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Restaurant Ecco Ascona

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via del Segnale 10 | Ticino, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
+41 91 785 88 88
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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed January 23, 2017

Unable to walk to the town we had all our meals for 4 days at the Ascona Hotel restaurant. Every meal was just perfect. Nothing "strange" as on some of our trips. Service perfectly fine.

Thank DomAIJr
Melbourne, Australia
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71 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2016

The room was beautiful with golden chandeliers. The service was relaxed, thoughtful and knowledgable. Watching the team of waiters bringing out dishes for another table sometimes reminded me of contemporary dance. The food was out of this world, and the wine too. What an amazing evening. Thanks to the team.

Thank Clarice E
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 9, 2016

Had a fabulous evening, in the style I would hope for from a 2 Michelin star place: superb service, a flurry of amuse-bouches meaning more like 12 than 6 courses, and absolutely beautiful little dishes esthetically and through the right (and not over-complicated) flavor combinations. One of the best wine pairings sets that I have had. Better value for money... More 

Thank Xelles
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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97 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Five of us chose to allow the chef to choose our small plates and surprise us. Following a series beautiful gifts from the kitchen that entertained all senses our series of small plates were served. All of them suggested miniature gardens, precious gems or objets d'art. Not only did they engage one's visual senses, but also one's taste, smell and... More 

Thank RShereff
Zurich, Switzerland
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed May 2, 2016

Though extremely expensive, it was worth - once in a life - to dine there. Every single dish looks perfect and feels like a dream. Service more than perfect, very friendly and forthcoming.

Thank geojulia
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

The food, the presentation, the atmosphere. Everything was top notch amazing. This is a must for foodies and fine dining lovers!!!!

Thank Wendy P
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 23, 2015

We celebrated our 15th wedding anniversary with dinner at Ecco and the evening could not have been more wonderful. The atmosphere was very relaxed and the food!!... Chef Rolf Fliegauf is a culinary wizard. The combinations were unique but not bizarre and the portions generous. Every bite was delicious perfection. We ordered a 5 course meal but had about 12... More 

Thank Aimless81
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed June 23, 2015

great service and food - pricey but worth it if you are food aficionados - the foie gras was lovely and great wine selection

Thank Doda2010
Geneva, Switzerland
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171 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed September 3, 2014

We returned to the Giardino for lunch but as we did not wanted to eat at the pool restaurant, we were asked to lunch in the 2* Michelin gourmet restaurant of the hotel, Ecco. While the interior design is more suitable for dinner, the food was amazing and the lunch menu for CHF 50 per person is a real treat.... More 

Thank swisscheck
Zurich, Switzerland
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

I have visited the Ecco restaurant to celebrate the 40 years old' birthday of my boyfriend. For this occasion, I wanted to find the best restaurant of the region and we have found the best we have ever tried. The service was perfect, the tastes were so well defined, the presentation so raffined and sometimes surprising, the ambiance was posh... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$145 - $211
International, Delicatessen, European, Mediterranean, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via del Segnale 10 | Ticino, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Ascona
  • Phone Number: +41 91 785 88 88
The restaurants Ecco in Ascona, St. Moritz and Zürich are renowned for characterful mixtures of virtuosity and taste purism. Executive Chef Rolf Fliegauf cleverly combines natural flavours of seasonal ingredients and creates the unmistakable and multiple award-winning aroma cuisine of Ecco: pointedly, intense, unexpected.

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