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Via Cittadella 18, Locarno, Switzerland
+41 (0) 917 515 885
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New York City, New York
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not a seafood enthusiast so my rave review of this restaurant ought to count for a lot. The fish is perfectly fresh and beautifully done. Attractive rustic ambience.

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Thank TonyG52
Zurich, Switzerland
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Ok the kids ordered pizza as expected :) however they did remark that they were delicious. I took a piece of veal and I have to say it was a magnificent flavorsome piece of meat - I was very happy to pay the price asked. My wife had some delicious fish which they bought out earlier whole. I recommend this... More 

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Thank JxRx
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139 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Very bad place with stratospheric prices .Insupportable smell of burned fish inside. Fish is not fresh for nothing, all from freezer, and this supposedly fro a fish restaurant. Arrogant and very bed service , you have to wait a lot and get bed education answers . Price fro this kid of stuff and service is a robbery. Stay away from... More 

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Riehen, Switzerland
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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Very good Pizzerias, very good prices for Shopping like Calzedonia. Everything was minus 50% on Dec 31st. It Is small but nice. You find evrtything there. Very old Hauses, ancient Style. This is a good Place to visit für a Minimum of 3 days in view that there Are Many placed to visit.

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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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97 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

I've been coming to this restaurant for over 8 years now and it never disappoints. This is one of the top local establishments for fish - super fresh, always perfectly prepared and beautifully presented. Eating out in Switzerland can be expensive. That's why the 'menu del giorno' is a cost-effective choice in these parts. Today's lunch menu included marinated smoked... More 

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Thank Louise H
Singapore
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486 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

This restaurant has been there forever in Locarno, truly a classic. They have kept what made it good, the pizzas (excellent), the staff (old style professional and polite), and they have a very interesting section on the menu on fish. Impressive choice, well prepared, nicely presented. All the way the to the deserts, the "usual ones", but also some you... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Ate here with another couple during a 2 week stay in Ticino are of Switzerland in early Nov. Was recommended by the hotel concierge. After eating at small, sedate type restaurants for a week we tried this place and weren't disappointed. They had a full menu contingent of local stuff but we opted for the fish specials, which local lake... More 

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Thank Jeffrey F
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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335 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

We stopped here on our day trip to Switzerland from Stresa for a quick bite to eat. Shared a seafood pizza and had desserts. Just what we wanted. It was fairly busy, but service wasn't too slow.

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Thank cngj
Switzerland
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278 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

I visited this restaurant again after 15 years and was very pleased to see that the quality hasn't changed. There are much more tourists than in the past (the word has spread around...) but the dishes remain delightful and the service attentive and efficient. There is mostly seafood, but there are also pasta, pizzas and some meat dishes. Reservations are... More 

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Marco Island, Florida
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192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

Visiting city Hotel recommended 5* Service was excellent Grilled shrimp with pomme Frits Salad Pasta fresh Locals were the regulars here! Stay away from tourist places in this beautiful city!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cittadella 18, Locarno, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Locarno
  • Phone Number: +41 (0) 917 515 885

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