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Taverna Due Castagni

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Via la Selva 12, 22028 Blessagno, Italy
+39 031 842 7022
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Hampshire
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249 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were taken to this restaurant by an Italian friend who lives in the area. It's his favourite place to eat and we were very impressed with the whole experience. The food was quite adventurous for Italian country cooking. They obviously use quality local ingredients to create some exciting dishes. The restaurant itself is very attractive, like a mountain restaurant... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The two silver foxes and I went to the local restaurant a few miles from # Villa Casado como owned by Silverfox number two . Lello the owner and chef took special care and the meal was simple but splendid . The steak was cook your own in the hot stone and it melted in your mouth . The atmosphere... More 

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Como, Italy
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156 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

One of the best authentic Italian restaurants in the area. Superb, friendly service from Manager Lelo and head waiter Ugo. Nothing is too much trouble. The food is fantastic. Try their excellent fillet steaks, one of the best I have eaten in ages and the tagliolini with mushrooms is to die for. The mixed meat starter is enormous, plenty for... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We had delicious dinner there. You have to book a table in advance! Kids loved pizza. In main course there is a dish for 2 persons - mixed grilled meat with potatoes and vegetables. It was so huge that it was enough for 3 persons and still we did not eat everything :) But, to get there from Castiglion D´intelvi... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Great restaurant with very friendly staff! We were about 20 minutes to early before they even opened for dinner – but we could have a seat on their terrace, already sipping some nice wine with a view and would even get some local Salami to try without having asked. They serve great pizza but also meat is delicious (I had... More 

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106 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Haha there are only 3 Restaurants in Blessagno - so it is not so difficult being nr 1. But the Pizza I had and also the hand made Ravioli or Pizzocel were just perfect and fantastico. Also the assistance to find a great wine was exzellent. The atmosphere is very cosy. A true hidden gem.

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Sydney, Australia
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260 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

We went here at the recommendation of friends who live locally and were delighted with the food, wine and service. This was an excellent choice, the surrounding hills are delightful so the setting is also to be recommended. Located near the Italian / Swiss border the views are stunning. But back to the restaurant - it's quite a find and... More 

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Ormond Beach, FL
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

We arrived just before sunset a the waiter who greeted us spoke English well. We requested a seat in the shade and watched as long shadows crept across the valley below. The view is wonderful. We ordered the polenta dish to share and also the spinach. The polenta may be the best I have had so far and the spinach... More 

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Toulouse, France
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Good dishes for affordable prices with a nice view and nice welcome. Few remarks: the service was a bit too much "teatrale" and portions (first dishes maybe) a bit small (as if this was a gastronomic restaurant...). But I'll recommend this restaurant famous from locals!

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Lake Como, Italy
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 June 2015

we have just moved to the area and we have found our local favourite...above argegeno, outside the village of san fedele d' intelvi..more importantly it is in the hills and not a tourist restaurant.it is local and it's very good! we like sitting in the garden and watching the view but we can't wait to sit inside with the fire... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via la Selva 12, 22028 Blessagno, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Blessagno
  • Phone Number: +39 031 842 7022

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?