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Canvetto Luganese

via Rinaldo Simen 14B, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
+41 91 910 18 90
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sorbet” (2 reviews)
“simple food” (2 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 23:45 Hours
Italian, Swiss, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
via Rinaldo Simen 14B, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Strong points: quiet place; quite good service; very good food; changing (photos this time) art exhibition; social purpose (they work with some personnel that needs some social and so support). To be improved: for Italian norms we had antipasto and risotto, no main course -...More

Thank Philip P
Reviewed 18 July 2018

The Canvetto luganese belongs to a foundation for handicapped young peoples; some of the waiters and the kitchenhelpers can show their abilities with great success. A few years ago, the menu was mostly meat, actually the fishes choices are the majority of the menu. You...More

Thank Lucia R
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Great food, they make and sell homemade pasta. Their tartare is wonderful. You can let the chef know, how hot you like it. There always is a full lunch menu with several choices and combinations. Seating is possible also outdoors. Best service and great atmosphere.

Thank sunara
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Excellent dinner, we dined al fresco and the atmosphere was very nice, the food truly superb! The service is rather good and the waiters are a bit quaint, lots of tongue-in-cheek remarks. some of the choices available in the menu sound a bit risky, but...More

Thank Aurelia_Monduzzi
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We were taken here by a local during a business trip, and what a hidden gem it was. A bit off the beaten track, but we sat outside beneath a grape vine trellis and had some fantastic food. Homemade ravioli was amazing, followed by a...More

Thank AlexH0lmes
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent food great service and a relaxed atmosphere. We had some home made pasta and a fresh fish made in an oven. Finished with lemon basil 🌿 sorbet and I would highly recommend anyone who is looking for a gourmet experience

1  Thank AQ514
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The various meals are all perfect for a fine dinning served by friendly people with lots of humar and giving you the right hints for a perfect dinner. The ambience in the restaurant with the wooden tables and chairs and the rest all in white...More

Thank H Z
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Although the restaurant is not in the city centre, it is absolutely worth going to this very cosy place - I got much more than I expected. Could very well be one of the best restaurants in Lugano, by just making simple food with a...More

1  Thank Montagnola
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We went there to celebrate an anniversery. Excellent food, very nice service, it was a real pleasure.

Thank Kudrun
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Excellent, yet simple Food repared and served by a team of healthy and less privileged persons. Friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

1  Thank ebispa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 23:45
08:30 - 23:45
08:30 - 23:45
08:30 - 23:45
08:30 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via Rinaldo Simen 14B, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 91 910 18 90
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