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Locanda Orico

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Via Orico 13, Bellinzona 6500, Switzerland
+41 91 825 15 18
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Today
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
6:45 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:45 am - 2:30 pm
6:45 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 71
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dream under the castle

If you visit Bellinzona and the 3 UNESCO Castle you have to stop for lunch or dinner at Locanda Orico. The Michelin Star Chef LORENZO will offer you a great experience with reinvented dishes using mostly ingredients from the territory. A Beautiful meal under the beautiful castel..

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
LorenzoIlaria
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Geneva
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135 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The restaurant is highly rated and considered # 1 in Bellinzona. Nothing wrong with that but we expected a bit more when comparing it to similarly rated restaurants in the area. The red tuna as a starter was simply too spicy, knocking your taste buds out for the rest to follow. The monkfish and the red mullet were ok but... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

If you visit Bellinzona and the 3 UNESCO Castle you have to stop for lunch or dinner at Locanda Orico. The Michelin Star Chef LORENZO will offer you a great experience with reinvented dishes using mostly ingredients from the territory. A Beautiful meal under the beautiful castel..

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Zurich, Switzerland
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We always go to Locanda Orico for celebrating birthday dinner or some other special occasion. The food is just excellent (but pricy) and of best quality. Half formal atmosphere, you do not go there just for a quick meal, its more a place to enjoy very good cooked food which is presented nicely and with care.

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Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We had a wedding dinner there (which was delicious) and decided to come back there after 5 eyars for the anniversary dinner. Everything was great. The food is excellent, the service is seamless, the chef is friendly, you can't ask for more. One of the best places in Ticino for special occasions. I don't want to talk about prices. This... More 

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caslano ch
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

It's a place very old fashioned and stilish : ideal also for a romantic evening. As for food quality, almost everithing is perfect, but wild game foods ( in the right season) are a delight for the taste buds.

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Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland
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138 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Un locale carinissimo - vecchio palazzo. Ambiente riservato, curato. Un cuoco che ha imparato con u o dei migliori in Svizzera... secondo me l'allievo a sorpassato il maestro... cibi semplici ed esclusivi, con ingredienti di eccezionale qualità, il tutto preparato con cura e ...amore del ben fatto... se fosse sotto casa mia ci andrei ogni giorno ! A very nice,... More 

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Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

This was one of the best meals we've had with a wonderfully prepared rabbit. The first course with duck liver was not so successfuly, some were under done, the others crispy. Unfortunately we had to wait much too long for our deserts, I think a third waiter would improve the service, they were much hurried.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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255 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

When we celebrate something important we go to this very nice restaurant, where you can enjoy high class food or go for a tasting menue!

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Celerina, Switzerland
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88 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Was yesterday evening for dinner. Ambience very stylish and the waiters were very nice when welcoming. The choice of the starters basically follows the season but I can advise the salmon of the house which is excellent. We were offered ouf ot the menu a wild turbot from Bretagne @ the Mediterranean style with olive oil from tuscany and asparagus.... More 

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Giubiasco, Switzerland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012 via mobile

there's no doubt. Lorenzo deserves the étoile Michelin he got many years ago. The right place for a dinner for two.

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Additional Information about Locanda Orico

Address: Via Orico 13, Bellinzona 6500, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 91 825 15 18
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Bellinzona
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:45 am - 2:30 pm  6:45 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:45 am - 2:30 pm  6:45 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:45 am - 2:30 pm  6:45 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 11:45 am - 2:30 pm  6:45 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:45 am - 2:30 pm  6:45 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 36 - 108

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Orico 13, Bellinzona 6500, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Bellinzona
  • Phone Number: +41 91 825 15 18

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 36 - 108

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
6:45 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
6:45 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
6:45 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
6:45 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
6:45 pm - 12:00 am

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