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via Pessina 12, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
+41 91 911 30 81
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Pfaeffikon, Switzerland
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388 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Indeed the same gastronomic excellence with taste, elegance and style. And so the prices though, likewise, one mustn't grumble if one wishes to enjoy delicious food and impeccable service. A real treat.

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Thank ElenaNW87RL
Geneva, Switzerland
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266 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Nice place to grab a good bite after busting the LAC. Good salads and local beers with a great view of the lake from the terrace.

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Thank GLS-ALS
Switzerland
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We opted for the business lunch and weren't disappointed. Not only was it good value-for-money but I woud go as far to say that the squid pasta as well as the risotto were sublime. The business lunch menu includes a refreshing salad as a starter and of course an espresso to finish off the meal. If only I could have... More 

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Thank Annabell M
Houston, Texas
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172 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We grabbed a couple of sandwiches here. We also bought potato salad, pasta salad and shrimp couscous. Fantastic!. We took it back to the shaded terrace of our hotel and had the best picnic!

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Thank bbbuttercup
Switzerland
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

The restaurant is good, but take away is cheaper! stop by and take something...very good. I can't write mo

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Thank Maria Antoniett... P
Auckland, New Zealand
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155 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

This place isn't cheap for lunch....but it wasn't until after we were seated and watch some locals that we realised that we might have been able to order the deli food to eat there. Instead we ordered of the limited, expensive but very nice menu. The food was outstanding and the place is very "happening". 95CHF for lunch for three... More 

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Thank travellingbuzz
Chesterfield
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298 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

We were staying at Lenno on Lake Como and took at day out in Legano. We had yet to find a deli that did a true Italian sandwich so we were really pleased to come across this promising place. It had excellent Italian produce with a range of different types of breads and fillings yet still no pesto fillings. We... More 

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Thank Michael F
Lugano, Switzerland
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

Yes, Lugano is overpriced. But Ligano has also not much to offer in terms of good food and good service, I think. This place, instead, does offer good food and good service. Still a bit overprices, but what can you do? This is what the city is! At least in this case you pay for something! The place is very... More 

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Thank SaRaksha
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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180 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015

Incredibly delicious street-side 'take away' food. We were amazed at the freshness and the extremely large sandwiches and pizza that were displayed. We could not resist and were not sorry, in fact, my mouth is watering now just thinking about what we had to eat the day we visited Lugano. A 'don't miss' for sure!

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Thank Barblepa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014

Lunch had finished and we were invited to have antipasto. We were given a plate of sliced cured meat with some olives on it and a wooden tray with perhaps 8 small pieces of cheese, accompanied by slices of stale baguette. This came to a total of €38. Terrible value.

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Thank michele L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via Pessina 12, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 91 911 30 81

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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?