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Il Ristorante di Paolo

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Largo Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 5 | Ground Flr, Hotel Garni Corona, 22017 Menaggio, Italy
+39 0344 32133
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly, this restaurant probably has the best location in Menaggio, in a prominant position on the main piazza overlooking the lake. We rocked up without a reservation just as it opened for the evening and managed to get a table. The food was of a good standard, a number of reviews seem to suggest the location is much better than... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here twice in only 3 and a half days in Menaggio! Delicious!! The beef ravioli is quite special- I actually had this on both visits! They also had a 'Hugo' cocktail on the menu. A delicious prosecco, elderflower, mint cocktail that is popular in Switzerland. Very happy this beverage made it over the border and into Italy. It was... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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100 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They always deliver on the food and the location cannot be beat. I am on a time schedule so its important to have somewhat prompt service. I have come 4 times now and always seems to have some problem with waiting or service. This time I ordered teh chocolate dessert that takes 15 minutes - so I expected to wait.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food,excellent wines,the waiters are very knowledgeable and friendly,a real gem. Finally a restaurant that serves wines that are older, of the beaten track and reasonably priced.

Thank Chris S
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124 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We booked to eat here on our last night. A group of 5 of us were booked for a table outside and we were not let down. We started with fizz and were not rushed by the staff to order at all. We ordered a bottle of white wine. I had the ravioli which was stunning to start. My partner... More 

Thank frenchi700
Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner. If you want a table outside with lake view, you should definitely reserve a table beforehand. Service was great but portions were quite small and pricey. So if you're willing to spend a bit more for a nice dinner, this is a great choice.

Thank TravellerSonja
Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Went there for lunch while in Menaggio, it looked like a really nice place from the outside. I had fantastic Risotto with prawn and pistachio then for main course local Trout. It was brilliant food and the service great. Really treated us great and it turned out to be one of the finest lunches on the trip. Highly recommended and... More 

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Omaruru, Namibia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ate here on Saturday 16 July. Excellent food, service and location. I would highly recommend this restaurant - amazing.

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Positano, Italy
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here. The food was very nice as was t wine. Reasonably priced and t staff were delightful. Crime brûlée a must. We are also staying in this beautiful boutique hotel which has recently been renovated. Perfectly situated on t water. A great package all around.

Thank Lib A
Doha, Qatar
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We ended up eating in this restaurant 3 times during our stay in Menaggio! We first had lunch here the day we arrived. I had prawn risotto and my partner the lamb ragu dish – both excellent. We had planned to have dinner somewhere else in town but having walked round it was quite clear this was the best restaurant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 5 | Ground Flr, Hotel Garni Corona, 22017 Menaggio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Menaggio
  • Phone Number: +39 0344 32133

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