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Osteria Borghese

via Borghese 20, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
+41 91 751 04 98
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (3 reviews)
“main course” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Swiss, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
via Borghese 20, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We were there at the new years evening and it was such a beautiful evening there. The food was very delicious and everything was made with love! We had homemade raviolis and calf with potatoes which I can recommend.

Thank TatjanaJose
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We had a mixed salad, main course, wine and coffee. A bottle of water is offered with the bottle of wine. Location, food & service very good. I have the impression everybody is and gets a warm welcome in this small family run restaurant. Thank...More

1  Thank outnow6
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely place!!! sit next to the little street and sip on a cocktail. Or step inside in the restaurant or the little patio (covered). There is always a daily menue and pasta of the day. The speciality is a tender sliced beef that comes in...More

1  Thank Vollfett
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The restaurant is very small, only few places inside+terrace. If you are going in the usual time for dinner is better to reserve it. The dishes were good, and the deserts as well. The portions are good. The only minus is that as it is...More

1  Thank Barbaramf2000
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Friendly owner & staff. Small, but tasty choice. We had small mixed very fresh salad first and their speciality, Pentolino for two. Fassona beef with cream sauce, potatoes with cherry tomatoes and rucola!!! If you're not on a diet, try it or it's worth a...More

1  Thank vonBurg
Reviewed 20 November 2015

We had several meals here. the food was delicious and the owners treated us really well. An absolute must if you are staying in Locarno.

Thank frusso1971
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

Hole in the wall, good quality meal with attention to details in preparation of the fresh pasta. Limited menu, service is efficient but lacks personnel. Overall quite good!

1  Thank joelle111
Reviewed 17 May 2015

small restaurant in the old village with pretty nice environment. Quality of used raws is good, good cheese as well homemade pasta, but quality of cooking has space to improve. Too much sauces for all plates, cacao pasta too spicy and Lam filet overcooked. Good...More

Thank Fabio T
Reviewed 24 March 2015

Small restaurant with not so many tables. Came recommended from a local when we asked for restaurants in the neighborhood open on Monday night. Ordered a lasagna but it was not my style of lasagna - was swimming in a pool of béchamel sauce and...More

Thank minaflo
Reviewed 20 September 2014 via mobile

My friend and I came here based on a local's suggestion. The owner and host speaks Italian, French, German and English. We got a really good 2010 Merlot from Ticino. We both got the menu of the day for 35 chf! Appetizer: salad and Bruschetta....More

Thank Deepak G
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 01:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via Borghese 20, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Locarno
  • Phone Number: +41 91 751 04 98
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