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Il Ristorante di Paolo

Largo Cavour, 5 | Ground Flr, Hotel Garni Corona, 22017 Menaggio, Italy
+39 0344 32133
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Ranked #6 of 29 restaurants in Menaggio
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Shropshire
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The inside and outside dining seemed equally popular, but the music from the lavender stand in the square overlooking the lake was not to my taste so put up with this to enjoy the view, but food and service equally good inside and out. The standard is set by the linen tablecloths and the most expensive cover charge we came... More

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Wormer, The Netherlands
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78 reviews 78 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Restaurants with a great view (in this case, on the Como lake) often serve bad food for outrageous prices. At this restaurant the prices are higher than in a comparable restaurant without the view (but not outrageous) and the food is like any good Italian restaurant. And so this is actually a good choice in Menaggio. Good service.

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York, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We had the best meal of our holiday here, superb food, attentive service and a fantastic view of the lake. Starters of Lasagne and Tomato/mozzarella were excellent but the goats cheese risotto with black truffle and scallops in bacon with mussels were to die for!! I cannot recommend this restaurant highly enough and if you are in Menaggio its a... More

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We stumbled across this excellent restaurant in the main square and got the last outside table without a reservation. We had a very tasty meal, excellent scallops and bass and great puddings. Well worth a visit but probably best to book!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The restaurant is nice, staff professional and food good but it's not something that sticks out as the high point of your trip. Slightly pricey, I was a little underwhelmed by the food. Meh.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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333 reviews 333 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We were recommended this by our taxi driver - sometimes a good thing, sometimes a bad one! This was a good one. We spent a sunny afternoon having some lovely Italian cuisine served by a friendly team looking at great views over the lake. Of particulaar mention was the stunning home made gelato.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We had a lunch and then the birthday dinner here. For the lunch my husband and son had the veal ravioli and said it was the best ravioli they ever had. So then we booked the 50th birthday dinner. The staff were wonderful. They suggested a birthday cake and candle. I chose a Tiramisu - my husbands favourite desert. We... More

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Dover, Ohio
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87 reviews 87 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We ate here twice during our three days in Menaggio. We had a group of seven and had quite a few of the menu entrees between us. We enjoyed all of them. Ask for Niko he does a great job serving. Best meal and service we had in Menaggio.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The view from this restaurant is just lovely. However the food is very average. My tuna was over salted to the point I could not taste the fish. The pasta pomodoro was very good. I was less than impressed to see a hole in the tablecloth. Not something you would expect form a restaurant trying to sell itself as an... More

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Cork
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Location and view outstanding but thought food was very average for the cost. Felt I paid more for the view than the food. Stayed in Menaggio another 3 days and was never tempted to return despite the amazing views. Better food to be had, although not better scenery

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