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via Borgo 30, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
+41 91 791 15 44
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Switzerland
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360 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank MountainFrancis
Lucerne, Switzerland
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215 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 street so location and surroundings were fine We had a simple meal my son had... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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97 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 at all...

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Thank SuK524
Warwickshire
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 we found a restaurant with a varied menu on display, including English translations! Service was... More 

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Wellington
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 it was not the one I had ordered. So I had to wait 15 more... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?