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“Wonderful Evening” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Pasta e Sfizi

Pasta e Sfizi
Avenue d'Ouchy 3, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
+41 (0) 213232350
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Ranked #71 of 481 Restaurants in Lausanne
Cuisines: Italian, Pasta
Dining options: Late Night Food, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night Food, Late Night, Reservations
Denver Colorado
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Wonderful Evening”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012 via mobile

What a great little place tucked into a space around the corner from our hotel.

We were warmly greeted and shown to an open table. Our waiter picked up that we were a group of Americans and easily helped us thru the menu. He explained each entree, listened to what everyone was interested in trying and then suggested a modest wine to go with our entrees.

We had an assortment of plates; steak tartare was outstanding, the pastas were terrific and the beef filet was grilled to perfection.

We had an assortment of deserts - all were remarkable.

The chef and crew were terrific hosts, checking to insure we liked what was plated up for each of us.

This place is great. We will be back.

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Hong Kong, China
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Fresh, home made food and friendly staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012 via mobile

I have eaten here several times since the restaurant opened a few years ago and have always been impressed. Priscille and Luca who own/ run the place are very welcoming and make just about everything in-house - guaranteeing fresh, seasonal flavours year round. An absolute must if you're anywhere near Lausanne!

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Zürich
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Overpriced and mediocre”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

We went there with 2 friends and paid too much for the service. The restaurant looks like a cantine, the food is barely as good as in a simple place, the price is top. The seafood was served with only 4 shrimps but came up to about CHF 40. After the meal I was still hungry but also the dessert is to expensive, The furniture consists of banks and hard simple chairs-is this meant to be hip?

Visited January 2012
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Geneva, Switzerland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Overpriced mediocre food”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

We went to Pasta e Sfizi after we were warmly recommended this place in Lausanne. The result was a huge disappointment. The food was poor and bland all that served in a room without any warm atmosphere. They pretend to be serving top Italian cuisine, with a menu only in Italian (useless) using truffle and lobster but what comes in the plate is just a mix of ingredients without taste. And after all, for 2 pasta dish and water we ended paying 100F: not only bland but overpriced. We highly discourage you to try this Italian place and try some other great places in Lausanne instead.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Excellent food and service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2011

From the reservation until the check the service was excellent. you really had the feeling that the staff loves their job. lucky for us they had run out of black truffles and could only serve white one.
The menu is in Italian, and we had to enlist help for translation, however the staff did a great job explaining the food.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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