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Av Emile-Jacques Dalcroze, Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
+41 21 601 48 38
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 39
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
For slow cold food

I wait more than 2 hours for a pizza that arrived cold and not an Italian taste food. The restaurant have only a nice location and view, taste of food for the French region. To have a table was a nightmare tipical Italian attitude of Pizza,mandolino, amici - tutto bene. Poor restaurant.

2 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2012
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Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

I'm always skeptical when I hear that another guy from Naples has opened an Italian restaurant around the world cause 90% of a good pizza is not in the hand of the "pizzaiolo" but depends on the ingredients. And usually the ingredients around the globe cannot be a perfect replica of the ones you would find in Naples, so the... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

Italian cuisine, great local and fresh products coming from Naples area. Pasta is also good. Service was great and rather always present without being too pushy. Better in summertime to be on the terrace by the lake.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Food is excellent (don't miss the real Mozarella !), portion are sometimes a bit small Very good wines selection But above all, the place is beautiful, right on the lake, the view is fantastic and the white decor of the restaurant itself is quite "zen". Service is most of the time friendly (but not always!)

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Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Not worth the hassle to get a table there. The service is terrible.You dont feel welcome nor you feel treated like a customer. Although we went on a Sunday night when they have a limited choice (Starters, Pizza, BBQ), the waiting time was unacceptable. Also, most tables around us faced the same issue. We had to wait for drinks, food,... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

Disgusting! We had some beef, impossible to eat, wasn't cooked right, the meat was hard, chewy, fat. Go have a drink because the view is amazing, but don't eat there.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

I wait more than 2 hours for a pizza that arrived cold and not an Italian taste food. The restaurant have only a nice location and view, taste of food for the French region. To have a table was a nightmare tipical Italian attitude of Pizza,mandolino, amici - tutto bene. Poor restaurant.

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Neuchâtel
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

Great restaurant in terms of food and location. Best Italian restaurant ever tasted! No one can beat the Taglierini fresci al astice for only 29CHF!!!! Everything is well prepared and delicious! It is a real Italian restaurant which respects Italian traditions and culture. The wine list is very interesting as well and allows you to discover amazing Italian wines. I... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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66 reviews 66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

Very fancy restaurant located right on the lakeside in a lovely environment. Outdoor seating (terrace) is a great place for romantic or business dinners (or a graduation party, like we had). However, the food is just average, nothing special. Service is good.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

In a city where service isn't generally the focus Watergate comes at a refreshing surprise. The servers are very friendly and full of helpful recommendations. The food is excellent..some of the best pizzas I've had. To add to all this the view on a clear day is one of the best in Lausanne. The restaurant overlooks Lac Leman and is... More 

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switzerland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

Party organizing options very flexible, the food and the wine very good but too slow service (however very nice) especially for the bigger groups. Great wine selection. Atmosphere rather quiet, hopefully in the summer will get more alive on the outside terrace.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av Emile-Jacques Dalcroze, Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 601 48 38

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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