
  • Phone Number: +39 031 272154

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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