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Osteria Portici

Piazza Granda 10, Morcote 6922, Switzerland
+41 91 996 18 96
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
5 Feb 2017
“Lunch by the lake”
12 Nov 2016
“Outdoor dining with an indoor ambience”
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Italian, Swiss, Mediterranean, European, International, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Piazza Granda 10, Morcote 6922, Switzerland
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Reviews (111)
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

We enjoyed a delicious ossobuco risotto, a salad and a carafe of wine for lunch. The risotto was passed through a cheese (I don't know what to call it) which resulted in a creamy, well balanced texture that flavourfully accompanied the veal. There was a...More

Thank Oliveiro R
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We came here for pre-dinner drinks and a shared plate of antipasti, sitting outside under the vaulted ceilings but open-sided structure of the passage way. Nicely lit, cosy and warm ambience with the lights of the gas lamps. Good drinks and delicious antipasto plate with...More

Thank weberwest
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful risotto, pasta, salads, desserts. Very warm atmosphere and hospitable Sasha-the owner of the restaurant. Incredible lake view. My recommendations for business/family/solo lunch or supper.

Thank Schula S
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a must, very good food combined with a very personal and professional service. Nothing is impossible and the friendly athmosphere created by the owner with his family pervades the entire experience. The location is top class just by the lake and the...More

Thank Mats_G0066
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I on a rainy day in August decided to venture over to the quaint town of Morcote. After being completely charmed by the views and the fog over the mountains we decided to come what we came for - risotto. And boy,...More

Thank sushkanyc
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I went with two friends last Friday for lunch at the Osteria dei Portici. We had their "risotto", that I expected perfect, it was "average". The service was pretty good at the beginning, after we have finished eating we have wait 40 minutes (!!!!) for...More

Thank Anna Maria N
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Located in a small "restaurant row" near the Morcote ferry boat landing, this lakeside establishment serves very good unpretentious food in a relaxed setting. The steaks are tender, the risottos are the real deal, and the grilled full-bodied calamari is nicely seasoned in garlic and...More

Thank paul r
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

I was there with my family. In December was hot 18c° restaurant was clean and food was good. Waiter was friendly with our child.

Thank ronkica1234
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Walked into Morcote from our hotel and ate at this lovely restaurant on our first evening. Great food, great people, great atmosphere

Thank Melinda E
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

we live in morcote, since my husband working through the weekend in another city, we decided to take our baby go for a nice dinner at the lake . A couple of customers were dining there already , atmosphere was nice. then a lady started...More

Thank Jane l
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 41
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Granda 10, Morcote 6922, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Morcote
  • Phone Number: +41 91 996 18 96
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