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Osteria Gallo d'Oro

Via Cantonale 3/A, Davesco-Sorango, Lugano, Switzerland
+41 91 941 19 43
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
25 Sep 2017
“Best food in Lugano”
18 Jan 2017
“Genuine Tuscan”
All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Via Cantonale 3/A, Davesco-Sorango, Lugano, Switzerland
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Setting is minimalistic and modern, while the focus is on the the quality of food and wine. We will always return.

Thank Christian R
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

You will not find a better Tuscan restaurant around Lugano. The setting is very basic, but it doesn't matter - the food matters-and it is exciting and delicious, very much like expert home cooking. No wonder people keep coming back. Better to reserve, the place...More

Thank jeffreyg2017
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The place is electrifying , the staff are fantastic will help you with your selection, the menu is just perfect. only one caution please reserve Table well in advance as not much walking guest are appreciated. Had a plate of seafood mix which was just...More

Thank Bharat1966
Reviewed 18 October 2016

There are zillions of Italian Restaurants in Lugano , this however is special. Every day a new menu with the freshest ingredients.

Thank Conny2407
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

My family and I have been going to Gallo D'oro for 22 years. It is a great spot for both business and pleasure, lunch or dinner. Matteo and Lisa are fantastic hosts and make you feel welcome every time. Fantastic food!

Thank Maggie R
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

This place offers top quality food. The owner is quite original when he offers his different choices on the black board ..!!

Thank 1950fede
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Service was very charming. Food very delicious. Dessert over the top.... Recommended for private and business dinner....

Thank nicola f
Reviewed 23 April 2016

A very pleasant restaurant just outside Lugano with well prepared dishes. The owner, Matteo, will come to your table and explain the menu in either English or Italian. Very friendly staff and excellent food.

Thank LuganoPirate
Reviewed 15 April 2016

It is now 25 years we have been a customers of Gallo d'Oro and is it consistently the best Italian food I come across in Lugano area. It is classic tuscan with always an innovative and modern twist. The dessert are also supreme, as always....More

Thank inner-beauty
Reviewed 21 March 2016

The restaurant was selected by our host due to great previous experiences. He was right. Excellent seafood starter prepared fresh by the chef / owner. Had veal cheeks for main course and a home made egg ice cream for desert. Excellent establishment serving excellent food...More

Thank Niel G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 35 - USD 100
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cantonale 3/A, Davesco-Sorango, Lugano, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 91 941 19 43
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