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Hirschmattstrasse 29, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
+41 41 210 25 25
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (17 reviews)
“great food” (5 reviews)
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hirschmattstrasse 29, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

I think it is hard to give the 5 points to this place because the cuisine is just "good" but at the end of the day, I think the place has a really positive energy. Staff is super friendly, wine list is small but totally...More

1  Thank TheBergInLozarn
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This was such a good choice, after a cold day visiting the Alps, we were looking for a warm place with good food. The place is beautiful and even romantic, and the pizza was fantastic!

Thank Dahliapa
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

It’s so frustrating paying 3 to 4 times a normal price for restaurant food in Switzerland only to add injury to insult with also receiving average tasting food that is ill presented - and often by a grumpmeister of a server... Finally, at Basilico, we...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We found this lovely Italian restaurant while wandering the back streets a few blocks from the old town. Delicious pesto pasta and hubby had an excellent pizza. Really simple, fresh and tasty flavours. Highly recommend this place to other travellers. Great value and no stodgy...More

1  Thank lisH_11
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Craving for pasta, we found Basilico after reading reviews from TA. Went there for dinner and it was perfect. They have English menu, indoor and outdoor sitting. We ordered the Bombay pasta and pesto pasta. Both taste so good and prices are reasonable. If I...More

1  Thank tangotan7
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Small, well decorated and great food!! Definitely great for all the family and extremely sensibly priced for Switzerland!

Thank 238antonyp
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We had one pizza and one pasta dish and both of them were amazing! The taste was fresh and just... perfect! Price is okay as well.

Thank Antoinovic
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Straightforward menu, great food, amazing value for money. Pizza and pasta, back to the basics in an industry that sometimes tries too hard.

Thank Cristian V
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

On our 4th night at Lucerne my husband and I had dinner at this restaurant. The restaurant is small, cosy and central. The menu, which was in German, offered different types of pastas, pizzas and salads. I had a calzone and hubby had pasta. Food...More

1  Thank Deborah A
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

If you have trouble with stairs avoid, but you will be missing out. Staff lovely very helpful . Food was really nice not big portions and pizzas not as big as other pizzerias but really tasty. Would defiantly return.

Thank Jacaimkie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hirschmattstrasse 29, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 210 25 25
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