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Hosterietta

#60 of 425 Restaurants in Como
Certificate of Excellence
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P.zza Volta, 57, 22100, Como, Italy
+39 031 241516
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant is located in the middle of the city, convenient to hotels. Very good food, somewhat unusual Italian dishes (such as rabbit). Gnocchi in Gorgonzola cream sauce is excellent! Prices for entrees (Secondi) range between 18 to 30 euros. One not-so-pleasant note: restaurant located on the Piazza where homeless approach tables peddling flowers (when waiters not looking). Very bothersome!

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Thank Rebecca C
Mosman, Australia
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232 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Skill fully prepared local dishes. Really appreciated the gluten free pasta options available- loved the squid, tomato and zucchini sauce. Delicious! Fun to watch the people in the square. You definitely want an outdoor table.

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Thank DebCC
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is in the centre of Como. It is really expensive but believe me, it's worth it. The quality of the food is good and the taste is fantastic, different from the other normal restaurants. It has tables inside and outside the restaurant. The service is a bit slow but it's ok. I want there at about 1.20 pm... More 

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Thank TheprincessGlo
Zurich, Switzerland
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

The food is excellent. Pasta is freshly made, so was the tiramisu. The service is very child friendly and responsive.

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Thank Gifon
spain
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The truth is that the price is rather high, but it is in the center of Como, so I guess it is expected. We ordered risotto and tagliatelli. It was OK, but not really good. I am sure you can find many better places in Como... but we were there only one day and couldn't really keep searching...

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Thank luanjot
thessaloniki
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

The food was average to bad, an appetizer with aubergine is not suggested at all, too expensive for the quality of plates that the restaurant serves.

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Thank eleni p
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52 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Very tasty pasta, nice appetizer, we really enjoyed our lunch there! They have fresh ingredients and nice selection of seasonal dishes ! Plus the sitting outside has a lovely atmosphere !

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Thank Pau P
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132 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful lunch. I had fish, turbot crusted with pine nuts and collars greens, delicious. Both my son and daughter had the lamb chops, amazing! The staff was great and spoke some English. We will definitely be back.

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Thank Heather F
San Francisco, CA
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35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Selected this restaurant mainly because they kept a basket of porcini mushrooms at the entrance. It was a weekday, off season. Still we were surprised we were the only visitors. But the food was excellent. For people that like mushrooms definitely recommended.

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Thank aozh
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

A wonderful restaurant in a charming square. The food and the staff were absolutely lovely and the hazelnut truffle ice cream is to for for!

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Thank Giannina G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: P.zza Volta, 57, 22100, Como, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Como
  • Phone Number: +39 031 241516

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