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Restaurant Olivo

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Haldenstrasse 6 | 6006 Luzern, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
+41 41 418 56 61
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6:00 pm - 12:30 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Description: With its impressive views from the large lakeside terrace and its stylish...
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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Visitor rating
  • 88
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fine Dining for 3 hours.

Perhaps that is the standard when having a six-course meal, but some of the course glided from one to another, and then we sat, and we waited, and waited. Not sure if they were just busy, or if that is the custom. The food however, was all excellent, and plated lovely. The staff was friendly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2015
Vikingbymarriage
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Lohja, Finland
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Lohja, Finland
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105 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Perhaps that is the standard when having a six-course meal, but some of the course glided from one to another, and then we sat, and we waited, and waited. Not sure if they were just busy, or if that is the custom. The food however, was all excellent, and plated lovely. The staff was friendly, helpful and attentive. I was,... More 

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

Dear Vikingbymarriage, thank you for your honest review. In fact, a high end dinner as those we serve at the restaurant Olivo needs to be served with enought time, honestly sometimes people complain about it. We forward your input to our kitchen crew and hope to see you again very soon. As for the prices we would like to point... More 

Lohja, Finland
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We had 7 coarse Dinner and food was amazing, service was also good. I am pretty sure there was more than 7 coarse, some side coarse too. Only downside for all this was time, our dinner last 3-4 hours, way too long there was too much downtime between coarses.

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

Dear Sami M, thank you for your nice review on tripadvisor. We hare happy that you enjoyed your dinner even if you think it lasted too long. We celebrate every dish so it could be that it took a bit more time than usual. We aim to perfection and perfection needs also a little time. But we will forward your... More 

Hong Kong, China
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

Our group went there after shopping. The restaurant is inside The Grand Casino. They have good service and excellent food, especially the beef, soup. We enjoy it very much.

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

Dear Stewartli, thank you for your positive review of our restaurant. We are happy that you enjoyed your dinner at our restaurant and will be happy to welcome you soon again. More 

Lucerne, Switzerland
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

previous meals here have been dinners, this last one however was for a birthday luncheon for a good friend. Food choice was good, service friendly, relaxed and companiable. The atmoshere in this magnificent room is top drawer stuff and it really is essential to look around the room, the ceiling decor and a glimpse through the widows athe the lake... More 

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

Dear nrsf, thank you for your positive review! We are so happy that you appreciate our venue as much as you do our food and service. We are happy indeed to have such a nice room as our restaurant venue! We hope to welcome you back soon! More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Came here for lunch with my husband on a Friday and ate from the lunch menu. Pretty good value and quality for what you're paying for. For about CHF30 you get an entree (soup or salad) and a main. Chose the asparagus soup and duck with red wine reduction and accompanied with truffle polenta. Soup was good but it's hard... More 

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

Dear kurisuuu, it is so nice that you gave us your detailed and positive feedback. Thank you! Overall it seems you enjoyed you lunch here anyway. I will forward you feedback regarding the availibility of our waiters. We will try to improve our performance. Hope to see you soon again! More 

KY
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

This is a very fine restaurant associated with the casino in Lucerne. We pre-purchased a dinner and gaming chips package and were very impressed with the food, the staff, and the setting. Olivo looks out over Lake Lucerne. We were fortunate enough to have a patio seat on a beautiful night where the sunset reflected off the mountains as the... More 

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Thank sylph7
Grand Casino L, Administrator Tripadvisor Account at Restaurant Olivo, responded to this review

Dear sylph7, what a wonderful review, thank you! There is no much more to say, hope to see you soon again! More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Horrendous service! I was told there was no availability for the entire night EVEN though there were 4 tables free at that time! I asked why I couldn't be seated but the waitress just shrugged and smiled...absolutely ridiculous.

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

Dear jorge m, it was very unhappy that you did not have the occasion to try our restaurant because of the booking of the tables. We are a very popular restaurant and during the weekend it is very hard to get a table. We hope you will come back soon and try our food so you can make a new... More 

Lucerne, Switzerland
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I went to Olivo for dinner in July 2015 with my wife. Starters were excellent, main very good, even if the fisch was not perfectly cooked (very slightly undercooked inside). Desserts were good, but not amazing. Service was excellent: friendly, attentive but not overly present, provided recommendations on food and wine. I will go again.

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

Dear ThomasKBlue, thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. We are happy that you enjoyed the dinner at our restaurant. We will forward your feedback to our crew and hope to see you again soon. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is the restaurant that is a part of the Casino Luzern ... the casion isn't much but this restaurant is wonderful! Beautiful presentation and gourmet. We chose the Casino and Dinner package and thought we might get a lower class of selection for the included 3 course dinner, but it was the same as the menu options - limited... More 

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

Dear Anna H, we are so happy about your positive review here on tripadvisor! We know that our casino is quite small for US standards but we are so much the happier that you appreciated our restaurant. We hope you took back home an unforgettable imrepssion of this beautiful town and the surroundings. We would be happy to welcome you... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

If you like to indulge yourself at least few times during your visit to Luzern, you can't find better that this restaurant put be prepared to shell 100+ f pp

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

Dear Mosabah K, we are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay at our restaurant Olivo and thank you really much for the very positive review. We hope that the restaurant Olivo will be one of the highlights of your trip to Switzerland. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Haldenstrasse 6 | 6006 Luzern, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 418 56 61

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 24 - 123
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions

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.
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

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