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Il Ristorante Villa Orselina

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Via Santuario 10, Orselina 6644, Switzerland
+41 91 735 73 73
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Dine with a spectacular view over the lovely Lago Maggiore. The panorama...
Dine with a spectacular view over the lovely Lago Maggiore. The panorama restaurant <> spoils guests with an innovative and most tasteful <> courtesy of top-chef Antonio Fallini, who recently received 14 points Gault Millau.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent service, great views, outdoor dining

We casually rolled into Villa Orselina for dinner while in town and were pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere was very nice, but casual enough that I did not feel out of place (I was dressed casually). The food was wonderful and the outdoor dining experience was second to none.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Holly Springs, North Carolina
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Holly Springs, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We casually rolled into Villa Orselina for dinner while in town and were pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere was very nice, but casual enough that I did not feel out of place (I was dressed casually). The food was wonderful and the outdoor dining experience was second to none.

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switzerland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Loved the food here. They serve an amuse bouche at the beginning and 4 small sweets/pralines at the end - all was delicious! You can also get a smaller portion of the primi for a little less. Impeccable service and fantastic view. Was also able to visit the kitchen and speak with the chef during an apero offered at the... More 

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Shanghai, China
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162 reviews 162 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Frankly speaking, this restaurant could have a star in the Guide Michelin. It is high rated in Gault Millau... As rather frequently visiting high ranked restaurants world wide, I think I am able to compare, and must say this place belongs to the better ones for sure. - Although the menu is a bit conservative. Especially the seasonal dishes with... More 

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Switzerland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We were lucky enough to enjoy breakfast each day (including champagne) as well as two dinners. The food was spectacular as well as the service. Can not wait to eat here again.

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Ascona, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We absolutely loved this restaurant. Service was flawless, from the front desk agents & marketing staff as well as the General Director who kindly greeted us upon arrival, to the restaurant hosts and waiters. Everyone was extremely friendly and efficient. The setting is truly wonderful, with stunning views of Lake Maggiore and the city of Locarno. We thoroughly enjoyed our... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

What a lovely restaurant, it is stylishly decorated and has a wonderful view of the Locarno lake, it is the perfect spot for a romantic dinner for two. The service was great, from the porters at reception to the waiters and hosts at the restaurant we were so impressed with their professional yet friendly approach. The food was great! Great... More 

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Knokke, Belgium
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

It is worth for non-residents of the hotel to climb up ( by car or funicular ) to Orselina and the restaurant Orselina. A gastronomic creative cuisine by a experienced chief at a breathtaking location with great views on the lake and the mountains.

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60 reviews 60 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

This is why we will come back: - wonderful setting with open outlook on the lake - you can also sit in the shade and enjoy the view there, if you feel too hot in the sun - very friendly service - seasonal dishes, preparated with care - we asked for plain pasta with butter for our two children (10... More 

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Zug, Switzerland
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

"Il restaurante" promises with its locations and surpasses all expectations you may have... Chef Fallini has orchestrated a lovely selection of "italianita" meeting every taste. Try the degustation menu... you will not be disappointed. We shall return

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Waterloo, Canada
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204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

The Italian chef is from the Four Seasons in Tokyo, so he's the real deal. Absolutely first rate meal.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Santuario 10, Orselina 6644, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Orselina
  • Phone Number: +41 91 735 73 73

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

Dine with a spectacular view over the lovely Lago Maggiore. The panorama restaurant <> spoils guests with an innovative and most tasteful <> courtesy of top-chef Antonio Fallini, who recently received 14 points Gault Millau.

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