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The Market Place Restaurant

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Via Gerolamo Borsieri 21, 22100, Como, Italy
+39 031 270712
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
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125 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first impression was good but during dinner we got more and more the feeling there where too much different tastes put together. Also the connecting wine tasted good with the food but as wine itself it was not nice to drink.

Thank LaurensV592
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic contemporary Italian fusion restaurant (if that even exists) in a sleek setting. We went for lunch and had the five course tasting menu and I really find it difficult to pick a favourite. The ingredients were fresh and the dishes imaginative. The service was also excellent. The unpretentiousness of the setting highlights the star of the show, the food!... More 

Thank MarissaSmit
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

World class dinner. Market Place is a shining star and a stand out in the very underwhelming, boring and dated dining scene of Como area. Market Place has minimalistic decor, very friendly professional service, and extremely creative & brilliantly executed menu. The restaurant would have been a hit anywhere in the world.

Thank Gilad G
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Being Italian born and part of a family of cooks and bartender, I am used to good food. Here I could get without any doubt one of the best meal I ever had in a restaurant. You'll need to try.

Thank Andrea F
St. Moritz, Switzerland
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85 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Fantastic restaurant. We were very impressed by the good food, nice presentation and attentive service. We are looking forward to be back for dinner soon. Great starters and main courses. And good selection of wine - also by the glass. You need to book a table for dinner one week in advance!

Thank peter778899
Lugano, Switzerland
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Good dishes (ravioli softly exploding on your mouth, was a must), very well balanced. Nice place (only some lights were too white).

Thank vascocps
Hong Kong, China
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

There are two tasting menus, Classic (euro50, 5 courses) and Gourmet(euro70, 6 courses), which my wife and I ordered respectively. We added wine pairing to the classic tasting menu (additional euro20 for 4 glasses) and they are mainly white. I wouldn't recommend the pairing as they didn't go too well with the dishes. The photos I posted here are from... More 

Thank willice
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Just great & tasty flavours! It's not in the center but worth the walk. Area not very nice but the food is outstanding for the cost. Make a reservation though as it's small place.

Thank liza399
Lucerne, Switzerland
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We found this little restaurant by accident. It's not in the pretty old town of Como or near the lake, where most tourists go, but still within walking distance. As we didn't have a reservation and the tables were already booked on a Friday night, we were placed at the bar, which was ok for us. We could watch the... More 

Thank Rothenthurm
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3 reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

With a classic 5 course taster menu at €50 per head and wine €30 a bottle I was expecting great things. I thought 3/5 meals were stunning but 2 fell short. There was no atmosphere or personality to the restaurant. It was very much 'in and out'. It was a bit clinical and cold. The waiting staff were polite and... More 

Thank sarajanepisani

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 45 - USD 67
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Gerolamo Borsieri 21, 22100, Como, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Como
  • Phone Number: +39 031 270712

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?