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Il Violino

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Via Sicardo Vescovo 3 | Cremona, 26100 Cremona, Italy
+39 0372 461010
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Good location on UWS. Tasty food and staff were great. Nice ambience and fun to sit and watch action on Columbus Ave.

1 Thank Ray L
Sao Paulo, SP
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere Italian restaurant in Cremona. Fantastic meat degustation menu, even asking for glúten free options. Note: there aren't a lot of employees so service could suffer a little bit, this was not our case, service was fantastic, but we saw people coming and going whiteout being noted by the staff. This restaurant is situated near the main attraction... More 

Thank Munir A
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and wine. Will be back. Professional staff. Genuine food and prices are reasonable. Keep up the excellent standard

Thank Citadel
Pulau Ubin, Singapore
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64 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

This is a restaurant that offers a fine dining experience for Italian food. For tourists or anyone who would prefer a quick meal, it may be too rushed an affair to check out this restaurant. At least set aside 50 minutes to dine here at Il Violino. The specialty, Risotto Violino, was a pleasant and flavorsome risotto. I like the... More 

1 Thank oceanskies
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

I'm lucky enough to have visited this stunning restaurant a number of times and cannot recommend it highly enough. Family run, beautifully and tastefully decorated and with food to die for, it is a joy from start to finish.

Thank Jen E
Nantwich, Cheshire
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

Il Violino does notch up the elegance rating somewhat, so may not to be everyone's tastes, yet as an evening treat it delivers on every level. There is a pride in the decor, service and ambience, yet this never slips into 'uneasy' territory. At least, it didn't from my perspective. Mistaken for an Italian gent by the owner (which I... More 

2 Thank Nuno_Rocks
Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

This restaurant offers a very formal and elaborate dining experience, which some people will enjoy. It was not suitable for us, a couple of hungry, tired tourists. We were placed on opposite sides of a table so large that it was difficult to have a private conversation. As a woman, I was given a menu with no prices. I hate... More 

1 Thank 99dandy
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19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Top quality service (fully professional and highest respect towards clients), attention to details, excellent abundant meals (tasteful and wide choices), wonderful organic wines. I will come back to taste dolci!

1 Thank BasileuWife
Cleveland, Oh
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523 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 466 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

This is a centrally located restaurant on the square which is elegant and has a superb service. The menu has traditional south Lombardy dishes ( a great one is the risotto or ravioli with yucca and amaretto powder) and more traditional offering. Great wine list and reasonable price.

Thank marcopolo111
London, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Had a great meal at this lovely restaurant. Nice decor, attentive but not overly so staff and superb food. The best meal we've had in Italy this trip.

1 Thank Elaine137

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, European, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Sicardo Vescovo 3 | Cremona, 26100 Cremona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Cremona  >  Cremona
  • Phone Number: +39 0372 461010

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