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Il Caminetto

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Viale del Progresso 4, 23828 Perledo, Italy
+39 0341 815225
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12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

We went here for a cooking lesson and had the most scrumptious homemade tortellini and braised and bacon wrapped pork roast! We were there all day for the special event chosen by my son and daughter in law before their Lake Como wedding.

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Capel, Australia
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79 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

If you love to cook or just to look then book ahead to ensure you can join in Chef Moreno's class while you are in the area. The whole day is a delight, from the drive up from the lakeside to the ancient village, the beautiful vista across Lake Como, right through the very personal and warm class involvement to... More 

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Narragansett, Rhode Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

We were picked up at our hotel in a van by the owners wife and driven to this lovely restaurant up winding roads about ten minutes away. . we chose to order the price fixed menu for 28e and it was delicious with generous portions . the chef and owner was very engaging and totally took pride in his cooking... More 

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New York City, New York
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We are staying in Perledo and we found this restaurant from TripAdvisor. Both nights we had excellent dinners. Please try the Risotto, which is there signature dish. Mixed Grill Meats is also incredible on a spit. Bring your camera for pictures of your dishes! The owner and his family couldn't be any nicer and dinner for 3 with drinks was... More 

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Coto de Caza, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Relaxing day in gorgeous mountain view above Varenna. They cam & got us at the Varenna parking structure so no stress. It was all day 9:45-4;30. Class is for beginners on up. Chef did 99% of all cooking. We ate & drank.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Wow, what a restaurant, we've just got back. The food was smashing, we went for the tasting menu and were treated to a feast of delights, very full by the end. Great atmosphere inside too. And to top it all off, we were driven back to our apartment. Highly recommended.

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Thank Finbar L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Navigate through a one-way hairpin road and what is your reward? This restaurant, amazing views, and perfect food. This is the highlight of our trip to Italy. You can not get any better than this. Authentic freshly made food, with seafood hailing from nearby Como Lake. Expect to leave very full and very happy.

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Thank James S
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

The address, although correct, could be misleading and too bad that people who only search for Varenna might miss it. Perledo is located on top of Varenna and it's a short car drive away. If you don't have a car, they will pick you up in the town, but please confirm with them. Setting aside the logistics, this is a... More 

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Thank MontfortOaks
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

What to say? People coming to the restaurant with headlamps just to try the local culinary miracles and to enjoy the unique ambiance of a family owned and run restaurant. Takeaway: don't miss the local risotto, you'd regret it!

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Thank Igor W
London SW
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

We had a very memorable meal in this family run retaurant in the hills above Ballano. The lady owner was very welcoming and spoke excellent English. The porcini risotto was so delicious as was the steak cooked on hot stone. House white served in carafes was very drinkable and the atmosphere was friendly and lively. We loved it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $35
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale del Progresso 4, 23828 Perledo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Perledo
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 815225

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?