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Il Carrettiere

#18 of 426 Restaurants in Como
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Coloniola 18, 22100, Como, Italy
+39 031 303478
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Tue - Fri 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Como, Italy
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 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.

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Mariano P, Proprietario at Il Carrettiere, responded to this review

Thank you. Mariano More 

Annecy, France
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 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 little off the beaten track. What an experience - well worth seeking out!

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Thank AS_nmeurope
Mariano P, Proprietario at Il Carrettiere, responded to this review

Thanks! Mariano More 

Palermo, Italy
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 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, "vintage". In my opinion it is that kind of place remained trapped in the past,... More 

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Mariano P, Proprietario at Il Carrettiere, responded to this review
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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 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 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 were HUGE !! I can't use BIG to describe already because sometimes people think BIG... More 

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Mariano P, Proprietario at Il Carrettiere, responded to this review

Thank you very much. Mariano More 

Como, Italy
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

Although the food was ok do not order the very poor house wine, today both me and my wife have a strong headache and it is because of the wine last night, they serve the house wine in 75cl bottle, it was white and we will never have it again. they should change it with something better quality.

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Mariano P, Proprietario at Il Carrettiere, responded to this review
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Caro Roby buongiorno. Non le rispondo in inglese visto che ha un diminutivo tipicamente italiano e una città di provenienza... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Great mix of locals and tourists. Excellent, friendly service and fabulous food. We tried the pizza and spaghetti alla Norma with a good house red. Wonderful atmosphere service and food.

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Mariano P, Proprietario at Il Carrettiere, responded to this review

Thanks. Mariano More 

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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this incredible restaurant by a local and it was simply wow! So italian, filled with Italian people and delicious food. A great variety in fresh seafood. We really enjoyed our dinner and the service was on point. Really recommend this place. A must visit!

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Thank Karish M
Mariano P, Proprietario at Il Carrettiere, responded to this review

Thank you. Mariano More 

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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173 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Great food, friendly staff and more than fair prices. !! you must try the spaghetti with lobster. High recommended

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Thank Malek M
Mariano P, Proprietario at Il Carrettiere, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We wait you again in our restaurant. Mariano More 

Como, Italy
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

If you want to eat well in Como, without spending a fortune in a place that has been around in the city since the 70's (and for a reason) look no further. The quality of the fish is good, the pizzas are exceptional, especially the Black Ones, very peculiar. Most of the recipes are typical of souther Italy, thus you... More 

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Mariano P, Proprietario at Il Carrettiere, responded to this review
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Grazie. Mariano More 

madsion, ct
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

We went here on recommendation from our hotel clerk. It was a little tricky to find a couple streets back from the lakefront. it appeared to be full with more locals than tourists. Before being seated we had a chance to watch the pizza maker in action and that sealed our choice for dinner. They serve thin crust pizza baked... More 

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Mariano P, Proprietario at Il Carrettiere, responded to this review

Thank you! Mariano More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?