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Buffet Della Stazione FFS

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6903 Lugano, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
+41 91 911 34 24
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

The pizza was good, tasty and very reasonable price. The environment was good and the service was also fast. the staff spoke several languages.

Thank Nauman S
Lugano, Switzerland
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196 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

In the train station, this restaurant always fresh seafood, and unusal for Lugano, they have great Rosti (there are a lot of Germans and Swiss-Germans who take the train here)

Thank Paul B
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

I often have lunch at the Buffet della Stazione since it's near my job place. The pizza is good and so the rest of the proposed dishes. A good option for a lunch break or to have a bite while you wait your train.

Thank Pablo Z
Bern, Switzerland
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150 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

Simple food at the station. Tried the Risotto al Merlot del Ticino e Mascarpone; excellent taste, quick service and very friendly.

1 Thank 7September
Zurich, Switzerland
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

Service was fast and ok. I ordered a quite simple pizza, and the lower part was mostly burnt. Being cancerigen, I throwed away more than half of the pizza. When highlighted the problem to the staff, no reaction back: no partial refund, no compensation, no free shot, simply nothing. Resuming, bad cuisine (at least bad pizza) and no customer oriented... More 

3 Thank Papunz
Milan, Italy
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83 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

You would be surprised like me how good the food is in this place. Inside a train station you would normally expect a low standard of food maybe some sandwiches but not much more, but here is a different story, we tried few dishes and all were very tasty and well made including pizza.Obviously the location is what it is,... More 

Thank paolo E
Biasca, Switzerland
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

I have been in this place at least 3 times, always with my family. The first two times we ate a pizza, but last time, we choose some risotto, some meat, and some en other stuff that require more then a good "pizzaiolo". We were all extremely happy with the quality of the food, and the good suggestions of the... More 

1 Thank Franzcarrino
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30 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015

Not bad for a railroad station but of course not enough for a regular restaurant. Quick. Eatable. Nothing special.

Thank Валерий К
Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2015

This was our last night in Lugano...some chf to use up...as with most European rail cafes this one was very good.....clean linen table clothes, smartly turned out staff, an extensive menu with reasonable prices. For us it was a short walk back to the Continental Park Hotel...oh and the place was a popular choice for local folk.

Thank Bill898
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364 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2015

We had almost a 2 hour layover at Lugano on our way to Milan and this was the only restaurant that was open on New Year's day. We ordered the prosciutto pizza and the simple penne pasta with tomato sauce. The pizza was really good and memorable, the pasta simple but well prepared. The bread cover charge plus the non... More 

Thank MRYMelbourne

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$26
Italian, Swiss, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6903 Lugano, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 91 911 34 24

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