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All 55 Ascona Restaurants

Antico Ristorante Borromeo

via Collegio 16, Ascona CH-6612, Switzerland
+41 091 791 92 81
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Ranked #7 of 55 Restaurants in Ascona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Geneva, Switzerland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Easy to find next to a church this restaurant is what basic food should taste like. A well prepared filet mignon, medium, was the best I have eaten in any restaurant. The homey style atmosphere is suitable to this moderately priced restaurant and the big surprise is how great the food taste. My friend enjoyed the venison since it is... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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74 reviews 74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The food was excellent. The service not so much, but the food made up for it. Tucked away from the lake front just a bit. Recommend it and will visit again.

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Salford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We had lunch at this restaurant twice this week, and each time we went for the daily special. On one occasion, this was an antipasto dish followed by fegato di vitello on risotto. Absolutely delicious, with the antipasto dish offering prosciutto crudo, tuna parfait, and Russian salad, All for CHF 28.--. Today we had saltimbocca on risotto for CHF 22.--.... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Absolutely great! We were there for a garden wedding reception on 2 June 14 and (despite the unfortunate weather) it was an absolutely phenomenal occasion. The tidbits that were served - mouthwatering. The service - outstanding. I can only imagine that when you actually order a full meal inside, the beef brochettes and lamb chops will be to die for.... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I ate here last week and found it a very nice restaurant . The weather was good so we ate outside the food quite delightful and good value, the service good and the staff very efficient. Overall a most enjoyable evening.

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Washington, DC
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158 reviews 158 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

I ate dinner one night in June at the Antico Ristorante Borromeo and was extremely disappointed by both the food and the service. I started with an appetizer of buffalo mozzarella with tomato. Served with a tiny garnish of red lettuce, it was topped with too much oil and without any seasoning – no basil, no herbs of any sort,... More 

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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

We Sat outside in the garden, the service was good as was the food and wine. I had the beef which was so tender and my partner had the fish which was also good. Would recommend a visit.

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massachusetts
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141 reviews 141 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

We didn't make reservations, and when we arrived around 8:15, the restaurant was full. We stood around for about 5 minutes until a waiter told us to come back in 30 - 40 minutes. We walked around the town and came back around 9:00 and were glad we did. We split a salad misto and I had the branzino which... More 

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Zürich
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013 via mobile

Wide variety of local dishes, cooked to perfection. We had a tiramisu which was so nice that we ordered a second one. Service was also friendly and helpful. Only expected a more "antico" atmosphere, though the existing one is really fine. Prices were reasonable, lower than in locarno.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

The atmosphere is like homecooking but the dishes are on a different Level. Perfect Service and tasty and creative dishes. The Tagliatelle Vongole were great. Just a good olive oil makes the difference! The served white in the carafe was a surprise as well. The chimney spent some warmth and added a special feeling. All in all good food in... More 

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Additional Information about Antico Ristorante Borromeo

Address: via Collegio 16, Ascona CH-6612, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 091 791 92 81
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Ascona

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