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La Cucina di Alice

riva Vincenzo Vela 4 | 6900 Lugano, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
+41 91 922 01 03
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (43 reviews)
“rabbit ragu” (4 reviews)
“black rice” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
riva Vincenzo Vela 4 | 6900 Lugano, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and two adult children went to this restaurant to celebrate my birthday. The setting on the lake is superb and the restaurant, although not large, is very friendly. The reception we received and the service provided was excellent. I had already decided that...More

Thank Dave J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Happened upon this great restaurant when wandering around Lugano. The bistro did not disappoint. We were seated immediately and our server helped us with the menu. Food is fresh, tasty and presented well. Service is also attentive and professional. A must visit when in Lugano.

Thank mschmitt255
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fair prices for great and fresh products, friendly waiters, amazing food and you get the see the beautiful laggo du Lugano! Will most definitely come back! THANK YOU

Thank Eugénie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Franklin University has this on its suggested list. The restaurant is very near the Lake with outside and inside seating. Andreas was our host/waiter and he was charming and knowledgeable. The food is very good. Our table had the liver, the ravioli and another pasta...More

Thank Diana C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Lugano on a day trip from Milano. The weather was beautiful and while strolling along the lake, I bumped into an acquaintance who told me I should give “Alice” a try. Ten minutes later, I was there. And despite being very busy...More

Thank Sabrina G F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just walked in off the street without knowing anything about this restaurant. We were “squeezed”in before another couple had reserved the table, which wasn’t a problem as we were finished within an hour. Wine, Greek salad, gnocchi and atmosphere made this a wonderful experience. With...More

Thank charlottemimi
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

By far THE BEST meal I’ve had in Lugano this week! Had their baked, stuffed zucchini blossoms... then their handmade ravioli, stuffed with tiny meatballs, served with a delicate pistachio sauce. Amazing flavors! Great wines on the board too. I was too full to try...More

Thank SpiritSkye
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

The place looks very trendy on prime location next to the lake. All the dishes were excellent! Especially the fish dishes, the beef filet and the hamburger. We have been sitting as part of a large group with many young kids, obviously making a bit...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018

An excellent dinner with a view of Lake Lugano, the menu was quite unique, and the dishes were tasty, and service was very good.

Thank Dhanush D
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I was only able to spend one night in Lugano, but according to my coworkers, I was not allowed to miss this place! After a hectic week with little food, the team and I really just wanted to relax and eat a nice plate of...More

3  Thank Eric D
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16 July 2016|
Response from AntonovTorino | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I don't know. We went to Lugano by train so I didn't look for parking spots. Anyhow, close to the restaurant there is LAC musuem, so I think there should be a parking area. If you park on the street I can tell you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: riva Vincenzo Vela 4 | 6900 Lugano, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 91 922 01 03
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