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Osteria Balsamico

avenue d' Ouchy 14 | Croisement with the Avenue d'Apples, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
+41 21 616 01 21
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“risotto” (15 reviews)
“speak french” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
avenue d' Ouchy 14 | Croisement with the Avenue d'Apples, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

If I could, I would have put 3.5 not 4... The food was delicious, fresh good quality ingredients. I appreciated the subtle flavours that harmonised well on my plate. Let down by the service. The waitress clearly wanted to be somewhere else, and made no...More

1  Thank Melissa G
Reviewed July 26, 2018

I was here 3 years ago and I was impressed by the food original preparation. I came back with a discounted offer but I could not help noticing how the menu price took a lift. Lausanne's road are often steep and hilly and so its...More

Thank jogimax
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant offers good quality Italian food at a reasonable price point. Certainly not cheap, good value for money. Food was good and is straightforward. The restaurant itself has a nice atmosphere, although not special. Staff was friendly and helpful.

Thank EvdSan
Reviewed June 19, 2018

We enjoyed a little dinner á deux here as everything was fresh, delicious and tasty. It was recommended to us by a Lausanne friend and the experience was definitely worth it -- staff were friendly, helpful and attentive. The prices are what you would expect...More

Thank Sooni G
Reviewed April 8, 2018

We were a group of 10 looking for a last minute reservation. The hotel sent us there. While what appeared to be the owner and his waitress were nice, the service was awfully slow. Food was good though. But even in Swiss terms, this was...More

Thank Swissdiver
Reviewed February 19, 2018

We were a group of eight people for a birthday dinner. It was just exceptional from the beginning to the end, the welcome, the venue and the meals ! we took at least 4 different dishes but no one complained about what he/she ate. The...More

Thank NesSmile
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

This is the second time I've eaten here and it was very good. Not a huge choice on the menu but the dishes were excellent and the meat dishes in particular were good. Service is good and comes with a smile. Having visited Lausanne a...More

Thank Calder C
Reviewed November 7, 2017

I shall start with the positive thing: the atmosphere is cool and the staff nice. However, I cannot say the same about the food. I went here twice with colleagues for dinner: once I had vitello tonnato, then risotto. The vitello was ok, but the...More

1  Thank the_hiking_longobard
Reviewed July 22, 2017

The Balsamico was recommended to us by local friends. Otherwise we would probably not have considered it as the location is not at the very centre of Lausanne. We had a nice glass of white wine outside under the large umbrellas. When the rain picked-up...More

Thank XC-TN
Reviewed May 6, 2017

I went here with my ex-manager who was visiting the city. I booked this place after reading good reviews here on TripAdvisor. It was absolutely delicious food and cozy place with a nice ambiance. I will go back here again in summer when the outdoor...More

Thank Rici17
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$22 - $46
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: avenue d' Ouchy 14 | Croisement with the Avenue d'Apples, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 616 01 21
  • E-mail
A different restaurant other authentic Italian flavors with a host table that will allow you the custom of the Osteria to taste various Mediterranean dishes and specialties from northern Italy. New !! From this Summer 2017 the Osteria Balsamico he has a private Organic Vegetable Garden
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