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Federale Resturant Pizzeria Besso

) #180 of 341 Restaurants in Lugano ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, European, Pizza
Via Coremmo, 21, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
+41 91 966 54 18
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
14 Dec 2016
“Pleasant and good food in the center of town”
1 week ago
“Good location - efficient service”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, European, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Via Coremmo, 21, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a day visit to Lugano, so only had one hour for lunch. This restaurant stood out in the square as being clean and popular. Had a very tasty meal which was served very efficiently. Would recommend to other visitors to the town...

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The prices were comparable to similar restaurants in the area, but the quality of the food was less than average. The margherita pizza did not have fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and basil as I am used to on such a pizza. It was a plain, cheese...More

Thank masstravelerwithkids
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Situated in Piazza Riforma and good for people watching. The menu looked good so we took a chance to try it and we were not dissapointed. My wife took Cozze alla Marinara and she had a big portion of mussels and it was good. I...More

Thank JankanHH
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is 5 star.The owner ( Walter Fiaella ) is gracious, and very welcoming to travelers from abroad. He speaks several languages, so it's easy to get what you desire. The outdoor tables are well spaced, so you don't feel cramped.I hope to return...More

Thank newvibrantredd1
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to simply relax and discuss the news of Italian politics. Excellent and large Tiramisu. Pleasant staff.

Thank Hans B
Reviewed 23 September 2015

This restaurant has a fantastic location near the lake on the market place. The pizza was very good, served on time ( we requested to be serve within 45 minutes), the pasta with prawns and saffron was excellent and the tiramisu was ok. Obviously, by...More

Thank jaynice1
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Got a pizza and gnocchi - really nothing special. Price is very good though compared to other restaurants. Menu is a bit small. If it is nice outside and you done mind a "slightly above average place" come here because the courtyard area is a...More

Thank ilovecorndogs
Reviewed 1 November 2014

The food was really good and service was good. No one in this area speaks a Germanic language so you need to learn a little Italian. Located on a nice square just off the lake.

Thank bthaynes
Reviewed 1 November 2014

Federale was a surprise for us and the owners are kind and welcoming. We were 14 people and we've all ordered different dishes. The food was clearly fresh and delicious. We were all very satisfied not only with the quality but also with the amount...More

Thank Titineta
Reviewed 13 September 2014 via mobile

We were in Downtown Lugano during a wine festival and wanted to seat in a pleasant place to grab something to eat and fortunately seat at Federale and it was good food with excellent location.

Thank MichelMan
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 26 - US$ 26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Coremmo, 21, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 91 966 54 18
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