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“Local wonderful experience”
Review of Osteria Calprino

Osteria Calprino
Ranked #13 of 416 Restaurants in Lugano
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 25 - USD 65
Cuisines: Italian, Swiss, Central European
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Private Dining, Reservations
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We came as a large English speaking family group (18 ppl= 3 separate tables). the restaurant was a bit in shock by the large group and brought in an English speaking girl to translate and waiter us. She was lovely!! but didn't know the menu very well, so ordering was a bit more complicated..
It's a very quite restaurant and we had 6 kids under 10yo that were a bit loud for the atmosphere and didn't really have a lot of menu options.. I wouldn't recommend it for families with young children...

THE FOOD WAS INCREDIBLE!!! every dish was just phenomenal, including the unbelievable ice cream!!! Ask them for the local wine- it's much cheaper and incredible as well!!!

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Thank Shani O
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

The meal here was excellent, freshly cooked and extremely tasty. The wine chosen by the proprietor to accompany the meal was also superb. If you stay in the nearby hotel, Parco Paradiso, then this restaurant is definitely the place to eat. Service was excellent and for Switzerland prices were reasonable.

Thank PHofUK
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate here last night and had a fantastic experience. The manager/owner was very helpful and explained the whole of the menu. We had beautifully grilled chicken and salmon with vegetables and it was very good indeed. Beer and wine recommended were very good too. Really nice atmosphere and obviously loved by the locals too - always a good sign. Only wish we had found this gem a couple of nights ago. Thank you for a great eating experience and would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Liz H
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

One of the best places I've been as a Restaurant, a feel like home atmosphere, quite simple as it should be. Once arrived we already felt like at a friend's home by it's owners. They way they explain each plate they have, what a wine combination you could have with the meal you chosen, from normal to great wines. The food was just perfect on each plate we had. Congrats Lugano, your town have a "place to visit" as a Restaurant. Hope to visit it again.

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1  Thank marcelovrz
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Robydellabosch, Proprietario at Osteria Calprino, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2016

I am very happy you liked our restaurant. Hope to see you again for another "gourmet"experience together.

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Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

While the menu is limited the food is excellent. The restaurant serves fresh food daily and the quality is excellent and the service is extraordinary. We stumbled on this little gem as it was across the street from our hotel and both of us totally enjoyed our meals. Every day the menu changes in this facility and we are looking forward to see what's in store for us tomorrow.

They have an extensive selection of wines and are happy to help you pair a wine with your meal.

Thank mikeb0449
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