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La Vecchia Magnolia

Via Plesio 6 | Loc. Loveno, 22017 Menaggio, Italy
0039 0344 30567
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Ranked #3 of 30 Restaurants in Menaggio
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 17, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • German first
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English first
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

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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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

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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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Gothenburg, Sweden
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Moscow, Russia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The cakes for breakfast are very tasty! The stuff is friendly and there is a place for playing Bocce (national italien game with balls like Petanque in France)

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We hoped to eat here last night but it was full, so got our hotel to book a table as we really thought the menu looked interesting and wanted to sit outside and enjoy the garden. The menu did not disappoint with excellent veal in tuna sauce and delicious lamb chops and grilled veg. But what was a really amazing... More

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Vermont, USA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We were staying in an apartment in Loveno (the area up the hill from Menaggio) and discovered this place. The food was the best we found in 9 days around Lake Como - we went 3 times for dinner plus a couple of times for cappuccinos. The staff was very welcoming and friendly. There were no other tourists there which... More

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
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74 reviews 74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Another good restaurant if you are on the hill over Menaggio. We sat outside and enjoyed the evening in their garden area. The food was very good and the price was reasonable.

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