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Bar Gelateria Helvetia

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Via Portici Sampietro, 16, Tremezzina, Italy
0344 40409
Today
7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 69
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great meal and service in Tremezzo

The four of us all ordered some different and each meal was well prepared. It is open a little earlier than some of the other nearby restaurants.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
Ron S
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

The four of us all ordered some different and each meal was well prepared. It is open a little earlier than some of the other nearby restaurants.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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122 reviews 122 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We stopped for an early evening meal after a long day of travel. Not another soul eating save us. The waiter was charming and the food very good. We ate outside and since it is right on the road, there is the noise of traffic, but it is also lakefront and thee view was nice. Before pasta we had some... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

this is my favourite coffee bar, snack bar ice cream bar and the staff are great fun worth a visit to try their home made ice cream, their coffee comes with a smiley face too and try the prosecco while watching the boats on the lake

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Devon England
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110 reviews 110 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Stopped here on a walk. We wanted a quick snack.. The restaurant was quiet and we chose two Bruscette of different flavours. They arrived in 10 minutes and were delicious. Good cheerful service, reasonable price good food. Perfect

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We went here for dinner because we wanted some Italian food and a break from the big hotel prices. We had a lovely meal. My steak was cooked perfectly and my husbands pasta dish was great. The staff were very helpful and attentive suggesting local specialities and nice wines.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We had a couple of nice meals here in April, a quiet time of year. One evening dinner and one lunch. Staff were very good, attentive and friendly. Food was fresh and tasty, no issues with the wine either.

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sarnia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I did not enjoy my meal. My spaghetti carbonara was tasteless as if it he sauce came out of jar or carton. Also very loud not a place for quiet romantic dinner.

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Riverside
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76 reviews 76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We wandered down here the first night of our visit and kept coming back. There was a ham wrapped cheese appetizer that was just delicious. The pasta dishes were excellent. We found the staff friendly and attentive.

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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We visited here twice during our stay. It is located very near to Grand Hotel Tremezzo and Villa Carlotta, directly across the Tremezzo ferry stop. The atmosphere is very warm and inviting, and the staff are extremely friendly. It did not feel touristy, although the staff was very tourist friendly. We had a lovely dinner here. We started with a... More 

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We were staying in the hotel next door and fancied a pizza,it was very good but not the best we have had,however they do great ice creams huge ones in glasses with various flavours and different fruits,Sue asked if they done one wth alcohol and chose one with rum! The restaurant is ideally situated with views across the lake,

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Portici Sampietro, 16, Tremezzina, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Tremezzina
  • Phone Number: 0344 40409

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Doing business, Families with children, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:00 am

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