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“Family friendly” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Pizzeria Santa Lucia

Pizzeria Santa Lucia
Schaffhauserstrasse 345, Zurich 8050, Switzerland (Oerlikon)
044 312 48 58
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Ranked #383 of 1,245 restaurants in Zurich
Price range: $14 - $38
Cuisines: Pizza, Pasta
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Oerlikon
Zurich
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Family friendly”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

This restaurant has always been a favorite with my children. Their children's menu includes a small pizza shaped like a fish, a salad (sometimes you have to ask, sometimes they just give the salad) and a popsicle for 9 CHF. My son usually stands by the pizza oven watching them make pizzas and they have always been ok with this. In the past, they sometimes gave him dough which kept him happy for hours. Their pizzas are pretty good but the rest of the food is usually disappointing so I stick to the pizza. The wine selection contains some decent wines by the glass. It is a restaurant in which we eat several times a year, not fine dining but satisfying for everyone.

Visited August 2012
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Male
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Go there only if you have lots of spare time”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I was there few days ago with a colleague. We went early to make sure we don't hit the mad lunch hour rush. While we waited, the restaurant started filling up slowly and seats next to us were taken up. 20 minutes passed and people started to get their small orders. Then, pastas and other bigger orders started to be served on those tables next to us that were filled in much after us. We flagged our waiter and he said that our order was coming. We chatted on.... meanwhile, other guests were mid-way into their meals. We flagged for the waiter again and he said that they were busy so it's taking long. I told him that we were there before many other guests and that his reply was not good enough. And then his tone & volume got higher in his bid to justify the delay. That ticked me off so much. Why can't waiters in a situation like that be trained to stay calm and genuinely apologise??? Finally, after 42 minutes our order of pizza and calzone arrived. And mind you, by then nothing tasted good. I am not sure I will visit them again and have made sure to inform my colleagues about the incident and they were equally appalled.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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New York City, New York
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67 reviews 67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Delicious pizza just like Italy”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

This is an excellent place for a casual meal. They have a good variety of pizza and it's cooked in a wood oven. The crust is perfectly thin and the ingredients are fresh. We came here from New York where pizza places are abundant and good. I've also had pizza in Italy. The pizza here is delicious and highly recommended. The place is also in a great location close to Bellevue station, the River, plenty of shops, and a popular night club.

Visited September 2012
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Berlin, Germany
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great Pizzeria and other italian specialties”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

A great italian restaurant close to Lake Zurich. The restaurant was full and was constantly turning over. Perhaps we were encouraged a little to much to 'hurry up' with the fast order taking and carelessness in pouring drinks etc. Nevertheless the food was great and my daughter in particular recommends the pizza.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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S'pore
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“Good food & ambience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

It is situated near Bellevueplatz tram station & it is besides the Movenpick ice-cream store. They serve great pasta (especially the pesto one) though they are famous for their pizzas! They have both al fresco & in-door seating- Al Fresco is always more popular as you could people-watch & enjoy the great lake view. Try their pesto & seafood pasta if you can!

Visited August 2012
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