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Il Timone

Via Gioberti, 34, 00044 Frascati, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 148 Restaurants in Frascati
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Rome
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We decided to try this restaurant last night and we were not disappointed. Small complimentary canapes and quality Prosecco were brought immediately. We chose a starter of cold and warm fish/ seafood, which was superb, carbonara dish, grilled fish, meat in lemon sauce and mixed fried fish/seafood with roast potatoes and salad, followed by deserts of chocolate tarts filled with... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We went as a family of 6 after reading reviews of Trip Advisor. We were brought complimentary canapés which is a delightful welcoming touch. Plus a pre dinner drink for the adults. The pastas were excellent. Especially the lemon pasta and the prawn pasta. The grilled fish was sweet and delightful. Coperto (price per head) is something I am unsure... More

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Frensham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stayed in Frascati for a week and ate out in different restaurants each day. This was the best one for both quality of food, service and value for money. The staff were very helpful and polite, the food was authentic Italian local cuisine. It is mainly a fish restaurant and has several dishes that you won't find in other... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

It's a little place i didn't expect i like it like this i was with my girlfriend and we eat a fresh fish the cook have special plates wonderful. Then i take ice cream and she takes sweet a good we spend a good time, i advice everyone to try it and the price was medium. I can go another... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I are at the half way point of a one month stay in Rome. We took a day trip to Frascati from our place in Rome today and I must say that our meal at Il Timone is the best dining experience of our visit so far. Massimo is rightfully proud of what he presents to his... More

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Rome, Italy
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

My husband and I had dinner here last week. Very cute restaurant in Frascati. The owner very friendly, no English though, brought out 4 canapes and a glass of Perseco as soon as we were seated. Then he brought bread. We ordered a bottle of red wine and 2 primi (first) dishes, which were large portions and wonderful (I had... More

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Yarm uk
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

My boyfriend and I came here one night, when visiting frascati and staying at the Villa Mecede Hotel. We sat down and the waiter (who also seemed to be the owner) didn't speak any English and we don't speak any Italian so out of hand gestures and allot of pointing and smiling we were able to communicate and ask him... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012 via mobile

This fantastic place was recommended to us by a local. The food is excellent and authentic. We had the largest and most fresh oysters here. The owner was very friendly and welcoming which made it an absolute pleasure to eat there. I would definitely recommend a trip to this restaurant if you are visiting Frascati.

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Helsinki, Finland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

Everything we had was tasty and service was very kind and friendly.

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012 via mobile

We had ln had lunch today. The owner is great. He looked after us very well. The food was great, being fish their specialty. An absolute must in Frascati!!!

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