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La Locanda

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Ruelle du Trait 44, Montreux, Switzerland
+41 (0)21 963 29 33
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner

Great place for Italian food. Pizza delicious. Also soup is good. Risotto with truffle it's very nice . Veal escalope very delicious. Very friendly staff

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 13, 2015
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Goodyear, Arizona
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

We had pizza, a calzone and daily Tagliatelle pasta special and everyone was happy. Only downside was two of us ordered a local wine, second white on the list. We were not offered an opportunity to try first as you traditionally are and it was not especially good. But service and food were great.

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Montreux, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A small restaurant situated in a tiny street but a huge surprise concerning atmosphere and food quality. All plates are delitious. I especially love their. automn menu

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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Visited this restaurant by chance as I couldn't get a wifi connection in the hotel, so it was a case of the old fashioned way walking around, looking at menus, and how busy each establishment was. This one won as it was moderately busy and beat others slightly with the most expensive steak around. The starter was the basic Tomato/Mozzarella... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

My wife and I wanted a good pizza, so we went here and were NOT disappointed. They had some of the best pizza we've ever had! I had the minestrone soup, and my wife had a salad before the main course, and both were great! My minestrone was so big and full of fresh veggies (topped with basil pesto!) that... More 

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washington UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

I visited this restaurant twice during a short stay in Montreux last week. On both occasions I had a superb meal and Service was excellent. I would recommend their soups and any pizza which the chef will only release from the oven when they are IMVHO absolutely perfect.

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32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Great place for Italian food. Pizza delicious. Also soup is good. Risotto with truffle it's very nice . Veal escalope very delicious. Very friendly staff

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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

If you are a fan of the Italian trattoria, then this is the place to eat. The food was freshly prepared, there was lots of it and for Switzerland I thought it was actually quite cheap! It is up a side street towards the old part of Montreux so you don't pay lakeside prices. Well worth searching out!

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Zakopane, Poland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Small, cosy, family owned restaurant. Great italian food but not cheap (it's Switzerland though). Salads are great, especially the one with grilled goat cheese! One of my favourite finds in Montreux!

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Hitchin Uk
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92 reviews 92 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

First night in Montreux and couldn't be bothered to seek out anything other than pizza/pasta restaurant. It's not an easy task! So tried La Locanda. We have noticed it on previous Montreux visits and it's always pretty empty. Now we know why. My pizza vegetarienne was fine but, at the end of the meal, my wife admitted that her pasta... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I had a late dinner there last weekend, and though I stumbled across it by accident, I'm glad I went! The service was very polite and accommodating, and the pizza I had was very tasty. If back in Montreux, I would definitely visit again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ruelle du Trait 44, Montreux, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Montreux
  • Phone Number: +41 (0)21 963 29 33

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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