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il Gatto Nero

Via Monte Santo 69 | Navi: cernobbio via della libertà 69, 22012 Cernobbio, Italy
+39 031 512042
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
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“risotto” (17 reviews)
“tiramisu” (9 reviews)
“octopus” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Via Monte Santo 69 | Navi: cernobbio via della libertà 69, 22012 Cernobbio, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our Italian friend recommended this restaurant, TripAdvisor recommended this restaurant ...and I saw a picture of George and Amal dining at this restaurant. So I considered that a triple recommendation and we had to book! Beautiful, beautiful restaurant. We went mid-September and the sun sets...More

Thank Michaela
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Hard to assess properly given we were in a very big group. I would have to go back again in a smaller group to fully check the food. However this is what I experienced. The location/view over the lake is priceless. The service was adequate...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an excellent dinner, which would have been good anywhere, but with the view over Lake Como makes it extra special. Good quality food and great atmosphere.

Thank Lennydb9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant should not rely solely on the panoramic beauty of lake Como: the French onion soup was average and the branzino in champagne was harmless and bland, unlike the spicy comments that the host murmured at some loud Brits sitting behind us, as he...More

1  Thank FrancesManbar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I won't waste my words - the location and views from this restaurant are stunning - Lake Como looks beautiful from this perched hillside position. That's where the good news ends - the food is, at best, adequate, but what really marks this restaurant out...More

2  Thank chris r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived for an evening meal amazed at the spectacular views of the lake, sadly it was s slippery slope from there....the onion soup tasted straight from a tin, the risotto too heavy and the veal Milanese overdone...... throughout the night we poured our own...More

2  Thank Amortimer67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great lunch here with two friends on a cold wet day ,but that didn't spoil the day or the fabulous meal ,When we arrived we were the only guests for lunch at that stage ,so we were able to pick our table ,right...More

Thank phillipk8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been in Cernobbio for business reasons every year for the last 8 years and it's been always a pleasure enjoying a very fine dinner at "il Gatto Nero". However, I must say that this year the quality of service has dropped dramatically. The food...More

Thank Alessandro P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Omg the views from this place are fantastic and I was lucky enough to have a great table. Really enjoyed this restaurant the ambience, the views, the service and the food! Driving up to the restaurant is "interesting" narrow, cliff roads scary in the dark.....More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an absolutely stunning even from inside the restaurant ! Unfortunately I was too late when making reservations so we didn´t get any table outside on the magnificent terrace, although finally some of the tables stayed empty till we left again. We enjoyed an impeccable...More

Thank ChrKueng
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Joshua S
28 August 2017|
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Response from VeronicaVoice1104 | Reviewed this property |
Not too dressy. Just nice.
21 April 2015|
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Response from Perradiso | Reviewed this property |
Your hotel or B&B should accommodate your request easily (and they speak the language!!) to make a reservation for you. Buon Appetito!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 60 - US$ 96
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
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12:30 - 14:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Monte Santo 69 | Navi: cernobbio via della libertà 69, 22012 Cernobbio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Cernobbio
  • Phone Number: +39 031 512042
  • E-mail
Chiuso per la stagione invernale dal 01/01/2017 al 12/03/2017
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