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El Mercante

Via Logasc 3, 23823, Colico, Italy
+39 0341 930257
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
25 Jul 2016
“Best meal in a long time”
16 Jul 2016
“Dissapointing”
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Via Logasc 3, 23823, Colico, Italy
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1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed July 25, 2016

This was the best meal I've had this year in Italy. The food is incredible and there is a nice outdoor terrace covered in vines. The locals laugh about not being able to get past the first dish because they are so enormous. It's the...More

Thank Chabela94
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Based on reviews on tripadvisor and cosy exterior we booked a table with our two children. Personnel is friendly and one girl knows more than one language to help you out. The (primi) tagliatelli wild boar is fresh and tasteful. However, the antipasti and the...More

4  Thank Carolien L
Reviewed May 11, 2016

Revisited (9 years) this top Milan institution, but unfortunately picked the not-so-good dishes. The Entrecote steam and Risoto were just OK, the antipasti and salad were ok minues..

3  Thank Dov S
Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Though a bit hard to find next to a well-posted restaurant close to the camping area, we found the place and spent a wonderful evening there with tons of excellent regional food and wine. Their service is quick and friendly and their kitchen adorable.

1  Thank Oliver B
Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Nice and cozy restaurant of local good food. The service is warm and friendly. The risotti and paste are delicious with xxl trays. At the end you receive a doggy box for the day after! Very recommended!!!

Thank Shovelpowerd
Reviewed October 7, 2014

I was looking for a nice typical Italian restaurant because some friends from USA were visiting me. I found El Mercante by chance and I definitely suggest it to everybody. My American friends got crazy about it! Excellent food, huge servings and good service.

Thank Elisa G
Reviewed October 3, 2014

Fantastic food. Delicious. Portions are ginormous and good value. Best food that we have eaten in Italy. Worth the trip from como city to this off road little joint. Simply fantastic food!!!

1  Thank millerdamb
Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

Wow. This restaurant is great. Traditional italian food. Unbelievably cheap.Huge servings and great service. Right off the tourist trail. Perfect.

Thank diner25
Reviewed August 19, 2013

We ate at El Mercante last night and it was the best meal we have had during our holiday. The portions are huge but they are happy to give you the leftovers to takeaway. My wife and i shared a platter of meats and pickles...More

1  Thank Burger L
Reviewed August 5, 2013

Definitely the place to go if you are starving and not really interested in good cooking or traditional recipes (be careful with the overfried "sciatt" served as appetizer). In the struggle between man and food, nobody wins...

7  Thank Nonsisachisia
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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Monday
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Tuesday
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Wednesday
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Thursday
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Friday
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Saturday
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Logasc 3, 23823, Colico, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Colico
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 930257
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