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Locanda dell'Isola Comacina

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Isola Comacina SNC, 22010 Ossuccio, Italy
+39 0344 55083
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Jacksonville, Florida
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was such a delightful part of our trip. It is in a beautiful setting. I thought the menu was great. It is a complete meal they bring out family style. There is a ceremonial toast at the end! I didn't know true mediterranean food until I ate here and it is delicious! It was fun to look at... More 

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Half Moon Bay, California
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

I have been to this restaurant at least 4 times and I have sent many other travelers to this restaurant on an island in Lake Como. They serve a 7 course meal complete with wine for about 70Euros per person. Every course is to die for, everything is fresh and the service is outstanding. You can go on line and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Expensive for what it is: a fixed menu that starts with good antipasti included a good trout too, buy all the rest was disappointing. Don't believe it's a 5 course dinner, you get some roasted chicken (hardly a delicacy!!) a small chunk of cheese, a scoop of ice cream and mediocre wine. In the end a coffee "corretto" ie with... More 

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Hickory, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Do not take a private water taxi to this island off Bellagio because it is very expensive. Simply check the ferry schedule in Bellagio and enjoy the beautiful ride at a reasonable price. We had this feast under a shade tree with good views of the lake. The meal is pre fixe and is ample-salad, breads, untold vegetables, salmon, fried... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

This was a private event: Every plate that was served to us (family style) was better than the next! True Italian antipasti served by true Italian "old" men with smiles on their faces and stories to tell! There was enough food for an army and yet somehow we ate it all!

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Paris
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

This is an experience not haute cuisine. A beautiful location with local fare with a bit of light entertainment as the host gives his ode to the island and it's long history. You're welcomed with a bottle of wine (all part of the 75 euro per head price) and an appetiser of tomato with lemon then a cornucopia of antipasti,... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We ate here our first night o Lake Como. It is a bit difficult to get to if you don't have a car (we took the bus to the little boat), but it was a great experience! There are many courses and the staff was attentive. The coffee/fire ceremony was really neat and Benvenuto was a great host.

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Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Me and my husband had lunch at the Locanda. The restaurant has a nice view of the lake, and the personnel is very friendly. Unfortunately, they only offer 2 types of menus: the light version (€53) or a full version (€73). The light version includes half a tomato with lemon as a starter, grilled vegetables, prosciutto and ham, a piece... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Where do you start trying to explain the owner Benvenuto, or Ben for short, and his fabulous restaurant? This simply was the best restaurant experience we had in the three weeks we spent in Italy. Other reviewers have done an excellent job of detailing the 7 course fixed lunch/dinner menu which hasn't changed since the restaurant's inception in 1947. Let... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Twice I've been with family and friends to this wonderful restaurant in the past 25 years. Each time: very nice welcome from people with character and a sunny disposition. Many antipasti dishes, simple, Italian, delicious. Fish course: yummm – this time rainbow trout simply grilled with perfect seasoning and olive oil. Meat course: roasted chicken, again perfectly roasted and crispy,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Isola Comacina SNC, 22010 Ossuccio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Ossuccio
  • Phone Number: +39 0344 55083

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?