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Restaurant Olivo

Haldenstrasse 6 | Grand Casino Luzern, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
+41 41 418 56 61
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Ranked #6 of 277 Restaurants in Lucerne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $23 - $122
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: With its impressive views from the large lakeside terrace and its stylish interior Restaurant Olivo is as rewarding as a short break away, whatever the weather. At lunchtime and dinner Chef Hugues Blanchard and his team serve culinary delights inspired by the Mediterranean's light and varied cuisine. The menu features Mediterranean classics with an innovative touch as well as new creations to delight the palate.The wine list is also full of surprises. Besides the finest vintages from the established wine regions around the Mediterranean it also comprises specialities from lesser known regions.
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  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Seattle, Washington
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We arrived late to Grand Hotel National which is next door, so we decided to try Restaurant Olivo after reading all the positive reviews. At 9:30pm, there were a few couples eating on their gorgeous balcony seating, but the beautiful main dining room was empty. We were a bit hesitant, but it ended up being an amazing dining experience with... More 

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Management response:

Dear Fettuccineo, it was a great pleasure for us reading your positive review. As you cound experience by yourself the reviews on tripadvisor are true. We are glad that we could make you a unforgettable memory of Switzerland with our delicious food. Hope to welcome you again sooner or later! More 

Waterloo, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

The service staff are always warm and friendly and make every effort to make sure the guests are comfortable and satisfied with their meals and drinks alike. Their language skills are perfect and I like the fact that they always have an English menu for me. The atmosphere is relaxed and not 'stuffy'. The food is excellent every time I... More 

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Grand Casino L, Administrator Tripadvisor Account at Restaurant Olivo, responded to this review

Dear Benita S We loved to read your review and the fact that you appreciate our service staff's efforts to make you feel comfortable at our Restaurant Olivo. We will be happy to forward your feedback to them. Thank you for your precious words. We hope to welcome you soon back at the Restaurant Olivo. More 

Syosset, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Last week in Lucerne we asked our hotel concierge for a restaurant reccomendation. When he gave us Olivo in the nearby casino we were suspect. It is located in a grand ballroom setting above the casino. The staff was very attentive and friendly with excellent language skills to accomodate English, German, Italian, etc. But let me get right to the... More 

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Grand Casino L, Administrator Tripadvisor Account at Restaurant Olivo, responded to this review

Dear Richard S We are glad to read that you enjoyed your dinner and that you wrote with such a warm enthusiasm about your experience. Thank you! We will be happy to welcome you again the next time you will be in Lucerne. More 

Lucerne, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

the quiet athmosphere gives the possibility to have conversation with the people on the same table and not to be disturbed by loud music. If you like some nice entertainement with fine music you can change to the Piano Bar

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Lucerne, Switzerland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

I always look forward to going to Olivo because I know the food is top quality. The atmosphere is charming and warm, the service is always friendly and they make sure that quests are well taken care of. Whether it be a quiet dinner for two, a group of friends or a business dinner, Olivo is the perfect choice.

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Derbyshire, England
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

Food was nice, nice restaurant comfortable tables and chairs. Service was good and the food choice and quality was excellent. Really enjoyed it.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2011

On a nice weekend trip to Lucerne, we had one night left and went to Olivo for what we thought would be a nice meal and a nice evening. 1 hour to bring appetizers, 4 hours to complete a meal in a cold atmosphere, not one smile from the waitresses, and the feeling that we were annoying everyone when asking... More 

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Switzerland
Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2011

Located in the Luzern Casino, at the lake, it is a beautiful location. In February it is still to cold to sit outside, but in the summer it must be beautiful. The atmosphere is comparable with a 1 star restaurant; but then a bit more relaxed. The service is very nice and properly trained. The food was from great quality... More 

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Heidelberg, Germany
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2010

The food is fantastic - the service even better. They have earned each of their points! The views of the lake and mountains are priceless. Do make sure and reserve - the restaurant is not a secret! The price is not unreasonable compared to other restaurants in Luzern. For those wanting to watch their budgets but still have an excellent... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2008

good food - spectacular view

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Additional Information about Restaurant Olivo

Address: Haldenstrasse 6 | Grand Casino Luzern, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 41 418 56 61
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Average Prices: USD 23 - 122
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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