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La Vecchia Magnolia

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Via Plesio 6 | Loc. Loveno, 22017 Menaggio, Italy
0039 0344 30567
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Friendly and Welcoming Place for Travelers

Really great place. I really liked how well they treated us. The staff made us feel at home. We had lunch and dinner here. The food was outstanding and so was the service each time. And by the way, "great Wi-Fi."

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
Greg W
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Seattle, Washington
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English first
Seattle, Washington
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Really great place. I really liked how well they treated us. The staff made us feel at home. We had lunch and dinner here. The food was outstanding and so was the service each time. And by the way, "great Wi-Fi."

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Maesteg, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Having walked passed the restaurant on a number of occasions on regular jaunts into Menggio town we decided to stop for a beer and subsequently revisit for an evening meal at the restaurant. Whether dropping in for a beer or our meal the staff were always welcoming friendly and very helpful. Very attentive without ever making you feel pestered. As... More 

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Milan, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

After underestimating the 30 minute uphill trek from Mennagio town, we were treated to the very best of traditional Italian food at a great price. The real treat however was the elegant and relentlessly gentile service received there. Our colourful waiter left us totally charmed and amused for days.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The restaurant was a bit hard for us to find, GPS didn't have the street, but it was great once we arrived! The buffalo caprese salad was the best I have had since arriving in Italy 4 days ago. The meat platter was good enough to try again. Two people in our party had the chicken which was really tasty,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Excellent lunchtime meal, service attentive without being intrusive food superb; real taste of Italy and advice on local dishes. Not easy to find from Menaggio but well worth the effort. Village charming and by chance attended an evening concert in the Villa Vigoni by the Quintetto Papageno -magical.

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Rostanga
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Friendly atmosphere and good food, a local trobadour humming with his guitar. We felt well looked after!

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Tel Aviv
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219 reviews 219 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We had dinner at this restaurant after the TA recommendations and had a great time. First of all, as mentioned before the service was fantastic and friendly. They brought free appetizers, tastings of sauce we weren't sure about and a small sweet. Food was also great with a fresh salad, risotto and pasta. The penna cota for dessert was home... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

Tonight we went with family and friends to La Vecchia Magnolia. The service was most excellent, friendly, helpful and prompt. The food was excellent value and very tasty. Local dishes were on offer and everyone enjoyed their particular choice.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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69 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We enjoyed a lovely evening at this restaurant. The waiter was so polite and efficient, everything was perfect! Thank you!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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49 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Restaurant had nice local feeling. Food was very good as was the service. Staff recommendation with wine & dessert was spot on!

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Address: Via Plesio 6 | Loc. Loveno, 22017 Menaggio, Italy
Phone Number: 0039 0344 30567
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Menaggio

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  • Address: Via Plesio 6 | Loc. Loveno, 22017 Menaggio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Menaggio
  • Phone Number: 0039 0344 30567

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