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“A star too much”

Ristorante Villa Crespi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $103 - $174
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Scenic view
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: "Our passion for hospitality and restaurants have led us to treat this fascinating work with the love, respect and respect it so greatly deserves. Our innovative Mediterranean cuisine is distinctive and we love to pamper our guests in the romantic rooms overlooking the lake where staff and surroundings reflect genuine harmony." Antonino works on his cuisine every day of his life, drawing inspiration from life itself. His dishes also reflect and epitomise his journey northwards from the Sorrento coast to his wife, Cinzia, a native of Orta which is now his home. These are the secrets of our two Michelin starred restaurant.
Como, Italy
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240 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
“A star too much”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2012

The place and hotel are stunning, the service is good, the wine excellent, the chocolate dessert to be remembered, but 3 of the 4 plates we selected for our meal were not of a Michelin 2 stars restaurant. At 200 Euro per person inclusive of a 40 euro 1/2 bottle of wine, one expects 'very good'. It is not the case.

  • Visited September 2012
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Holly Springs, North Carolina
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“Very good food with all the little extras”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2012

Playing hard off their michelin status, the restaurant delivers. Bonus extras from the chef include a sampling of apps and petit fours to finish. Recommend the 'dive into the deep' appetizer - a bit pricey at 55 euros, but worth every penny. The panna cotta dessert was a work of art. We really enjoyed the meal and the service staff was very attentive and almost 1:1 ratio with diners.

  • Visited October 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Interesting Chefs Degustation”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2012

Food was innovative and creative but not quite to our taste as most courses were raw seafood and meat. Wine selection was excellent and help from sommelier much appreciated. Breakfast was excellent with a very good variety.

Visited September 2012
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New York City, New York
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27 reviews
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“lavish and over the top”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2012

A wonderful, elegant and extravagant meal.
Amazing service and food to go with the very expensive --to this New Yorker--food.
Wish the exchange rate was more in my favor.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank boopenny
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London, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“The most opulent meal I've ever had”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2012

Loved the 7 course taster menu with wine pairing, it was out of this world. Big up Chef Cannavacciuolo!

Visited June 2012
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