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Citta Vecchia

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Untere Gasse 5, Unterseen, Interlaken 3800, Switzerland
+41 33 822 17 54
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17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Wed - Mon 17:30 - 22:00
Thu - Mon 11:00 - 14:00
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Bluffton, South Carolina
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415 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Surprisingly good Italian food with a friendly server. We had spaghetti in a creamed sauce with vegetables. We would recommend this restaurant for a romantic night out

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Thank HapyGuy7
Dor, Israel
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Probably one of the best restaurants in Interlaken. Really outstanding. I am vegan and the proprietor went out of the way to make an appropriate fare for me. Mushroom soup was divine according to my wife as she is vegetarian. The variety of Grappas was more than satisfying and moderate priced. Don't miss their Sorbet the pistachios in particular.

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Thank ChanochWin
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The Citta Vecchia Ristorante is located near hotels/West train station with great cuisine, service and wine. Gluten free options. My husband and I had a quiet table yet was a huge party on the other side of restaurant. Take your time and enjoy a peaceful evening.

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1 Thank Retha Lee F
Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Went there on the recommendation of my hotel. I get lost in a phone booth so I had trouble finding the place. Walking distance from town center if u can read a map. Great food, owner and staff were great to me.

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1 Thank Terry E
Minusio, Switzerland
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We've just come back from this restaurant in Unterseen. The food was nice (4 of us ate lasagne, 1 had tagliatelle), however the mixed salad was not as rich as one would expect. What really upset us was the very slow service. We arrived at 07.30 but our order was taken only 30 minutes later and it took another half... More 

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2 Thank Minusio62
Fairfield, Connecticut
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We are celebrating our wedding anniversary. Authentic Italian in a quaint, cozy, yet elegant setting. Owner chef attended to almost every table personally. My husband had what we would call veal piccata in a light lemon sauce with homemade noodles. I had orrichiette with veal strips in a mushroom sauce. To start, fresh tomatoes and onion salad that we split.... More 

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Forest, VA
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel, and we were glad it was! I ordered their homemade lasagna, and it was fabulous! My wife loved her pasta dish as well. We enjoyed a romantic dinner outside on their patio, and had a wonderful evening.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We had a 1 pizza, 1 risotto dish, and water for a grand total of 60 franks. Food was average, not bad but certainty not outstanding. If you want tap water they charge you 5 franks for it, which is illegal in Switzerland. Restaurants are required to provide tap water for free if a guest asks.

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3 Thank WorldNomad2
CittaVecchia, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Citta Vecchia, responded to this review

Dear WorldNomad2 Thankyou for visiting our Restaurant. It is always a great pleasure to welcome Americans or any nationality guests. We are sorry that you did not understand the menu card because you did not pay for the water but for the "service for tap water" that we brought the water to your table and gave you 4 glasses to... More 

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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

OK, it was four years since we last ate here; and it's still wonderful. My husband I ate here three times in one week. We tried a variety of dishes: pizza, mixed seafood grill, veal with lemon sauce, seafood salad, pasta with eggplant, and (to the chef's amusement) lasagna for dessert. We have to come back. We have eat our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The meal was excellent and the service very friendly. I had a veal dish and my wife had a risotto. Both were excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Untere Gasse 5, Unterseen, Interlaken 3800, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Bern  >  Bernese Oberland  >  Interlaken  >  Unterseen
  • Phone Number: +41 33 822 17 54

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?