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€€ - €€€, Italian, Mediterranean
Via Giovanni Nizzola 2, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
+41 91 923 23 38
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (2 reviews)
Opens in 5 min
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Wine Bar, Italian, Mediterranean, European, Swiss, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Via Giovanni Nizzola 2, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

we had a Great Lunch here with a nice wine list, The food was amazing, our group of 12 loved it. The restaurant is not big but always seems full when I walk past. The staff handled our orders and requests very well.

Thank Donna J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a quick but elegant business place, this restaurant is a good compromise although with us they were not thaat quick. However the food is good (I reccomend all pastas) at a fair price (3 people, with 2 entrée and 3 main...More

Thank Fxxx X
SavinoAngioletti, Proprietario at Orologio, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Customer, thanks so much for the review about your lunch in our restaurant, for us is very important the advice from our guest to improve the quality of service. I hope to host you in our restaurant next time and we will demonstrate the...More

Reviewed 9 December 2016

Spent a most pleasant evening at this restaurant. Sommelier/waitress very competent with a good sense of humour. Food was excellent. Am tempted to return to try a particular dessert.

Thank EventMassagno
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

The beef fillet was outstanding. The waiter was very professional. It is one of the best in the area.

Thank Ahmad R
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We visit Lugano frequently but haven't been to Orologio in months. The menu has changed and although the food is still excellent, the menu choices aren't as appealing. I used to have a difficult decision as to which dishes to try because they all sounded...More

Thank theWanderingPetal
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Excellent service, good food and an excellent wine selection. Very nice ambiance with trendy decoration.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant, everything was delicious, the waitress was lovely and the prices were fine, not to much expensive !

Thank מיכל א
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I have been to many restaurants around Lugano and have had good/bad and excellent food. This would fit in the excellent category. The interior is quirky and fun and very pleasant. Starter i had a pasta dish with Aubergines, absolutely wonderful!! Main the steak and...More

1  Thank Supaer
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Delicious italian food made with high quality and fresh products. Everything is amazing : fishes, veggies and pastas... Lovely place. What a gem !

2  Thank lalolo74
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Very selective seasonal menu, well prepared with nice presentation. Extensive but expensive wine list. Service very attentive and friendly.

Thank GCM_FL
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$119
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 00:00
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10:00 - 16:00
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10:00 - 16:00
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10:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giovanni Nizzola 2, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 91 923 23 38
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The Savino Angioletti’s “Orologio”, star of the Ticino restaurants since 1907, is a must for all the true lovers of food and drink. Always frequented by loyal traditionalists and experimenters of new tastes, is now a must even for some of the most famous contemporary artists and international musicians.

Pasta, risotto, meat and fish: the common denominator is the focus on the prime quality raw materials and the firings. Also the vegetarian and the vegan dishes, with an extensive menu reserved for those who love healthy cooking without meat or gluten free. The enveloping and soft colors of wood come together with a fresh, friendly, suitable place for quick lunches, business lunches and romantic dinners.
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