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La Principessa

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rte d'Arnier, Lausanne 1092, Switzerland
+41 21 729 60 69
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ordered a dessert and found a burned match in it. I telled to the waiter who did nothing, nor did he replaced my ice cream nor offering a payback. Disgusting. I'm really wondering about hygiene in here...

Thank Saroo T
Lausanne, Switzerland
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68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Nice neighborhood place to enjoy a tasty pizza. The dining room is very open and full of natural light and the staff is always friendly.

Thank Chris E
Cully, Switzerland
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133 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2015

this supposed to be a good dinner ,but wasn't ,I really don't know why. They were't ready for us,for some reason

Thank Rogerio J
Pully, Switzerland
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2014

Have already eaten a few times at the Principessa, and have always been satisfied. This time, I chose a Filet de boeuf with sauce morilles, which was cooked to perfection (I always ask très à point as blood is not very appetizing to my stomach), accompanied with Frites. We also received a side dish of thinly sliced vegetables. For desert,... More 

Thank Shangri L
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Visiting family in the neighborhood, we stopped to eat at this restaurant on a whim. The decor left a lot to be desired but the food was excellent. The restaurant seemed to be filled with locals and we were happy to have a local with us because we didn't speak French and the staff didn't speak much English.

Thank Kathy C
Beijing, China
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252 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2012

the restaurant is in "Belmont sur Lausanne" a small village 10km from Lausanne. the pizzas are very good (from 20 to 30 CHF) with a wooden oven running all the time. i would recommend the sea bass (42 CHF) that is always fresh and taste delicious. fresh pasta is also a good option. service is one of the best i... More 

Thank arthur c
Geneva, Switzerland
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2012

Great place to enjoy a delicious traditional pizza at lunch with colleagues or friends. But if you are looking for a more fancy or cosy atmosphere you may be somewhat disappointed. Waiters are Portuguese and very kind. An Italian friend of mine was surprised to discover this place and he was the one to say "best pizza in Lausanne".

Thank Bornet
Kampala, Uganda
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182 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2012

The restaurant has good food (the usual stuff you get in Switzerland - pizzas, pastas, etc.), but don't stay out too late because you may disturb the neighbours who live on top of the restaurant. This is typical Switzerland though, so it's still worth going. I liked the food. The server seemed a bit overwhelmed but we were a huge... More 

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Reviewed 4 June 2008

Excellent Pizzas and gentle people serving...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rte d'Arnier, Lausanne 1092, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 729 60 69

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