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Il Ristorante di Paolo

Largo Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 5 | Ground Flr, Hotel Garni Corona, 22017 Menaggio, Italy
+39 0344 32133
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“plums” (4 reviews)
“risotto” (11 reviews)
“sea bass” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Largo Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 5 | Ground Flr, Hotel Garni Corona, 22017 Menaggio, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely evening meal here on a couple of occasions. Highly recommended but be sure to make a reservation in advance in busy season and on holidays.

Thank JDChester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked in advance as this place always looks busy. We were allocated a nice table out front with views towards the lake. The fish starter I had was OK but I felt the goats cheese overpowered the taste of the fish somewhat. We both...More

Thank JKerr88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent dinner, but you need a reservation... always full. Great meals from the region, especially fish and mushrooms Super wine list Excellent service All this with a splendid view on the lake and the mountains

Thank 68papou68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a lovely day around Menaggio and Lake Como, the whole family wanted to have a relaxing and satisfying meal. And that's exactly what we got at Ristorante di Paola. The staff were friendly and the food was amazing! Excellent quality and a lovely change...More

Thank Syed S
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The menu is small, but what they offer is unusual and artfully presented. The service is excellent: cordial with just a note of panache. I was especially impressed with the long list of exclusive wines offered by the glass. The chicken stuffed with plums went...More

Thank PaulParks
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent lunch in the sun at this gem of a restaurant. Pike fillet from Lake Como was beautiful, perfectly cooked, and teamed with a red sauerkraut. Good selection of wines and impeccable service.

Thank c0burn
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We went here for dinner one evening in a week of eating out in Menaggio (see my other reports). Great food, with innovative ideas presented with flair. The quality stood out even in a simple dish like prawns (large enough to be langoustine) and asparagus....More

Thank Verulam
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Had to come twice since the food wine and service was so good. I would rate it A Star quality. The wine cellar is extensive and yoi csn try a glass of most of their wines. Ask the waiter for the days special which are...More

Thank RockTraveller
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The presence of a lot of people in a Sunday cloudy day of the beginning of March is a signal that the quality of this place should be high. This impression was satisfy by a valued menu in which the presence of fish and meet...More

Thank marco o
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Simply wowed by this place. Got a tip from our hotel staff and was so impressed we came back for a second time the next night. Really fine dining hosted by an energetic and attentive staff. Our choices included: artichoke with pigeon breast; risotto with...More

Thank greg d
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 5 | Ground Flr, Hotel Garni Corona, 22017 Menaggio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Menaggio
  • Phone Number: +39 0344 32133
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