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La Vita e Bella

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Piazza Domenico Croggi 4, 22100, Como, Italy
+39 031 302667
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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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121 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2015

YUMMY drinks, starters 2 mains about $107 includes tip. It was too warm to dine outside Sept 2.. It was cooler and quieter inside. Nice service and the chef knows his business. I did find high rated restaurants on TripAdvisor but we basically chose places with lots of people and a menu and prices we liked. Entire area has crazy... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

Located on a side street one minute from the lake, this place was recommended to us by a local friend. Great place for non fancy Italian dishes, serves all sorts of pasta, risotto and a huge selection of salads on the menu. Unlike many of the eateries by the lake front, this places doesn't charge you a cover charge. They... More 

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Rome, Italy
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50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

I liked the place for its simplicity and authenticity. Food was pretty simple but good, staff friendly and available. We have gone back a few times since, but it has been hard to find a spot!

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Vancouver, Canada
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71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

People seem to go for size over quality. Large but rather boring salads. The pasta was okay but not outstanding. Good prices. Slow service. The waiter had a man bun. Seems like a trendy place for people who don't know good food. They are popular but not sure why unless you are impressed by a big bowl of lettuce.

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Munich, Bayern, Germany
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

The food at "La Vita e' Bella" was very good and they have a great choice of delicious salads. Beyond that it's not at all expensive. We went there as a couple without reservation and though it was full and the waiters were quite busy they welcomed us friendly and after 10 minutes waiting we got a table. The service... More 

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Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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85 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2015

Super friendly staff, and to my surprise all can speak quite good English. The restaurant has an extensive salad list, I think there must be over 50 kinds. For the second plate or main course the menu is on a black board on the wall. The food portions are very generous and tasty, good experience, you can sit outside or... More 

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Thank Reinhard M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

I have been there three times, both business and friends. In both the occasions, this insalateria (salad restaurant) was perfect. A huge selection of salads with incredible ingredients (I recommend my favourite one, Caraibica, but they can also create something personalised): I love the taste, the big quantity of food (I barely finish my salad every time), the design of... More 

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Como, Italy
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171 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

You can eat healthy food here , the menu has 6 pages of salads and they are not just salads , perfect combinations of what you wish in plate! It s simple , healthy and yummy, I can eat here everyday. The price is average from 7 to 11and that is really reasonable comparing to other ones in como with... More 

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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2015

No cover charge, delicious salad - massive portion. Really friendly staff who spoke excellent English. Would definitely return.

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Australia
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

We came here from a local recommendation and were so glad we came. The food portions are huge and the quality was fantastic. It is also very reasonably priced, our mains were about 9€, we both chose salads because of the extensive salad menu. A must if you're staying in Como.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Domenico Croggi 4, 22100, Como, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Como
  • Phone Number: +39 031 302667

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?