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Osteria Gallo d'Oro

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Via Cantonale 3/A, Davesco-Sorango, Lugano, Switzerland
+41 (0)91 941 19 43
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food

We were taken to this restaurant by a dear local friend. The welcome was nice , the food delicious. We had the capesante and fish of the day followed by the famous Mille foglie dessert. A bit pricey but for a special occasion I would return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
Swissmiss6969
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Caloundra, Queensland, Australia
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Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Caloundra, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

We were taken to this restaurant by a dear local friend. The welcome was nice , the food delicious. We had the capesante and fish of the day followed by the famous Mille foglie dessert. A bit pricey but for a special occasion I would return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We chose this restaurant from a search list here on tripadvisor and we were very satisfied by our choice. We both ordered just one course, Linguini ai frutti di mare, as we were in a hurry, and it was delicious! I liked the quality and freshness of the food, the friendly service and the fair price. We will return for... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

If you like good food and wine, this restaurant is a must. You can't miss it going to Lugano. I recommned the full course, as many dishes as you can eat. I tried several and all were excelente !!!

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Lugano, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Excellent food, service and wine and with restful lighting at dinner time it is p[robably one of the best restaurants in Lugano. Always a pleasure to eat there. Not cheap but good value!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Excellent food and variety in all meals. From appetizers to main dished you cannot make a wrong choice. Famous its Millefoglie Matteo is a great entertainer. Definitely expensive, but high end quality

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Cusco, Peru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Great food at Gallo D'oro, we had really a nice dinner with a lovely bottle of good wine. Great location and great service. Recommend.

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Lugano, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful food, simple and always delicious, made with highest quality ingredients. This restaurant is one of the few with character in Lugano, and it truly feels like being in Italy. Definitely worth the 'climb'! Well done!

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Lugano, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

The food is fantastic, the service is great. However, the interior is not so cozy and the prices are extremely high.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Mateo is the owner of the bets restaurant of the Canton of Ticino. He manage it perfectly and the food is excellent, the burrata ( mozzarella) the " pasta" and the fishes are all cooked in an interesting Toscana way. ask for the best desert in the world " le mille folle" sublime!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

let's be honest. Food is NOT the reason you will travel to Switzerland. France, Italy, Belgium and Spain are the kings in the subject. So once you clarify this, there are good restaurants in many cities. NONE compare to the best of other countries but yoy can always find a nice restaurant with good food (I would stay away from... More 

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Additional Information about Osteria Gallo d'Oro

Address: Via Cantonale 3/A, Davesco-Sorango, Lugano, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 (0)91 941 19 43
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
Average Prices: USD 35 - 100
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Cantonale 3/A, Davesco-Sorango, Lugano, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 (0)91 941 19 43

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35 - 100
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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