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$$ - $$$
Italian, European, Wine Bar
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Via Don Primo Lucchinetti 63 | 23020 - Mese, 23020 Mese, Italy
+39 0343 41003
12:15 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:00
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Wed - Sun 12:15 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:00
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Varenna, Italy
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132 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Have eaten here at least 20 times..superb wines, try the Passione and Corta Di Cama...brilliant price fix traditional menu at a SUPER reasonable €40, truly embarrasses American Restaurants crazy high prices!! Highly, Highly recommend this truly GREAT restaurant with an amazing House Wine collection, and AWESOME wine list....

Thank Tourmanager61
Naples, Florida
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

On my first visit (over 10 years ago), the seasonal menu included fresh deer steak with a cherry reduction sauce using ingredients from their own garden (they also have a nice-sized vineyard). I was hooked. I've been there twice more over the years (any time I'm near that area of Italy) and every time, the meal -- whether from the... More 

Thank PatrickJunk
St. Moritz, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Without going into ridiculous nouvelle or Macrobiotique , inventive cuisine based on local productsand excellent wines produced by the owners. The service is impeccable . I do not understand why they do not have a Michelin Star • It is the second visit and it was absolutely fabulous

Thank ger0vital
Lucerne, Switzerland
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

I love this restaurant. Their food is outstanding and their menu changes every few weeks and presents typical food of the region but prepared in a very refined way. In Summer you can sit on the balcony, in Winter in a cosy room with an open fire place and traditional decoration. Always an excellent choice! They have their own vineyard... More 

Thank AnguisFragilis
Milan, Italy
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

Great Pizzocheri Great Wines Great Desserts! One of my favorite restaurants in Italy def best of the valley! a must on my way up to the mountains!!

Thank roryurquhart
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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104 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

This place is hidden so you need to search for it. We were taken in despite not having a reservation. The service was excellent and the cuisine, which is seasonal, was simply sublime. Having just entered Italy from Switzerland via the Splugen Pass, this establishment was well worth the search.

Thank Pezza1507
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

Hidden in Mese off the main road between Como and Chiavenna, this restaurant takes the mountain cuisine to a new level. The pizoccheri bianchi and local roasted mountain deer and goat are fantastic as are the local steaks and lamb. The dessert and wine list make this a very memorable experience. Service can be slow and familiar but well worth... More 

Thank ilikeverymuch
Vancouver, Canada
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Just great. A very rustic ambient (be sure to ask for the old "stua" when you book) with an elegant atmosphere. The food is delicious but avoid this place if you are on a diet! Try the meats and the magnificent "gnocchetti bianchi".

Thank 85Emma_Plant
Farnham, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

We came to the restaurant with our friends. Great location. I had a selection of pastas to start with which were delicious. This was followed by a local lamb dish. We accompanied this with a couple of bottles of "Corte di Cama" red wine which were excellent. My only criticism was the waitress was very good at serving the men... More 

Thank Peter B
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Beautiful location. Make sure to come early to get a table with a mountain view. Wines from Mameta Prevostini are wonderful. Food and service is excellent. Only problem was that some of the wine glasses had cupboard taste. Staff changed glasses with a smile. All together highly recommended.

Thank Ali A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, European, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:15 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:00
12:15 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:00
12:15 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:00
12:15 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:00
12:15 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Don Primo Lucchinetti 63 | 23020 - Mese, 23020 Mese, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Sondrio  >  Mese
  • Phone Number: +39 0343 41003

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