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The Market Place Restaurant

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Via Gerolamo Borsieri 21, 22100, Como, Italy
+39 031 270712
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
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Mon - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
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New york
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2013

We ate in Rome, Florence, Venice and Lake Como. This is the best overall meal we had, the food was incredible. Once the restaurant became busy the service was a little slow since there was only two people on the floor. But they were very nice. The portions are on the small side but this place is a must.

Thank Stephanie E
Milan, Italy
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2013

This a small place but boy do they know what they are doing, the 3 staff run the floor effortlessly! The maitre d was so passionate and knowledgeable about all of the food and wine and took the time to explain to us in English what every dish was. The food was amazing as was the wine both for 50... More 

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Glen Cove, New York
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2013 via mobile

My wife and i went here the other night. We didnt have a reservation so we had to sit atthe bar. This was no problem. Its a small dining room run by 1 waiter, 1 host and a girl who didnt seem like she was doing anything. Every so often she took a step to her left or right but... More 

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Como, Italy
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240 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2013

Very good restaurant , nice atmosphere , good food, good wine selection and reasonable prices. Worth trying. There is not a lot of new places in Como, so a good newcomer is welcome.

Thank My-Ooops
Tel Aviv, Israel
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2013

Excellent food. young crowd. very impressive wine list. service was beyond expected its in the center. its worth eating there.

Thank amalhinnawi
Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2013 via mobile

We discovered the Market Place on our second night in Como. We opted for the degustation and were not disappointed. Each dish was a tribute to the hard working kitchen staff (who you can see through a glass door) and the wines were paired just right. The staff were friendly and took the time to translate each item on the... More 

Thank Peter L
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2013

We booked by email a couple of days in advance for 7pm on saturday on the basis of Tripadviser reviews and had probably the best meal we have ever had in Italy. It is real fine dining without fuss at a very reasonable price of about 50 euros a head including wine. We arrived just as the 4 different types... More 

Thank robtLoughborough
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2013 via mobile

If you've had an extraordinary experience they say you should never go back in case it doesn't live up. But having enjoyed the best food we've ever tasted during 2 trips to The Market Place last year, this year's visit to Como wouldn't have been complete without sampling (twice!) our favourite restaurant. Still beautifully rustic chic styled, with a cosy... More 

Thank BettyShmem
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2013 via mobile

I had read a lot about this restaurant so when I arrived with my wife for a romantic birthday dinner, I had high expectations. These were surpassed as the meal and experience was one of the best I have had. We chose the tasting menu with the accompanying wine. Our waiter was courteous, warm and friendly and his knowledge of... More 

Thank Rockyroscoe
Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2013

A must do in Como. Dont want to say much and spoil the surprise that awaits you. After reading reviews on tripadvisor, we decided to go for the degustation menu.. and boy were we surprised. My husband and I both thought that the first 3 courses were the best food we ve had! The last 2 were good too but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$43 - US$65
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Gerolamo Borsieri 21, 22100, Como, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Como
  • Phone Number: +39 031 270712

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