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Portici Franco Sampietro 12/a, 22019 Tremezzina, Italy
+39 0344 42172
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10:30 - 22:30
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Tue - Sun 10:30 - 22:30
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Billingham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

My partner and I had two fantastic pizzas at El Timons. Better than that was he friendly and comical service, the waiters could not do enough for us and had is laughing throughout the meal.

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Thank seancain18
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

We had seen this restaurant on our travel company's app & it said the pizzas were the best so, while visiting Tremezzo, we decided to give them a try for lunch. We were greeted by a very friendly waiter & he was happy to confirm his pizzas were the best. (Of course he would!). The pizzas were delicious, as was... More 

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Thank Carol H
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

El Timon was a recommendation from our concierge; we were looking for someplace nearby, tasty, and quiet, that overlooked the lake. We had a nice beef carpaccio, yummy pizza, and a lovely bottle of wine. All were delicious and reasonably priced. It's a fun spot that locals seem to enjoy as well as visitors. I am looking forward to returning... More 

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Thank sue47sue
Melbourne
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67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2014

Considering it is in the surrounds of some very expensive hotels, El Timon offers tasty Roman style thin crust pizzas at a good price. The house wine is tasty and well priced. I would certainly return.

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Thank JP_MELB
Chicago
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445 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2014

I decided to spend the day ferrying round Lake Como. Came to Tremezzo right at lunchtime and after wandering up and down past the lakeside restaurants, chose El Timon. I was on my own and looking forward to a peaceful lunch with a good book and lovely view and this was just the place. I had Tortellini su Fonduta di... More 

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Thank Jewelsworld
Melbourne, Australia
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93 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

I found this Ristorante to have the most reasonable prices of the handful of restaurants/pizzerias in the Tremezzo village. The food was very tasty, servings generous and the service was acceptable.

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Thank 1937Max
Umea, Sweden
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55 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2014

we had a nice dinner here one evening instead of eating at the horribly overpriced hotel tremezzo this was really good even though it felt like a Tourist trap they had some good heart with the service and the food.

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Thank Christoffer K
Hewlett, New York
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2014

We didn't expect much from this restaurant (which was suggested to us by our hotel valet), however, we were surprised. The pumpkin/amaretto risotto was a treat and my husband's steak was cooked to perfection. Desserts...Ah, chocolate...need I say more?

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Thank Marianne V
Hampshire, UK
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2014

Great restaurant, very friendly, best value along the lake. We sat right by the lake and had pizza, great value and extremely tasty. Highly recommended

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Thank Missy2008
Melbourne, Australia
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77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2014

Had lunch here today. Great value, nice food and service. The pizzas looked good but after being in Italy for 3 weeks we drawled over the New York hamburger and chips went down well with a beer! Very nice with a view to die for!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$56
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Seating
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Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:30
Thursday
10:30 - 22:30
Friday
10:30 - 22:30
Saturday
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portici Franco Sampietro 12/a, 22019 Tremezzina, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Tremezzina
  • Phone Number: +39 0344 42172

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?