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Ristorante Pizzeria Valverde

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Viale Giacomo Matteotti, 29, Cernobbio, Italy
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Thu - Tue 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Norwalk, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

Went there several times and this last time it really deserved 5 stars. The tuna tartare appetizer was perfect. The seafood appetizer good as always. Nice inexpensive house wire wine, un poco mosso. Had some pizza (probably a 4 stars). The focaccia is so good, and adds value and flavor to all dishes. Grilled shrimps were simply great, will certainly... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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278 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

Been there several times and my favorite dish, the mixed seafood appetizer, is always great, especially the smoked items. You can enjoy that with some white focaccia and maybe some of their house white wine (mosso, or moderately bubbly). As main course we had branzino (sea-bass) with artichokes. Very tender and flavorful, abundant and reasonably priced, it was a winner.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

This is our favourite restaurant in the area, run by three brothers who are always welcoming. Good food, served quickly. Highly recommended.

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Haifa, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

We visited the place twice during our one week stay in Lago di Como. The anti-pasta, the pastas and main fish dishes were exceptional. Special typical Italian deserts, friendly atmosphere. Reasonable price.

Thank Abrahamkuten_12
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51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

Tipical restaurant family owned. By entering you probably will start in thinking to go away, due to the anonymous visual impact. The forniture is old and the general feeling is remembering restaurants of 70's. The outdoor seating impact is absolutely negative, with a green old plastic roof. Bytheway, this restaurant is always full (it's better to book before) and that's... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

We found this place trying to avoid having to eat dinner in Switzerland so this is a great option to stop by and having an Italian meal before crossing the border. We were there quite early but by the time we left there were lots of locals placing orders. My gorgonzola spaghetti was faultless and all others were perfectly happy... More 

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Como, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012 via mobile

Food is always good, prices are reasonable. Specialized in fish, but their vegetables antipasto and their pizza are also excellent. Family held.. All with a smile. Very basic and not nice decor... But go there for the food....

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Prague, Czech Republic
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

This is about as family owned Italian as it gets. Mostly frequented by locals, the pizzeria's shortcoming is a lack of ability to speak English, but really, if you can't understand the few basic words needed to order a pizza in Italian, you probably shouldn't be in Italy in the first place. Elementary vocabulary and sign language works just fine,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Quality of Sicilian food is difficult to match! The best fritto misto & grigliata mista, deserts home made, pasta wonderful.

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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2011

This pizzeria/restaurant is not elegant, but you can get the best pizza in Cernobbio. Also the seafood is well prepared ; In fact the owners are Sicilian and they know very well how to purchase and prepare it. They have not a large wine selection, but what they have is good and not too expensive (for fisf I would recommend... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Giacomo Matteotti, 29, Cernobbio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Cernobbio
  • Phone Number: 39031511150

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