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Restaurant Fritschi

$$ - $$$
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Sternenplatz 5, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
+41 41 410 16 15
10:00 - 00:30
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Hilliard, Ohio
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just had dinner here. Food and beer were very good. We had met our waiter earlier in the day when we were doing a walking tour of Lucerne. Hacim gave us good places to explore for the day as well as being a great server! Really enjoyed our evening.

Thank Connie D
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A restaurant serving typical Swiss food apart from other alternatives. It has a lovely painted facade.

Thank lynetteslatter
Peoria, Illinois
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After taking a picture outside on a rainy day, we went in to get dry! Sat at the bar and the bartender was awesome! He talked to us (in English) and was very pleasant. Convinced us to order an appetizer which was very good. The place is cute inside too --with a lot to look at.

Thank Robin H
1 review
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The waiter didn't serve us immediately, we waited for 10mins, finally he came to us and complained we said nothing! It should be the waiter approached to the customers but here is different. He didn't even let me pass first when I met him near the restroom.

Thank pansy t
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Save your money and stay after you take the nice outside picture. It seems staff do not care about customer experience. Waiters are rude when speaking and interacting not only with me and my wife, but with other families dining outside. My wife is Hong Kong Chinese and it appears when they see Asians there poor service gets worse! Food... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Lodz, Poland
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The meal was average but we took the cheapest possible fondue just to taste it when in Switzerland. For a cheap one it was good and filling. The place is very nice, paintings on the building mysterious and eye-catching. The service was very good.

Thank Adi901105
Baltimore, MD
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Our guide recommended this place for reasonably priced traditional Swiss food, and she was correct. (Reasonably priced is a relative term here in Lucerne.) We had cheese fondue, smoked trout, and farmer sausages, with large beers and a few glasses of wine, tab came to 199 Swiss Francs. Quality of food, location, staff all very good. Mural on exterior is... More 

Thank Road_Warrior52
Sydney, Australia
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201 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

That evening we went searching for a restaurant for dinner in the old town and found the Fritschi – a traditional small place in a square tucked away from the crowds (or so we thought). Their specialty was fondues (yuk). But we had a fine bratwurst in gravy with grated potato which was terrific. The wine was not bad either.... More 

Thank Archaeobuff
Inverigo, Italy
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I have been in this restaurant during a business travel. This restaurant is very nice, inside an historical building in Lucerne. Of course, we have tried a very typical würstel with roesti and onion soup. It was very good, with a cold weiss beer.

Thank Liberato75
Denver, Colorado
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped by here when we were bar hopping in Lucerne. This was definitely one of our favorite stops. It's just a simple, cozy atmosphere and great spot to grab some beers. Wish we would have stayed to try the food since we were disappointed elsewhere, but we won't make that mistake again. The service here was the best of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 16 - USD 32
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:30
10:00 - 00:30
10:00 - 00:30
10:00 - 00:30
10:00 - 00:30
10:00 - 00:30
10:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sternenplatz 5, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 410 16 15

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