Lombardy and the Lakes Travel Guide

Lombardy and the Lakes Restaurants

The Market Place

  • Via Borsieri 21/a Map It
  • Como
  • Italian

Known for

  • Seasonal ingredients
  • Innovative flavor combinations
  • Friendly and helpful staff

Published 06/20/2007

Fodor's Review

This intimate restaurant just outside Como's historic center serves up full-flavored modern Italian food in interesting combinations—and its five- or six-course tasting menus, with wine pairings if you'd like, are simply delicious. Although the decor is on the sparse side, you'll be spending your time focusing on the well-presented dishes; the young, helpful servers take time to describe each course. The playful seasonal menu may include red shrimp tartare with avocado and fried squid, eggplant ravioli with tomato coulis and Parmesan mousse, or pork loin with roasted pepper cream, spinach, and endive. The place is popular with tourists and locals alike, so make a reservation to ensure you get a table.

Restaurant Information

Address:

Via Borsieri 21/a, Como, Lombardy, 22100, Italy

Map It

Phone:

031-270712

Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Sun., and 2 wks in Aug. No lunch Mon.

Published 06/20/2007

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