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) #73 of 345 Restaurants in Lugano $$ - $$$ Italian, , European
via Pessina 12, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
+41 91 911 30 81
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (12 reviews)
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
“risotto” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Swiss, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
via Pessina 12, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I like the place, selection of cheese and wine good, same for the bread. in that respect, definitely good for an aperitif however watch what you order !!! The mix cheese and ham, was 23.50. not on the card. no comment worth it but be...More

Thank JVG2012
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We planned a lunch for 40 people at LAC. Had a very hard time communicating with the catering manager. Really unprofessional situation. The food was good but the location and service was terrible. Such a shame.

Thank Jpphoto13
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I didn't think the restaurant was as good as I had thought. It looks quite simple from the outside but the choice of the men is wide and the day menu is extremely rich for not even CHF 30. The vegetables that were used in...More

Thank sofia b
Reviewed 31 January 2017

You can always find someone you know here for aperitif and have great drinks and snacks!! Great location in the heart of Lugano

2  Thank Andrea P
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick lunch we had a super good salad, risotto, coffee and drinks for 27CHF! Waitress are super friendly and the all food looks delicious !!

Thank YoannHAMONIC
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Indeed the same gastronomic excellence with taste, elegance and style. And so the prices though, likewise, one mustn't grumble if one wishes to enjoy delicious food and impeccable service. A real treat.

Thank ElenaNW87RL
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Nice place to grab a good bite after busting the LAC. Good salads and local beers with a great view of the lake from the terrace.

Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We opted for the business lunch and weren't disappointed. Not only was it good value-for-money but I woud go as far to say that the squid pasta as well as the risotto were sublime. The business lunch menu includes a refreshing salad as a starter...More

Thank Annabell M
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We grabbed a couple of sandwiches here. We also bought potato salad, pasta salad and shrimp couscous. Fantastic!. We took it back to the shaded terrace of our hotel and had the best picnic!

Thank bbbuttercup
Reviewed 4 October 2015

The restaurant is good, but take away is cheaper! stop by and take something...very good. I can't write mo

Thank Maria Antoniett... P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via Pessina 12, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 91 911 30 81
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