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Trattoria del Vapore

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Via Garibaldi 17, Cernobbio, Italy
+39 031 510308
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Thu - Tue 12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Northern Virginia, Virginia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed great wine and pasta with white truffles for lunch at this cute restaurant. Service and food were first rate. I enjoyed some wild boar with beans along with agnollotti and white truffles. We brought our own wines with us and the service was great!

Thank Alan S
York, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

just go. excellent food . proper italian. truffles if you want them Good location. nicely decorated.

Thank Philip G
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is exactly what I envisioned when imagining the perfect Italian dining experience. I won't repeat all the rave reviews contributed by others, but just want to note that (a) the pasta was perfectly al dente, and (b) they shave truffles onto your meal at the table. That's right, truffles. if you can even get that in the U.S., it... More 

Thank Ryan M
Paris, France
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238 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I was invited by real good friends as they wanted me to test the restaurant and this was a real surprise: nothing appears to from the outside, there is a corridor to access the dining room and then starts the magic: the best carpaccio I ever ate, a delicious "vitello al tartuffo" and a superb red wine from Valtellina -... More 

Thank Victoire36
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure to try this restaurant... the atmosphere was wonderful, the food amazing and the service really good! This restaurant it's perfect for couple or family. I've been there with a friend and our wives... A pleasant evening! Recommended!!!

Thank galpete
Darien, Connecticut
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

In Cernobbio, a little out of the way for most people visiting the Lake Como region but if you're staying anywhere near Cernobbio this is the spot to have at least one of your dinners. Excellent appetizers and pasta dishes.

Thank cmgrejtak
Bellevue, WA
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134 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is a well regarded restaurant located very close to the boat launch piazza in Cernobbio. It does not offer direct views of Lake Como but is in a pleasant, accessible locale. It has both inside and outside tables and the interior of the restaurant is filled with interesting photographs and memorabilia of the area. The proprietor can be a... More 

Thank SenorGregorio
Tampa, Florida
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Trattoria del Vapore was one of our favorite meals in Italy. Our hotel concierge recommended two places for dinner in Cernobbia - Harry's Bar - no thanks and Trattoria del Vapore. It's a charming small restaurant just off the lake. The service was excellent and the food even better. I had a Veal Chop Milanese, so tender and flavorful, as... More 

Thank Gary M
Woodbridge, Canada
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Food was good but we left hungry with an appetizer and pasta for €60 per couple. I've eaten better for less in Europe and would likely not return to this restaurant

Thank Kristin T
North Carolina
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260 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This appears to be a family owned restaurant with very good food in a nice building. Tables were available both inside and outside. The veal was excellent but most items on the menu are a bit pricey.

Thank Jim K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Garibaldi 17, Cernobbio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Cernobbio
  • Phone Number: +39 031 510308

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