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Quaint little shop, offering specialist knowledge of Italian products

Really helpful shop owners who knew their stuff. Ensuring I got value for money was their concern... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2016
Dale J
Don't Miss This Place!

A quaint shop with an excellent selection of products. I returned to purchase gifts for folks back... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2016
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24 Sep 2016
“Quaint little shop, offering specialist knowledge of Italian products”
6 Aug 2016
“Don't Miss This Place!”
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Via Odescalchi 16, 22100, Como, Italy
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Reviewed September 24, 2016

Really helpful shop owners who knew their stuff. Ensuring I got value for money was their concern, which was so refreshing to see. I will be buying from their online service when I return home. Mille grazie!!! DJ

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Reviewed August 6, 2016

A quaint shop with an excellent selection of products. I returned to purchase gifts for folks back home. Anna, the owner is very knowledgeable and quite helpful! My Italian friends and family in the US were very impressed with all the goodies I brought them...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2016

Make sure to visit Olivetum on your visit to Como. The owner, Anna, and all of her family are very knowledgeable in a wide variety of specialty food items. The warm and welcoming shop is brilliantly decorated with lovely antiques. Her tables and cash register...More

1  Thank Carlie30
Reviewed February 28, 2016

One of the most charming shops we visited in Como. Great product lines including many locally made items. Beautiful pastas, lovely balsamic vinegars and top notch olive oils. Be sure to speak with Anna, the owner who is most knowledgable about all of her products....More

1  Thank americano2015
Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Wanted to try and buy some balsamic and olive oil. They were very helpful and glad we wandered down this way. Pizzeria next door is great as well!

1  Thank thegarrettgang
Reviewed September 18, 2013

Went there to specifically buy some aged balsamic and came away very pleased with my purchase. The owners gave us the three different aged balsamics they sell and they were all very nice. Also bought some olive oil as a little gift. Will buy online...More

2  Thank FJK368
Reviewed August 3, 2013

My wife and I did have this store in mind when visiting Como but were not actively looking for it, instead trying to find the Duomo when we stumbled upon it by accident. They've got a great selection of artisan products from balsamico, olive oil...More

3  Thank Delan_Silva
Reviewed September 25, 2011

If you happen to be in Como this is a must visit. The shop is full of wonderful italian specialities. We were given a tasting of a number of Balsamic vinegars together with advice on how to use them. The owner is very knowlegable and...More

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