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Il Grano

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Landte 38, Buren an der Aare 3294, Switzerland
+ 41 32 351 03 03
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian speciality on country side

By coincidence we discovered this place just beside the river Aare. Beautiful place to sit outside, no traffic noise and view over the river. We enjoyed a real Italian espresso and marvelous Italian sweets. My be the only disappointing point was, that we got the espresso and the sweets came about 5... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2014
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Lucerne, Switzerland
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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33 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Lucerne, Switzerland
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

By coincidence we discovered this place just beside the river Aare. Beautiful place to sit outside, no traffic noise and view over the river. We enjoyed a real Italian espresso and marvelous Italian sweets. My be the only disappointing point was, that we got the espresso and the sweets came about 5 minutes later. Well the coffee was so lovely... More 

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Solothurn, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

what makes a restaurant take a full note? 1- ambiance: old "stone-wood" building with perfect lighting and decorations 2- wonderful food: we had the full 4 course meal, the anti-pasti were of the best Italian Entrée I ever had! The quality and presentation of the other courses were equally good with a fine wine list! 3- service: the staff were... More 

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Mary Esther, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

One of a kind experience, again and again. Never before on many trips to Italy and other countries we enjoyed such tasty and elaborated antipasti. Followed by a light creamy herb soup with spicy shrimps, spaghetti with local truffles, risotto, veal and pork in a sumphony. All thatcrowned by an all time best plum cake escorted by its own sorbet.... More 

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Seegraeben, Switzerland
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46 reviews 46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013 via mobile

Typical Italian food served in a special way!!! Best staff we ever had!! Perfect location...see you next time

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Paraza
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171 reviews 171 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

Located in an old grain storage house on the pier of the river Aare in the old town of Büren a Aare (not Biel, as listed, but near Biel!!). Beautifully renovated modern restaurant in the old walls. Great food, great wines and great service. Expensive, as all good stuff in Switzerland, but the multi-course Italian style meal is worth it.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Landte 38, Buren an der Aare 3294, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Bern  >  Buren an der Aare
  • Phone Number: + 41 32 351 03 03

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 72 - 287
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?