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Il Carosello

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Hollande
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Boulevard Georges-FAVON 25 | Geneve, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
+41 22 328 56 40
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130 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had been here before on my own when it was quiet and had a good meal, so I returned with the kids. The food was good again, but for some reason the service was horribly slow. Took almost a half hour for a pizza and two pastas and ages for the bill. At one point I got up and... More 

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Thank Brian J
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

I love the pizza in Geneva. This place makes a lovely light pizza, not like ours in North America. There were children there. Waiters were friendly. As I remember it the tables had cloth napkins, etc. It was not just a pizzeria, the Italian food looked good. Again -- I can't talk about price -- I think it was the... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

We have had great meals at this restaurants in the past. However, a couple of days back we were very disappointed with the terrible salad and pizza which was served to us. Apparently the main chef was on vacation!!

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2 Thank linasea
San Francisco, California
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78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Went to dinner there with two friends. Everyone's dinner was good to very good, but no one's was "wow." Pricing is typical for Geneva, which is to say expensive. This is a place where a "full dinner" is going to be over 100 chf (aperitif, salad, main course with wine, desert, coffee). But at the same time, you can get... More 

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Thank Amadeus-SFO
Geneva, Switzerland
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540 reviews
340 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,577 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Located on the Place du Cirque opposite the tram stops and next to cave valaisanne, this is a good option for a quick pizza campagnola (with egg) on a sunny day if there is room at the terrace. Waiter was quite nice and efficient and pizza was decent and even though it was not a Luigia beater, it is much... More 

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2 Thank genevatopreviewer
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Lunch in nice outside seating area. Obviously used by locals at nearby university as they seemed a touch put out at non French tourists. Caesar salad had breaded chicken and was highly spiced. I tried salmon pizza as I wanted some non-meat protein. Nice size pizza was draped with slices of salmon - or maybe it was lox as it... More 

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2 Thank ObeyTheBeagle
Geneva, Switzerland
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268 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

I was very disappointed with my salad and in particular the lack of taste of the cherry tomatoes. The scaloppina Milanese was dry, hard to believe it has just been cooked. No fresh fruits on the menu and the wine by the glass is not served with the bottle so you don't see what you drink.

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2 Thank CDFBologna
Germantown, Maryland
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

Made just for you pizza! Nice fresh salat and local wine! Delicious! It was nice home atmosphere and service was pleasant!

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Thank Teresa M
Geneva
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138 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

Average not better, not worse, average. Prices are ok and food is very simple. Good for quick and cheap lunches.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

I've been to Il Carosello many times. This time was a girls' night with a couple of mates. Two of us ordered a pasta dish and one a pizza. There was huge difference in portion size between the two and the waiter noticed my surprise. Just as we were finishing the pasta dish, the waiter brought out another portion for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boulevard Georges-FAVON 25 | Geneve, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva>  > Hollande
  • Neighbourhood: Hollande
  • Phone Number: +41 22 328 56 40

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