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Osteria Gallo d'Oro

Via Cantonale 3/A, Davesco-Sorango, Lugano, Switzerland
+41 (0)91 941 19 43
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Ranked #51 of 249 Restaurants in Lugano
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $35 - $100
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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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Palomino, Colombia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

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 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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191 reviews 191 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
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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Como, Italy
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

We enjoyed all the surprised contained in the way the food is served, and also the possibility to have a different wines (one glass) for each course;This was really an amazing experience, all you can produce with food, served in an elegant, yet not at all snobby manner from a young crew.

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Zürich
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

I have lived in Lugano for six years now and am yet to find better cuisine than here. Specialities are all fresh and well made. The wine selection does not leave room for wishes (unless one doesnt like italian wines). Don't ask for Ketchup!

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