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La Polenteria

Via Giovanni Scalini 66 | Via Scalini, 66, 22034 Brunate, Italy
+39 031 336 5105
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“polenta” (14 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
“starters” (4 reviews)
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Italian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Giovanni Scalini 66 | Via Scalini, 66, 22034 Brunate, Italy
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Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Starters quote good, Great goat cheese and gorgonzola especially. Polenta little burnt/smokey taste. Pasta homemade quite good. Service unbearably slow!!!

Thank Marta_V_2891
Reviewed February 21, 2016

Its a climb to get to the restaurant but it is worth it. I reccommend combing it with a trip to the lighthouse nearby and/or a walk up the mountains. Food was great and the staff very friendly. They have an english menu ( for...More

Thank Bram_van_der_Horst
Reviewed January 29, 2016

Well, you can't go to this place and don't eat polenta. It's so tasty, seems to be homemade. Antipasto, i recommend. Also, order a good wine with your polenta. it makes the difference, after lunch, go for a walk, enjoy the view.

Thank flavinhapm
Reviewed January 3, 2016

Perfect place to have a good polenta dish.We were three people and shared three different dishes with polenta, with wild boar, deer and beef. All of them were excellent (the one with wild boar was my favorite). If you are in Milano it is a...More

Thank jcancela
Reviewed November 7, 2015

We have in "La polenteria" to celebrate the birthday of my father (80 years). The restaurant is very simple to find because it is directly on the square of Como Volta's lighthouse. We were a group of 10 people. The owner of the premises reserved...More

1  Thank teibaal
Reviewed October 8, 2015

I visit this restaurant every time I can and I have always found it excellent. The food is delicious and the atmosphere is cozy and relaxed. Don't miss a visit!

Thank MissMandarino
Reviewed September 27, 2015

After our first visit to La Polenteria we were reasonably impressed. The food was nice, we were welcomed and the price was very reasonable. On our second visit the restaurant was much busier and we were treated very differently much to our disappointment. Service was...More

1  Thank Kieran L
Reviewed September 8, 2015

We went here during our stay at the Lake Como. We were sitting outside and were welcomed by the owner of the restaurant. There is an English menu available, which is helping you to make the right choice. We had delicious food here and we...More

Thank Pieter D
Reviewed August 4, 2015

We hiked up to the nearby lighthouse from Como during our visit. We stopped into this polenta place based on a hiking forum that recommended the food. The building was rustic and cute. It seems to be a family business. The english speaking staff quickly...More

Thank danledinh
Reviewed July 8, 2015

The food was delicious and the service SUPERB. We have been in Italy for more than 10 days and it was probably the best restaurant we stayed at because of the combination: good food, good wine, friendly and very professional service, warm and familiar atmosphere......More

Thank j0t0r
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$26 - $46
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids
Open Hours
12:15 PM - 2:30 PM
7:15 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:15 PM - 2:30 PM
7:15 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giovanni Scalini 66 | Via Scalini, 66, 22034 Brunate, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Brunate
  • Phone Number: +39 031 336 5105
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