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Steinbruchstrasse 2, Chur 7000, Switzerland (Formerly Controversa)
+41 81 252 99 44
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Miami, Florida
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For a change of pace on our Switzerland vacation we stopped in La Vita our first night in Chur. It was extremely close to the hotel. Traditional Italian dishes were a welcome change from all the Swiss and German we'd been eating for a week. The bolognese was excellent, served on fresh pasta. The other dish was veal saltimbocca. Paired... More 

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Thank bilmiami
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Waited 90minutes for food and the waiter was extremely rude when asked why it was taking so long.Would have walked out but was near our hotel and it was snowing.Date visited was the 2nd of January, excuse given "we are very busy"my response was who cares where is the food? I would never go there again.

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Thank Alex S
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We found La Via by accident and were pleasantly surprised by our whole dining experience there. Decor was modern - quite simple but very effective, they had a lovely varied menu, and the standard of food was excellent. The young waiter, although he couldn't speak much English (our fault because we couldn't speak German!) was extremely helpful, and kept running... More 

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Thank Paula J
Chur, Switzerland
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 June 2016

went out for a special evening. We had a fine meal, great choice and a friendly service. Thanks all the personal for this evening

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Thank HellerGe
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106 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

As the traffic on the highway was so heavy we decided to stop in Chur to have dinner. We jumped in at the La Vita and we were very positive surprised. The staff is super friendly and professional and the kitchen made an amazing job. The ambiente is ok.

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Thank Franz R
Cotswolds, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Visited here when staying in Chur on the night of the carnival so very busy but we managed to pre-book a table earlier in the day. Lovely place but service seemed a bit pre-occupied with a large table so they were a bit slow. That said, we had a great evening and the food was very good, particularly the surprise... More 

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Chur, Switzerland
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Definitely one of the great places to go in Chur, It's not open enough but the staff are experienced in fine food presentation and service. Single guys should stay away, the girls waitresses are captivating.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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148 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2015

I loved this restaurant. I ate there twice during my stay in Chur. The first time I had a dish with three different servings of pasta. One had a pesto sauce, one a cream sauce, and the other a tomato sauce. It made for a coulourful presentation and was excellent. The second time I had a very nice pizza. It... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Eat here on both nights in Chur, staff were very friendly and helpful, food was also very good and of a high quality, would definitely recommend La Vita

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2013

4 of us ate here in June. The restaurant is bright and comfortable and not overcrowded. The menu was good but quite expensive for what you got - 4 main courses, one bottle of wine and water came to £150.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, European, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Steinbruchstrasse 2, Chur 7000, Switzerland (Formerly Controversa)
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Graubunden  >  Chur
  • Phone Number: +41 81 252 99 44

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