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Il Caminetto

Viale del Progresso 4, 23828 Perledo, Italy
+39 0341 815225
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pates” (7 reviews)
“risotto” (42 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Viale del Progresso 4, 23828 Perledo, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Just spent two weeks in Italy. Dinner at Il Caminetto was the most exceptional meal and meal experience of our vacation. A couple of us also did cooking lesson during the day at restaurant. Such a wonderful and worthwhile experience -- expertise, humor, and graciousness.

Thank Howard K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the most special moments of a summer-long trip across Europe. The chef's wife picked us up and drove us up the dizzying mountain road. Incredible views! Upon arrival, the chef came out and welcomed us. He was well-aware of my gluten...More

Thank QuebecBound
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a delightful experience, in a very pretty small village halfway up the hill in Perledo. We ordered the "Rick Steeves Experience" which consisted of fresh pate, breads, meat antipasto, and both primi and secondi courses. We also couldn't help ourselves to dessert. All...More

Thank Mgambro
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

My husband booked this restaurant for my birthday dinner after reading great reviews, but I must say we found the experience mixed. It was great to be picked up and returned to our accommodation, and the drive up from Varenna was an amazing experience by...More

Thank KiwiTwo
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Rossella picked us up in Varenna for the ride up to the restaurant on a road we would never drive! The van was full (Canadians and Americans). We had the menu of the day, very enjoyable although we were starting to groan with the amount...More

Thank LJW47
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This is a gem of a restaurant, up the hill. The food is tasty, the restaurant cozy, and the prices reasonable. The owners are lovely people, (the family's been in the business eight generations!!) and if you call and ask they'll pick you up in...More

Thank Clara S
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Moreno and Rossella, What a fabulous day at your restaurant! It was a favorite of us all!! You are so entertaining and a pleasure to watch as you prepare a delicious meal! It was a memorable day and we thank you!!!

Thank HappyTourist77772
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We had booked this restaurant several days in advance. We had interrupted a cookery class by Moreno, the chef, and had given our details. Whilst nonchalantly dicing tomatoes in front of a gallery of Amierican tourists, and without a notebook or pen, he gave us...More

Thank Taghnevan68
Reviewed 29 June 2017

My husband and I signed up for the cooking class and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We were conveniently picked up near our hotel and transported to the restaurant. We were shown how to make various dishes (risotto, prosciutto wrapped veal and tortellini). We were offered coffee...More

Thank meganlvossler
Reviewed 20 June 2017

One of the best most memorable days of anyplace we have traveled. The restaurant is beautiful it has been in his family for many generations. The food he prepared was fresh and flavorful. He takes such pride in his work and truly enjoys what he...More

Thank Barbara B
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6 May 2017|
Response from Tia C | Reviewed this property |
Hi! If you look up restaurant on Trip Advisor there is a link for their website. Click on it and in Italian there is a link for contatto (contacts) and when you click it it will open open and email window with their email... More
19 March 2017|
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Response from Tia C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, your question went to me, the reviewer. He does have an email and is very responsive to it. Unfortunately I cannot write it in the responses. If you go through trip advisor and activities and find the restaurant you'll... More
20 February 2017|
Response from Tia C | Reviewed this property |
Hi! For some reason your question went to me, the reviewer. You will want to look up restaurant on trip advisor and contact Moreno directly. I'd hate for you and your guests to miss out on this wonderful experience.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 20 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale del Progresso 4, 23828 Perledo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Perledo
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 815225
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