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trattoria la vecchia magnolia

Via Per Plesio 6 | Loc. Loveno, 22017 Menaggio, Italy
+39 0344 30567
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb chops” (6 reviews)
“risotto” (9 reviews)
“tiramisu” (7 reviews)
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Pizza, Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Via Per Plesio 6 | Loc. Loveno, 22017 Menaggio, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Having read the reviews decided to give it a try. Contacted them via Facebook messenger and they were quick to respond. Table was booked easily. The food and service were perfect, a lovely friendly team and they couldn’t have done more to put us at...More

1  Thank martinmoore1
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was in walking distance of our villa. IT is in a small village in the hills above Menaggio. There is ample parking and a small play park next to the car park. The food is good traditional - pizza, pasta, meat, fish, staters and...More

1  Thank lyndac00per
Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant was so good, we returned a second time during our one-week stay! Great atmosphere, delicious homemade food, amazing wine at very reasonable prices and very friendly service. Try the pizzoccheri pasta, a specialty of this region. It was delicious! Highly recommend, you won't...More

2  Thank VirginiaBeth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After our walk to Belvidere, we chose to eat here. The staff are very welcoming and helpful. We chose pizzoccherio and cheesy gnocchi to start. To follow we had the local air dried fish with grilled vegetables. Interesting! Off the beaten track but well worth...More

1  Thank Suegympie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service is impeccable here. We called 20 mins in advance and asked for a table Right away and we were seated as soon as we walked in and warmly welcomed. We Didn’t get a table by the water, But the food is the real...More

1  Thank pavand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We escaped from dire food at the Grand Hotel Menaggio and landed here. Its quirky sometimes a little frenetic, with a menu that is full of interesting never tried before dishes, mostly local from both in and around the lake. Marinated lake fish, cheese balls,...More

1  Thank Pioneer793818
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived here about 7pm without booking. We have walked past several times and it is always busy. We were welcomed very warmly and sat straight away. In fact, we had a 1 year old in a pushchair and the waiters even helped carry the...More

1  Thank JandFEssex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Three friends and I ate at the restaurant at the end of August and were very happy with the food and service recieved. The staff were all really polite and helpful (despite my awful Italian!) and the food was delicious. It really had the feeling...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I called the restaurant 2 times and the waiter that spoke with me was very unpolite, they doesn't speak english very fluent. Never again, you have lost a customer

Thank Alberto R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried to call ahead to make a reservation but could not get through, so decided to just turn up and luckily got a table. The food is as delicious as the other reviews say we shared the lamb chops and fish risotto both were...More

1  Thank Kate E
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20 December 2017|
Response from Momrish | Reviewed this property |
Lucky you, so jealous! Can’t wait to go back to Como. Everything we ate at Magnolia was really good.we just asked for recommendations of the day. Have fun😎
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:45 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:45 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:45 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:45 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:45 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:45 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Per Plesio 6 | Loc. Loveno, 22017 Menaggio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Menaggio
  • Phone Number: +39 0344 30567
  • E-mail
Chiuso per ferie dal 16.10.2016 al 04.11.2016

Cucina aperta dalle 12 alle 14,dalle 18:45 alle 21:30

Restaurant bar with 60 seat inside and 40 in the garden
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