We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Crotto dei Platani

Via Regina 73, 22010 Brienno, Italy
+39 031 814038
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“sliced beef” (3 reviews)
“pasta” (13 reviews)
“truffle” (5 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Via Regina 73, 22010 Brienno, Italy
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (733)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

11 - 20 of 120 reviews

Reviewed July 26, 2017

Croutons dei Platani sits directly on the lake and is best enjoyed from a water side table on the terrace ..... so pick a warm clear evening. The food is very good but not awesome, where it wins is the setting perfect for great conversation....More

Thank dangerousCN
Reviewed July 25, 2017

This place has it all! Go at sunset and reserve a table on the terrace. The setting sun lights up the village across the lake. The food, esp the fish, was perfect and the wine list extensive. The prices are high, but not that high...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed July 20, 2017 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

1  Thank Tanja G
Reviewed July 14, 2017 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 July 5, 2017 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 June 24, 2017 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 June 24, 2017 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 June 22, 2017 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 June 20, 2017 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
Nearby Restaurants
Ristorante Villa Belvedere Como lake Relais
174 reviews
.98 miles away
La Corte Hotel Argegno
112 reviews
.73 miles away
Agriturismo I Due Leoni
7 reviews
.99 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Terrazza Dompero
22 reviews
.97 miles away
Turati Centro Nautico Lario
418 reviews
1.29 miles away
Il Sentiero delle Espressioni
24 reviews
1.42 miles away
Orrido di Nesso
65 reviews
1.65 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Crotto dei Platani staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

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, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing