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Right in the heart of Lugano, the Grand Café Al Porto Restaurant delight its guests at any time of day. Start the day with an aromatic "espresso", a nice breakfast or a delight from the Confiserie Al Porto. At lunchtime be tempted by the "Flavours of the month", the daily changing "Chef's specials", and from 2.30 p.m. onward by a special afternoon menu. All day long a great selection of sweet or savoury creations from the "Confiserie Al Porto" counter. The restaurant is open from Monday to Saturday from 8 a.m. until 6.30 p.m. It can be reserved in the evening for receptions and dinner parties for 20 to 80 guests. "Lugano's Salon... since 1803"
All reviews cakes pastry panettone sophia loren clark gable interesting history coffered ceiling old fashion for special occasions central location fine dining home made friendly service cappuccino frescoes delicatessen vegetables
The food was just good. Not very delicate flavors. The ambiance is not great either. As for the service, one of the waiters was very kind and other not so. For its prices, it should be flawless. But it is only fair
I have been a regular visitor of this beautifully restored historic cafe and restaurant with a distinguished and highly attentive service.
The lunch menus with a selection of meat, fish, venison or vegetarian local dishes is highly recommended and good value.
We had fresh garden...More
Located in the heart of Lugano, this beautifully decorated old townhouse is not only full of interesting history, it also is a very nice place for lunch. Its traditional dishes are of good quality and the service is pleasant and efficient
Classic and stylish cafe with beautiful decor including frescoes and coffered ceiling. The selection of cakes was limited at 3 o'clock in the afternoon. We got the impression that we had the last pieces of our respective cakes, and our cakes were a bit dry....More
Lovely ambiance. If you can get a table outside, have a coffee and watch the flow of people. Read about previous guests including Clark Gable and Sophia Loren, and about the secret meeting between the Germans and the allies in 1945. Admire the more than...More
Located right off Lugano's main square, the Gran Cafe al Porto is the perfect place for tea and pastry, in a space dripping with Old World elegance yet tolerant of the casually dressed. The pastry case (as with so many in Lugano) is mouth-wateringly tempting,...More
This was Old place of great historical interest. Really classy but casual atmosphere. Great food. We had really nice green pea soup, Dover Sole basted in butter, rolled and grilled. Tomato soup and pasta bolognese great too. Deserts to die for.