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La Polenteria

Certificate of Excellence
Italian, International
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Via Scalini, 66, 22034 Brunate, Italy
+39 031 3365105
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7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
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Fri - Sun 7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Traditional Polenta

I visit this restaurant every time I can and I have always found it excellent. The food is delicious and the atmosphere is cozy and relaxed. Don't miss a visit!

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 8, 2015
London, United Kingdom
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Como, Italy
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have in "La polenteria" to celebrate the birthday of my father (80 years). The restaurant is very simple to find because it is directly on the square of Como Volta's lighthouse. We were a group of 10 people. The owner of the premises reserved a room with fireplace just dedicated to us. The atmosphere was really great. The food... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

I visit this restaurant every time I can and I have always found it excellent. The food is delicious and the atmosphere is cozy and relaxed. Don't miss a visit!

Thank MissMandarino
Ennis, Ireland
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

After our first visit to La Polenteria we were reasonably impressed. The food was nice, we were welcomed and the price was very reasonable. On our second visit the restaurant was much busier and we were treated very differently much to our disappointment. Service was so poor we decided to leave. After 25mins our orders were still not taken nor... More 

Thank Kieran L
Opwijk, Belgium
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

We went here during our stay at the Lake Como. We were sitting outside and were welcomed by the owner of the restaurant. There is an English menu available, which is helping you to make the right choice. We had delicious food here and we really loved the service which was decent.

Thank Pieter D
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We hiked up to the nearby lighthouse from Como during our visit. We stopped into this polenta place based on a hiking forum that recommended the food. The building was rustic and cute. It seems to be a family business. The english speaking staff quickly seated us and gave us advice on what to order. The food came quickly (we... More 

Thank danledinh
Ghent, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The food was delicious and the service SUPERB. We have been in Italy for more than 10 days and it was probably the best restaurant we stayed at because of the combination: good food, good wine, friendly and very professional service, warm and familiar atmosphere... Would recommend this place to everyone who's in Brunate!

Thank j0t0r
Madrid, Spain
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Nice place, very kind people and delicious food! Maybe the landscapes are not the best ones but who cares when you are busy with a delicious dish?

Thank dgallach
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Very good service, nice staff and great food! The portions are quite big, so if you're not extremely hungry one course is more than enough.

Thank Olga A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

If you travel in como Don't miss this restaurant. Good food in decent price. Very nice people, kind and with height level of service.

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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We were staying in a hotel close by and happend to stumble upon this restaurant. Nice place and very good food at a reasenoble price. Helpfull staff.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Scalini, 66, 22034 Brunate, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Brunate
  • Phone Number: +39 031 3365105

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 26 - 46
  • Cuisine: Italian, International


Open Hours
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm

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