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Osteria La Lanterna

Via Gasperino Finali 1, 22010 Cressogno, Italy
+39 0344 69014
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Via Gasperino Finali 1, 22010 Cressogno, Italy
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Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

On our way back from Menaggio towards the Swiss border we decided to stop before Suisse for dinner. Just by hazzard we saw the little sign a few meters before the restaurant and decided to go and have dinner. This restaurant is really a bright...More

Thank Ali B
Reviewed July 9, 2017

We were staying in Lugano, Switzerland and a friend recommended this pleasant little restaurant in Italy just across the border near Gandria. We enjoyed our dinner very much. We had a prix-fixe menu but there were many other interesting choices a la carte. A young...More

Thank VerdeRosa
Reviewed January 22, 2017

We had a lovely meal at Osteria La Lanterna. The fish was outstanding, we really enjoy the location and food. We had the table looking into the kitchen, a rather nice experience as well. We'll be back.

Thank Za036
Reviewed January 12, 2017

The food was pretty average. Really nothing special and in some cases quite dissapointing. The service was very rushed, as lunchtime serice was winding down and we were not offered coffee or dessert. The staff are very nice, but this only makes this review tougher......More

Thank Joanna_Travels
Reviewed December 19, 2016

We stayed in Lugano and went to Italy to visit some old churches. It became rather late and we decided to gave dinner in Italy rather then in Lugano. It too some time before we find this restaurant and were pleasantly surprised. It was really...More

Thank Tatyana D
Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

We stopped at Osteria Lanterna after a quick stop at Foxtown on a Sunday around lunchtime and discovered delicious food. A very good antipasti plate followed by an excellent octopus salad and delicious funghi porcini with risotto (see pictures) combined with a very attentive service....More

Thank AJ T
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Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Menaggio, many turists. Went here on reccomendation! Fantastic, plates like small paintings. Traditional ingrediens, still new combinations. Try Mamas pumpkin starter. Beautiful and so tasteful! Well worth 30´ by car to dine with friends and locals. Must book in avancerad!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Don't get lured into going to this Osteria (Restaurant) by their high-flown website, the reality is much different and quite disappointing! The price/quality ratio is bad and in fact tourists should beware: Italian food is much better (and cheaper) in the region, fortunately! I am...More

Thank Jollytrav
Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Location with a beautiful view on Lugano Lake. The menu is an amazing voyage around the flavored of a specials plates by a creation / vision of 2 Chef's - Pamela & Pasquale Actually Osteria La Lanterna is One of my best restaurants ... Pamela...More

Thank Alessandro P
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our lunch here very much. The restaurant is very pretty and has a lovely view of the lake. A lot of care is taken with regards to presentation and general service. We were offered prosecco and an amuse bouche upon arrival. I especially...More

Thank cosybabes
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
$40 - $66
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Gasperino Finali 1, 22010 Cressogno, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Como  >  Cressogno
  • Phone Number: +39 0344 69014
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Buongiorno,Siamo Pamela e Pasquale,due giovani ragazzi che da circa due mesi hanno ritirato questa piccola Osteria in provincia di Como con l'intento di mettere in pratica la nostra esperienza nel campo della ristorazione.Vi invitiamo a provare la nostra cucina.
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