Located in the beautiful Como, at the southern end of the western branch of the lake, Gelateria Lariana offers, alongside delicious, reasonably priced ice creams, fresh fruit as well as the so called brioche con gelato, one of the special treats the sweet-toothed are particularly fond of in Italy. Alternatively, kick start your day with a wonderful affogato al cioccolato, ice-cream with hot chocolate and possibly whipped cream.
Address: Lungo Lario Trento, Como, Italy, +39 031 266388
Situated just a five minute drive away from Como, this house in the mountains is a most beloved refuge for those who want an accessible getaway or a family and friends gathering at weekends. Enjoying an enchanting view of Lake Como and the surrounding area thanks to its elevated position, Baita Monte Goj is committed to employing only the best of ingredients and not yielding to frozen food. Each and every dish they serve is hand made the same morning, thus guaranteeing the utmost freshness of the food. If you’re looking for a great brunch with amazing local cuisine, this is the place to go.
Address: via alla Zocca 33, Albate (Como), Italy, +39 349 1046482
If customers are up for an alternative breakfast or brunch in central Como, Yogurt & Co. definitely has something to suit. With standard yoghurt and light yoghurt as well as a wide range of toppings to choose from, any patron might take a while to pick just one cup with a few toppings. These include fresh fruit, varying depending on the season, cereals, chocolate in all forms and shapes, as well as all sorts of inviting creams. Alternatively, try a waffle or a crêpe.
Address: via Cesare Cantù 41, Como, Italy
Despite being housed in a rather non descript, ordinary building, OnnoLulu compensates what it lacks in appearance with an overwhelming quality of service and food. The décor is modern and essential, with quite a large counter displaying the pastries on offer and a fridge tempting customers to take away one of their wonderfully crafted ice cream cakes. Later on in the day, OnnoLulu also serves great cocktails at bargain prices.
Address: Località Onno, Oliveto Lario, Italy
Located not too far away from central Como, Pasticceria Melillo is definitely one those bars which anyone who loves Italian breakfast must visit. Opening at 7.30 every morning from Tuesday to Sunday, it serves a wide range of croissants which are as delicious as they look. The fluffy pastry is something which any customer admires before digging their teeth in and getting to the heart of cream, chocolate, marmalade or honey.
Address: via Pasquale Paoli 72, Como, Italy, +39 031 521255