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Ristorante Locanda del Borgo

#127 of 425 Restaurants in Como
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Borgo Vico 34 | 100 mt. dalla Stazione S.Giovanni, 22100, Como, Italy
+39 031 570514
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Singapore, Singapore
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83 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Externally this Lombardia cuisine restaurant looks so inviting, similar to those lovely small eateries in south of France. However once entered, the ambience inside is a disappointment: cold, tired, bland, sterile. I felt like leaving asap. The service was courteous and attentive. The food was quite good. (It would be more balance if the duck breast appetizer could be smaller... More 

Thank Nicholas L
Marlow, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Located slightly out of the centre in the interesting Via Borgo Vico, this restaurant good quality local cuisine including main dishes based on fish from Lake Como. A good experience.

Thank TonyM67
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Keep away from this place waiter didn't explain in English the menu bread was not fresh at least two days old,, how can people say this place is fantastic!! No perroni so didn't fancy wine had to be happy with water won't be coming here anymore famous excuse A/C not working yeah right

Thank Gigiino52
locanda b, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ristorante Locanda del Borgo, responded to this review
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Buongiorno Gigiino52, Ma Paese che vai.... Lingua che parlano. In un Ristorante Italiano in Italia, penso che non ci sia... More 

Dumbarton, Scotland
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

This place is FANTASTIC!! Ok, it IS a tiny fraction more expensive than the others on the same street, but please, please, PLEASE, do not let that put you off! The welcome is warm, the food is second to none... we had dined the last three nights in neighbouring restaurants, and my only wish is that we had discovered this... More 

Thank RevMusty
Stockport, England
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Like other reviewers we found this restaurant quite empty, but we don't know why. The popular restaurant up the road is turning people away, and here there are tables to spare. Maybe it's because they don't do pizza. But the food and service are very good, with complimentary prosecco, bruschetta and limoncello (not at the same time) and good food... More 

1 Thank jakeban
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Read lots of reviews about this restaurant and thought we would give this ago as we were staying at a hotel on the same road. We were the only people at the restaraunt around 19.30 but this picked up later when the local Italians came out to eat. However the owner was very hospitable with a glass of prosecco on... More 

Thank rick845
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219 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

I’m vegan. I had carrots and potato gnocchi (carrot dumpling crepe is how described, I think, on the menu) with porcini mushrooms, It was out of this world fantastic! While we waited the cook/waiter brought aubergine-eggplant babganoosh and crostini, mixed green salad, prosecco. B had perch ravioli and loved it. I normally like rock music but the music on in... More 

Thank KOSacramento
Como, Italy
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015

A cozy place not in center of the city but with good meal. If you want to eat your food in a place out of the crowded city center, choose this one.

1 Thank AliTabibi
Acton, Massachusetts
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2015

We had a nice dinner here. The host (owner?) started off the night with a small glass of prosecco, and ended with limoncello -- both on the house. We had relatively simple pasta dishes that were both good. The service was just right for two tired travelers. He was attentive and kind. That being said, this restaurant allows people to... More 

Thank MichelleInMass
Bristol, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2014 via mobile

We were the only couple there from 7 pm when it opened until 8 pm when we left. Friendly welcome, free glass of prosecco, free bruschetta and free glass of limoncello. It's a shame that the cost of those (very nice) freebies wasn't utilised towards the food - the meat in the beef risotto was nearly all fat and bone,... More 

Thank Brisgovian
il loggiato dei s, Proprietario at Ristorante Locanda del Borgo, responded to this review
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Buonasera. L'aperitivo di benvenuto con bruschettine di patè di melanzane, prosecco e Limoncello al termine cena viene sempre offerto dal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$54
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Borgo Vico 34 | 100 mt. dalla Stazione S.Giovanni, 22100, Como, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Como
  • Phone Number: +39 031 570514
The restaurant is run in every detail, the service is efficient and discreet, cozy and intimate. These features make the "Locanda del Borgo" the ideal place for business lunches and elegant dinners. The kitchen offers a selection of dishes from traditional Italian and Lake Como, the best raw materials are combined with a touch of modernity and elegance in the presentation.

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