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Il Caminetto


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


$20 - $35
Italian, Mediterranean
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed December 3, 2018

We decided to have dinner here the day of our arrival in Italy, and a few days before taking the cooking class at this restaurant. Being picked-up and returned from our Air BNB, made the evening even more enjoyable. The décor is interesting and the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Calgary-Bill L
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

We went for 2 for dinner on the 1st of December and were not disappointed whatsoever. We shared the antipasti which was plenty mind you and a fresh maccaroni with a truffle infused cream sauce as a primi before moving on to the beefsteak each....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ColinZer
Reviewed November 13, 2018

This is a must do when visiting the Lake Como area. A fun and delightful cooking class with informative tips and great food and wine. Learnt so much and came away with recipes and inspiration to go home and replicate the yummy recipes. Chef Morena...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank gregreagan
Reviewed October 24, 2018

It wasn’t our first time having dinner in Il Caminetto but it never ceases to impress us, we had the most amazing dinner; from various pasta dishes/risottos to mouth watering steaks. Morena, Rosella and staff are so professional and extremely warm and attentive, we haven’t...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kathleensheehan
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Very cozy environment, welcoming and attentive staff, chef comes out asking how everything was. Very professional and friendly at the same time. Good price. Strongly recommended

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Federico T
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Highly recommend Moreno's Cooking Class as it is a truly wonderful and enjoyable experience. Moreno and Rosella are so gracious and welcoming. They provide transportation to the restaurant for both the class and/or dinner in the evening. Moreno is entertaining, funny and most especially a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Roland N
Reviewed October 17, 2018

What a find! We really wanted to book the cooking class that is offered, but the week we were there the classes were sold out. We were picked up in a van at the ferry In Varenna and taken to the restaurant. We had a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Christine B
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We happened upon this restaurant while waiting for our hotel to be ready. The chef was so kind and offered us wine and cheese while we waited. (They were closed). We made a reservation to eat there and can’t say enough about how much we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank zuzu35
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

wow, had no idea how much of a climb it was to get to Il Caminetto, loads of hairpin bends so no g&t for hubby unfortunately. we went for the set menu which was way too much food, you need to pace yourself if you...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank annette s
Reviewed September 29, 2018

We were warmly welcomed to this charming restaurant perched high on the mountain over the lake. We enjoyed a feast of local culinary treasures served with delightful explanations. And best of all, we were picked up and delivered back to our hotel by our charming...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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January 5, 2019|
Response from gregreagan | Reviewed this property |
€65 euro per person. Well worth the money. Every other cooking class I looked at , all over Italy were way more. Meeting Chef Moreno, his wife and staff was most definitely a highlight of our month in Italy. Great to meet... More
December 17, 2018|
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Response from gregreagan | Reviewed this property |
I had to search really hard for their email address, good luck as I just had another look and couldn't find it. We booked 2 months in advance, Chef answered all emails. Just ring them , in advance don't miss out. Cheers... More
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