SILVIO RESTAURANT – Since 1919 a family business
Surrounded by greenery, nestled between the gardens of the neoclassical Villa Melzi and the Romanesque church of S. Maria di Loppia, Silvio is the perfect place for a romantic evening or in the company of friends and family. From the elegant veranda or the external pergola adorned with the American grape vine, the view sweeps to 180 degrees above the lake and the surrounding mountains. From the year of foundation, in 1919, it is the fish restaurant of Lake Como. Freshness and traceability of the catch are guaranteed daily by Cristian, a professional fisherman. The kitchen, simple and refined, is the guarantor of the Larian tradition, but it is always experimented with new dishes, all with starting base the freshest fish. In any case, it does not lack a valid alternative to fish, both with proposals for vegetarians and for people with special allergies. Objectives firmly pursued by the Ponzini family for the past five generations, is the protection and dissemination of the fish culture of Lake Como. In this regard, in order to promote the recognition of the species and its cooking, theme evenings are organized periodically, called “Il Liceo del Pesce”, with visits to the kitchen and the fish farm, as well as the possibility of following the fishermen. in the lake for the laying, or the recovery of the nets.