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Ristorante La Molisana

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Avenue de Tivoli 68, Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
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Paris, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Poor pizza dough, not even thin, and tasteless; the tomato base was obviously from a tin of tomato concentrate, the ham was gross and not of a refined Italian quality. Only the parmesan cheese was acceptable! And the price for that is 26.5 CHF ! And also the prosecco wine they served was almost hot!

1 Thank Sergio C
Roberto B, Gérant at Ristorante La Molisana, responded to this review

Dear Mr Sergio, i thank you for your visit in my Restaurant and it is for me disappointing to discover your critics as you noticed the restaurant was full and can happen that our staff makes mistakes but i remember personally that I came to your table asking if every thing was fine you seem to be happy, I could... More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

Amazing truffle meals that you do not find easily. Burrata con tartufo, beef con tartufo etc. Great wines and wonderful service.

Thank Satu K
Sao Paulo, SP
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Un exception in Switzerland, where service is not really a strength, this restaurant has really exceptional service. Personnel very kind, attentive to provide you the best service. Food is also outstanding. Price is higher then average in Switzerland.

Thank 2015manu
Manizales, Colombia
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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

We just had a very fancy italian dinner there and, although it was pricey, the food was great. Seafood Risotto was a highlight! Rice vooked to perfection, creamy but firm! Now, if you want to strike a good deal, get pizzas to go, thats a good deal!!!

Thank Alfrx
Lugano, Switzerland
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

we looked up for a place to eat pizza on Tripadvisor but it took a while to find the place. the ambience is nice, the service is fast and very kind. They spoke italian to us even if we spoke french at first. the pizza wasn't that big, but still very good and we also saw many enormous pasta dishes... More 

Thank CrissiCri
Lausanne, Switzerland
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013 via mobile

I forgot how nice the staff is here at Molisana, and the food is absolutely made like your mamma does it. Enjoy the Pasta Fantasia, a tastig session of fresh home made pasta. Do not forget the Tiramisu: sublime is only the first name. Buon appetito.

Thank ExploreBeyond
Lausanne, Switzerland
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

If you want a typical Italian restaurant this is the place to go. Very good food, excellent service, and I love hearing the Italian accent when the servers are taking our orders. Best to make reservations even for a dinner on a week night. Only downside is trying to find parking near the restaurant - almost impossible if you don't... More 

Thank Charlotte T
Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I thought that the service was good and fast. They were very flexible. I also thought that the pizzas were very good!

1 Thank acm0608
St. Petersburg, Russia
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99 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013 via mobile

Just had lunch today after searching on Tripadvisor APPs, I was satisfied over all and what made me confident to enter the restaurant after walking a good 10 minutes from centre was that the place was packed with locals. Nicely welcomed by the owner at the entrance and promptly seated. The waitress within a minute took drink order,really quick! She... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

So glad we made it to this restaurant. A bit out of the way from our hotel (Hotel Angleterre), about a $20 cab ride, but well worth it. The decor is pleasant , but nothing special, however the racks and racks of glassed wine storage adds a nice touch. Nice background music and soft lighting. The restaurant wasn't that busy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue de Tivoli 68, Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: 41216248300
You may find this restaurant under lausanne tourism or restorang.

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