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Bahnhofstrasse 26, Therwil 4106, Switzerland
+41 61 723 00 70
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Basel, Switzerland
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was there with my son to have a dinner on saturday. There is a new owner on this restaurant since january. But now its a normal italian restaurant where you can find at every corner in the region. The prices are ok but the food is not so good as before. When you want to eat italien the choose... More 

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Drøbak, Norway
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330 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2017

A quick business lunch in Therwil and Cantina Toscana served us a nice lunch in a friendly traditional atmosphere! Tasty food, no modern stash, nor style, but good traditional food. Roast cut potatoes and nice beef in a nice brown sauce. Nothing to complain about, nothing to brag about either.

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Thank Eric S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

I had the worst experience at this restaurant. I ordered the menu 2 which includes beverage (vine and water), a starter and the main meal. I asked the waiter (and owner) to skip the starter and bring us water without gas. The food was good and the waitresses tried to give us the best service they could, however they haven't... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

We eat here regularly with the family. Real Italian kitchen owned by Italian family and a lot of ditto guests. Good antipasti and main courses. All fresh and simple, honest taste. Ambiente and service also simple but pleasant. And the price.....once you're used to Swiss prices, OK.

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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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154 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

We were here on a Friday evening and the place was full. There were only two waiters and the service was slow and surly because they were visibly frazzled. We had the grilled vegetable platter that came with burnt bruschetta and the steak florentine which was underdone - even for us who like our meat rare. I've eaten here several... More 

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Lörrach, Deutschland
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232 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed December 27, 2015

I was told this is one of the best Italian restaurants in Basel Land and according to Trip Advisor it could be one of the best, but it is not. If you compare the prices with the dishes you get and how they are presented, you should request a reasoning from each contributor who says this restaurant is one of... More 

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Therwil, Switzerland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed October 7, 2014

Good quality ,quite expensive but worth it, only the service is typical italian.. Also the selection of Wine is very good.

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1 Thank lautjegelton
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Reviewed August 19, 2013

I have been here on my vacation serveral times and the food is very good. The cook Paolo knows how to cook meat it's melt in your mount it's simple but soooo good. And my favourite is of course tiramisu! I really recommend this place and staff is friendly.

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Basel, Switzerland
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed April 5, 2012

Fantastic Italian food - even my ultra fussy foodie husband from Italy agrees! The truffle ravioli are to die for! I recommend the menu - great quality price ratio (for Switzerland) Service is very friendly and pretty much all are / speak Italian

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CH
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71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed December 22, 2011

As Italian I have often been disappointed with Italian food outside of Italy. This restaurant really surprised me. The atmosphere is authentically Italian and the food remarkably so, with excellent ingredients. Service is very good and they really want to ensure that their guests are enjoying their evening there. I have been there few times now and never been disapppinted.

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
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Breakfast, Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bahnhofstrasse 26, Therwil 4106, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Therwil
  • Phone Number: +41 61 723 00 70

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?