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Trattoria del Porto

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Via Del Pontile Nr. 26 | Careno, 22020 Nesso, Italy
+39 031 910195
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Dining options: Cash Only, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 37
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  • 7
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  • 3
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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
Italian hospitality at its finest!

Arriving after a full day out on the ferry, Antonio met us and gave us the keys to the lovely little church nearby for us to view whilst waiting for the restaurant to open, having first warned us that there was no pizza or spaghetti bolognese on offer as this was a restaurant providing "fresh from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 22, 2015
Howard B
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Arriving after a full day out on the ferry, Antonio met us and gave us the keys to the lovely little church nearby for us to view whilst waiting for the restaurant to open, having first warned us that there was no pizza or spaghetti bolognese on offer as this was a restaurant providing "fresh from the lake" fish dishes.... More 

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Thank Howard B
Paris
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I know everybody is raving about this place, this is why we came. But unfortunately, we were disappointed! Firstly, you need to be very sure of foot to climb down and back up again in the dark, with no street lights, and no signs to let you know that you are on the right track. The place is pretty, but,... More 

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Thank IsobellaParis
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

Very beautiful place and worth it to choose it for dinner! Food was delicious and the staff was very kind !

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Thank Παυλος Γ
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

You will feel like home while having the best meal in the area. No other words are needed, just go there! Make sure you know where is the trattoria because it's hard to find on google maps.

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Thank Marco S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

Very nice dinner in unexpected place. Very kind service!! Good scenery around the table...very good!!

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Thank 수황 문
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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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Thank Janatanja
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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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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Thank DocHolliday2
Frankfurt, Germany
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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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Thank Urlaub4me
Milan, Italy
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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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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 33 - 39
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?