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Il Carrettiere

#40 of 410 Restaurants in Como
Certificate of Excellence
Italian, Chowder, Pizza, Pasta
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via Coloniola, 18, Como, Italy
0039031303478
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7:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 66
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  • 24
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Seen from outside a small uninteresting restaurant, but inside it is very big with good food

It was bad wheather so we could not sit outside for dinner this night. We choose this restarant because it was near our hotel. We were so surprise when we got inside. Very big restaurant with a lot of guests and the food was very, very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Birkerod, Denmark
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Birkerod, Denmark
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

It was bad wheather so we could not sit outside for dinner this night. We choose this restarant because it was near our hotel. We were so surprise when we got inside. Very big restaurant with a lot of guests and the food was very, very good.

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Basel, Switzerland
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76 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Il Carrettiere is a restaurant which is close to the lake but not right at the waterfront, which in my opinion makes the whole place more quite and might be also cheaper. Service was good. They did accomodate all our vegetarian request which was a plus. In addition their deep fried and grilled vegetables were to die for.. so delicious.... More 

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Thank you. Mariano More 

Greater Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

My friend and I had a great day at lake Como. This restaurant made it even better. We were there because of the famous lobster spaghetti that's been recommended by other friends, and it was as good as it's been said. Loved the whole ambience too.

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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Was staying just round the corner last week so managed to eat here a couple of times. Great restaurant bursting with atmosphere and the food extremely good . Interesting clientele cos mainly packed with regular locals but scattered with the odd Chinese tourist. It's what I always thought Italian food should be about. Great variety of pastas but beware the... More 

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Thank you mr David. You are great man. Mariano More 

Windsor, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

A great place to eat, drink, enjoy...some great seafood, antipasti, main courses and excellent pizzas!!! Endless list of pizzas...a total choice embarrassment of pizzas selection....The Palermitana is one of the best...all accompanied by very good house wine, excellent desserts and very friendly, very attentive and wonderful Staff!!! A total joy for spending an evening with Family and Friends!

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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We spent the last two days of our honeymoon in Como. In search for a place to have lunch, Il Carettiere showed in TA results. From the outside the restaurant is just a door and a window on a quiet little street. But in the inside on a Sunday afternoon, the room was full of people, chatter, laughter, warmth... For... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

we were recommended by locals and food was outstanding. Great sea food plates and pizza for the kids

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I visited this restaurant early on a Tuesday night before the restaurant filled up. I was the third person seated in the restaurant (a pair had been seated before me). I ordered a small bottle of red wine, a pot of mussels, and a pizza topped with peppered bacon, spicy salami, and wurst. The mussels came out and it was... More 

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349 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 722 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This restaurant is located in the Eastern part of the lakefront, though it's not properly on the lakefront itself, but in a street which is immediately back. We're used to go to this place for dinner and without a reservation and we've always got a table, but I suggest to reserve a table, especially for parties of 4 or more.... More 

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Madrid, España
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The place was full of people living in Como, and it was noisy, but the kind of good noisy giving you a taste of what the athmosphere of the real life in Como is. The portions are huge, and the pasta and pizzas are delicious. A must in Como for sure.

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Additional Information about Il Carrettiere

Address: via Coloniola, 18, Como, Italy
Phone Number: 0039031303478
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Como
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Pizza, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: via Coloniola, 18, Como, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Como
  • Phone Number: 0039031303478

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Pizza, Pasta
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?