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La Taverna

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Piazza Selva, 22018 Cima, Italy
+39 0344 72738
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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Thu - Tue 18:30 - 22:00
Fri - Tue 12:00 - 14:00
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Showing 35: English reviews
Hong Kong, China
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

La traverna looks pretty ordinary from the front. We ended up there out of convenience (it's just minutes from where we were staying at Casa Cima) for an early lunch. BOY was I surprised. Food was sensational. House red was delicious. By 12.30 it was packed. My husband had muscles, the kids had pasta & fish, I had veggie pasta... More 

Thank Olivia-hk31
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We visited this restaurant while staying at Parco San Marco. It was our last night and we were looking for some authentic well priced Italian food. La Taverna did not disappoint us. We reserved at midday for that evening and the restaurant was almost booked out so don't for get to book a table early. The food was delicious and... More 

Thank simplefamilytravel
Geneva, Switzerland
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

it looks like a Pizzeria but they serve no pizza for lunch and the food is very much "casalingo" with a nice variety of see and lake fish. We saw some huge Milanese steaks passing by but we had a very nice Lavarello (a local lake fish). Service and Quality/Price is good.

Thank luirob
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We came twice during our Stay in Valsolda. Giorgio the owner was extremely nice and his hospitality was just great . The food and the wine were outstanding !!! Suits couples and families with kids. We recommend warmly this place.

Thank Margalitlorber
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227 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The spaghetti bolognese is always reliably good. The carpaccio is average and doesn't have a lot of flavor. The fritta mista has less tentacles pieces than round pieces and you might get a heartburn from the frying oil later. I wish they served pizza at lunch of every day! The desserts are generally average though home-made; the blueberry tiramisu was... More 

Thank Where2NextColorado
Bern, Switzerland
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Lugano is in Switzerland. It also has a lake named after it. The lake is partly in Switzerland and partly in Italy.There is a very wiggly-waggly road along the north shore which goes from Lugano (Switz) to Porlezza (Italy) and on to Lake Como and so on. The border is crossed at Gandria, which is well sign-posted in Lugano. Cima... More 

Thank Phil_in_Switzerland
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Good italian food. Best was fritto misto served on fried spagetti sticks. Prices quite high for north italy.

Thank Brygada_RR_1987
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We went here as a family of 4. English, German and Italian spoken here. Very friendly staff and the service was fast too. One can dine on the terrace overlooking the lake. We had the primi of zucchini gnocchi with Gorgonzola with pears and a marscapone and asparagus risotto. For secondi we had the fried mixed sea food. All delicious... More 

Thank Aiden R
Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Great food but had to fight to get a table! Cima is only reachable by car as there are no pavements! So when we arrived on a Monday using a very expensive taxi and then to be told full ( lots of empty tables) we were not best pleased. Fortunately the manager has a change of heart and we enjoyed... More 

Thank RKG849
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

This place is brilliant. The owner and staff are attentive, delivering excellent customer service. The menu has something for everyone. We went with a 4 year old and 4 month old and had the most peaceful meal of our holiday. The waitress provided entertainment for the 4 year old while the 4 month old was able to sleep to the... More 

Thank Alan P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Selva, 22018 Cima, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Como  >  Cima
  • Phone Number: +39 0344 72738

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