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Il Ristorante di Paolo

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Largo Cavour, 5 | Ground Flr, Hotel Garni Corona, 22017 Menaggio, Italy
+39 0344 32133
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 26
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A lovely lunch stop

We stopped at di Paolo for lunch today - excellent dishes and a great location. Good was very good - fresh prawns with peaches and a beef pasta dish that was excellent. We would recommend d this over the touristy locations in Menaggio.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Oakland, California
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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Oakland, California
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118 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We stopped at di Paolo for lunch today - excellent dishes and a great location. Good was very good - fresh prawns with peaches and a beef pasta dish that was excellent. We would recommend d this over the touristy locations in Menaggio.

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Stavanger
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Nice location with view to the lake. Staff was quick and helpful and the food was served without to much waiting. The food is simple (italian) but very good. Not top score as berries in desert was rotten and waiter forgot us after we contacted her. They oppologized and this was no problem for us. Irritating nevertheless. You have to... More 

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great Food and Staff, fantastic choice of wine and a great atmosphere. Ate here a couple of times and each time the food was excellent, the staff were great and the suggestions on the food and drink were first class.

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Miller Place
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Sat outside on a beautiful evening overlooking Lake Como. I had a delicious risotto dish but the homemade cake was the best dessert I had on our trip.

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Gold Coast
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We ate at this restaurant based on the many positive reviews on trip advisor ignoring the more negative reviews ( you can't please all the people all the time) but to be quite honest, we found it to be average. The food was average and the service was pretty average too. The location is lovely facing the water but on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We tried to get a table one night but outdoors was fully booked so we booked for a few nights later and had the prime table with uninterrupted views of the lake and a beautifully set table. Service was excellent with several waiters keeping an eye on our table. We had the smoked salmon tartare, beef fillet and tuna steak... More 

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Kineton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Great location on the piazza with a view across to the lake. Good food, good service and some fantastic wines on offer. Booking pretty essential in peak season unless you wait until 9 or after. We had the salt baked sea bass which was excellent. Expect to pay about 50 euros per head for two courses and a good bottle... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We came here for a late evening dinner after a long day on tour on and by Lake Como. We just walked around in Menaggio until we found a restaurant with an available outdoor table for four. Service here was very good, so was the food. The halibut we all ordered came delicately presented and very well prepared. A saltwater... More 

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Great location in a square opposite the lake. Service good. Everyone in our group rated each of their courses very good to great.

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Lancashire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We ate here on our last evening in Menaggio and would have returned if we'd found it sooner. We were seated inside at the back as other tables were taken (we hadn't booked) and found the atmosphere inside to be more French than Italian. We found the waiter to be helpful and knowledgeable about the food and wine; we asked... More 

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Additional Information about Il Ristorante di Paolo

Address: Largo Cavour, 5 | Ground Flr, Hotel Garni Corona, 22017 Menaggio, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0344 32133
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Menaggio
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Largo Cavour, 5 | Ground Flr, Hotel Garni Corona, 22017 Menaggio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Menaggio
  • Phone Number: +39 0344 32133

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic

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