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“Nice Place for a Glass of Wine”
Review of Cantina Follie

Cantina Follie
Ranked #1 of 24 Restaurants in Tremezzina
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$31
Cuisines: Italian, Wine Bar
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: We would like to thank all our guests that visit and reviewed us in our first 8 years of activity, Deborah & Joost.Our Winebar-Enoteca is specialized in platters prepared at the moment with local sliced cuts and cheeses.we don't not serve pasta, or maincourses because our philosophy is doing just a few things...but done in the proper way. Genuine ospitality and our motto "come like a guest go like a friend"
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level 6 Contributor
236 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“Nice Place for a Glass of Wine”
Reviewed 24 June 2014

We enjoyed a flight of 5 different wines, which you can choose from their daily wine by the glass list. It was a nice way to sample a variety of wines from the area. We also had the meat & cheese platter, which again featured meats and cheeses from the area (and was delicious). There is a terrace out back which has a retractable roof in case of rain, and there is seating inside as well. The terrace was nice, but unfortunately doesn't offer any views. Also, the outdoor seating is all basically long picnic tables, so if you end up with the wrong group of people (i.e., the crowd was pretty "stuffy" during our visit) it may detract from your experience. That being said the staff was great, and we'd definitely recommend if you're looking for a place to visit in Tremezzo.

  • Visited June 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“lovely wine and food”
Reviewed 23 June 2014

very helpful and friendly, wine was great, we even bought a bottle to take home, cheese and meats also excellent

Visited June 2014
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Halifax, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Loved the wine flights!”
Reviewed 21 June 2014

Just could not believe we stumbled on this place.... It's was up a little alley and looked interesting!! We made our way through the wine shop following signs for "the terrace" and was amazed to see benches and tables with people with wine flights in front of them. We sat next to a lovely couple who said they had read about the place on Tripadvisor. We ordered our wine flights and the meat and cheese platter with a selection of bread and crackers..... It was gorgeous and just what we needed. The staff were friendly and helpful and we ended up buying a wine pouring/decanting gadget that they used as a souvenir of our visit.

  • Visited June 2014
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Longmont, Colorado
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Amazing lunch and amazing experience”
Reviewed 15 June 2014 via mobile

We recently finished a tour of lake como, tuscany, and venice and cantina follie was one of our best dinning experiences! The place was was perfect for our family of 4. It was a little hard to find, but once we realized it was one street off of the Main Street, we walked right there. The kids got panini, and my wife and I got an amazing plate of cold cuts and cheese along with some wonderful wine that they recommended. We ate outside, but could have eaten in their wine cave that they had decorated with hundreds of bottles. The value for the meal was excellent and if we are ever back on lake como we will definitely return to cantina follie.

Visited May 2014
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Hempstead, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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“Fantastic Italian lunch in rooftop setting”
Reviewed 14 June 2014

Brilliant lunchtime meal had by the four of us in tranquil setting on the outside terrace. Very hot day when we went but the owners have installed a mechanical sliding sunshade which gives complete protection from sun. This is good because you don't want to leave when you are savouring the delicious meats and cheeses and is a good place to chill out after your meal.
The owner Joost actually brings you an enormous plate of food and takes the time to explain exactly what he has prepared for you, e.g what the cheese is and what region it comes from.
Fantastic way to spend the afternoon.
It is situated in a tiny sidestreet approx 50m from the main road up the hill in a pedestrian area.

Visited June 2014
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