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“Good fondue and nice central valley wine at a fair price. We had a fun night here.”

Lugano Swiss Bistro
Ranked #77 of 161 Restaurants in Carmel
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: French, Swiss
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Rancho Boulevard
Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

The cheese fondue was plenty for two to share. Lots of veggies and bread for dipping. The onion soup was very good. The owner came around to each table and checked on all the diners. Great touch. We would return!

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Reviewed June 21, 2013

If you like good onion soup and fondue this is the place.Better be hungry because the portions are large.

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Reviewed May 10, 2013

Overall disappointing, although not awful. Good onion soup. TINY appetizer portion of Raclette (for $13.50) and poorly presented. Three mixed fingerling potatoes served cut up on a plate with just barely warm congealed (not hot and "melty" as it should be) cheese and four tiny (but good) gherkins. Schnitzel was ordinary, although the red cabbage with it was tasty, good and fresh. Service was poor. Overpriced and tacky. Not going back anytime soon.

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Thank SoFla1947
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Went here for a late lunch on a Thursday afternoon. I had the Swiss Onion soup which was very good. Lots of gooey cheese over a nicely spiced broth. For an entrée I had the chicken and penne pasta. It was alright but the sauce was a little too thin. My father had the Schnitzle and really enjoyed it. The ambiance is very quaint, like a little lodge in the Alps. And the service was very good and friendly. They really made us feel welcome. I look forward to going there again to try their meat and cheese fondues.

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Reviewed April 5, 2013

We were dying for Fondue and this was the place to go. While it was tough to find, we really loved our meal. We did the 4 fixed pieces. As hardy eaters, we were comfortably full when we left. The salad was key, a nice light start. The cheese fondue was a classic, delicious with full flavor. I was surprised that we had to actually cook the meat ourselves in the broth but it turned out to be a really great experience. When finished with that, the final chocolate fondue was amazing. Rich, full-flavored of deep cocco. WOW! The waitress, Wanda, did a great job clearing off our table and making sure we were OK. She was great at trying to upsell wine/coffee although it did become a bit much.

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Thank bubbyNY
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