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Osteria Ferriroli

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Italian, Steakhouse, Swiss, Wine Bar
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Via Contra, Tenero-Contra 6646, Switzerland
091 745 11 14
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4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 65
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
Awesome

A friend recommended it as the best place for steak in the area. Very good indeed. We had a black angus and a chianina, both excellent quality. Friendly service. Place is very isolated, you will have to drive all the way up on a mountain road (watch out: the way to the restaurant from locarno is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Erica00B
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Baden, Switzerland
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  • Large groups
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Baden, Switzerland
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

A friend recommended it as the best place for steak in the area. Very good indeed. We had a black angus and a chianina, both excellent quality. Friendly service. Place is very isolated, you will have to drive all the way up on a mountain road (watch out: the way to the restaurant from locarno is closed till december 2015)... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is the very best place in the Ticino to eat meat. If you are a vegetarian then do not even think about going here. There is is an excellent selection of wines from the cellar. You can chose from the best beef, pork, lamb or one of the many different types of game and every entree is accompanied by... More 

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Xiamen, China
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Osteria Ferrioli has a good name for his meats! From different beefs to kudu, the choice is great! Fresh from the grill with some potatoes and vegetables, a nice glass of wine and the Ticinese Air! What do you want more! If you go there, I recommend the risotto with fois gras as appetizer!

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Moscow, Russia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

During our trip we have visited this family restaurant located high up the mountains. It was the first time we visited this kind of restaurant. The weather was perfect and they placed everybody outside so we have the chance to admire beautifull landscales. The staff was absolutely friendly. We chose the mix of different grilled meats. The idea of this... More 

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Basel, Minusio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

If you love meat, a friendly atmosphere and a good Swiss and Italian red wine selection, Ferriroli is the place to go. Antonio manages the grill - which includes delicacies like fasona piemontese and chianina - and Patricia keeps a tight control on the tables. Take the apero outside, look @ the view and give your tastebuds free rein!

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San Francisco, California, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

If you happen to travel through Locarno, don't miss this restaurant. Tony and Pat run a five star "cuisine", a five star service, a five star wine list in a five star atmosphere. We were lucky enough to be there in the truffle season. The weather was great so we sat outside on a stone table near the fireplace where... More 

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22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2011

Set in the hills behind Locarno. Ferriroli offers a great menu of meats from Switzerland and beyond. Don't miss the risotto on offer! Probably the best I have tasted. Very friendly staff, the owners of the restaurant are active in the restaurant with Mr. F doing all the BBQ and Mrs. F ensuring the restaurant runs smoothly, she also has... More 

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Additional Information about Osteria Ferriroli

Address: Via Contra, Tenero-Contra 6646, Switzerland
Phone Number: 091 745 11 14
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Tenero-Contra
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 25 - 60
Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse, Swiss, Wine Bar

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Contra, Tenero-Contra 6646, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Tenero-Contra
  • Phone Number: 091 745 11 14

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 60
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse, Swiss, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?