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Trattoria del Porto

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$$$
Chowder
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Via Del Pontile Nr. 26 | Careno, 22020 Nesso, Italy
+39 031 910195
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 38
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Seek this restaurant out - you won't be disappointed

We happened upon this little restaurant down at the lakeside in Carenno, a short walk from Pognana or on the main bus route between Como & Bellagio. We had tackled the Strada Regia up on the mountainside that morning and were ready for some refreshment. We were warmly greeted by Armande & his... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 14, 2014
Sandra M
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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  • Local cuisine
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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We happened upon this little restaurant down at the lakeside in Carenno, a short walk from Pognana or on the main bus route between Como & Bellagio. We had tackled the Strada Regia up on the mountainside that morning and were ready for some refreshment. We were warmly greeted by Armande & his wife who explained that there was no... More 

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Holland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Eating here is like a scene in a movie. The spot is so italian, so wonderful! Very nice owners. For fish lovers who want to taste the traditional fish meals of Lake Como.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

This place has no menu - you will get 3 fish courses, a cheese course, and a choice of fruit salad or Creme caramel for dessert, with a bottle of what appears to be home produced prosecco on the side. Warning over- its amazing. so local and high quality. They will do ham to start for kids as the trout... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

as stated before: Antonio and his team do a great job! They serve a fixed menu with specialties from the lake. However, for our kids they made a little exception and served some prociutto&tomatoes for appetizer. Careno is a small village with only this one restaurant. We were lucky enough to live here, so getting to the "Trattoria" was easy.... More 

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Milan, Italy
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013 via mobile

You do not wanna loose the taste of historic Like cusine. It is far from the main road, 10 min down from Where you left your CAR to a very steep salope. Best to get there by boat. The menu is FIxed, choice-less: a couple of delicious entrees (cavedano paté is Over the top) and the signature 'Risotto col persico'.... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

Many steps to go down (when you come from the road) but worth it. Food is authentic fare - but you don't have a choice except for desert. Service was very personal. Book early to get an outside table on a summers day - but inside is still very nice.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

We spent a very nice evening at Trattoria del Porto. Antonio and his team do a great job! They serve a fixed menu with specialties from the lake and the village. You have to like fish though as all courses except for the dessert contain fish. Also ask the team for the keys for the old church next to the... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

A truly authentic local dining experience. That's the only way to describe Trattoria del Porto. First of all, you should be aware that this place is not easy to find. You'll need to park on the main road and then walk down towards the lake for about 5 minutes, but the food,service and view is well worth it. We parked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Del Pontile Nr. 26 | Careno, 22020 Nesso, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Nesso
  • Phone Number: +39 031 910195

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 34 - 39
  • Cuisine: Chowder

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?