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Trattoria del Cacciatore

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Via Manzoni, 22, 22034 Brunate, Italy
031-220012
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Thu - Tue 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hidden Gem

As per a lot of the other reviews, we were wandering around and happened to come across this restaurant. The food was delicious, and the polenta an absolute delight. Great food, great find. Would recommend if in the area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2015
Chris S
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London, United Kingdom
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

I loved this restaurant and went back for a second visit. The house red wine is decent and well priced. The atmosphere was lovely, and I had a relaxing evening, with great food. Very helpful staff. Worth looking round the village to find this tucked away spot. I totally recommend this restaurant.

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Sydney
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Thank you to TripAdvisor - we looked for this particular restaurant when we visited Brunate on a Sunday in July because of recommendations and we were delighted. The terrace was fully reserved so we ate indoors - the food was simple and with excellent flavour - my fussy Italian friend almost returned a clean plate to the waiter! Very friendly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

Our hotel recommended some place to eat. I saw their touristy menu and knew better to walk a bit more and look further down for something authentic and special. La Trattoria was simply it! A simple straightforward menu with local fare. All is delicious! A must visit. No frills but the real deal! Tried their two pasta dishes (simply yummy)... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

As per a lot of the other reviews, we were wandering around and happened to come across this restaurant. The food was delicious, and the polenta an absolute delight. Great food, great find. Would recommend if in the area.

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Princeton
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We just by chance found this restaurant by wandering around - it was a lovely setting - nice and quiet - not touristy- the food was outstanding - one of our best lunches out of the whole nine days- my only regret is we didn't order seconds - the linguine with mushrooms and ravioli were wonderful

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We stumbled across this place along a narrow alley and up some stairs, and were so glad we did. The little terrace (about 7 tables) was busy but quiet and our waiter looked very laid back but kept everything flowing very efficiently. The food included lots of lovely seasonal mushrooms, which we tried in pasta and risotto dishes. It was... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This restaurant's terrace and its location in the charming village of Brunate was probably the nicest one we experienced in our vacation. We had ravioli, beef tartar and cheese polenta. The food was ok but not as good as the atmosphere. Worth of visiting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We stayed in Como and had read about this trattoria on Trip Advisor. You have to take the funicular up from Como and it is a short walk into the centre of Brunate to find it, but it is worth the making the effort. Anti pasti that include salami and pecorino and bresaola served with mushrooms preserved in oil were... More 

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This place is a little gem. Peaceful location away from the usual tourist haunts. I couldn't stop raving about the Stracotto and polenta!

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Mantua, Italy
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This place is a gem located down a few flights of cobblestone stairs in the historic center of Brunate. While it doesn't overlook the lake, it's got a wisteria-covered outdoor seating area that looks out on the mountains. Quiet, peaceful, and a welcome retreat from the crowds on Lake Como. Beyond the location, the food here is top quality and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Manzoni, 22, 22034 Brunate, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Brunate
  • Phone Number: 031-220012

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?