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Atenaeo del Vino

via Pontico Virunio 1, Mendrisio 6850, Switzerland
+41 91 630 06 36
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Mar 18, 2016
Mar 9, 2016
“Surprisingly excellent!”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Wine Bar, Delicatessen
$$ - $$$
via Pontico Virunio 1, Mendrisio 6850, Switzerland
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Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, excellent wine,great atmosphere, friendly people. Arrived in a very packed day, even if we did not had a reservation they gently offered seats at the bar, which we promptly accepted and were ready after a nice walk in the pedestrian area of mendrisio....More

Thank Alberto-Mendrisio
Reviewed March 9, 2016

What a pleasant surprise to find this excellent and charming restaurant in Mendrissio. The wine selection was outstanding and fairly priced. The fish of the day -- Gilta (sp?), a Sea Breem type fish, which was prepared baked whole with artichokes -- was phenomenal. Last,...More

Thank Paul_NYC2014
Reviewed November 23, 2015

We have eaten here several times in the past but our most recent meal here was the best ever. Ravioli with a pumpkin filling sautéed in butter, sage and amaretti crumbs, grilled Irish beef, pasta with a wild boar ragu, great wines and excellent service,...More

Thank MargotParis
Reviewed September 17, 2015

A family member recommended this restaurant to me while we were vacationing in the region. My girlfriend and I went for lunch and we could not have had a better experience. The waiter recommended the squid ink seafood pasta which was easily one of the...More

2  Thank John E
Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

The place is locate into the very calm pedestrian way in Mendrisio's center. You'll cross an inner Courtyard and then you'll get into a nice, familiar atmospheric place with marvellous and fresh food. The owner is an incredible talented sommelier and he's a great taste...More

1  Thank lucamoche
Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Our favourite restaurant in the region with outstanding quality in food and service. The menu presents seasonal as well as greographical specialties and varies regularly. Check out the hundreds of wines and ask Mirko (the owner) for a little story about the chosen bottle. He...More

Thank Nicola M
Reviewed June 11, 2015

Our 2nd visit to this restaurant, in a quiet back street of Mendrisio, and really cannot fault it. The service, ambiance and food are all top quality. The maitre'd in particular - his depth of knowledge of the dishes, the ingredients providence etc are 2nd...More

1  Thank Anton D
Reviewed June 1, 2015

Friendly and attentive service and in several languages, great food well presented and fresh, great wine selection, nothing is missing we had a great time and you can buy wine on site as well. worth a visit. The owner said the menu changes every three...More

Thank Thilo__82
Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

We were in our way home and used the tripadvisor to find a good option near by. Mirko welcomed us very well and the waiters were very good as well. Mirko the sommelier is very professional.

Thank Goodhint
Reviewed December 23, 2013

I have eaten here twice. Both times it was a Christmas supper organized by a good friend for business colleagues. I am very fond of wine and am prepared to make a detour and even a journey if a restaurants’ cellar merits such…provided, of course,...More

Thank KnightsbridgeExPat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via Pontico Virunio 1, Mendrisio 6850, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Mendrisiotto  >  Mendrisio
  • Phone Number: +41 91 630 06 36
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