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Osteria Nostrana

Piazza Giuseppe Motta, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
+41 91 791 51 58
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (52 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
“spaghetti” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Swiss, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Piazza Giuseppe Motta, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 126 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My fourth time at this restaurant and it is always a great experience. Attentive staff, great food, perfect location. I keep coming back and I definitely recommend this restaurant in Ascona.

Thank 208gabyk
Reviewed 1 week ago

For a laidback Lunch or dinner you can't go wrong with this Osteria. Besides the best Pizza in town, the rest of the menu selection is very good also. The place is always packed and very popular ,even at Midnight. Service prompt and gentile, how...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We was looking for a place to have dinner after 22:30 , all restaurant were close except this restaurant. We order tomaten soup was great Pizza margarita was ok Salad was amazing with a lot of vegetables not only leaves Pasta was very nice Atmosphere...More

Thank shira2705
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been there several times. Great food, great pizza.. I had the spaghetti enzo and I love them and we also had pizza to share. It's always pretty busy and reserving a table is not possible but it is worth waiting.

Thank MicheleJehle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent moment at the Osteria Nostrana, food looks fresh, pastas and risottos were very good, the service was OK. normal price and normal quantities.

Thank DDSCharlie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Following a friends tip we went for pizza in Ascona at the lake. We had a tasty Margherita and Carpaccio pizza with fresh ruccola and big parmesan chunks. Price level from 15 to 30 francs. Friendly and fast service.

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here and watched the people go by - had two fabulous salads and a wonderful glass of white merlot, which is their house white wine. The salads were fresh and full of great ingredients. The shrimp salad was gorgeous, with large shrimp. My...More

Thank 116marylouc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great view by Lake Maggiore tasty food kids absolutely loved the food the dessert was super duper with that panna cotta and strawberry filling. The service was great and people were very friendly.

Thank JackBarr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Menu with a wide range of choices and the view to the lake is spectacular. If you arrive early you will definetly get a table on the front.

Thank Igor S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for dinner and ordered "Penne Bolognese" and the "Veal Piccata with Parmesan Risotto". The waiter was really nice, fast and the food was very tasty, especially the risotto was great! Definitely recommend this place to everyone that likes to lunch or dine...More

Thank Fa T
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Do they take American Express?
16 February 2017|
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Response from Hurricane3000 | Reviewed this property |
I asked the waiter today. Yes they accept American Express and all other valid cards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 12:00
08:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00
07:30 - 00:30
09:00 - 12:00
07:30 - 00:30
09:00 - 12:00
07:30 - 00:30
09:00 - 12:00
07:30 - 00:30
09:00 - 12:00
08:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Giuseppe Motta, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Ascona
  • Phone Number: +41 91 791 51 58
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