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Metamorphosis Ristorante

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$$ - $$$
Mediterranean, Fusion, European, Swiss, Central European
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Paradiso, riva 2 | Riva Paradiso 2, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
+41 91 994 68 68
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Tue 09:00 - 15:00
Wed - Fri 09:00 - 00:00
Sat 10:30 - 00:00
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Stockholm, Sweden
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78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If it would have been a little cheaper the restaurant would have got a higher grade. But the prices were really high and for paying that amount it was only OK. I would have thought better food. But nice place, very modern and with good service!

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Thank Michelle N
Metamorphosis R, General Manager at Metamorphosis Ristorante, responded to this review

Good morning Michelle N, thank you for your feedback, we'll take note. Best regards. More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Nice place with lake view during spring/summer. Every day they have great special dishes (not in the menu). The service is professional and kind. I'll go there also to have tartare or club sandwich for lunch.

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Thank Leo B
Metamorphosis R, General Manager at Metamorphosis Ristorante, responded to this review

Good afternoon Leo B, thank you for your beautiful words. We really appreciate it. Hope to see you again! More 

Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Found on TA looking for a dinner destination during our late summer visit to Lugano. What a good find! Fresh and interesting menu choices. Young serving staff friendly and good at their job. I had a beef tartare with house red. Both velvety and delicious. My wife had the seabass with spinach and a house white. Both dishes were well... More 

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Thank AWSparks
Metamorphosis R, General Manager at Metamorphosis Ristorante, responded to this review

Goodmorning AWSparks, Thanks a lot for your prescious words for us. Hope to see you again. Have a nice day! More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

This place is a MUST try! The restaurant is located across Lake Lugano (Paradiso). The view is fantastic. The food exceed all expectations. The plates are of small portions but with lots of flavor. The service was the best I have experienced so far.

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Thank BarbC001
Metamorphosis R, General Manager at Metamorphosis Ristorante, responded to this review

Goodmorning BarbC00, Thank you so much for your kind words. We hope to see you again soon. Have a nice day. More 

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274 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

It is a "chef" restaurant offering small number of dishes, but a lot amazing "amuse bouch" between them We had very good dinner

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1 Thank Haim V
Metamorphosis R, General Manager at Metamorphosis Ristorante, responded to this review

Dear Haim V, thanks a lot for your kind review, we really appreciate it. Hope to see you soon, the team Metamorphosis. More 

Lugano, Switzerland
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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

I'm eating at this lovely place quite regularly during my stay in Lugano. Never been disappointed. Food and service are perfect. Can't wait to be back.

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2 Thank contebillo
Metamorphosis R, General Manager at Metamorphosis Ristorante, responded to this review

Goodmorning Contebillo, We're happy to hear that! Thanks a lot for your kind words, we really appreciate it. Hope to see you soon, Sincerely the Staff More 

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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Try this Restaurant in Jenuary and was everything of a superior level the food is one of the best in Town and the Restaurant view is wonderful . is not cheap but is onest for the level of the dinner

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Metamorphosis R, General Manager at Metamorphosis Ristorante, responded to this review

Good morning Globetrotterfax, Thanks a lot for your review, we are happy to know that you enjoyed it. Hope to see you again. Best regards More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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327 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

We stayed here for an apero. The Gin Tonic was not great. The cheese and nuts were ok. The architecture of the place is gorgeous. The furniture need replacement and the floor could be a bit cleaner.

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Thank Werner W
Metamorphosis R, General Manager at Metamorphosis Ristorante, responded to this review

Dear Werner, thanks for your review, it has been useful for us in order to improve. Best regards More 

Nederland, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

My mom and I just had a fantastic dinner. I had a lobster pasta dish and my mom had a bass dish that she said was awesome and she is very hard to please. Our two servers were great and did their best to explain what a couple of items were and the waiter even replaced my mom's glass of... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

I wandered in looking for a quick bite to eat and was really blown away at the quality of the food. I'm from London and eat out quite a lot, so I'm used to good quality food and a lot of variety. I actually only ordered a Main Course to start with but I was then brought various 'amuse bouches':... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Fusion, European, Swiss, Central European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paradiso, riva 2 | Riva Paradiso 2, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 91 994 68 68

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?