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USD 12 - USD 24
Italian, Bar, Cafe, Diner
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Reviewed 8 October 2019 via mobile

Not part of but on the same block as the Hotel Barchetta Excelsior facing onto Piazza Cavour. A great little cafe serving wonderful authentic Italian food. Friendly staff who offered to split the large portions onto two plates at no extra charge. The penne was...fantastic and both the tomato and basil sauces were equally good. The caprese was huge and delicious. Good selection of local beer and wine and great espresso. Our only regret was we didnt have time in Como to try the other menu items.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 26 September 2019

The food itself was okay, me and my partner had bruschetta to share. I've had better bruschetta for cheaper elsewhere but you pay a premium for the prime location of the cafe. I personally wouldn't go back as going just a few streets over makes...all the difference in price and quality.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 1 July 2019

We went there for lunch and ordered avocado and salmon toasted sandwiches. Not sure where any of the ingredients were....for 9 Euro each it was a joke. Service was terrible as they were annoyed we complained, had to order drinks multiple times....would never ever go...back here. Terrible.More

Date of visit: June 2019
AmbrosianoComo, Proprietario at L'Ambrosiano, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2019

Dear thegoldenmouse, thanks for your feedback, I'm very sorry that you haven't liked our bar, last Sunday we make a mistake and we served you a different sandwich, very sorry. As soon as we noticed it we offer you to change it immediately with the...More

Reviewed 25 June 2019 via mobile

Came to this place last night for a refreshment as it was quite warm. We ordered 2 spritz 8 euro each which I spoke is quite standard. They were Bellissimo not only that they bought a tray of nibbles out for us which was superb....The staff were very friendly and spoke very good English. Would definitely come back just for the spritz 👍More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 4 May 2019 via mobile

We had salad and bruschetta sitting outside. Good bread- nice and crusty/crunchy. Large salads with the usual oil and vinegar to make your own dressing.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We all ordered the club sandwiches, which were amazing with the most delicious bacon !! Service was terrific. Location of being on the central square looking out over the lake was really good ! So glad we stopped there.

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We went there for a couple of cappuccinos and a toasted sandwich as we were waiting for an hour to pass until our boat arrives to take us to belagio. Service was quick,efficient and staff were very attentive and polite. Coffees were delicious as was...the sandwich. highly recommended!!More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

The food and view were amazing. Free food is always a winner and they give a free mini meze with drinks. And then the food was amazing. Very accommodating too as could only eat certain cheese so they changed It for me. Great price too....Great find in ComoMore

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We often go to Como,and we always stop for a brunch and a coffee at this place because it is in a very good position,right in the centre of Como, so you can see the lake and the buz of the town, plus the staff...is so friendly and I love the food and the delicious expresso.More

Date of visit: July 2017
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

After being ignored and the barrister continuing chatting to her friend, she decided to serve everyone except us. Ordered and paid for a coffee, but she still makes a coffee for everyone else except us.More

Date of visit: May 2018
LAmbrosianoComo, Proprietario at L'Ambrosiano, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Dear Matthew, thanks for your reporting and bring to our attention the importance of don't be distracted during our job. Giving all the attentions to every customer is very important for us and I apologize for what happened. Some customers want all our attention thinking...More

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