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Crotto dei Platani

Via Regina 73, 22010 Brienno, Italy
+39 031 814038
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sliced beef” (3 reviews)
“pasta” (10 reviews)
“osso bucco” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Via Regina 73, 22010 Brienno, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The restaurant is beautiful and the food is delicious. So much for the positives. I took my husband there for his birthday which happened to be during our vacation at lake Como. In order to make sure we get a nice table by the water,...More

Thank Tanja G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In summer you must have your meal at the outside terrace. That's the whole point. To be honest, if you seek culinary masterpieces, these won't be found here. Tried few pastas (egg one with truffle and tomato with aubergine and mozzarella)- just acceptable. Same for...More

Thank yorksheer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very romantic and delicious lakeside meal at this restaurant on our Laglio vacation. They offered a complimentary champagne upon arrival which was a nice touch; we loved the eggplant appetizer and the penne w burrata primi. We both had meat for secondi...More

Thank Stephanie368
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a family meal with 3 babies and made very welcome. It doesn't look much from the outside and worth getting there early to be able to park close by although not allowed in until it officially opens.Once in it's lovely with plenty...More

Thank Andytiplady
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous lunch here, suggested by our local tour boat. The food was simple and elegant and full of flavour. The wine list was of biblical proportions but despite the size we found a very reasonably priced bottle to enjoy with our meal....More

Thank Alison F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There were 12 of us from all around the world here today to sample lunch. Setting..perfect Welcome glass of prosecco...appreciated. The owner came and introduced himself and explained the menu. He was very polite. Every dish recommended was outstanding. The wine was lovely and the...More

Thank Boofyg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here for our Anniversary, while holidaying around Lake Como. We were recommended the restaurant by some local expats - and we were not disappointed. The location, especially with our table in the terrace, was superb. Relaxed yet attentive service from the waiting staff...More

Thank BTMercer
Reviewed June 6, 2017

We had a wonderful and very tasty dinner with my husband in Crotto dei Platani. The place has a great view of the lake and the food is very good and has a very good staff.

Thank kimberley l
Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

Lovely little spot - not very luxury in comparison to some other places in the area but good value for money. We had the salami plate, the truffle pasta and the ossobucco which were all really delicious! Lots of flavour, good portions and lovely presented....More

Thank Annevest
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

I was super excited about this dinner but left extremely disappointed. I order 3 courses, none of which I was pleased with. First course - squid filled with pumpkin cream. Squid had a burned tasted (even though it wasn't burned) and the pumpkin was too...More

Thank LBeebo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Regina 73, 22010 Brienno, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Brienno
  • Phone Number: +39 031 814038
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