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“great pizza”

Pizzeria Lugano Ristorante - Bar
Ranked #7 of 41 Restaurants in Menaggio
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $14
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The place is off the water but really where the locals go for a great pizza and a bottle of wine. The place will win no awards for the decoration, but it will for the local charm and the food. A couple of two can obtain an appetizer, wine, and pizza all for $25. Really great for the people who want to get away from the tourist expensive places everywhere on Como Lake.
Ellicott City, Maryland
Level 6 Contributor
118 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“great pizza”
Reviewed August 20, 2012

This place does not have a lot of atmosphere, but the pizza was great. I was a little disappointed that the delicious looking pictures at the entrance did not actually reflect the menu they offered, but the food was great. And the prices even better

Visited July 2012
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
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English first
Stockholm, Sweden
Level 6 Contributor
186 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Excellent pizza a little off the beaten track”
Reviewed August 13, 2012

This place is a short walk away from Menaggion "downtown", but well worth the hike. From my experience, the best pizzas are made by chefs from former Yugoslavia. Lugano is right up there with the Yugos.

The pizzas are great, and the prices very affordable. This appears to be a favourite hangout for the locals for lunch as well as dinner (a good sign? we thought so).

If you are in the area, and hungry for pizza, I'd recommend to come here. If you're in Menaggio, and want a decent affordable meal, walk the five minutes away from all the tourists and come here. It's pizza, but if that's what you're up for, I doubt that you will be disappointed.

Visited July 2012
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Bedford, England
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Pizza to KILL for.”
Reviewed July 26, 2012

As far as I'm concerned, Pizza is an essential food group and this place filled all of my expectations and then some. We ate both downstairs in the little outside area they have and upstairs in the main restaurant. Loads of locals eat here which is always a great recommendation in its own right. traditional, Italian, wood-fire stove cooked pizza. Delicious. We loved it so much that we went back too.

  • Visited July 2012
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1 Thank realwit1965
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Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“Pizza oven, fresh baked bases but poor toppings”
Reviewed July 2, 2012

Good bases and good value but if I would go again I'd have a margarita as the veg wasnt fresh, it's was either jarred or tinned. The meat toppings were ok.

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Blackpool, Lancashire
Level 5 Contributor
90 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Wonderful Pizza”
Reviewed June 16, 2012

This is a small, cosy restaurant where the chef makes your pizza from scratch. After you order, you can watch the chef stretch the dough and work his "magic". It is then placed into a wood burning pizza oven. Fabulous.

Visited June 2012
Thank JP1
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