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La Vita e Bella

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Piazza Domenico Croggi 4, 22100, Como, Italy
+39 031 302667
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

La vita é Bella is a little hidden from Como center (only 300m). But as every treasure it is hidden. Food is superb, and prices are not high (I had a lasagna for 7,5€ and my wife the pasta of the house for 8€). For dessert we had a delicious panna cotta (only 4€). Loved every bite of food, staff... More 

Thank Milo F
Chester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed eating here. Staff were friendly and helped us to navigate our way through the options despite our lack of Italian. We had ravioli filled with fish from the lake with cockles and pesto sauces as well as salad and meat dish accompanied by local beer. What was not to like? Highly recommended. We would return without hesitation... More 

Thank John T
Brissago, Switzerland
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Salad tried a few times but was totally not good. Pasta was just normal. Twice we got the dessert we didnt ask for. Well, better to go somewhere else. I really dont understand how it can be so full all the time. If you are vegetarian, you're left with total tasteless food.

Thank Walter D
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37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like salad (and even if you don't) this place has THE BEST salads in the world! They made salads from everything on the menu! Not many salads include roast beef as part of the salad! I had the Caribbean salad (twice!) and it was delicious. Honestly, this place is full every night...we had to beg to get a... More 

1 Thank AnnNewton
Como, Italy
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are local and we eat here regularly. The food is super fresh, there's enormous variety, you can eat healthily, portion sizes are big, they allow you to order half portions or take the rest home. And you can usually get away with spending €10/person! When we got our kitchen renovated we ate here every day. There's changing facilities for... More 

1 Thank Katharine A
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was very fresh and tasty! The menu is great with lots of options! Over 50 different salads... Also gluten free pasta and penne available!

Thank Myrto D
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115 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved my salad, it included smoked salmon. There were so many salad choices. I also appreciated they went very light on the salad dressing. My husband got the goulash and gnocchi which were both very good. The staff were friendly and spoke English. The deserts looked great, cheesecake, tiramisu but we did not try it. Will definitely be back.... More 

Thank Heather F
Turin, Italy
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is just a great place. Staff are so welcoming, food is delicious and the cosy atmosphere makes you feel like your at home. Never ending choice of salads and they make the. Best soup in the world..

Thank wallabie1977
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I came here with my friend in October, and we both agreed this is a great restaurant to have lunch in Como. Firstly, the taste of the dishes here is authentic and delicious. Secondly, the waitress here are very kind and helpful. The last, is about the price, which we think is very reasonable in such a tourist attraction. For... More 

Thank Kino Y
London, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We were so lucky to get a table walking in. REALLY enjoyed the pasta della casa. Salads also looked great but too big for another portion. Would love to visit again to try something else here.

Thank HelenMariaA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Domenico Croggi 4, 22100, Como, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Como
  • Phone Number: +39 031 302667

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