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Piazza Partigiani, 1, Cernobbio, Italy
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Dining options: Breakfast

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Great coffee and warm service

Our favourite pitstop for a cafe. Lovely warm, welcoming service and top notch coffee. Looked forward to it each and every morning

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 5, 2014
Georgia H
Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Our favourite pitstop for a cafe. Lovely warm, welcoming service and top notch coffee. Looked forward to it each and every morning

Thank Georgia H
New York City, New York
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457 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The locals come from the bank and local shoppes. The word most heard in this tiny coffee shoppe is Ciao! The second most heard word is Grazie!. If you want to pretend you are Italian - order in Italian and stand aside. There is only room for 10 people max but you will enjoy fabulous coffee at non-NYC pricing. Don't... More 

Thank Stylelust
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We visited L'Espressino, one afternoon after a big day out on the lake. Very friendly, English spoken. A must visit if you like a great coffee.

Thank Tony M
Shipton under Wychwood, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Make sure you pop in here for great coffee and pastries and mix with the locals if you are in the area. It is located right on the main street so you can't really miss it, we were staying in Moltrasio which is the next village on the lake and we strolled down into Cernobbio for a mid morning coffee... More 

Thank Odie1kenobe
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I drink espresso everyday. Most of the time in quads. On my way back to the Ville d' Este, I stopped at L Espressino and had a fantastic espresso experience with the locals. Making plans for next visit tomorrow!

Thank TRBar
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

If you are ever in Cernobbio, or any area around Lake Como, please spare a few minutes to have a cup of coffee and some pastries. I almost did not have my breakfast there because there were no chairs, but the smell of coffee was really good. Had an espresso and my wife had a cup of cappuccino. A couple... More 

Thank Fadhlan21
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Wonderful coffee, delightful staff, lovely gifts to take gome...and lots of fast moving Cerrobinnians who were fun and friendly.

Thank Happytravelers19348
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

L'Espressino is our place of choice for our daily caffeine kick start to the day. The coffee is the best in Cernobbio and has some of the best confectionary gifts for your loved one. Although expensive the Easter eggs were works of art. L'Espressino was opened about 18 months ago and the decor is still fresh in it's design. Anyone... More 

Thank 9HYA
Adelaide, Australia
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93 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Our friend was dreaming of the coffee from this tiny café and upon reaching the town our first stop was here. Quick service, cheerful, inexpensive and very popular with the locals, which to me is always a good indication of quality. Delectable treats and seriously GOOD coffee.

Thank IMVO19
Lausanne, Switzerland
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62 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Nice decor, really beautifully furnished with warm colours. The personnel is fantastic, friendly and efficient, the two of them handle I don't kow how many people at the same time, always with a smile on their face. Really professional people. Busy in the morning with local people dropping in for a quick cappuccino, the owner seems to know everybody, there... More 

Thank Lisa B

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Piazza Partigiani, 1, Cernobbio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Cernobbio

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  • Cuisine: Cafe

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