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il Gatto Nero

Via Monte Santo 69 | Navi: cernobbio via della libertà 69, 22012 Cernobbio, Italy
+39 031 512042
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good25%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Via Monte Santo 69 | Navi: cernobbio via della libertà 69, 22012 Cernobbio, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food with a heavenly view. Book in advance - this place is on fire! Excellent service. They will make any dish for you even if it's not in the menu. Been there twice in a row - it's that great!

Thank HellRott
Reviewed 1 week ago

The views from this place is spectacular. The restaurant is really nice. The food was just ok. You should try to book your reservations while it's still light out to take in the scenery.

Thank girlalex79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fantastic little restaurant tucked away in Cernobbio. Great food, great service, and spectacular views.It's quite a way up, you might want to get a taxi if you are staying in Como!

Thank Sonki_1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good and fresh. I had the tuna with vegtables. Atmosphere is cozy and the resturant is not big. Service was good. Best with the resturant was the amazing view over the Como lake, only that grants a visit at this resturant.

Thank vfors
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Charming and touristy, with ok Italian food and kitchy touches. Some people swear by it. Love their table decorations of green plants in paper bags, but it's expensive for average food...you're buying the experience.

Thank Elaine T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were invited by a friend to enjoy the food and the spectacular view and we liked both very much. Good food and wine and the view over the lake is unique. I can really recommend this place for both the view and food. Staff...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Went here with my partner pr recommendation from Villa D'Este hotel - - had the tradtional flight of an italian four-course menu: Antipasta (courgette, flower, cheese, parma) Pasta (linguini, tomato confit, lardo), Primi (risotto a la milanesse) and desserts (fruit, crema) which were all fine,...More

Thank MortenDK123
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

For a spectacular view, location and food, you should try this wonderful restaurant on the mountains overlooking Como. The food was excellent especially the special of risotto and white truffles. We tried the cod on crushed potatoes for main along with the lamb. Both were...More

Thank tanagogo1
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We have been to Gatto Nero twice, once for lunch and once for dinner. While the sunset view and evening scene are seductive, we had the better experience at lunch. For starters, the restaurant is half full and the wait staff is much more available...More

Thank Matt R
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The view is still great but new management has ruined this once fashionable restaurant. Service was extremely slow and the food average at best. I would not choose to return.

1  Thank glenroy71
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Hi, we are trying to book a lunch at this restaurant before get to the place, but couldn't get any reply after sending request on their website. would anyone know how to book before arriving in Italy? thanks in advance
21 April 2015|
Response from Perradiso | Reviewed this property |
Your hotel or B&B should accommodate your request easily (and they speak the language!!) to make a reservation for you. Buon Appetito!
So funny..... always after nasty (real) comments appear on TripAdvisor ....
30 September 2015|
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Response from robertozzt | Reviewed this property |
Buon giorno.Da buon Italiano rispondo se la domanda,fattami in riferimento ad un ristorante Italiano,mi viene formulata in Italiano
Google Translation
Che ridere !!!!!!!
18 September 2015|
Response from Luigi Z | Reviewed this property |
Meglio ridere che piangere!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$56 - US$90
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Monte Santo 69 | Navi: cernobbio via della libertà 69, 22012 Cernobbio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Cernobbio
  • Phone Number: +39 031 512042
  • E-mail
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