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Ristorante Lago

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International, Mediterranean, Contemporary
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Via Alla Riva 83a, Minusio 6648 , Switzerland
+41 91 786 95 95
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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
cool spot, nice staff, great food

Book a front table at the Giardino, get there, eat there, drink there, enjoy it there, then stroll back along the Lago Maggiore to Locarno town, get an espresso on the Piazza Grande and you will have a wonderful evening in the Ticino.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2013
975manrey975
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Baden, Aargau, Switzerland
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

High class restaurant with amazing location and elegant, delicious dishes! Outstanding chef! A must visit restaurant.

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Winterthur
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66 reviews 66 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We've only came for a quick lunch during our summer holidays nearby. The garden terrace is absolutely gorgeous overlooking the beautiful lake Maggiore near Locarno, staff was very friendly and the food simply delicious. We had an excellent gazpacho and beefsteak tartar, both freshly made, very well flavoured and served with fresh, warm Italian bread! Probably the best tartar I... More 

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Baden, Aargau, Switzerland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Book a front table at the Giardino, get there, eat there, drink there, enjoy it there, then stroll back along the Lago Maggiore to Locarno town, get an espresso on the Piazza Grande and you will have a wonderful evening in the Ticino.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013 via mobile

I stayed in the hotel Giardino Lago for two nights with my husband and parents and we opted to dine in the restaurant because we were too tired to go elsewhere first night. However we were so impressed with relaxed lounge type of atmosphere, excellent food and service that the second night there was no doubts where to eat. I... More 

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Porto Ronco, Switzerland
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190 reviews 190 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

The place is really lovely, the food is good, wine list excellent but it is a bit expensive compared to other places, service is ok but not exceptional.

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Minusio, Switzerland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Giardino Lago, This newly renovated Hotel, Restaurant is located on the beautiful lake side of the Lago Maggiore. We had lunch there on a beautiful day, The terrace was full and before us were waiting four persons. The lady from the staff informed us we had to wait for about 10 minutes, what we did. Wile waiting other guests who... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Alla Riva 83a, Minusio 6648 , Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Minusio
  • Phone Number: +41 91 786 95 95

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19 - 150
  • Cuisine: International, Mediterranean, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?