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Via Plesio 6 | Loc. Loveno, 22017 Menaggio, Italy
0039 0344 30567
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lake Menaggio excellent food

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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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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3 helpful votes 3 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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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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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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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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18 helpful votes 18 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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Inverness, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We ate here tonight after being recommended by our hotel. We were staying in the Loveno area of Menaggio so were half way up the hill already but the walk up certainly works up your appetite! We had the mozzarella and tomato starter and the meat platter and they were both enormous! For mains we had Pork and Mushroom Tagliatelle... More 

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Mainz, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We started walking from our promenade hotel in Menaggio up to the restaurant, and quickly realized that we should’ve driven!! It’s quite a hike for any travelers who are dealing with hunger pangs and are looking for a quick stop. First off, I cannot say enough about the staff. They were clearly surprised by my attire on our first trip... More 

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Amsterdam
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

It's was close by where we stay, we had four or five meals over there. It's very good, reasonable price, and the service is 5 star. It's a bit far out of the city center but if you are in the neighbourhood, you have to try them. Highly recommended!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The food was great, we had the siriloin which tasted wonderful. Even though we returned the first bottle of wine they were still helpful and serviceminded. The pizzas looked - and smelled - great. Friendly staff,

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Restaurant Details

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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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