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Via Armando Diaz 7, 22016 Lenno, Italy
+39 0344 55131
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Muenchen
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2 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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2 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Lillehammer, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles 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:-)

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We arrived pretty late in Lenno and set off to find a bite to eat and found il cris! We couldn't really understand the menu so ordered pizzas all round, which were delicious! Super friendly atmosphere, I tried my Italian app much to the amusement of waitress! Lol. Returned the next night and they accommodated us without booking even though... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The food was good .... The "customer" experience was bizarre.... We were in a big group 10+ and we booked in advance which was fortunate coz the place was packed. So everyone who ordered the fish dishes or the pizza dishes were happy to very happy for their selection. Those that selected the filletto were content with their dishes. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

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