RESTAURANTS: Obviously there are many good restaurants in Como and around the lake. Here are some examples:

Feel Como Via Armando Diaz, 54 - Como     Phone +39 334 7264545

A famous Chef prepares local dishes in this restaurant of the Old Town. Please visit for the menu and all other info.

Quatar Pass Via Borgo Vico, 178 - Como     Phone +39 031 571944

The location of this small restaurant may not be attractive, but the Chef is very strong here. Recommended for pasta, and both for fish and meat dishes.

Il lughino Via Bonanomi 10 – (Como) - Phone +39 031 6125042

This is a “vegan” restaurant, ingredients are carefully selected in order to keep quality at a high level. They are specialized in the preparation of “lasagne”, vegan style.

Ristorante Rino Via Vitani, 3 - Como     Phone +39 031 273028

The Owners are from Tuscany, I would recommend this place for pasta with meat (“pici con ragù di chianina”), for “tagliatelle with porcini mushrooms”, and for white and black truffle.

Ristorante La Colombetta Via Diaz, 40 - Como     Phone +39 031 262703

They are specialized in business lunches/dinners, and offer typical gourmet Italian cuisine. High quality and attention to details are guaranteed.

Momi Riva Stendhal, 22020 Blevio (Como) Phone +39 334 1202327

The best thing is surely the location and the view that can be enjoyed from this place.

Osteria del Beuc Via F. Cavallotti, 1 – Cernobbio (Como) Phone +39 031 341633

This place is loved both by tourists and locals, it is located in the center of Cernobbio and serves typical local dishes (please try “Missoltini con polenta” and “Cotoletta alla Milanese”).

Il crotto del lupo Via Alberto Pisani Dossi, 17 – (Como) - Phone +39 031 570881

This is a well known and “historic” restaurant, they have been serving typical dishes from the Valtellina region from the year 1870. Pizzoccheri are worth a try.

Terrazza 241 Via Borgovico 241 – (Como) - Phone +39 031 3382674

This is the rooftop restaurants of the Hilton Hotel, great location and lake view

Sushi City Via Mentana 2/B – Como  - Phone +39 031 7185754

A few steps away from the Old Town, this restaurant offers Japanese and Asian food with the “All you can eat formula”. I rate their quality as high, price quality ratio is excellent

La vita è bella Viale Lecco, 25 – (Como) - Phone +39 031 3372157

Among other good things, here you can try different kind of pasta from different area of Italy.

Il Gatto Nero Via Della Libertà 69, Cernobbio – (Como) - Phone +39 031 512042

On a hill above Cernobbio, some tables offer excellent lake view. It is a well-known restaurant, often visited by actors and celebrities. Please visit

Osteria del Pain , 1 – Piazza Giovanni Amendola 4, Como  Phone +39 031 2495815

This place is the most “local” of all. Even the Menu is written in the local dialect. Anyway, they really serve typical dishes of the Como area. “Polenta” is a must here.

Michelin-starred restaurants

Ristorante Materia Via Cinque Giornate, 32 – Cernobbio (Como) - Phone +39 031 2075548

This restaurant has been awarded with a Michelin star. As the Chef’s offer is a bit special, it is highly recommended to visit the website to get all the necessary information about “A la carte menu” and all the different tasting menu available.

Kitchen Restaurant Via Cernobbio 41a – Cernobbio (Como) - Phone +39 031 5161

This restaurant has been awarded with a Michelin star. It is located at the Sheraton Hotel, a few steps away from the property.