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Pasta e Pesto

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Via Cattedrale 16, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
+41 91 922 66 11
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious and testy pasta with tomato Also you can eat a delicious grilled traditional sweet bread with various taste from cinnamon or coconut It is really a perfect place

1 Thank Ahmed A
Tuscany, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

We went there because of the many good reviews and we have not regret it. You can choose the kind of pasta and may different sauces. The prices are very good for Switzerland, for pasta and sauce and 1 glass of red vine I ve paid 18CHF. They have also menus including coffee.They are really specialized in pasta and no... More 

Thank Rita-Nina
Tampere, Finland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch. I was really surprised. Price wasn't Bad for Lugano and the pasta was excellent!!! Really recommend! 😀

Thank Mikko30100
Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon, France
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66 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Best pasta ever according to my daughter. Uncomplicated self service and good value for money. Nice ambience.

Thank Peter O
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

The service was really good. It is located beside a beautiful cathedral and offers great variety of pastas and flavours and the owner helps you to make the best combination. A quite little place, Will come back again for sure.

1 Thank Nitish S
Lima, Peru
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Went for lunch, small place ran by the owner. fresh pasta, everything is done to order. Not a great amount of alternatives but all is good.

Thank Werekeke
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Nice place with really fresh pasta (you might have to wait a couple of minutes for them to prepare it). The atmosphere is clean but more of a canteen than a restaurant. Ideal for a quick but save "pasta-lunch" (there's nothing else offered than pasta). Super nice staff!

Thank Alicia D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Went for a lunch. The pasta was fresh And tasted very good. There are no waiters And You have to order And Pick up Your food like in KFC, mcdonalds etc. Located in a beautiful quiet street.

Thank ILIA T
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Went to this place for lunch based on trip advisor reviews. It was ok but nothing special. You get your drink with your meal which isn't the best when your gasping for a drink after coming in from the heat! Pasta was ok and service was ok. Neither here nor there, I would have picked somewhere different if I'd known.

Thank gigglesonhol
San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

I loved the experience -- the owner is incredibly helpful and personable, he will fully explain every single option (in whichever language you need), and the options are amazing! Simple food, but when it's done right, it feels like a real luxury. Price is reasonable, the place is extremely clean and bright, yet still seems cozy. One quick note --... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $14
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cattedrale 16, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 91 922 66 11
Fresh Pasta shop, daily production of fresh pastas and fresh sauces from Italian traditional receipes.

Possibility to taste the pastas and sauces in an appropriate sitting area.
Take away service available.

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