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via Poiana 63, Riva San Vitale 6826, Switzerland
+41 91 649 74 31
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Wed - Sun 09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Lugano, Switzerland
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196 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This place is on the street along the lake with good views. Good food, good wine, and a very pleasant location. Also there is adequate parking for cars and boats.

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Thank Paul B
Neuheim, Switzerland
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

A smile and a joke go a long way. It is very true for this small family owned restaurant. The staff is super friendly and the food is delicious. Our kids are a little picky when it comes to food and they all gound something to eat. I recommend to make reservations, especially on the weekend, as it tends to... More 

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switzerland
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The rustico restaurant looks like very nice, at the beggining very friendly staff until you say that you do not want a wine.....the waitress just disappeared from sight!!! The food was average for a grotto....the view is nice....they do not even offer us a dessert....so we asked for a coffee (that took around 20 minutes to be served, the grotto... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2014

nice grotto overlooking the lake of Lugano. excellent risotto ai funghi. Nice polenta as well. Friendly service, nice atmosphere. most of the dishes are available as small or big portion which gives you opportunity to taste different dishes

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Healdsburg, California
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2012 via mobile

Somewhat out of the way, however worth the effort. Recent lunch was excellent. Bruschetta with tomato and basil and stuffed zucchini flowers were spectacular. Risotto ai funghi was classic and one of the best I have had. Try the Turriga red wine from Sardinia-also excellent.The restaurant overlooks Lake Lugano and has a small number of outside tables. Inside the tables... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via Poiana 63, Riva San Vitale 6826, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Mendrisiotto  >  Riva San Vitale
  • Phone Number: +41 91 649 74 31

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