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Ristorante Battello

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Riva Dal Drera, Morcote 6922, Switzerland
+41 91 996 12 60
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Richmond, Virginia
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1,040 reviews
466 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 833 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was easily the best meal we had during our 10 day vacation! The restaurant has seating inside the building and also in the larger arcaded passageway in front. Were it not for several smokers we would have eaten outdoors. Instead we were seated in the tightly packed dining room, adjacent to the kitchen. Although most people would not have... More 

Thank DonPaulo
Bellingham, Washington
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942 reviews
449 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 396 helpful votes
Reviewed November 12, 2016

Nice ambience outdoors while still under the vaulted ceiling of this typical Ticinesi arcade. Friendly staff and good service. Our group of four had a variety of their offerings, such as spaghetti carbonara and spaghetti pesto, Lasagna of the house while I enjoyed their Polenta con Coniglio (Rabitt). Good rich food, friendly service. Unfortunately we were seated inside as all... More 

Thank weberwest
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful hospitality and fantastic food. We ate here twice on our three day trip to Lake lugano. The lasagne is the best I have ever tasted. The best part was how welcome the owners make you feel. Can't wait to return.

Thank Lalaw5000
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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 15, 2016

We were at a family dinner. First, very friendly service. Secondly, very good, fresh and made with fresh product food. Thirdly, all the tables occupied, which can not be said about the restaurant next door. Risotto With Mushrooms! Gnocci with Gorgonzola! If have a chance to visit Morcote - definitely worth it.

Thank KrystianKiel
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Consistently high standards, both in service and from the kitchen. Good range of food on the menu including some Ticino specialties. This has always been a regular restaurant of choice in Morcote.

Thank Richard C
Deerfield, Illinois
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 28, 2014

This small restaurant is on the main street of Morcote and next to several other restaurants; while the others were largely empty, this one was full. We could see why. They have fresh mushrooms sent up from Italy and are absolutely huge and delicious. The tagliatelle funghi cost 30 CHF - a lot for a simple pasta dish - but... More 

1 Thank rbhirko
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2014

On that beautiful spot in Morcote we had been served quickly, friendly. Fresh salads, good quality food overall. ( and a nice collection of grappas :-) ) On another day we had just a little lunch - also nice !

1 Thank UdoDemandt
Zurich, Switzerland
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed August 7, 2014

We had lunch here with 2 families 4 kids. Perfect support to get the little ones fed fast and with quality food while we got fresh salad starters. Main course we had pasta with fresh mushrooms - perfect. Our second time here and we will return.

1 Thank AE M
Rome, Italy
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

The 2 polente we had (with Ossobuco and with Gorgonzola, both delicious) were rustic, piping hot, and flavorful. Even the salad was large and varied. Service attentive and friendly. Nice setting of lake views under portico with overhead electric heaters.

Thank bongo a
Vernon, Canada
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193 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2013

We went there for dinner while on vacation in Ticino Switzerland. Risorante Battello is only a small restaurant , a few tables inside and a few outside on the plaza. We were received very friendly by the owner, who brought us some delicious cold roast strip loin for an apero with our wine at no charge.We started with a nice... More 

1 Thank swissboy43

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Swiss, Mediterranean, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riva Dal Drera, Morcote 6922, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Morcote
  • Phone Number: +41 91 996 12 60

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