Eat like a local at Lake Como

Lake Como for Food Lovers

Nestled within the breathtaking landscapes of Lake Como lies a culinary haven awaiting exploration. In “Eat Like a Local in Lake Como: Lake Como for Food Lovers,” we invite you to embark on a gastronomic journey, discovering the diverse tapestry of flavors that defines this enchanting area. If you’re a Food Lover and you’re seeking an exclusive and unforgettable experience, Lake Como for You is here to guide you through the wonders of this enchanting destination.

A culinary journey through Lake Como:

At Lake Como for You, we believe that food is not merely sustenance; it’s an integral part of the travel experience. That’s why our first tours were… food tours!

Lake Como might be geographically modest, but its culinary offerings are vast and varied. From the rustic charm of traditional Crotto or Osteria, where heritage recipes tell tales of generations, to Agriturismi, an experience where farm-to-table takes on a new meaning, Lake Como caters to every culinary desire.

Let’s unveil the secrets of Lake Como’s culinary landscape and be ready to eat like a local at Lake Como. 

Eat like a local at Lake Como

Street Food 

Delight in the simplicity of Street Food as you traverse the culinary landscape of Lake Como with us. Every meal becomes a story, every flavor an adventure. Let your senses be your guide, and allow us to curate a journey that indulges your love for exquisite cuisine.

The best way to discover the best street food while visiting a place, is a Food Tour. Exploring the marvels of Lake Como, be sure to embrace the rich history of local businesses offering quintessential Italian street food. Wander through the city center of Como or Bellagio with us, immersing yourself in the authentic flavors of street food, the ones cherished by locals.

Discover local food with us in Bellagio and Como


Learn how to cook real Italian recipes

Ever harbored the dream of mastering the art of Italian cooking under the guidance of a seasoned professional? Taking a cooking class in Italy is the ultimate immersion into the heart of Italian cuisine!
Discover the secrets of crafting pasta and tiramisù, relishing the satisfaction of enjoying your own creations. Whether you’re a group of friends, a family with children, or celebrating a bachelorette or bachelor party, this culinary adventure promises not just expertise but a delightful and memorable group activity.

Learn about our cooking class in Bellagio, Varenna and Mandello.


Authentic Experience: Food and Wine Tasting  

Throughout our journey as travel experts in Lake Como, we’ve discovered exceptional restaurants and winemakers led by passionate owners and we create a great relationship with them. These establishments not only excel in their craft but also radiate a profound love for their land. It’s this dedication that transforms a mere meal or wine into an authentic and truly worthwhile experience. Unveiling the history behind traditional gems like the Crotto in Valtellina is more than a meal; it’s a journey into the heart of local culture. Listen to the tales spun by locals, stories and traditions echoing from lost times that breathe life into these magical spaces. It’s a jaw-dropping experience that adds layers of richness to every bite and sip.

Food and Wine tours

If you’re a wine lovers, you wouldn’t miss these tours in Valtellina or Piedmont.

Aperitivo time

In Italy, the Aperitivo isn’t merely a precursor to dinner; it’s a revered tradition — a moment of relaxation and socializing. Picture it as the ideal conclusion to a sightseeing, biking or hiking tour. The art of aperitivo lies in knowing the perfect cocktail or wine to savor in every city and the perfect places to enjoy an Aperitivo!
Immerse yourself in the art of unwinding with our Aperitivo Time experiences in Milan, the best place for an aperitivo in Italy!

Italian aperitif


Restaurant with a view: elegant and fine dining

Lake Como’s primary allure lies in its breathtaking landscape, showcasing an unparalleled view of the lake and surrounding mountains. A paramount experience is indulging in a special dinner or lunch at one of the finest restaurants on Lake Como. Elevating this experience, consider arriving at the restaurant via a scenic cruise for that added touch of magic! Our mission is to strategically select restaurants perched to capture the expansive lake or majestic mountain views. For those seeking Michelin-starred excellence, Lake Como unfolds a world of fine dining that competes with the beauty of its natural landscapes. Let us assist you in discovering the perfect Michelin-starred gem for an unforgettable dining experience.

Restaurant with a view lake Como

Discover our tours Cruise & Dinner in Como or Varenna.


We’re here for you!

At Lake Como for You, we take pride in crafting exceptional and authentic travel experiences. Our expert guides, all passionate locals, ensure that you discover the hidden gems and iconic landmarks that define Lake Como and its surroundings. Contact us today to book your private or bespoke tour and unlock the treasures of Lake Como.

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