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Via Cittadella 18, Locarno, Switzerland
+41 (0) 917 515 885
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 69
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A local favourite

I've been coming to this restaurant for over 8 years now and it never disappoints. This is one of the top local establishments for fish - super fresh, always perfectly prepared and beautifully presented. Eating out in Switzerland can be expensive. That's why the 'menu del giorno' is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 29, 2015
Louise H
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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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Riehen, Switzerland
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very good Pizzerias, very good prices for Shopping like Calzedonia. Everything was minus 50% on Dec 31st. It Is small but nice. You find evrtything there. Very old Hauses, ancient Style. This is a good Place to visit für a Minimum of 3 days in view that there Are Many placed to visit.

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Thank Familie_Schlaepfer
Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

I've been coming to this restaurant for over 8 years now and it never disappoints. This is one of the top local establishments for fish - super fresh, always perfectly prepared and beautifully presented. Eating out in Switzerland can be expensive. That's why the 'menu del giorno' is a cost-effective choice in these parts. Today's lunch menu included marinated smoked... More 

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Thank Louise H
Singapore
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442 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

This restaurant has been there forever in Locarno, truly a classic. They have kept what made it good, the pizzas (excellent), the staff (old style professional and polite), and they have a very interesting section on the menu on fish. Impressive choice, well prepared, nicely presented. All the way the to the deserts, the "usual ones", but also some you... More 

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Thank SunriseSki
Bakersfield, California
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Ate here with another couple during a 2 week stay in Ticino are of Switzerland in early Nov. Was recommended by the hotel concierge. After eating at small, sedate type restaurants for a week we tried this place and weren't disappointed. They had a full menu contingent of local stuff but we opted for the fish specials, which local lake... More 

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Thank Jeffrey F
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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332 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

We stopped here on our day trip to Switzerland from Stresa for a quick bite to eat. Shared a seafood pizza and had desserts. Just what we wanted. It was fairly busy, but service wasn't too slow.

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Thank cngj
Switzerland
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235 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

I visited this restaurant again after 15 years and was very pleased to see that the quality hasn't changed. There are much more tourists than in the past (the word has spread around...) but the dishes remain delightful and the service attentive and efficient. There is mostly seafood, but there are also pasta, pizzas and some meat dishes. Reservations are... More 

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Thank Konstantin F
Marco Island, Florida
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171 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

Visiting city Hotel recommended 5* Service was excellent Grilled shrimp with pomme Frits Salad Pasta fresh Locals were the regulars here! Stay away from tourist places in this beautiful city!!

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Richmond Virginia
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78 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

A really special seafood spot in Locarno. The food is exceptional. It is a lovely place. The seafood is from the Ocean is handled with loving care. It is a nice walk also The sole is exceptional Dougthelebaneseguy

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Locarno, Switzerland
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Guaranteed in quality, efficient and good service, a certain comfort that you leave knowing it was a good meal

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Basel, Switzerland
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

I have been several times to this restaurant, i discovered once by booking a place in their "albergo" and i we were really tired just decided to eat there, it was full so a good sign. Now every time I go to Locarno we do a stop over this nice resto, always fresh ingredients, friendly staff. The speciality is fish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Cittadella 18, Locarno, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Locarno
  • Phone Number: +41 (0) 917 515 885

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, Mediterranean, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine

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