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Da Ernesto

Rathausquai 11, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
+41 41 410 17 44
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Overview
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible23%
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Rathausquai 11, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 175 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tried this restaurant on our first day in Switzerland. Totally great food and nice atmosphere. Loved the penne most.

Thank lpj0508
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here with daughter and wife and service was good and view was very nice. We had a pizza, a Ravioli and Spaghetti Frutti Mare and each had a beer. Not cheap for a lunch, 91 Swiss francs, but the view was nice.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had afternoon drinks here and it was great. Lots of choice, we had a dry white wine and it was great. Lovely setting at bottom of lake. Service was great would recommend.

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and decided to stopover here for dinner after our trip to Pilatus and Lucerne city. The location is great, by the river and plenty of walking traffic. The views are simply amazing from here! The indoor has lovely romantic setting and even has...More

Thank Hament R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to stop at Da Ernesto primarily because of its beautiful location along the river and our desire for a change from typical Bavarian food we had been eating for a week. When asked if we could sit upstairs in the formal (vs. pizza)...More

Thank HokieGal30
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a simple meal, something light. All four of us settled on their ravioli with ham, eggplant and a light butter sauce. We loved it, especially with a cold lager. Highly recommend this place along Lake Lucerne.More

Thank Meri C
CGGastrag, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Da Ernesto, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Meri C Thank you very much for your 5***** review on TripAdvisor – your recommendation of our restaurant is strongly appreciated! We are happy that you loved our food and drinks since we do our utmost to provide a great Italian experience to our...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017

Located in the heart of Luzern, this Italian restaurant offers outdoor and indoor seating with great views of the Chapel Bridge and Reuss River. My spouse and I stopped for lunch on a sunny Sunday in early April, and found the place packed. As such,...More

Thank CJW913
CGGastrag, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Da Ernesto, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

Dear CJW913 Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We always appreciate suggestions for improvement since we do our utmost to provide a great Italian experience to our guests and your comments will help us strive even harder. We are sorry that...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great time of food and drink,I visit last time with my friends to have a aperitif and second time with family to eat dinner,with beautiful location and polite service makes it all count.food was very good,specially a big thanks to our service...More

1  Thank Jaswinder S
CGGastrag, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Da Ernesto, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Dear Jaswinder S A big thank you for your excellent review on TripAdvisor – your recommendation of our restaurant is very much appreciated! We indeed work hard to provide a great experience to our guests: professional and friendly service as well as high quality Italian...More

Reviewed 23 March 2017

After spending over three weeks in Lucerne on business and trying many different restaurants and types of restaurants over the course of the visit, this place gets my vote for the best pizza that I had in town. I think we visited here 3 times...More

Thank Chopsterboy
CGGastrag, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Da Ernesto, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Dear Chopsterboy A big thank you for your 5***** review and recommendation of our restaurant – your comments are very much appreciated! We are pleased and honoured by your 1st place rating of our pizzas throughout Lucerne. We do indeed give our utmost to provide...More

Reviewed 11 March 2017

We didn't have any previous indication, just a feeling when passing by. And i'm glad we'd came in. Although quite early for our portuguese habits, it was rush hour for swiss standards (6:30pm, saturday...). Almost full, the service was fast and efficient and the food...More

Thank ReiLeao
CGGastrag, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Da Ernesto, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Dear ReiLeao A big thank you for your positive feedback on TripAdvisor – your words are very much appreciated! We are pleased to hear that our service and food totally fulfilled your expectations since we endeavour to provide a great Italian experience to our guests....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$46
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rathausquai 11, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 410 17 44
  • E-mail
Description
Italianita. La Vita è bella!Wir leben die Herzlichkeit, die Warme und die offene Art des Italieners. We overlook Lucerne`s river Reuss, chapel bridge and Mt. Pilatus!
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