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Ristorante Lago

Swiss, Mediterranean, European, Central European, Italian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
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via alla Riva 83a, Minusio 6648, Switzerland
+41 91 786 95 95
08:00 - 23:00
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Bellinzona, Switzerland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Poor service, at least the waiter who was serving our table, he had no idea, quality food / price ratio very poor. Location is fabulous but for the price you pay, the quality of the food is not enough! Too bad.

Thank Vaxho
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89 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This restaurant was recommended by the owner of the Villa we rented on our recent stay . A 15 minute walk from our Villa in Minusio to the Lake . Whilst a pleasant walk during the day suggest driving in the evening . The path has a series of steps and may be difficult for some . Plenty of parking... More 

Thank triciav
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88 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We've been twice here for lunch in the last two weeks and both times the service was professional and the food delicious. First time we all had the fish of the day (branzino) which was perfectly cooked. The second time the men in our family had the Angus Beef cooked in the high performance oven with french fries. They are... More 

Thank GranmaAlma
Arnhem, The Netherlands
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68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We went here for dinner with friends. The location is lovely. It's on a quiet foot path right by the lake. The decor is great and different to all the other places along this part of the lake. It's fun, modern and welcoming. The service is amazing!! Totally professional, kind, pleasant and fun. Food is good with a varied menu.... More 

Thank sarstz71
Zurich, Switzerland
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710 reviews
488 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,644 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

We did eat in this restaurant of the corresponding hotel with the same name a few times. Food, drinks and services have always been very very good and excellent. In combination with the perfect location right on the lake all visits have been outstanding.

1 Thank FrankGeisler
Marbella, Spain
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200 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Following a long business meeting, hours spent locked at the conference table, a colleague and I went for a walk around the lake and decided to get out of the rain and have a coffee at Giardino Lago. Seated outside under the overhang, the service was amazing and the café lattes were delicious. I have heard wonderful reviews from locals... More 

Thank Lynnclaire D
Bern, Switzerland
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106 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

we stayed at the giardino lago and treated ourselves to a dinner at their restaurant. thoroughly satisfied by well presented, delicious courses. all our choices were really high quality, excellent cuisine. we can recommend this restaurant, it's vey comfortable and lovingly decorated.

Thank clivia g
Erlenbach, Switzerland
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128 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2014

Great place to make an impression. Beautifully located near the lake, great interior decor and attention to detail. Pricy. We would have loved to have a bit more personal attention from the staff.

1 Thank himmeli2013
Locarno, Switzerland
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29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2014

The setting of this restaurant is absolutely gorgeous, right by the top end of Lago Maggiore, still in Switzerland but only 20 minutes from the Italian border. If you want to pay for the setting and the spectacle of a swarm of young waiters and waitresses buzzing around somewhat inefficiently in long turquoise aprons, you couldn't do better. Their 'professional'... More 

Thank Giudicat
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2013 via mobile

High class restaurant with amazing location and elegant, delicious dishes! Outstanding chef! A must visit restaurant.

1 Thank Omar_sa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 18 - USD 144
Swiss, Mediterranean, European, Central European, Italian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via alla Riva 83a, Minusio 6648, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Minusio
  • Phone Number: +41 91 786 95 95
Whether lounging and nibbling tapas or dining an Angus beef. You are sure to enjoy the breathtaking view of Lago Maggiore. The Lago Restaurant – sometimes exotic, sometimes regional, but never average. Indulge yourself with tasty tapas snacks and enjoy a highlight from our 800° C high-performance oven. The Roof Lounge for unforgettable moments for lounging, eating, celebrating and relaxing.

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