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Pizzeria e Gelateria Primavera

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$$ - $$$
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Via all'Ospedale 4 | Città Vecchia - Old Town, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
+41 91 751 77 36
8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wed - Fri 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Small, three person operation cranking out delicious wood-fired pizza. Very large selection of pizzas but only one or two wines but the one we had was delicious. The restaurant got pretty busy but the service remained friendly and attentive. Simple ingredients make very tasty pizza.

Thank DesireToTravel17
Milan, Italy
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84 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Simple, clean pizzeria. Since 30 years definitely the best pizza-baking, ice cream making place in the region. Indoor and outdoor sitting possibilities. Only weakness: wine list, maybe enjoy a beer with your pizza.. ;-)

Thank simon m
Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

I write this review being a resident to Locarno now for 1,5 years and trying many pizzeria's in the area. It is simple. Do not waste your time in the piazza Grande. A very short walk one street upwards and left gets you straight in front of Primavera. Pizza is prepared in an wood fired oven, not a gas commercial... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

We sat outside and it was nice to be away from the crowds of Piazza Grande! The service was quick and friendly, and most importantly the pizza was very good! Very generous toppings and thin crust.

Thank Snowie_x
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

I was craving for a pizza and tired of the ”tourist trap” when I found this place on Tripadvisor. Don’t expect a nice place, the restaurant is old and ugly, however the pizza is delicious and prices are unbeatable! It’s definitely worth a try!

Thank Mila E
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Very delicious pizzas...friendly service, place is nice and clean... The location is perfect if you want to be away from the crowds. Within walking distance from the train station(15 min) and many attractions... The castle and old town

Thank Alejandra R
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

This is a simple no-nonsense place. The menu offers almost exclusively their brick-oven pizzas, and some gelatos. The staff is efficient and courteous, and the terrace is spacious, quiet and enjoyable although not offering any stunning views of Locarno's old town. The pizza however really is worth going there! Very tasty, the dough remains crusty even when the pizza is... More 

Thank morgouz
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

This was the best Pizza in Locarno. The Food is great and the Prices very reasonable. Fast Service, very quick and friendly.

Thank Marlene F
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016

Attracted by TripAdvisor's comments, went to look for a place. Full house of locals, a good number of waitresses, and everything went very pleasantly from being very hungry to feeling properly stuffed. Standard pizza selection. My Diavola came with the thin crispy bottom and really plenty of salami etc, maybe would have benefited of some generosity with mozzarella to offer... More 

Thank ZarZentZorg
Baar, Switzerland
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55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016

We arrived at the pizzeria around 7pm, just early enough to get a table without reservation. The menu offers pizza only (and lasagne), don't expect to have risotto or scaloppine. It took a while for the food to be served (busy evening), the pizza was very good. After dinner we went to have a look at the gelati. They didn't... More 

Thank Simon N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$14 - $20
Italian, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via all'Ospedale 4 | Città Vecchia - Old Town, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Locarno
  • Phone Number: +41 91 751 77 36

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