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Enoteca Osteria del Portico - CLOSED

Corso Pestalozzi 21a, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
0041 91 9210295
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CLOSED
Price range: $44 - $88
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert

64 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Malmo, Sweden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

Possibly the worst / priciest steak we ever had, chewy and tasteless. In addition the owner ripped us off badly on currency. Never go there, you're warned.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012 via mobile

Disappointed as our meal came in two parts and only when we asked for it! Much too pricey as we didn't get much on the plate, only to realise that both meals we ordered hadn't come with their accompaniments. My meal was supposed to come with rice and veg and the bf's with potato as clearly written on the board.... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2011

I did a romantic trip to Lugano with my wife and we had no clue where to go so we checked on Tripadvisor for local food and Osteria del Portico was the number one. All was as expected. The food was really tasty and we liked the suggestions. The waiters were really friendly and professional. They really took the time... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2011

Situated along one of the main streets, this place looks nothing from the outside. But go in and you get a friendly welcome, a seasonal menu with delicious food served by helpful and well informed staff and an excellent wine list - with good recommendations. Particularly liked the fact that each of the puddings came with its own carefully chosen... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2011

wow really good, i work in the restaurant business and this is an excellent and sincere place. some of the well choosen wine are offered from a magnum- cool and unusual. good food more italian artisan than swiss, it was bussy when i went but they still managed to fit me in, proper chefs in kitchen and professional wait staff,... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011 via mobile

We came on a relatively slow Saturday night with no reservation. Service was very friendly, they catered to our 2 1/2 year old with humour, patience, a small plate of pasta and an extra helping of chocolate mousse! My orrechiette were original & fabulous, the tuna wonderful and the Sicilian wine excellent for an open bottle selection. 134 chf total... More

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2011

We have been visiting Lugano to work for 3 years, and Osteria Del Portico is our favorite restaurant for a enjoyable special lunch or dinner. Over the years we have come to appreciate the warm hospitality and lovely dishes, and have spent many evenings enjoying local wines next to the oldest building in Lugano. Be sure to try the grapefruit... More

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Gloucestershire, UK
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2011

I was last in Lugano three years ago - and enjoyed the food and service here very much. it's still good - and for those who don't speak Italian, there's a menu in English. Very good pasta dishes and more adventurous (and expensive) choices should you want them. Well worth visiting.

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Switzerland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2011 via mobile

We arrived at 1:30pm - yes, a little later than usual for lunchtime. But the restaurant was anything but full. It took 25min (!) for us to get a drink, another 15min to be able to order food. Our choice was not available anymore which is ok as they might buy it daily). We ordered coffee. It did only arrive... More

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Amherst, NH
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2011

Really nice atmosphere and staff. We left our credit card there and luckily we left our umbrella there as well, so they were able to track us down. It was really nice of them to have made the effort. The food was good as well.

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Additional Information about Enoteca Osteria del Portico

Address: Corso Pestalozzi 21a, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
Phone Number: 0041 91 9210295
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Ticino  >  Lugano
Average Prices: USD 44 - 88

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