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Ittiturismo Ristorante Mella

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Piazza San Giovanni Battista 6, 22021 Bellagio, Italy
+39 031 950205
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New Jersey
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We chose this restaurant because it was near our hotel Borgo le Terrazze. the restaurant is small and has a small menu. It is mostly fish - from the lake. We shared mozzarella caprese and a fried fish platter for two. I enjoyed most of the dish - there was one I did not care for, but I don't know... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Mella is located in San Giovanni, a quiet little village a few kms away from Bellagio. Food is outstanding. The house specialties are based on the local perch from the Lake which is prepared in so many different ways. We had the fish ravioli and the smoked fish pappardelle which were delicious. The Tiramisu and panacota were excellent too. Lovely... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We found this gem of a restaurant by chance. The fish served is caught by the owner in the day and served in the evening. It's a small and friendly establishment and the food is superb! The location, in the small village of San Giovanni is a delight. Service great. Food great. Location great. Don't miss it if you're anywhere... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

We just wanted to have a drink on their terrace before going to sleep but they refused to serve us arguing that they are not the bar and since we do not eat they cannot serve us drinks. Indeed, they have a restaurant nut it is upstairs and downstairs it is a bar. I think that the lady was just... More 

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Gardone
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Just had the pre-set dinner which was fabulous, the fillet de lags is simply wonderful. The two waitresses Giai & Louisa were extremely helpful and could not do enough to ensure a pleasant stay. We will definitely return.

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Ronneby, Sweden
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

We came late, the restaurant had just closed. Four hungry people after a long trip. They did not open the restaurant for us ... but served us two great wooden platters with meats, cheeses, veggies, bread, beer and wine. Way beyond what they needed to do. The next evening we went for a dinner. Great pasta, very good fish, some... More 

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Bellagio, Italy
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Beautiful restaurant. The meals were one of the best that we have had in Italy. The fish was incredibly fresh. A great places to have ä meal.

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Thank Hilarie1974
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Wonderful cooking, perfect ambience, and great local caught home cooked fish. Full of Italians - loved the while thing in a wonderful setting

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birmingham
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150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

What a treasure this place is ...fabulous food amazing fish caught on the day by the proprietors husband it was outstanding we visited twice .

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Vaxjo, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

Delicious fish and pasta courses , very kind and helpful stuff, I got my food very quick and all was amazing good! Local fish from the lake beside tasted amazing!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$43
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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
Description
The two centuries years old "Mella" restaurant was taken over by Sala family in 1958.

We introduced a new activity, on the Lake of Como, which offered a good link between professional lake fishing and cuisine.

Today, Alessandro, a professional fisherman, keeps these traditions on :he catches fresh-water fish daily, then his wife Rosy proposes it in the menu.

The union between our typical products and the beautiful view of the lake from the first floor of the restaurant, will offer you an unforgettable experience.

Fishing tours and rooms are also available.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?