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Caffe Centrale

₱₱ - ₱₱₱Italian, , Cafe
Via Giuseppe Mazzini 23, 22017 Menaggio, Italy
+39 0344 35281
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good29%
  • Average21%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible24%
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Italian, Bar, Cafe
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
Via Giuseppe Mazzini 23, 22017 Menaggio, Italy
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Day one of our visit to Lake Como and whilst driving along the shore waiting for our apartment to become available we stopped purely by luck in Menaggio. Despite being the end of the summer season there were still many places open for business. Driving...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Rob H
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Although they have a good menu , the food is not great but the location and charm makes visiting here a must! It has an old world ambience, and excellent gelato deserts. Gorgeous view of the lake. The kind of place a writer would go...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank KittyMartini
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

On holiday I don’t mind waiting, but of peak season, you’d think there might be some level of service. The coffee was cold, the food tasteless and all in all a terrible experience. My advice, walk another 50 feet and go to any of the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Geoff C
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Service with a smile, fast and good service. We stopped in here for lunch and both ordered pizzas which hit the spot for lunch. A lovely setting in the square and the building itself and canopy did a good job keeping the hot early afternoon...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Aldolara
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

I had lasagne and it came cold in a dish. I would have thought lasagne to come out if the oven sizzling. My partner had mushroom pasta also cold. We complained but it came back slightly warmer having been blasted in the microwave.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank traceyelizabetho2017
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Great location overlooking lake and Bellagio. Plenty of outdoor tables and quite a few inside (the cafe looked immaculate). Baby changing facilities. Great coffee (illy) - had cappuccino and served in lovely cups. Friendly service.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BecciT
Reviewed 20 August 2018

If you are expecting a lovingly prepared traditional Italian meal, this is not the place. But if you are happy to sit in a stunning location overlooking the lake, and be accompanied by mainly English and American tourists who are enjoying a fun day out,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank hadabit
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Small portions of poor food...every cloud! Indifferent service with a grimace. Great view, so just have a coffee or beer. Do yourself a favour and eat elsewhere.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank nspennewyn
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This café has the best location with a great view. We knew that you don't eat in the most popular place as the food can be very ordinary, but we were tired and hot, and wanted to sit down to see a lovely view, which...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Jillybean58
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Dropped into the Caffe 3 times during our visit to Lake Como. No complaints at all. Food was decent and reasonably priced, staff were efficient and friendly, and the seating looked out to the lake. What's not to like!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Chris H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Bar, Cafe
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giuseppe Mazzini 23, 22017 Menaggio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Menaggio
  • Phone Number: +39 0344 35281
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