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La Fermata

viale Castagnola 16, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
+41 91 225 79 77
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (4 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
“burger” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
viale Castagnola 16, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

It's Lugano expensive, so be warned. I will begin by saying the quality of the food served at this restaurant is superb. You are not going to be disappointed by the quality. Secondly, the burgers they serve are really quite good. Large, fresh, tasty is...More

Thank bfredericksen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just the perfect place for a super nice burger, fries with cheese and a good beer!! Friendly personal,fast service en the best tartare burger i ever had! Just one tip for the bar: Try to import Uiltje Beer from Haarlem (Netherlands)😁

1  Thank MdkEnKim
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Very good burgers. If you go for the big one (cisunami), do NOT have one of the tasty starters! Service was friendly, booking was required as the place is really busy.

1  Thank Kerstin K
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Great burgers, nice environment, reasonable prices. Worth to visit even if you are a vegan, it has vegan plates as well.

Thank Vassia_z
Reviewed 24 July 2018

As the name might suggest, La Fermata is located in a vintage ex bus stop, and is decorated as a station-themed pub. The classy, yet easy going interior was ideal to enjoy the huge burgers this place had to offer. Mine was the biggest I...More

1  Thank Ringo T
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We regularly visit La Fermata when we go out with our friends, as this is a casual place where you can get some delicious burgers and tacos, you can easily park nearby and prices are fair. I always have either their signature burger or chicken...More

Thank Gabriele1989
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Great IPA, really nice food, large portions and top quality. All the food is nice, taco's are quite big and nice to share. Staff also very friendly. Got to try to truffle fries!

Thank R6061NXmichaelo
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

I've been living as an expat in Switzerland for almost 20 years and have never enjoyed such an exquisite burger since coming to Europe. Don't let the outer appearance fool you. I strongly recommend visiting La Fermata and it's very sympathetic crew for any burger...More

1  Thank bactor
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

After a long hike we enjoyed this delicious food in lugano. We were totally happy and satisfied. Highly recommended!

Thank Giulia B
Reviewed 11 May 2018

I've lived in Lugano for four years and finally went to La Fermata for my birthday. We made a reservation ahead of time and it was super easy. The staff is wonderful. I got the cow&cow tacos which were phenomenal and an amazing margarita. There's...More

Thank scfennell
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 45
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: viale Castagnola 16, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 91 225 79 77
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