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Il Cris Ristorante

Via Armando Diaz 7, 22016 Lenno, Italy
+39 0344 55131
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“pizza” (42 reviews)
“antipasti” (9 reviews)
“steak” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Via Armando Diaz 7, 22016 Lenno, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to Il Cris at the recommendation of our Air BnB host. We enjoyed it so much we returned the second evening! They recognized us and extended even better service as the evening before! It has a warm, family atmosphere. The food is excellent,...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Went here as a group of 4. Ordered two pizzas, one with a side salad, one pasta, and one meat dish. Pizzas arrived quite quickly. The other two dishes and the side salad arrived long after the pizzas were finished. When we commented that we...More

Thank the-rach
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

My fiancé and I had a late lunch here after a morning of exploring Lenno. It was about 500m away from the waterfront and crowds but this hidden gem was so worth the uphill walk. We shared the black spaghetti with squid (so creamy and...More

Thank TahnaeK
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The food was decent but then we spotted the "heroic" pictures of Mussolini. That left a bitter taste and although we stayed for 10 days in the area and it was the closest restaurant-we did not return.

Thank mart12014
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We went here following a recommendation from our hotel reception. It's a little out of the way and not next to the lake but don't let this put you off. We had a wonderful meal of antipasti followed by a lobster spaghetti on a platter...More

Thank matth2715
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Pizza was delicious and very well priced. Menu was varied enough to cater for vegans. Very family friendly.

Thank William H
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Basically the food had no flavour even though the restaurant is full of Italians. I believe this is a popular destination with a lot to eat but no taste. Price was expensive and there was a mistake on the bill. Please do not make same...More

1  Thank marakech
Reviewed 11 July 2018

we were placed in a place we didn't like although the place was practically empty. Also during the meal hardly any guests came. The pizza's fine, the wine's cheap. The service does not deserve this name. Cook and waiter spoke only broken Italian

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 23 June 2018

We visited there on our first night in Sala Comacina. Was very close to our Airbnb and recommended by host. It was packed of locals, which is an excellent sign! Such a warm friendly atmosphere! You are treated like family. Grazie Mille to the owner!...More

Thank nicagal
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Called in for dinner as had seen the sign for the restaurent on the way down to the town. What a surprise! Lots of tables behind what looks like a tiny reataurent. Obviously popular with the local Italian community which is always a good sign,...More

1  Thank lizziekeeling
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20 July 2018|
Response from Andy C | Reviewed this property |
Just call the Restaurant and ask
Gwenno M
26 July 2015|
Response from spazzulin | Property representative |
Good morning, Yes we normally serve pasta or other dishes gluten free...I'm sorry about pizza because it's very complicated to prepare pizza gluten free....but we always try to fulfill the needs of our customers You are... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
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00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Armando Diaz 7, 22016 Lenno, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Lenno
  • Phone Number: +39 0344 55131
Telephone: 0344-55131

Our hotel, Hotel La Perla in Tremezzo, recommended this restaurant as having a more local flavor. I was surprised that is wasn't already in Tripadvisor, but went based on their strong recommendation (Hotel La Perla is well reviewed...appropriately so...on TA. We spent two weeks in italy, and ate at many highly reviewed restaurants in Tuscany, Firenze, and Lake Como, and this was the best food we had anywhere. They clearly cater to locals and, as our hotel said, it is not a quiet spot. That said, it is filled with families and couples, and has a pleasant "buzz" about it...not a chaotic din. HIghly recommended!
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