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Il Carrettiere

Via Coloniola 18, 22100, Como, Italy
+39 031 303478
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“caponata” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (27 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Via Coloniola 18, 22100, Como, Italy
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We've been staying in Como 2 months and have tried quite a few different restaurants. This one we came back to because it was friendly, with a casual and warm atmosphere. Not to mention, excellent wood fired pizzas and delicious pastas and meat.

Thank Grace S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying across the street from this restaurant. It was convenient so we went for dinner on our first night in Como. The food was delicious and the service amazing. We had pizza and pasta between our group of 5 and everyone thought it...More

Thank NBD65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The decoration of the place is not appetizing, too bright and too many yellows and wood everywhere but the taste of the food is great! Not a place to sit long hours and enjoy but a must go if you just want to enjoy good...More

Thank Defne G
Mariano P, Proprietario at Il Carrettiere, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks. Mariano

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant for mussels and pizza, a hot mussels pot serving size is a 9 inches diameter bucket, half full after you take it. Fresh salad as all Italian restaurant does. Delicious wine and yummy pizza, don't miss it

Thank lichefong
Mariano P, Proprietario at Il Carrettiere, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks. Mariano

Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

The food was good, I believe they have a lot of good fish-dishes here, but I and my boyfriend ate pasta and pizza. This was excellent and a very good price. The service was also great, they where nice and fast! 😃 I would recomend...More

Thank Tonje R
Mariano P, Proprietario at Il Carrettiere, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Mariano

Reviewed 6 May 2017

Excellent place for classic Italian dishes. Tried their seafood pasta. Really good and not pricey. Of course Italian wine to along with. Highly recommend to anyone visiting Como.

Thank zap2020
Mariano P, Proprietario at Il Carrettiere, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Thank you. Mariano

Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Better to book beforehand. If not risk to wait for more than 30 minutes. Very nice place and the food is excellent. If you are in Como should visit. Friendly service and clean.

Thank Asanka_asw
Mariano P, Proprietario at Il Carrettiere, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Thank you. Mariano

Reviewed 30 December 2016

After exploring the waterfront looking for suitable dinner venues, we dropped into a local bar, had an aperatif and then asked where we could enjoy really good pasta. The boss directed us to Il Carretiere which we would never have found otherwise because it'a a...More

Thank AS_nmeurope
Mariano P, Proprietario at Il Carrettiere, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2017

Thanks! Mariano

Reviewed 20 December 2016

We were there to celebrate my mother birthday. The service was very good, very rapid and effective. The owner is a very friendly person. We ate seafood that evening. The quality of the raw material was average but the cooking style it was, let say,...More

Thank SEbaAAA
Mariano P, Proprietario at Il Carrettiere, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2016
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Grazie per il commento. Ma certi dubbi mi assillano. Se è italiano e addirittura di Palermo perchè scrive in inglese?...More

Reviewed 7 December 2016

First day, we wanted to order Mussels pot, a lobster pasta, a seafood pasta and fried seafood. However, the waiter told us ordered 2 is enough because the portion is BIG. So we end up ordered Mussels pot and lobster pasta. When both arrived, there...More

Thank Princess_SanSan
Mariano P, Proprietario at Il Carrettiere, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2016

Thank you very much. Mariano

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 01:00
Thursday
19:00 - 01:00
Friday
19:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Coloniola 18, 22100, Como, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Como
  • Phone Number: +39 031 303478
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