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Antica Osteria Calprino

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Italian, Swiss, European, Central European
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Via Carona 28, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
+41 (0)91 994 14 80
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Private Dining, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great value!

I would definitely recommend this down to earth place. The decoration and interior was not very impressive, but the food was excellent. The selection of menu items was limited, but everything we ate tasted great and this is definitely a place I will be going back to.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2010
samtech
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Basel
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Basel
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28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2010

I would definitely recommend this down to earth place. The decoration and interior was not very impressive, but the food was excellent. The selection of menu items was limited, but everything we ate tasted great and this is definitely a place I will be going back to.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2009

We had a great time. Casual atmosphere...The owners greet you and also cook and serve you. The food is local and fresh. We were there on a Saturday night and were happy we had a reservation as we saw people being turned away. The room we ate in only had 3 tables and it felt very cozy, like we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2008

I ate here this past weekend and found the food quite good. Most of the fare on the menu is typical local cuisine (with northern Italian influence) which is simple in preparation but tasty and filling. The restaurant's atmosphere is not pretentious by any means and it appears to be run by the owners, an old couple, who are quite... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Carona 28, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 (0)91 994 14 80

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 to 55
  • Cuisine: Italian, Swiss, European, Central European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?