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Piazza Partigiani, 1, Cernobbio, Italy
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Muenchen
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Perfect start into a new day with an espresso and cake at L'Espressino. Typical italian hosts...run and visited by local people of Cernobbio.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Katia and Mirko are wonderful and make my daily stop for "cappuccino con cacao" a treat...even when I choose to drink it at the wrong hours according to local opinion. It is a wonderful warm environment and their sweets are fabulous.

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Thank Anita87506
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

This lovely obliging coffee shop is a sensation. It has friendly and interesting staff who are always helpful and truly trying to make out Italian experience the best it could be. Delicious snacks; the best cappuccino and expresso we have ever had the pleasure to have.

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Thank Tim W
Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2014

Our favourite pitstop for a cafe. Lovely warm, welcoming service and top notch coffee. Looked forward to it each and every morning

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Thank Georgia H
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

The locals come from the bank and local shoppes. The word most heard in this tiny coffee shoppe is Ciao! The second most heard word is Grazie!. If you want to pretend you are Italian - order in Italian and stand aside. There is only room for 10 people max but you will enjoy fabulous coffee at non-NYC pricing. Don't... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

We visited L'Espressino, one afternoon after a big day out on the lake. Very friendly, English spoken. A must visit if you like a great coffee.

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Thank Tony M
Shipton under Wychwood, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2013

Make sure you pop in here for great coffee and pastries and mix with the locals if you are in the area. It is located right on the main street so you can't really miss it, we were staying in Moltrasio which is the next village on the lake and we strolled down into Cernobbio for a mid morning coffee... More 

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Thank Odie1kenobe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013

I drink espresso everyday. Most of the time in quads. On my way back to the Ville d' Este, I stopped at L Espressino and had a fantastic espresso experience with the locals. Making plans for next visit tomorrow!

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Thank TRBar
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2013

If you are ever in Cernobbio, or any area around Lake Como, please spare a few minutes to have a cup of coffee and some pastries. I almost did not have my breakfast there because there were no chairs, but the smell of coffee was really good. Had an espresso and my wife had a cup of cappuccino. A couple... More 

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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2013

Wonderful coffee, delightful staff, lovely gifts to take gome...and lots of fast moving Cerrobinnians who were fun and friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Partigiani, 1, Cernobbio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Cernobbio

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