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Restaurant Padrino

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Haldenstrasse 4 | In the Grand Hotel National, Lucerne, Switzerland
+41 41 410 41 50
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London, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

spur of the moment decided to walk in and have dinner here and we were very happy that we did. The manager greeted us and he is one of those classic italian/perisian gents . the specials were on offer as was the pasta starter which one should. the food was fantastic , the wine and cocktails combined well as did... More 

Thank Izzat J
Broomfield, Colorado
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were in Lucerne for several days on and this was by far the best restaurant we tried. Prices were on the high side but the quality of the food and service were much better than some of the lower priced restaurants we tried. Service was good as the owner was working the floor. It opens for dinner a little... More 

Thank uihwki
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92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This Italian restaurant specialize in Palermo cuisine, perfect dishes prepared in especially at your taste the way you like especially if you are adorable to Italian cuisine e where you will find some main dishes starters and sweets which you will never find it else where. The warm hospitality of the owner and his wife along with an amazing view... More 

Thank jijilamoroso13
Tualatin, Oregon
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We had a party of 14 with reservations and we experienced very indifferent service--almost to the point of rudeness. One member of our party did not receive their ordered entree until everyone else had finished. It was obvious it had been forgotten until we tracked someone down to tell them. Food was good but over priced. The outside dining was... More 

Thank lindaklenz
Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

The wine and food was actually excellent. I had a quick lunch there. When I asked to make the half of my spaghetti plate as a take away, I was told that it was a hotel, and not a take away restaurant. I was quite surprised with such an answer. I have never heard anything like this in any restaurant... More 

Thank Julia D
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213 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Tucked inbetween the hotel National and the famous Chestnut Trees promenade on the lake shore that is a gem ! We had a wonderful experience by combining the relaxed atmosphere , the beautiful view and , of course the food. Whatever we ordered has been very tasty , delicious indeed ! We recommend the sole and the Millefeuille with berries... More 

Thank Cetatzeni
Dayton, Indiana, United States
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Six of us were seeking fine dining for lunch along Lake Lucerne. The weather was wonderful and we opted to enjoy the spacious outdoor patio. The spaghetti was excellent for the pasta-lovers, and the fresh market fish was prepared perfectly. The owner takes pride in personal attention, and it was clear that he wanted our visit to be memorable. I... More 

Thank Dave L
Beaver Creek, Colorado
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130 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

I have been a fan of this restaurant for twenty years. Mr. Montella runs this small gem located in the corner of the Grand Hotel National with personal service, great food and passion. The restaurant is small and cozy with great views looking over Lake Lucerne. His food is from the north of Italy with some Swiss twists to satisfy... More 

Thank mfnoble
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Nice but was quite empty at 7pm on Sunday, only a family next to us. Good prices, good food, ok service, but nothing unforgettable except one dish liver appetiser! Generally quite good standard but was bit empty

Thank lena k
Orlando, Florida
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Our hotel concierge suggested this restaurant and it did not disappoint. The service was easily among the best I've seen. We had the calamari and this was nothing like the typical fried calamari. It was not fried and served in a slightly spicy sauce with fresh tomatoes and olives. Delicious. We each had one of the evening specials - I... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, European, Mediterranean
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haldenstrasse 4 | In the Grand Hotel National, Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 410 41 50
  • This restaurant is at Grand Hotel National
This restaurant is in the building of the Hotel National in Lucerne.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?