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Rathausquai 11, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
+41 41 410 17 44
11:30 - 23:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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Singapore, Singapore
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I brought my Son to eat pizza. I ordered a bolognese spaghetti. Both turned out to be surprisingly good especially pizza, very tasty and juicy. Wine recommended was dry and that was I wanted. Will visit again

Thank ridliow
Ashburton, New Zealand
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72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking along the river we came across this restaurant and decided to stay and eat. We were seated inside, and the place was very busy, we were lucky to get a table. The service was great, good english spoken!! The food was good, although we felt it was expensive for what we got., The tiramisu was so yummy, could've had... More 

Thank Robanna121
Out West
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179 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came across this restaurant by happenstance - just walking around this beautiful city near the supper hour - and decided to drop in. I had the pizza - and what a wonderful creation it was. Waitress Viktoria ensured that the food was delicious and the beer cold. For someone traveling on a budget, this place should be kept in... More 

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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229 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The wife and I split a pizza and it was a good amount of food for each of us. We were immediately seated and our English wasn't a problem. The view out the front of the restaurant is of the Kapellbrucke which ain't bad. The prices are a little high, but that goes for everything in Switzerland so relatively-speaking it... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The food is okay but the way personal address the clients is too arrogant and you really do not feel comfortable. I would not neither go again or advice

Thank Merter G
Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived after 10:00pm, after travelling all day and we were seated immediately. The service we received from our waiter, Saman was fantastic! He totally looked after us, nothing was too much effort. The food was so good that despite being full, we indulged and had Tiamirisu. We had a seafood dish with fish, very large prawns, perfectly steamed vegetables and... More 

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Armidale, Australia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Food was very tasty, had bruschetta, risotto and lasagne but waiter was not welcoming or attentive. We didn't get offered dessert menu and it took several attempts to get waiters attention. While taking our order the waiter turned and talked to another table. We enjoyed the food but left feeling unwelcome.

Thank kjtravels84
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We were attracted to this place by the lakeside view, so we grabbed a table outside. When the waitress asked us what we wanted to drink, we asked for tap water and questioned her what it would cost. She said they only serve bottled water in a 1/3-liter bottle and it costs 4 francs each. We told her, "No thanks.... More 

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Windsor, UK
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This restaurant is right on Lake Lucerne, couldn't be more beautiful with the Alps in the distance, excellent food and good staff.

Thank Fulhamlovers
JSGastrag, Inhaber at Da Ernesto, responded to this review

Dear Fulhamlovers When you return home we hope you will remember the view of the alps, the chapel-bridge and the smell of Italian food! Thank you for your review and we hope to see you again soon! More 

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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Friendly staff serving lovely fresh food. Pizza and pasta just like mama used to make .Gets very busy when the sun comes out.

Thank MalcolmandChintz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$44
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rathausquai 11, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 410 17 44
Italianita. La Vita è bella!Wir leben die Herzlichkeit, die Warme und die offene Art des Italieners. We overlook Lucerne`s river Reuss, chapel bridge and Mt. Pilatus!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?