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Chalet Ticino

1058C Shell Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404-2902
+1 650-571-0507
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (7 reviews)
“petrale sole” (4 reviews)
“prix fixe” (3 reviews)
Closes in 12 min
11:00 am - 9:30 pmAll hours
Swiss, European
$$ - $$$
1058C Shell Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404-2902
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

Since I knew we’d be spending our anniversary away from home, I started several weeks ago looking for a spot for a nice evening out near our family’s neighborhood. What a gem I found.] Chalet Ticino is a prize. The ambience we all recognize in...More

Thank rickinhawaii
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

A very good small, quaint neighborhood Swiss restaurant in Foster City. It offers both a prix fixe menu plus a la carte choices. The prix fixe offers choices of osso bucco , veal scaloppini, and petrale sole. The regular menu offers a good variety. Wines...More

Thank Bill F
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

The service and the food are phenomenal!! As a person that travels extensively, it's refreshing to find a place that you feel welcomed, and enjoy such quality and extreamly reasonable prices! Highly recommended

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Alex has run this small, intimate restaurant for many years, and the food is always excellent. Nice, quiet atmosphere, outdoor seating as well.

Thank shariwilliams
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Chalet Ticino's Lunch menu and Dinner menu offer up a wide selection of Swiss-Italian dishes, complemented by a few selections with a distinctly European flair. Alex's Bundener Raclette is one of the best I've ever had. Fondue selections are an especially superb treat for a...More

Thank treborz1
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This little neighborhood restaurant was delightful. Very classy for a small place. The menu was an interesting variety. My husband and I shared the pork tenderloin which was excellent. The spumoni was very good as well. The soup portion was small but the Italian wedding...More

Thank aleida1004
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We went there for lunch as we drove into the Bay area, because I had known the owner 25 years ago in Seattle and heard he opened this restaurant. We surprised him and he delighted us with an incredible fine dining experience in this quaint,...More

Thank Summitseekerray
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This local restaurant in Foster City serves a much wider clientele, so it is advisable to get a reservation. The setting is small and tastefully furnished. Wine and beer available.

Thank Al H
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This tiny restaurant tucked away in a nondescript strip mall was a huge disappointment. Although I made reservations, my friend and I were seated at a small corner table close to the kitchen, while larger tables next to the window remained empty the entire time...More

Thank Footloosewomen
Reviewed 12 January 2016

The atmosphere and service were quite wonderful The owner was very pleasant and attentive. Our entrees though, were a bit disappointing for at least 2 members of our party The kale salad was a bit tough. The fish of the day which was what I...More

Thank noho63
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Swiss, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1058C Shell Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404-2902
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Foster City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-571-0507
Chalet Ticino offers traditional Swiss-Italian cuisine in a relaxed European ambiance.
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