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Bar Gelateria Helvetia

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Via Portici San Pietro 16, 22019 Tremezzina, Italy
+39 0344 40409
07:00 - 00:00
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

My wife and I ate here on the last night of our honeymoon, we came across it after walking down the road from our hotel. The location as with all of Lake Como was stunning, with the bar overlooking the lake. There was a wide range of food on the menu, meat, pasta, pizza etc. I had Mussels which were... More 

Thank dik01986
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Ironically, we did not have gelato (which if you check my other reviews is truly ironic given my wife's penchant for gelato). Great lunch. The pizza and pasta were delicious.

Thank MRLab-2016
Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We had dinner on one evening and started with Bruschetta which was the worst I ever had, it was a paste tomato on bread when I questioned this I was told "we could have prepared this with real tomatoes.... We had pasta for main course which was fine, its not difficult to get it right !

Thank Brian f
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Very good food! The restaurant had friendly and serviceminded staff. We had dinner there twice in one week, tried serveral different dishes and was equally satisfied both times with the quality of the food. Highly recomended!

Thank T-Staven
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

During a week long stay in Tremezzo, we ate at the Helvetia 5 times. The staff were lovely and service was excellent. The menu already offers plenty of choice for vegetarians (which we are), but the staff were happy to advise, and substitute ingredients on request. We never felt rushed. On some nights we shared dishes and were provided with... More 

Thank JoLibraryLady
Brighton, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We ate here for lunch the day we arrived, really because it was the first place we found. Both of us had pizza and while there was nothing wrong with it, it was quite heavy. I learned later that to get a really good Italian pizza you need to go to a pizzeria, not a bar/gelateria, so perhaps my expectations... More 

Thank Wendy L
Phoenix, Arizona
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Came here for dinner the first night. There were no seats available on the terrace so we left. (should have waited) Came back next night and were seated right away. Great service, friendly staff. They did a great job of explaining the menu. My veal was awesome. Brilliant Prawns.The wife said they were the best she ever had. They had... More 

Thank Mark F
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7 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly and in a good spot on the road opposite the lake. Food ok but expensive for what you can get else where in Italy

Thank Russell C
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Best prawns I have ever tasted. waiter was very informative & talked us through the menu. Lovely bruschetta & the panna cotta ameretto definitley worth trying

Thank Dianne0109
Zurich, Switzerland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Admittedly we were looking for a restaurant and ended up in a bar/gelateria but the menu looked good, we were hungry and we were in Italy looking out at the gorgeous Lake Como - what could go wrong? Well, just about everything. Bruschetta was a slice of bread - store bought in cellophane as far as we could tell -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Portici San Pietro 16, 22019 Tremezzina, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Tremezzina
  • Phone Number: +39 0344 40409

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