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Restaurant Padrino

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Haldenstrasse 4 | In the Grand Hotel National, Lucerne, Switzerland
+41 (41) 410 41 50
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This restaurant is at Grand Hotel National
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: This restaurant is in the building of the Hotel National in Lucerne.

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  • 3
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
GOOD FOOD FOR HEAVY WALLETS

The food is good but the restaurant is quite expensive and the swiss franc is also killing the customer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 29, 2015
Andrea C
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Montreux, Switzerland
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82 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I always go to this restaurant when staying in Lucerne ! It is located on the lake promenade, on the ground floor of Hotel national : easy ti find, easy to reach and so much to enjoy ! You are well seated at immaculate linen covered tables, exactly what I love about italian restaurants ! The service is very attentive,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The food is good but the restaurant is quite expensive and the swiss franc is also killing the customer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Michigan
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We expected it to be good. But may be the best Italian Dinner I have ever had. The staff and owner were very gracious and attentive to every need. GO HERE. It is fantastic.

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Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotel. It is on the shore of the lake, and is part of the Grand Hotel National - the entrance is at the city end of the hotel. The owner/manager is very hands on and welcoming, and available for recommendations. As well as the standard a la carte menu, there was a variety... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I was in lucern for a day, and lucky i stopped by at the best restaurant i've ate in my 15 days trip in Europe... Just order the spaghetti al padrino, the menu says " let your self be surprised" and you will! Better than everything i tried in Italy! Im willing to catch a fly tomorrow just for that... More 

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Fort Worth
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

My wife and I stopped her because it looked inviting. She was eager to try some pasta and I wanted meat, so this place seemed to fit our needs. The pasta she got wasn't any better than canned pasta you get at a grocery store in the US and my veal had little taste and wasn't tender. I would not... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

very good service and a variety of menu options considering the generally expensive nature of Lucerne this restaurant was not outrageous from a cost perspective

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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The host was excellent I think he is the owner. He gave great recommendations for the best plates. Coupled with nice weather around May, the pleasant scenery of Lake Lucerne and the classic band playing on the sidewalk, it was an overall great experience.

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Montreux, Switzerland
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

This Italian restaurant, almost always full of happy diners, and perfectly positioned beside Lake Lucerne in the city centre, specializes in freshly-cooked dishes. You may wait a few minutes more than you had expected, but the wait is well worthwhile -- exquisite pasta, with ravioli outstanding, as well as miraculously fresh seafood (try the anchovies if they are available).

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

This restaurant faces the lake as is in a large hotel. The cuisine is Itailian and the owner takes your order. The food is great and the service outstanding. The "surprise"pasta may have been one of the best things I have ever tasted. Wish I lived next store to this restaurant.

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Address: Haldenstrasse 4 | In the Grand Hotel National, Lucerne, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 (41) 410 41 50
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
Cuisine: Italian

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  • Address: Haldenstrasse 4 | In the Grand Hotel National, Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 (41) 410 41 50

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

This restaurant is in the building of the Hotel National in Lucerne.

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