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Via Armando Diaz 7, 22016 Lenno, Italy
+39 0344 55131
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175 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a late dinner at this place. It is a bit difficult to reach if you are walking up from the lake as it's rather uphill, so better take a car. there is Parkin nearby. The staff were friendly and fast. Food was good but not outrageous by Italian standards.

Thank Jorn H
Tel Aviv, Israel
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81 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our hotel recommended the place for us, and we were not disappointed! The food was great, with wide variety of Italian dishes, and the service was excellent. When the bill came we were also positively surprised, which just summed the evening perfectly for us.

1 Thank Shpuktzy
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We reached very late and they still let us order. Delicious pizza's. Very italian. So thin and so tasty. We loved it! Thank you for letting us in so late.

Thank Karish M
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75 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at Il Chris. The food was below italian average. The pizza is covered with too much cheese for my personal taste. As non-native you have the impression that italians are preferred here, as they get a glass of spumante and sweets for free. All this is acceptable. But what made me really confused is a wall at... More 

1 Thank CrickMuenchen
Basel, Switzerland
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We came here based on Tripadvisor reviews (and because it was close to the oil factory). We were absolutely not disappointed. The pizzas were fantastic, all 4 different of them! And serving time was extremely short. Friendly service and low prices concluded the positive impression and experience of our visit.

Thank Chris Z
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We had previously eaten here and had an enjoyable evening although it appeared that only the manager took orders although plenty of waitresses on hand therefore had to wait although dinner was served promptly and was very nice. unforunately on our second visit we waited 10 minutes for a table this was of course acceptable, however we waited a further... More 

1 Thank Sharon S
Lillehammer, Norway
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Nice Italian restaurant up the hill from the town of Lenno. We had a wonderful evening with excellent fish, pasta and pizza. Great service from the owner:-)

Thank Henning Ø
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We were looking for Restaurants around Lenno and found this one on TripAdvisor so thought we would give it a go! Its not the easiest to find and when we arrived at around 7, the place was empty. It got very busy around 8 pm. There wasn't a 'friendly' welcome but we were shown to the covered terrace and ordered... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Quite a large restaurant up the hill from the town of Lenno. We had a wonderful meal here but some of it was a surprise as the menu is in Italian and no translation! Excellent pasta and pizza dishes. Great fish and good service

Thank SJD308
Edmond, Oklahoma
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178 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

After a long day of ferry boat riding, church gazing, shopping, and walking we were hungry! We found this place on trip advisor and easily mapped it. We arrived and then realized they only took cash. A quick run to an ATM and we enjoyed a delicious meal and very fast service. The portions were large and tasted fresh and... More 

Thank Julie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Armando Diaz 7, 22016 Lenno, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Lenno
  • Phone Number: +39 0344 55131
Telephone: 0344-55131

Our hotel, Hotel La Perla in Tremezzo, recommended this restaurant as having a more local flavor. I was surprised that is wasn't already in Tripadvisor, but went based on their strong recommendation (Hotel La Perla is well reviewed...appropriately so...on TA. We spent two weeks in italy, and ate at many highly reviewed restaurants in Tuscany, Firenze, and Lake Como, and this was the best food we had anywhere. They clearly cater to locals and, as our hotel said, it is not a quiet spot. That said, it is filled with families and couples, and has a pleasant "buzz" about it...not a chaotic din. HIghly recommended!

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