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Osteria Calprino

Via Carona 28 | 6900 Lugano-Paradiso, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
+41 79 409 88 68
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“menu” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Swiss, European, Central European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Carona 28 | 6900 Lugano-Paradiso, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We came as a large English speaking family group (18 ppl= 3 separate tables). the restaurant was a bit in shock by the large group and brought in an English speaking girl to translate and waiter us. She was lovely!! but didn't know the menu...More

Thank Shani O
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

The meal here was excellent, freshly cooked and extremely tasty. The wine chosen by the proprietor to accompany the meal was also superb. If you stay in the nearby hotel, Parco Paradiso, then this restaurant is definitely the place to eat. Service was excellent and...More

Thank PHofUK
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate here last night and had a fantastic experience. The manager/owner was very helpful and explained the whole of the menu. We had beautifully grilled chicken and salmon with vegetables and it was very good indeed. Beer and wine recommended were...More

Thank Liz H
Reviewed 13 October 2016

One of the best places I've been as a Restaurant, a feel like home atmosphere, quite simple as it should be. Once arrived we already felt like at a friend's home by it's owners. They way they explain each plate they have, what a wine...More

1  Thank marcelovrz
Robydellabosch, Proprietario at Osteria Calprino, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2016

I am very happy you liked our restaurant. Hope to see you again for another "gourmet"experience together.

Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

While the menu is limited the food is excellent. The restaurant serves fresh food daily and the quality is excellent and the service is extraordinary. We stumbled on this little gem as it was across the street from our hotel and both of us totally...More

Thank mikeb0449
Reviewed 15 March 2010

I would definitely recommend this down to earth place. The decoration and interior was not very impressive, but the food was excellent. The selection of menu items was limited, but everything we ate tasted great and this is definitely a place I will be going...More

1  Thank samtech
Reviewed 24 February 2009

We had a great time. Casual atmosphere...The owners greet you and also cook and serve you. The food is local and fresh. We were there on a Saturday night and were happy we had a reservation as we saw people being turned away. The room...More

1  Thank ccv111
Reviewed 8 September 2008

I ate here this past weekend and found the food quite good. Most of the fare on the menu is typical local cuisine (with northern Italian influence) which is simple in preparation but tasty and filling. The restaurant's atmosphere is not pretentious by any means...More

1  Thank Lex99
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Elizabeth B
3 October 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 62
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Carona 28 | 6900 Lugano-Paradiso, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 79 409 88 68
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