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Osteria Chiara


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings

Location and contact

Hier befindet sich ein kleines Tessiner Haus, beseelt von kleinen Fenstern, die freundlich dem Wanderer nachschauen. Die Weinrebenpergola lädt ein zum gemeinschaftlichen Feiern im Freien, wo man ein Licht geniessen kann, wie es nur der See zu bieten hat.
$18 - $55
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Italian, Swiss, Mediterranean, European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

Let´s start with the obvious: This is Switzerland so it´s not going to be cheap. Having said that, my wife and I had a fabulous seasonal three course meal, with excellent local wine (the quality of which surprised us) and friendly service in a retaurant...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank David H
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Wanted a non-touristy spot, this fit the bill perfectly. Ambience is authentic, non-pretentious, and warm. Terrace is a treat where you sit under the grape arbor, surrounded by stone and wrought iron. The rustic decor belies the real treat, though. The food is Michelin star...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank EUtravelgal
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Followed TA reviews we asked our hotel to book us a table for dinner. We had no trouble finding it as we had seen the banner advertising it from our earlier lakeside walk. Just walk along the lakefront and it is easy to spot the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MeggSydney
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

The lady who was looking after our apartment recommended this restaurant. I would never have chosen it without her help - it is close to the town centre but set back from the lake through a little passage. We had a fabulous meal. All of...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Orangesegments
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a splendid lunch here on a Saturday - tasty amuses-bouche of local carpaccio, fork-tender osso bucco with a crunchy veggie gremolata and al dente saffron risotto, and a homemade curacao zabaione over vanilla ice cream. Thank you chef Antonio! The service was warm...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank 637louiseh
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place in Locarno! The food is delicious - can absolutely recommend the prosciutto as starter and risotto for mains! Great food and also decent wine. Staff is also super friendly - we'll come here again for sure.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank 190tanjai
Reviewed July 25, 2017

Nice courtyard hidden from the main front. Excellent service, menu card is small but has a very good choice. The food was excellent, it's not cheap but if you like good food and service this is the restaurant for you.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank darren g
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Very nice and delicious food! Very attentive and super friendly service, nice location. Thier beef and pasta dishes are super delicious and thier salad is very fresh.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Nina I
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

We highly recommend this little gem of an osteria. The osso buco de vitello con risotto zafferano e gremolade di verdure was amazing!

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank DolphyDee
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food, welcoming staff. We had three children and the chef specially made fresh penne with bolonaise which wasn't on the menu. Beef steak was tender, the soup was delicate but comforting. Dessert to die for. Walking distance from train station. Not the cheapest meal...More

Date of visit: October 2016
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