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Da Carlo

#70 of 390 Restaurants in Bern
Certificate of Excellence
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Effingerstrasse 14, Bern 3011, Switzerland
+41 31 3811818
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  • 33
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Another Italian in Swiss-German sauce

The atmosphere is nice, maybe a little exageratedly Italian, but pleasant. The waiters team are funny, quick, and definitively all Italian. The food however is the (unfortunately) mix of Swiss-German revisited Italian that is quite common in any city in Switzerland. It's therefore common to see... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 9, 2013
FabioMario79
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Lausanne
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  • Late Night
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Lausanne
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

The atmosphere is nice, maybe a little exageratedly Italian, but pleasant. The waiters team are funny, quick, and definitively all Italian. The food however is the (unfortunately) mix of Swiss-German revisited Italian that is quite common in any city in Switzerland. It's therefore common to see pasta dishes with tagliatelle and some scaloppine on the side!! Pizza-wise it's not different,... More 

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Lugano, Switzerland
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6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013 via mobile

I stayed in Bern for business and had the pleasant chance to have a romantic dinner and lunch at "Da Carlo" Italian Restaurant. Welcome, ambience, service and food quality so as also quantity were excellent! I highly recommend visiting if you have a chance. The owner is always very polite and taking personally care of guests which is nowadays not... More 

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Evergreen, Colorado
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44 reviews 44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Great on ambience. Cool outside patio. We had a struggle with the language. But if that's not an issue....put this one on your list if you're in the neighborhood. Hotel Sorell Ador just around the corner.

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2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

This restaurant claims to be Italian, but the dishes don't even remind Italian cooking. The food is unsatisfactory and the flavors are mixed together without any cooking skill. I tried many different restaurants in Bern, and I think that you can find excellent food around, but probably Da Carlo was the worst of them all. The atmosphere and service is... More 

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Mürren
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2011

Noch einmal waren wir im Da Carlo und wurden rundum verwohnt! Maria, Walty und il Capo Gianni Masullo haben mit Freude und Herzlichkeit ihre Gaste bewirtet und unterhalten. Das Essen war, wie immer hervorragend; das Lamm und das Rindsfilet waren zart und super Lecker, sowie das Risotto - das beste Risotto das ich je gegessen habe! Weiter so liebes Da... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2008

Great Italian food (piemont), more than just pizza. Friendly service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Effingerstrasse 14, Bern 3011, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Bern  >  Bern Mittelland District  >  Bern
  • Phone Number: +41 31 3811818

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?