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La Polenteria

Via Giovanni Scalini 66 | Via Scalini, 66, 22034 Brunate, Italy
+39 031 336 5105
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“polenta” (14 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
“starters” (4 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
Italian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Giovanni Scalini 66 | Via Scalini, 66, 22034 Brunate, Italy
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We had La Polenteria recommended to us by a waiter in Como. We decided to explore. After catching the Funicular to Brunate we discovered it was a 12km walk from the station! It was quite an uphill climb. We should have done our research more...More

Thank lorraine164
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Our friend took us here because he wanted to show us the view of Lake Como. We started with the starters (cheese and meat platter) and we almost ate our fingers off. The starters go with the bread so well. We also ordered 3 main...More

Thank Agatha C
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Normally the restaurant is fully booked but the waiter and owner gave us a table, all the staff were super helpful, friendly and gave us some suggestions for the wine. The quality and variety of the dishes are very good. The appetizers are good size...More

1  Thank CinRV
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice option for getting a sneak peak of the traditional italian gastronomy away from the crowded turistic zones. Good price and excellent atention. Only problema the accesibility and the fact of opening only on weekends.

Thank ajRuiz
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this place very much. The food was very tasty and well served. The waiters were also very kind. As starter I had goat cheese with fruit, followed by pizzoccheri that were cooked according to a variation of the classic recipe with pumpkin and...More

Thank 85rob
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant near the lighttower of Brunate and were really happy to discover how nice it is! We had the best antipasti with meat and cheese, generously and beautifully arranged on a big plate. Service is really good. Best of all is certainly...More

Thank helenebene
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Our family of 6 stopped there for lunch, after an arduous hike. The restaurant looked old fashion, clean and simple. The no frills type! The waitress was very helpful translating the menu in French and English. We each ordered different plates and each was happy...More

Thank Jacqueline H
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Giuseppe and his family served my family a marvelous dinner in a beautiful setting in the mountains above Como. The Polenta Uncia, Wild Boar with Apples, Partuffe, and Salamella were among our favorites. After taking the funicular to Brunate, it is well worth the hike...More

Thank GeorgiaHog
Reviewed 5 July 2016

If you are in this area it´s a must for you to try some particular regional dish and this restaurant is very good at it. Of course, polenta is the main attraction, as there are so many choices how you could have it - different...More

Thank Michal B
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Polenta but plenty of other choices as well. Lamb was delicious, as well as the steak. Great pasta. Service was nice and friendly. We didn't have a reservation but we managed to get one table. It seemed to be quite full during the evening. All...More

2  Thank Buda2011
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 26 - USD 46
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giovanni Scalini 66 | Via Scalini, 66, 22034 Brunate, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Brunate
  • Phone Number: +39 031 336 5105
  • E-mail
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