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Canvetto luganese

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, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
41919101890
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 12
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  • 31
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  • 9
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  • 1
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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
Home Cooked Meals

We had 5 different meals and all diners loved their dishes. Really good to get home cooked food when you are travelling. Being out the tourist area the prices were reasonable by Lugano standards. Make sure to get the hotel to book in advance as they are very busy, lots of locals eat there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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  • Local cuisine
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Nice local neighbourhood restaurant, about 15 minutes walk from the lake. Check opening hours. It closes early and is not open Sundays and Mondays, which is a shame.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We had 5 different meals and all diners loved their dishes. Really good to get home cooked food when you are travelling. Being out the tourist area the prices were reasonable by Lugano standards. Make sure to get the hotel to book in advance as they are very busy, lots of locals eat there.

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Ujjain, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We went to this restaurant for dinner , as we are vegetarians we have less choices but the staff here tried to understand what our requirement was , even called the chef who modified their recipe to make a lovely veg Rissoto for us. We loved the place , ambience is good & Rissoto was just amazing . Enjoyed our... More 

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Taverne, Ticino, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Canvetto Luganese is a social enterprise held by the Diamante Foundation. It allows reintegration od people in difficulty by having a regular activity ... and what activity! - Service is perfect and food marvelous. The place is nice, looking like an old court and well restructurated. A must in Lugano.

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Lugano, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

We have a meal here now and then. One can eat side or indoors depending on the season. The service is warm and friendly and the food is very good. The price quality ratio is well balanced. It is run by an organization for a good cause, which gives it added value. One can also buy fresh pasta to take... More 

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Lugano
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

I love this place. The food, service and artwork on the walls. I would highly recommend it. For dinner I think you need a reservation.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2008

Very nice setting in the centre yet seems so old-timer. Kitchen defintely worth the tasting !

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2008

Cute. Historical place in Lugano (the city wanted to build a lucrative building on this site but the population voted against it - and won!). Nice project with disable people working on the site: kitchen, service, management etc.. Excellent in the Summertime.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: , Lugano 6900, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: 41919101890

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 45

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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