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Il Timone

Via Gioberti 34, 00044 Frascati, Italy
+39 06 941 8994
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (7 reviews)
“day trip” (3 reviews)
“home made” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via Gioberti 34, 00044 Frascati, Italy
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We went here based on trip advisor reviews, and weren't disappointed. A lovely local restaurant in frascati. We didn't speak Italian, and they didn't speak much English, so we went with the flow and let the food do the talking. I have to say that...More

Thank Herts_foodie2
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We stumbled across this lovely restaurant which had a varied menu,including fresh seafood.We had a bottle of local Frascati wine.I finished with a lovely warm pistaccio souffle. price of the meal was affordable.The staff were friendly too.This was a day trip from Rome.Authentic cosy interior...More

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Il Timone has been the highlight of our trip to Rome and we kept on going back there. We tried three types of fish, shrimps.....The food is supremely good. Its clear that its made in a slow and dedicated fashion. The place is owned by...More

Thank Vjosa M
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This restaurant loves its seafood and it shows. Excellently prepared - lots of stuff off-menu if you ask and inventive recipes that concentrate on the fish rather than any fancy sauces. Two of shared a Turbot that had been caught that morning - heaven. A...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Il Timone is a true treasure. Massimo makes you feel welcome and offers high quality fresh seafood at a very affordable price. My wife our two sons and I weren't sure what to order for our meals, Massimo suggested we sample his creations which were...More

Thank Springer96
Reviewed 14 May 2015

This restaurant serves original and very delicious food. There is a menu, but the best dishes are those recommended by the owner with a kind heart who is ready to present the best and the most varied sea food. I often travel on my own...More

Thank Sandra186273
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Thursday in February, it's not going to be a riot. The amuse bouche and the complimentary Prosecco introduced us to the proprietor, that helped. We discussed the menu and requested to be directed by him. Our input was limited to the type of main course...More

Thank TheBillWalsall
Reviewed 24 October 2014

This is a great small place, somewhat off the main streets in Frascati. Family run restaurant with super good seafood and fish. It´s so good that we have never went for anything else than seafood or fish, even though we´ve been back many times. Service...More

Thank Stocc
Reviewed 17 October 2014

Staff were friendly but took advantage of me as a solo guest with limited Italian. Food was OK and of medium quality. White wine was better than Frascati average but waiter brought me 750ml as a single guest.

Thank John B
Reviewed 6 October 2014

We were in Frascati for a week and went here on the first evening, based on the reviews, and then returned twice. This really is a wonderful experience: very good food (emphasis on fish), good wine, friendly service. It helps to have menu Italian as...More

Thank SLS953
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Gioberti 34, 00044 Frascati, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rome  >  Frascati
  • Phone Number: +39 06 941 8994
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