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Caffe Piazzetta

via Borgo 30, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
+41 91 791 15 44
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible13%
30 Jun 2017
“2 espresso macchiato = 23 CHF”
2 Oct 2016
“Very good pizza”
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
€€ - €€€
via Borgo 30, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

Switzerland is expensive enough for foreign tourists without having to pay 23 CHF (£18,50/$24) for two espressos at an insignificant place like this - I mean, it's hardly VOGUE Café in Moscow or Ralph’s Coffee in New York. In other words; this ripoff place is...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a quick pizza lunch; both pizzas were excellent. One with funghi porcini reflected tge season; the other with bresaola ecen tastier. Expedient, friendly service.

Thank rokkap
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to stop for a drink or a meal. The tables overlook the lake and are on the main promenade of Ascona. Staff were friendly and service was quick.

1  Thank pmd76
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Enjoyed a quick meal here, the polenta was interesting as I have no had this well saturated style before. Very nice to eat outside and right beside the fountain.

Thank MountainFrancis
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

We didn't want to sit by the lakeside which we thought would be crazy so we decide to try this restaurant in the old town next to the bookshop The never saw the restaurant proper but sat in an open space off the main shopping...More

Thank Timothy B
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Lots of choices, average Swiss prices, had the polenta ai funghi porcini (mushrooms from the area) which were excellent, my friend had half a portion of spaghetti and said it was more than enough. We got very friendly service, maybe because they werde not stressed...More

Thank SuK524
Reviewed 17 October 2013

We visited Ascona on the boat from Locarno and wanted a light lunch. There are a lot of pavement cafes and restaurants along the lakefront, but hardly any of them had menus on display which showed what they were offering. In a narrow, attractive backstreet...More

Thank time0f0urlives
Reviewed 7 August 2011

I tried this restaurant and I was very disappointed. We were only 5 to 6 customers but it took about 40 minutes to receive the Pizza (it takes only 5 Minutes to bake one). When the waiter brought the pizza he realised she he realised...More

3  Thank Netopyr
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  • Address: via Borgo 30, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Ascona
  • Phone Number: +41 91 791 15 44
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