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Ristorante il Vapore

Piazza T Grossi, 22017 Menaggio, Italy
+39 0344 32229
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (14 reviews)
“escalope” (2 reviews)
“charcuterie” (2 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Piazza T Grossi, 22017 Menaggio, Italy
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The popularity of this restaurant (locals, visitors and hotel guests) is a testament to the quality of the food that is served here. Not a huge menu, but a quality one - and a pleasure to work your way through :-) Giuseppina and Simone know...More

Thank M_J_Whitworth
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good choice and the food was very nice, we had a good meal here, I wouldn't say any of the food we had was outstanding but it was good.

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location-on one of the main squares and lake view. Tasty home-style food and very reasonable prices. The vegetable soup was very good. The trout with almond crust was really excellent-much better than the dry fish I had the previous night in another restaurant in...More

Thank annelainea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This bistro tucked to the back of one of the piazzas is a family affair serving what mum would make if you popped by for a meal. Simple stuff with minimal presentation. Had the pizzacheri (sp?) that struck me as being the Italian equivalent of...More

Thank beenseendoneit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for lunch here at around 1:15pm There were a few empty tables outside & Italian families dining inside so we hoped the food would finally meet the meal we had been expecting since we arrived in Italy. Well cooked, fresh ingredients with a...More

Thank homey2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little restaurant a bit hudden from sight just round the corner from hotel garni corona. I had the lasange followed by the pork escalope both nice. The pinot grigio wine was superb. My only slight critism was it is run by a mother and...More

Thank lassie64
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We loved this restaurant when we here 2 years ago and were so pleased to be able to revisit this week. Our lunch was (again) delicious - veal loin with mushrooms for me and veal loin with butter and sage for my partner. This was...More

Thank ElleSydney
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We booked having read previous reviews, and sure enough after about an hour people were being turned away. The food was very average and quite frankly they need more front of house staff. Would't revisit, but perhaps we missed something?

Thank Normanski
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Small family-run restaurant right off the main piazza, serving home-made dishes . Sweet service, good basic food, nice local wines. Good respite from overpriced pretentious places around the lake.

Thank BronxSteve
Reviewed 16 July 2017

IL Vapore is a little tucked away from the main square and is calmer than the other places in the vicinity; it is tucked away in a little square where the building of the hotel the restaurant belong to is nicely decorated and bring some...More

Thank Giulio C
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Richard F
1 October 2016|
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Response from queencharlie | Reviewed this property |
It serves virtually anything you can think of .i was in a party of six.we all had different dishes ranging from steaks, pasta, veal, fish and lovely adventurous starters and heavenly puddings
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza T Grossi, 22017 Menaggio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Menaggio
  • Phone Number: +39 0344 32229
  • E-mail
Phone: 0344 32229
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