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Trani

via Cattedrale 12, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
+41 91 922 05 05
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tartare” (11 reviews)
“pasta” (7 reviews)
“beef” (3 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
via Cattedrale 12, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place with good price and great service. Also very good music and ambient.... would recommend to anyone coming to Lugano

Thank Saša Đ
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The restaurant is situated in a quiet alley, without any speccial views. The menu is interesting including many choices of tartar dishes, both fish and beef. The Tuna tartar is excellent. I had also home-made gnocchi with green peas sauce, that I did not lie...More

Thank RachelIsrael
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

lovely food excellent and eide rine choice. ib he heart of geneva center. we totally loved it and the price was correct

Thank sofia b
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent quality-price ratio, excellent service, very accommodating servers (I have food allergies), high quality, excellent food. On a quiet narrow street perched on stairs... very romantic. Tutto molto bene!! Would definitely return.

Thank Alexandra O
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent. The best restaurant in Lugano Nice ambience, very good food and great service! Prices are very reasonable

Thank CorinneGeneva
Francescodonati, Propriétaire at Trani, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2017

Thanks so much for the great comment! We hope to see you soon at Trani. Best regards Francesco Donati Owner

Reviewed 19 October 2016

A nice stroll through Lugano to get to this gem - a rounded brick ceiling interior made this feel very cozy. Nice interior and friendly staff that helped us through the menu. Lots of choices of meat, fish, pasta, etc. We enjoyed a leisurely dinner...More

Thank Chicagoehc
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Our food, gnocchi and seafood linguine with mixed salads were nicely presented and very delicious. The recommended bottle of wine made for a lovely dinner.

Thank Kathy F
Francescodonati, Propriétaire at Trani, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Hello! We are really happy that you enjoyed your experience in our restaurant in Lugano. Thanks for sharing that moment. And we really hope to see you soon again. Francesco Donati

Reviewed 1 October 2016

Ordered the meat special - it was well-prepared, large and tastefully presented. The owner is quite proud of his product and desrervedly so.

Thank DAN S
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We met there with friends. Some had the salmon tartar, some the beef tartar. Portion sizes are the fair. Taste and presentation wonderful. The service is good and they have a good choice of open wines. Dessert portions were huge. No idea of prices as...More

Thank alix550
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in to this Restraunt located on top of steps leading down to the water. Seats are actually located on the steps also has inside dining as well. Donati is owner and speaks great English also very welcoming !! The dinner was the best I...More

1  Thank Inasue
Francescodonati, Propriétaire at Trani, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

Hello! Thank you so much for sharing your great experience at Trani. It is always a pleasure to realize that we managed to satisfy our customers! I hope to see you soon on the terrace for an Aperitivo or for diner!! Best regards Francesco Donati

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
09:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 00:00
Thursday
09:30 - 00:00
Friday
09:30 - 01:00
Saturday
18:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via Cattedrale 12, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 91 922 05 05
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