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Ristorante Pizzeria Il Timone

Via Olivo 29 | LA Spezia, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 347 260 1008
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“farinata” (20 reviews)
“focaccia” (13 reviews)
“potatoes” (7 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Via Olivo 29 | LA Spezia, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
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1 - 10 of 135 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is placed by the sea and you are able to sit outside. The food is very standard turist café like. The service is slow, we waited 40 minutes for two simple foccacia sandwiches, and the waiter didn't seem to care much that we...More

Thank Smilla J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good indicator of a good restaurant is if it's busy! We only had to wait about 10 minutes for a table. The food was very good, one of the best options in this town.

Thank bkdj96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here two days in a row, really liked the food and service! Pizza was the best along with the oven baked fish. Fish soup, on the other hand, was not good. All in all, recommend this if you want italian food.

Thank Ingrid K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is really nice, by the sea. The food was really good. We had sea food pasta and pizza and it was really delicious. But the service was really slow.

Thank Kristijan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this cosy place a little further from Porto Venere busiest spot and immediately fell in love. It looked so charming! We had to wait along with some other people to be seated, I'm wondering if they take any reservations or only work on...More

Thank frenchseventy5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner at Ristorante Pizzeria Il Timone 28.6.2017. The food and service is fantastic and we would like to recommend this restaurant.We ate several local specialties and everything was absolutely amazing. We will be happy to come back again. Highly recommended

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Really great restaurant, modern looking, well laid out, and of course, lovely food, from lesser known dishes like rabbit to classic pizza and lots in between. worth hunting out, just a few hundred meters from the main row of restaurants at the harbour

Thank davidgistwood
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We walked around the city and decide to try this small restaurant with a nice sea view. We got a couple of plates, from mixed fried seafood plate, to fresh homemade gnocchi with squid and fish in cartoccio, everything was delicious and so was the...More

Thank Baley-music
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

The food was good. The portions were moderate to small. The local white wine was very nice. Overall, a very enjoyable experience.

Thank dan3949
Reviewed 4 June 2017

On vacation, I was growing weary of not being able to find something similar to the American style of pizza that I thought was going to be all over Italy. The pizza was very good and a welcomed meal. The restaurant is open when other...More

1  Thank BrianN3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Olivo 29 | LA Spezia, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Porto Venere
  • Phone Number: +39 347 260 1008
  • E-mail
Description
Rudder opens its doors around 1960 when Portovenere had not yet reached the tourist interest today. The create and lead him to the end of the 80s and Marino Toni offering their customers the traditional Ligurian dishes joined the Italian dish: pizza. Today on the path created by the parents, Antonella continues the tradition in a room totally renovated but in the typical tone of Liguria. The rudder is the perfect destination to enjoy the flavor and atmosphere of Ligurian cuisine. Ideal for an aperitif from 18.00 Onwards with wine and Ligurian cuisine or for a dinner with many different tones. Great for organizing birthdays afternoon with a buffet, or traditional with the offer of delicious pizzas created by the high professionalism of Antonella already leading exponent of the pizza industry and is currently President of the Pizza Planet - Science and Culture Pizza. Interesting for groups up to a maximum of 50 people offer to drink menu with wines and Ligurian cuisine from 7 euro, and dinner from 15 EUR. The Wardrobe will offer an opportunity to give away or give a concrete memory of your passage to the rudder.
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