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Il Timone

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Via Generale Clark n 29/35, 84131 Salerno, Italy
+39 338 752 9101
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12:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
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Rome, Italy
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While spending the night at the nearby Novotel, I made the short walk to Il Timone. This is, as others say, a seafood restaurant, with fresh seafood and nice presentation. I enjoyed the octopus salad (chopped octopus with olive oil and lemon, what else do you need?), pasta with lobster meat (presented with the tail on the plate), and roasted... More 

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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

First of all, it's basically fish restaurant. You won't find any esoteric dishes, neither strange food. It's all about the typical Italian fish and seafood. And everything is prepared in a good way. Very fresh and tasty food. While having dinner we have seen a fisherman bringing a big grouper. The service is very kind and polite and really respectful... More 

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Thank Vincenzo S
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Decided to try this restaurant after reading the reviews of how good this place was.. What a let down. Terrible service and equally terrible food. Would not recommend this place to a dog. We were staying at the nearby Novotel and their restaurant food is so much better we ended up having dessert there!

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Thank Luigi150
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Caro sig. Luigi ma lei e sicuro di essere stato nel nostro locale? Non menziona neanche 1 piatto che a... More 

Oz In Rome
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128 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This is a Michelin restaurant with local price! It is specialised in seafood. The food and service were excellent. Though the place is out of town. Unless you are staying in nearby Novotel hotel, it is not easily reachable. We would definitely eat here again.

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Thank J_in_Rome
Miami Beach, Florida
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We were blown away by this neighborhood restaurant frequented by a business crowd and locals. Charming décor and ambiance. Impeccable service. The food was sublime; fresh caught local seafood and pasta perfectly done, beautiful presentation, outrageous deserts, don’t miss the Baba and Sfogliatella! Loved the baked fish in salt crust, zuppa di pesce, seafood risotto. Reasonable prices. We went back... More 

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Salerno, Italy
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 October 2013

My wife and I have been going to this restaurant for many many years. If you like fish, then this is for you. The food is top quality, and you will want to return over and over again. There is absolutely nothing to fault this experience. We have taken many friends and they, like us are very happy to reccomend... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 27 - USD 49
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Generale Clark n 29/35, 84131 Salerno, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Salerno
  • Phone Number: +39 338 752 9101

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