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Ristorante La Molisana

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avenue de Tivoli 68, Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
+41 21 624 83 00
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Canton of Vaud, Switzerland
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104 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a regular client, I do recommend this place for those who are looking for a pizza that comes close to what you find in Italy.

Thank sannder
Geneva, Switzerland
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109 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We were off to a gig at Les Docks and this venue was just around the corner. We expected a little cafe type place and were delighted to find this very busy, great smelling Italian. The foccacia was perfect and the waiting-time bread was still hot. I had the spaghetti with mussels and it was great, all be it a... More 

Thank Couchsurfer07
Lutry, Switzerland
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Was there with a friend, ordered simple meals and asked for something nice to drink. The boss came back with a bottle of red, which was really good, no problem. The big surprise was when we got the check and discovered the price of the bottle... 160 CHF + food = 240 CHF... I think that such an unusual price... More 

Thank sspoerli
Bussigny-pres-Lausanne, Switzerland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I tried the most famous pizza places of Lausanne and this is the best! I'm Italian and you recognize good pizzas by: -the dough -quality of ingredients -baking method you recognize good and original pizzerias by: -menu compositions (crazy matches are unoriginal) -elegance of the place (too elegant places are fake, they just want to charge you more) -the time... More 

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Paris, France
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Poor pizza dough, not even thin, and tasteless; the tomato base was obviously from a tin of tomato concentrate, the ham was gross and not of a refined Italian quality. Only the parmesan cheese was acceptable! And the price for that is 26.5 CHF ! And also the prosecco wine they served was almost hot!

1 Thank Sergio C
Roberto B, Gérant at Ristorante La Molisana, responded to this review

Dear Mr Sergio, i thank you for your visit in my Restaurant and it is for me disappointing to discover your critics as you noticed the restaurant was full and can happen that our staff makes mistakes but i remember personally that I came to your table asking if every thing was fine you seem to be happy, I could... More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Amazing truffle meals that you do not find easily. Burrata con tartufo, beef con tartufo etc. Great wines and wonderful service.

Thank Satu K
Sao Paulo, SP
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Un exception in Switzerland, where service is not really a strength, this restaurant has really exceptional service. Personnel very kind, attentive to provide you the best service. Food is also outstanding. Price is higher then average in Switzerland.

Thank 2015manu
Manizales, Colombia
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2015 via mobile

We just had a very fancy italian dinner there and, although it was pricey, the food was great. Seafood Risotto was a highlight! Rice vooked to perfection, creamy but firm! Now, if you want to strike a good deal, get pizzas to go, thats a good deal!!!

Thank Alfrx
Lugano, Switzerland
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2013

we looked up for a place to eat pizza on Tripadvisor but it took a while to find the place. the ambience is nice, the service is fast and very kind. They spoke italian to us even if we spoke french at first. the pizza wasn't that big, but still very good and we also saw many enormous pasta dishes... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2013 via mobile

I forgot how nice the staff is here at Molisana, and the food is absolutely made like your mamma does it. Enjoy the Pasta Fantasia, a tastig session of fresh home made pasta. Do not forget the Tiramisu: sublime is only the first name. Buon appetito.

Thank ExploreBeyond

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: avenue de Tivoli 68, Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 624 83 00
You may find this restaurant under lausanne tourism or restorang.

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