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Breitenrainplatz 26, Bern 3014, Switzerland
+41 31 331 96 77
09:00 - 23:30
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Sun 12:00 - 23:30
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Sat 10:00 - 23:30
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Reading, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

This pizzeria is located on a square out side the city centre. Considering its location, it was overpriced for what it offered. We ate risotto and gnocchi which came in large portions but were nothing special.

Thank JHReading
Bern, Switzerland
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

For the last 35 years, this is my most favoured Pizza Restaurant. Everyone is very polite, friendly, charming and ready to present the best service. The mixed salad with Italian dressing is just a dream. I enjoy every meal, experience quality and high class of life. Everyone is in very good health, stylish dressed and well informed about what's going... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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40 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

I like writing balanced reviews, but this restaurant deserves a one-star rating. The illegal practice of charging for tap water even if you consume food and other beverages is outrageous. On top of that, the charge is wrongly declared as "mineral water" on the receipt, so they must be doing dodgy bookkeeping too. We called the waiter out on the... More 

Thank Oliver P
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

My favorite dining establishment I've been to. Owner is fantastic, service is great, atmosphere is really good. The paillard di vitello with rigatoni alfredo is my personal favorite. Never had anything but great experiences! Wish this menu would come to Minnesota!

Thank travis r
Bern, Switzerland
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

I was intending to go to another restaurant with a friend from out of town, but on a Sunday not much is open in this part of Bern. Service was fairly good from one waiter but unfriendly from another, even though we were almost the only people there. The food did not take too long, but was very average and... More 

Thank Andre M
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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286 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

We were staying at the Bern expo, and wanted a place away from old town, but near our hotel. It was a short tram stop, but we walked. No English menu, but you can generally wing it with italian. We got a mixed salad and pizza; a simple salami and black olive. The service was fast (a plus). The pizza... More 

Thank EfficientTraveler
Centennial, Colorado, United States
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner here. Didn't want the loud hustle and bustle of Old Town so this was perfect. Pizza, shrimp with olive oil and chicken balsamic dishes were prepared very well. Service was excellent and extremely patient and friendly manager helping us with the German and Italian menu was so helpful. Desserts were very good also. Would definitely... More 

Thank Cologal78
Montevideo, Uruguay
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

Mascarpone pizza and funghi risotto. Don't let the unwelcoming face of one of the waitresses scare you! Several Italians spearing there when we were leaving.

Thank Sergio H
Ajijic, Mexico
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129 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

We got off the tram at Breitenrain, 2 stops from our hotel. It was a great find. The service excellent and the food was great. We appreciated that the waiter explained that their credit card system was down and apologized that we would have to pay cash. He said more than once that the card system was "kaput". After we... More 

Thank BlackLabMom_13
Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
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241 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2015

Service was quick, friendly and efficient. There were 5 of us and all the orders were correct. I went for the lasagna. It was just right I really enjoyed it. I'd say its the best Lasagna I've had. My friends had pizza and one had tagliatelle. Everything was 100% perfect. The restaurant is on the main road and is easy... More 

Thank Chrisradioman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Breitenrainplatz 26, Bern 3014, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Bern  >  Bern Mittelland District  >  Bern
  • Phone Number: +41 31 331 96 77

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