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“Just 15 minutes from Lake Como” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ristorante Conca Bella

Ristorante Conca Bella
Via Concabella, 2, Vacallo 6833, Switzerland
+41 91 697 50 40
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Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Vacallo
Price range: $26 - $120
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Swiss
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations
New York City, New York
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130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
“Just 15 minutes from Lake Como”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

We were with a local friend in Lake Como when he suggested we venture to Switzerland for lunch. Always up for an adventure - off we went. What a treat! They knew our friend so we were treated to great service, wonderful food and a fantastic wine cellar that included a post lunch tour.

As I watched the food coming and going, I realized - everyone is treated to great service and great food.

The atmosphere is open, happy, great for business or pleasure. Must be romantic at night as the windows are three of the four walls. Multi languages spoken and everyone is pleased that you are eating with them.

Usually, I enjoy a restaurant several times before reviewing....but this is also one of those places that you will talk about for a long time after the meal - because it is a wonderful experience.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Now, THAT is a restaurant!
a) The "Conca Bella Restaurant" part is a complete surprising experience, both for your taste and for your eyes.
b) Opt for the (new) "Bistrot Conca" area if you prefer a more informal money-saving meal (in that case just go for "Sedanini Panna & Salsiccia", they are so delicious!)

Visited January 2013
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Singapore, null, Singapore
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Gourmet”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

dont miss the restaurant! creative and tasty food and excellent wines. the young talented chef was very good at pulling different ingredients together into a surprising yet harmonious taste. it also offers a modern yet warm environment for a romantic dinner or fun group dinner.

Visited October 2012
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Sala Capriasca / Ticino / Switzerland
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6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“You're the best !!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Have eaten last night - it was just perfect! Congrats to owner & host Ruth Montereale, Chef Andrea Bertarini and the serving crew! The 'beignet colla schiuma di parmigiano' and the 'semifredo di gorgonzola' are two great new dishes never eaten before!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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