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Osteria del Centenario

viale Verbano 17, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
+41 91 743 82 22
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
16 Aug 2017
“Great dinner with good food & service”
4 Nov 2016
“What you would expect from a 15 Gault Millau rating”
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Fusion, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
viale Verbano 17, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

A well-rated place, present in the Michelin guide and with 15 points in Gault&Millau. The appetizer was very good, especially the tuna, but may have been more balanced with more green. And the main course was delicious, tasty and well paired with a local Merlot....More

Thank Mihai L
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I've walked by this establishment hundreds of times and finally gave it a try. They offer a degustation menu but I opted for the 'a la carte' offerings; cloud-like pumpkin gnocchis with local blue cheese sauce, tasty pan-fried ombrina with squid ink chick pea puree,...More

Thank Louise H
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Just at the heart of Locarno, we had a very pleasant dining experience in this restaurant. The quality of the food, the wine list, the service everything was very very good. I definitely recommend.

Thank Cr0cus
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Bad news first: we had a reservation for about 20 people, but staff was unable to cope with us, and other guests. Waiting times just for drinks were excessive. When service did pick up, we were served nice dishes. As I'm not a big eater,...More

Thank René L
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Well, we are just the luckiest. Easter Saturday night with no reservation anywhere, and turned away from 4-5 places before finding this gem. Fine food, great wines, excellent service! Every morsel was a delight for the senses, service was exceptional and the wines were delicious....More

Thank BaselTiger
Reviewed 28 August 2015

The food was good unfortunately the waitress was not honest which pushes me not to describe the quality of the food but to warn you to check the bill before you pay. I decided to invite my boyfriend and asked to pay by credit card....More

3  Thank Jihane G
Reviewed 24 May 2015

We researched restaurants in Locarno to celebrate a birthday. We chose Osteria del Centenario and were very impressed with the food and service here. We chose three courses off the degustation menu (two entrees and a main) and a special bottle of French champagne. The...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2014


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2  Thank mwi261
Reviewed 28 September 2014 via mobile

We had the menu. There was nothing less than fantastic. The wine was also very good and the service of the staff was an outlier (especially in Switzerland). Unfortunately we just had 1 night in Locarno if not I would go back.

2  Thank THRP
Reviewed 1 August 2014

before leaving locarno, we had a walk at the lake and found this lovely place. very nice from the outside, only two people sitting there and with good umbrella for the sun. anyway. we decided us for the business lunch, with three small dishes: soup,...More

1  Thank mexico1981
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: viale Verbano 17, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Locarno
  • Phone Number: +41 91 743 82 22
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