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“A well hidden GEM”

Trattoria del Porto
Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Nesso
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$37 - US$44
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 23 July 2013

You do not wanna loose the taste of historic Like cusine.
It is far from the main road, 10 min down from Where you left your CAR to a very steep salope. Best to get there by boat.
The menu is FIxed, choice-less: a couple of delicious entrees (cavedano paté is Over the top) and the signature 'Risotto col persico'. A Rosee Spumante automatically will Side your dinner.
APOTEOSI!
Final Limoncello is below average.
35€ /Head will be very well spent.
Cautions: 1 Pay cash because they do not take cc. 2 reservation mandatory

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Reviewed 21 July 2013 via mobile

Many steps to go down (when you come from the road) but worth it.
Food is authentic fare - but you don't have a choice except for desert.
Service was very personal.
Book early to get an outside table on a summers day - but inside is still very nice.

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Thank SandyAbr10
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Reviewed 17 July 2012

We spent a very nice evening at Trattoria del Porto. Antonio and his team do a great job! They serve a fixed menu with specialties from the lake and the village. You have to like fish though as all courses except for the dessert contain fish.

Also ask the team for the keys for the old church next to the restaurant. It is a beautiful place and really worth seeing!

As it has been said before it is not easy to find the restaurant as you have to park on the main road and then cross under the main road onto a steep little walkway that is typical of the villages in that area. But, as I said: it is worth it and you will not regret the little workout.. ;-))

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Thank AlexLaske
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Reviewed 7 June 2012

A truly authentic local dining experience. That's the only way to describe Trattoria del Porto.

First of all, you should be aware that this place is not easy to find. You'll need to park on the main road and then walk down towards the lake for about 5 minutes, but the food,service and view is well worth it. We parked near a war memorial next to 6/8 parking bays and walked down form there, through an archway and past a church, heading down to the lake.

The waiter/owner was exceptionally friendly and sat us down on a lovely table over-looking Lake Como. Trattoria del Porto is a fish restaurant with a set menu, but my wife who is not really a fish lover couldn't get enough.

The wine was locally produced and delicious. All of the produce was sourced locally too, with the fish coming straight from the lake. The waiter was very knowledgeable and explained every course too us - what it was, how it was cooked etc.- and this made the whole dining experience even more special. The highlight was the fried perch and rice which was absolutely wonderful.

At the end of the night, the restaurant opened the 12th Century San Martino church which is right next door (they have the keys) and we were allowed to go and have a look around. The waiter also left a bottle of limenchello on our table for us to sip away at the end of the night.

If you are going to Como, Nesso, Lezzano, Bellagio or any of the surrounding towns, you'd be a fool to miss this place. Local, delicious food and the warmest of welcomes - a must for all visitors.

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Thank matthewgreg
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Reviewed 30 December 2017
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