Top Choice Ristorante in Tremezzo

Al Veluu

Situated on a steep hillside with panoramic lake views from its terrace, this excellent restaurant serves up home-cooked dishes that are prepared with great pride. They also reflect Lake Como's seasonal produce, so …
Top Choice Italian in Lenno

Antica Trattoria del Risorgimento

Tucked down a narrow lane in the tiny village of Mezzegra, this charming spot cooks up beautifully prepared regional dishes. The small menu, which changes by day, features three different starters, three first cours…
Top Choice Italian in Cernobbio


The talk of the town is this enticing Zen-like space, a 10-minute walk from the waterfront. Materia sources many herbs (including unusual varieties) and vegetables from its own greenhouse, and its daring menu pushes…
Trattoria in Cernobbio

Trattoria La Vignetta

A five-minute uphill walk from the waterfront along a jasmine-perfumed residential lane, this hotel restaurant sits atop a little rise. Inside, the timber-panelled dining room with its antique wooden tables is a lov…
Inn in Lake Como West Bank

La Cucina di Marianna

With its shady terrace jutting out over the water, this is about the most romantic spot you could choose to eat around the Cadenabbia area. Marianna cooks by theme, so if Friday is lake-fish day (with fish rilettes,…
Modern Italian in Cernobbio

Gatto Nero

The jet set loves this elegant eatery high above Cernobbio, and for good reason. Book a front-row table and you'll have unobstructed views of the lake stretching out far below. Inside, dark-tile floors, plenty of ti…
Trattoria in Moltrasio & Laglio

Trattoria del Fagiano

A short climb above the SS340 road and Moltrasio, you'll stumble across this easygoing, family affair. 'The Pheasant' serves no-nonsense local food (fish features highly, but several meat dishes are on offer, too) i…
Italian in Lake Como West Bank

Osteria del Valico

The frontier village of Erbonne has had an eatery for more than 100 years. It has moved from house to house, snaking up in its present charming location since 2000, which has timber floors and a porch.
Italian in Ossuccio & Isola Comacina

Taverna Bleu

Known for its fine fish dishes, the Blue Tavern is in a lovely spot down from the main road at lake level in Sala Comacina (located 1.5km southwest of Ossuccio). Sit in the shady gravel-and-grass garden by the canar…
Italian in Rezzonico

Hotel Lauro Ristorante

On the steps leading down to Rezzonico's waterfront, this simple family-run locanda (inn) has been serving up serving up Como specialities since the 19th century. You'll find good, honest cooking in a decidedly unto…