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Restaurant Ulivo

Chemin de Couvaloup 13, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
+41 21 544 66 82
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“panna cotta” (4 reviews)
“scallops” (3 reviews)
“pasta” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Chemin de Couvaloup 13, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Other reviews suggested a challenge in walking to Ulivo. We found it a convenient and interesting walk through the Old Town to a less crowded part of Lausanne. Our group of 4 had Scallops and a Veal Filet, all perfectly prepared and flavorful. We finished...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Richard L
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We went there based on the many extraordinary reviews on TripAdvisor. Service is very nice and waiters are very welcoming and speak Italian, which is very pleasant. The menu looks amazing. However, the quality of the food does not match the high expectations we had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank adenium01
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

I am traveling with a group of 8 ladies on a culinary tour of Switzerland and the French Alps. Arrived in Lausanne today and had our first meal at Restaurant Ulivo. It was wonderful. We shared the appetizer meant for 2. Fantastic. There special appetizer...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank William M
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

The chef warmly welcomes you and your guests as you arrive. A huge black and white picture of his family olive trees finishes the welcome. You are already in the South! Pasta and pesce are cooked and prepared to perfection. Great wines and desserts! It...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank fl0wer23
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

I found this restaurant through a mention in a foodie’s blog and found it was close to some of the sights in Old Town we wanted to visit. We arrived in the rain soon after opening and were the first people for 20 minutes. Nicolai,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jenni15
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

This place is a hidden Gem! Excellent food and a really outstanding customer friendly personel! I give them a 5 Star!!!

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank JoanV1201
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Confused where all these 5 star reviews are coming from?? Are you serious? Have youo been to a restaurant before?? Ulivo is top notch for friendly, good service We had 6 people, and they were very attentive (well our final bill was 800chf...so yeah they...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank ilovecorndogs
Reviewed 18 August 2018

For the casual tourist: do note that this restaurant has is very poorly located! While most restaurants in Lausanne is within walking distance of cozy pedestrian streets, this is locatedoutside the old city, in a grey street with traffic. This is not a criticism to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Erik A
Reviewed 17 June 2018

I wanted to find a quiet restaurant to celebrate Father’s Day near Riponne. Ulivo was the perfect choice. It was on a quiet street off of Rue de Tunnel. The waiters were attentive and friendly. Food is what I would call “fusion” Italian. Standard Italian...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Michael C
nataliaf325, Propriétaire at Restaurant Ulivo, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Dear guest,, We thank you for your excellent comments after your diner at Ulivo. We are glad to read your various compliments concerning our restaurant and the food menu. Be sure that we share your appreciation with our team, your satisfaction is our best reward....More

Reviewed 14 June 2018

Dined on a Friday evening, arriving very early, due to difficulty with travel to the location. Hosts were gracious about our early arrival and served us special sparkling wines, and water.More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MarilynDielschneider
nataliaf325, Propriétaire at Restaurant Ulivo, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your kind words regarding your experience at Ulivo. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. We are delighted that you have appreciated the atmosphere and our service. Looking forward to welcome you soon among us, Kindest...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
09:30 - 14:45
18:30 - 23:45
09:30 - 14:45
18:30 - 23:45
09:30 - 14:45
18:30 - 23:45
09:30 - 14:45
18:30 - 23:45
18:30 - 23:45
11:00 - 14:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chemin de Couvaloup 13, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 544 66 82
  • E-mail
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