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Hirschmattstrasse 29, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
+41 41 210 25 25
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
Closed now
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Mon - Wed 17:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Thu - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our 4th night at Lucerne my husband and I had dinner at this restaurant. The restaurant is small, cosy and central. The menu, which was in German, offered different types of pastas, pizzas and salads. I had a calzone and hubby had pasta. Food was good and prices were not so expensive compared to other restaurants in Switzerland. I... More 

Thank Deborah A
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

If you have trouble with stairs avoid, but you will be missing out. Staff lovely very helpful . Food was really nice not big portions and pizzas not as big as other pizzerias but really tasty. Would defiantly return.

Thank Jacaimkie
Lucerne, Switzerland
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133 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Basilico is a nice restaurant with very reasonable prices for Luzern city. They serve mostly pizza and Pasta but all well prepared. it is not very big, therefor a reservation could be recommended. the service is also friendly.

Thank SaraBana
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122 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We ate here because recommended by a nearby hotel. As it turns out, the hotels are part of the same group. The menu is tiny. Selections are very limited. No substitutions. No gluten free. No vegan. Other restrictions. Very expensive. In a word: don't bother.

Thank whitemice46
Arlington, Massachusetts
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91 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Despite being off the beaten path, the restaurant has a great selection of pastas and pizzas, and the staff is very helpful and friendly. I had the "Stockholm" pasta, which was delicious. Definitely worth checking out!

Thank Andrew A
Bangkok, Thailand
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71 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Nice italian restaurant with friendly relaxed ambience. Only 5 minutes from the Old Town. Great food, great prices, will definitely return.

Thank tracey m
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

During my two weeks in Lucern, I have eaten at this wonderful restaurant several times. I've had pizza and pasta and every meal has been wonderful. Sit inside or out., service is outstanding too.

Thank 679deboraha
Reno, Nevada
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484 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

The restaurant was not far from our hotel, so we decided to try a restaurant that is less touristy and we were glad we did! It is a small restaurant that serves salad, pizza, traditional pasta dishes along with some specialty pasta dishes. The service was good and the meals were a little bit more reasonable than the usual tourist... More 

Thank Heather M
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped by with my husband for a dinner on a Friday night and the place steadily busy. I would recommend making a reservation. The seating inside is very warm so I would recommend sitting outside or close to the door if possible. We ordered the rocket salad (plain but refreshing after all the rich Swiss food), pasta carbonara (definitely should... More 

Thank chunny737
Rochester NY
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Excellent pizza and somewhat reasonable prices. It was very busy on a Saturday evening so I ended up at a tiny table in the back hallway - not ideal but the food was still good.

Thank rstev3

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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 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hirschmattstrasse 29, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 210 25 25

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