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Theoria - Ristorante i Tigli in Theoria

Via Aurelio Bianchi Giovini, 41, 22100, Como, Italy
+39 031 305272
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Via Aurelio Bianchi Giovini, 41, 22100, Como, Italy
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

This was, by far, the best dinning experience my husband and I had while in Italy. The food was very, very good and the service was just as great. The restaurant is romantic and beautiful. It was truly a wonderful dinning experience! If you go,...More

Thank SarahSC86
Reviewed 26 September 2015

The dining rooms are elegant and serene with tables spaced apart for private and relaxing conversations. The menu is creative and interesting. There are tables that can view the beautiful kitchen if so desired. Service was polished and thoughtful. Thoroughly enjoyed the evening there.

Thank Jenk362
Reviewed 19 September 2015

When my husband and I walked past the restaurant and saw the park-like patio lighted with twinkle lights, we knew it was worth investigating, at least for an aperitif. When we booked for dinner, we discovered it had a Michelin star. Both our dinner and...More

Thank susanck
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I booked before I realised their Michelin status. Everything about the meal was wonderful. There were some really innovative dishes (beef tartare with raspberries was a revelation!), the service was faultless and they have a fantastic wine list - the sommelier was lovely and very...More

Thank twinkly
Reviewed 10 September 2015

I honestly have a little problem with Italian Michelin starred restaurants in general. From my experience the food in all the Italian restaurants is in general very good. Sometimes even extraordinarily good. The difference between the Michelin starred restaurants I have visited in Italy and...More

Thank MartinKonicek
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Quality, presentation and service - all outsstanding. Do not hesitate to visit this restaurant. A most enjoyable and relaxing evening. The staff are delightful - nothing is too much trouble.

Thank D0ug_T690
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We did not intend to travel to Como but this Michelin star restaurant attracted my husband's attention so we booked in advance.From the moment you step into the inner courtyard you are transported to a different time, once you pass the threshold the aroma of...More

Thank AmsMacH
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Situated in an elegant building with good surrounding. Our dinner was very good and Classic Italian. Service was flawless.

Thank Vallobh
Reviewed 21 August 2015

The restaurant is an absolute gem hidden in downtown Como!!! Went for drinks and dinner with a friend after viewing all the great reviews on tripadvisor. We had tried to book a day prior, but was fully booked. I left my number and they indeed...More

Thank laurasiro
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Nice and quiet, in the center of Como. Meals are at right level for Michelin star, and not so expensive, aligned with other 1&2 stars in michelin restaurants. Only a little remark: Wine List is not adequate for the level of meals: famous (but ordinary..)...More

Thank ingconti
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29 February 2016|
Response from PhilipCK | Reviewed this property |
Don't know for sure but the setting is very formal. Too casual does not seem appropriate.
Daniel H
15 April 2015|
Response from luca r |
Hi Daniel, the meat tasting menù is 85 euro, while the fish tasting menù is 95 euro, both excluding drinks. The menù include 7 courses each. You may spend less choosing from the main menù, but you should expect to spend... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$60 - US$191
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Aurelio Bianchi Giovini, 41, 22100, Como, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Como
  • Phone Number: +39 031 305272
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I TIGLI in THEORIA is in a historical building in the very heart of the city of Como next to the lake and the Dome, dating back to the mid 15th century. The restraunt I Tigli in Theoria offers menus designed to ensure an experience of high contemporary cuisine and at the same time designed to offer to the guests an unexpected path, but balanced and of quality. The wine list, with the competence and professionalism of the Sommelier, proposes a series of tastings, unique in its kind for the selection of fine wines and for the prestige of served beverages. The restaurant has four STUBE, private rooms where privacy is absolutely guaranteed, for customers who seek privacy in a relaxed and peaceful atmosphere of pathos and elegance. On the first floor there is a charming and sociable lounge bar, a pleasant atmosphere of refined elegance to spend time in complete relaxation.
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