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Ittiturismo Ristorante Mella

Piazza San Giovanni Battista 6, 22021 Bellagio, Italy
+39 031 950205
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“smoked fish” (6 reviews)
“sorbet” (5 reviews)
“risotto” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Piazza San Giovanni Battista 6, 22021 Bellagio, Italy
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a pleasant find thanks to a friend who recommended it They have other dishes but this is the place to focus on Lake Como’s bounty caught by the husband and prepared by the wife in different ways. The fish antipasto was exceptional! We both...More

Thank hkalt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We first ate at this family run restaurant in San Giovanni nearly 30 years ago. The story of the head of the family catching each day's menu is legendary - check out the website and several reviews in the national media. However, if you like...More

1  Thank Roger C
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Walked down to the hamlet of San Giovanni and was lucky enough to get a table upstairs. Ristorante Mella is very lovely, the decoration is tasteful, the service is good and the menu is full of local fish caught in the Lake Como. The cost...More

Thank tinylittledevil
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

SUCH a good meal! My family and I have been going to center of Bellagio for dinner most nights but it was so over priced and the food wasn’t that impressive so we tried this restaurant that was just up the road from us and...More

Thank Maddy P
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We had 30€ tasting menu for lunch which was nothing special. We were expecting more for food. Service was also slow. Can’t recommend.

Thank kopukka
Reviewed 28 July 2018

We tried around 10 restaurants in San Giovanni/Bellagio area and this was one of the best experiences. We were lucky to get the last available table on monday evening. Table reservation is strongly recommended as we saw many diners turned down at the door. Amazing...More

Thank LimettiFlippi
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

This little restaurant, popular with locals and just a minute from the San Giovanni ferry wharf, was an unexpected find. We sat upstairs near the window overlooking the lake and dined on local specialties, including freshly caught fish from the lake (lavarello) and a lovely...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Nice local restaurant, serves fish from lake Como. We had a mix of fish starters for two and lavarello (local fish) for mains. To be honest, food was good, but not great. Some starters from antipasti platter we liked more, some less, but overall we...More

Thank Julija T
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Hidden gem in San Giovanni. More of a local place. Much better than tourist infested Bellagio. Wonderful fish restaurant. Very reasonably priced. English speaking staff, very friendly too. Will be back !

Thank JeffBasel
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

As essentially the only restaurant around, it was pleasant to find that this place was a great stop for lunch on a walk around Bellagio. It was clean and with a friendly waitress we very much enjoyed the locally made rosé with our meal. The...More

Thank Axelted
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Alison M
10 September 2017|
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Response from Gala48 | Property representative |
Lunch 12.30- 2 pm Dinner 19.30-9 pm closed on Tuesdays
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Winnie T
4 May 2015|
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Response from MellaBel | Property representative |
12.30-14.00 lunch - 19.30-21.00 dinner - closed on Tuesdays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$52
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:00
Monday
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:00
Thursday
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:00
Friday
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:00
Saturday
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza San Giovanni Battista 6, 22021 Bellagio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Bellagio
  • Phone Number: +39 031 950205
  • E-mail
Description
The two centuries years old "Mella" restaurant was taken over by Sala family in 1958. They introduced a new activity, on the Lake of Como, which offers a good link between professional lake fishing and traditional Italian cuisine. Today, Alessandro, a professional fisherman, keeps these traditions on :he catches fresh-water fish daily and his wife Rosy proposes it in the menu. The union between the typical products and the beautiful lake view from the first floor of the restaurant, will offer you an unforgettable experience. Fishing tours and apartments for rent are also available.
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