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Osteria Ferriroli

Via Contra, Tenero-Contra 6646, Switzerland
+41 91 745 11 14
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“risotto” (6 reviews)
“grilled meats” (2 reviews)
“bison” (2 reviews)
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Swiss, Barbecue, European, Steakhouse, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
Via Contra, Tenero-Contra 6646, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Osteria Ferriroli offers excellent dining, warm friendly welcome and attentive service by Antonio, his sister Anna, and the efficient capable staff plus a great menu and an excellent cellar of Italian and local Ticino wines. The risotto with fois gras is to die for and...More

Thank barefootsusyq
Reviewed November 8, 2016

Another hidden gem in this area. The place offers the best meat dishes in the region, the place is clean, the service friendly and efficient.

Thank simon m
Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

AWESOME! I recommend this restaurant to all meat lovers. The waiters are lovely, the food is delicious and the place is beautiful.

1  Thank Steve D
Reviewed September 9, 2015

A visit at the Osteria is always great. You have to try some classic specialities like the Risotto (which is one of the best I ever had!) and you have to order the meat platter. You will get to taste deer, bison, beef, veal, horse,...More

1  Thank Thomas_Moritz
Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

A friend recommended it as the best place for steak in the area. Very good indeed. We had a black angus and a chianina, both excellent quality. Friendly service. Place is very isolated, you will have to drive all the way up on a mountain...More

Thank Erica00B
Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is the very best place in the Ticino to eat meat. If you are a vegetarian then do not even think about going here. There is is an excellent selection of wines from the cellar. You can chose from the best beef, pork, lamb...More

Thank Bill R
Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

Osteria Ferrioli has a good name for his meats! From different beefs to kudu, the choice is great! Fresh from the grill with some potatoes and vegetables, a nice glass of wine and the Ticinese Air! What do you want more! If you go there,...More

Thank Cedric F
Reviewed June 18, 2014

During our trip we have visited this family restaurant located high up the mountains. It was the first time we visited this kind of restaurant. The weather was perfect and they placed everybody outside so we have the chance to admire beautifull landscales. The staff...More

Thank MeLudmila
Reviewed May 25, 2014

If you love meat, a friendly atmosphere and a good Swiss and Italian red wine selection, Ferriroli is the place to go. Antonio manages the grill - which includes delicacies like fasona piemontese and chianina - and Patricia keeps a tight control on the tables....More

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed February 10, 2012

If you happen to travel through Locarno, don't miss this restaurant. Tony and Pat run a five star "cuisine", a five star service, a five star wine list in a five star atmosphere. We were lucky enough to be there in the truffle season. The...More

1  Thank Lily A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $60
Swiss, Barbecue, European, Steakhouse, Wine Bar
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Contra, Tenero-Contra 6646, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Tenero-Contra
  • Phone Number: +41 91 745 11 14
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