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Da Valentino

Certificate of Excellence
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Italian, Swiss, Mediterranean, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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via Torretta 7, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
+41 91 752 01 10
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Today
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
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Lucerne, Switzerland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

To mention: quality of the food and professional service. I had nice salad with prawns first and delicious gnocchi. Dessert I didn't try, but the others appreciated. We all agreed this was a very good dinner.

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Thank outnow6
Zurich, Switzerland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

we enjoyed a table on the terrace and had the liver with apple tart as appetizer (just divine) followed by the risotto with truffle & chanterelles....mmm. Great service as well. definitely a place to go again.

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Thank isabellezurich
Zürich
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Pro - Food was good and in line with what is expected from a 14 point gault millau restaurant. Nothing creative or fancy but solid, real mediterranean food. - Lovely, cosy terace - Friendly staff Cons - Appetizer was garnished / decorated with "ready to eat" salade which is not acceptable - Service staff was friendly but very slow in... More 

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Thank suppitupi
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24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Probably the best restaurant in town! Plus, very intimate, super friendly staff, good selection of wines. Can only recommend for a romantic dinner. Not really suited for families especially at night time in the summer on the terrace. Absolute must.

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Thank EstherMD87
Zurich, Switzerland
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485 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

we had dinner here, and it was good, even very good, but still below expectations. we opted for the menue (one surf, one turf, with respective first and main dish) and a bottle of wine. somehow it all lacked the last little bit, in taste, in presentation, in service. for the price (200 CHF for the two of us), I... More 

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Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania
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191 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

We read good reviews and made a point to visit this restaurant while in Locarno. It turned out to be one of the nicest meals we had while on our 2 week vacation. Maybe one of the best meals ever. It was also the most expensive lunch of our life but worth every penny. We went at lunch time and... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Very nice Setting inside but also a cosy garden in sumner time make eating in Valentino's a Special experience. The Food creations of Chef Valentino are always a delight. Great Pasta, fish and meat and an excellent wine list await the visitor. The staff are very competent and friendly.

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Thank Thomas R
Locarno, Switzerland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

The restaurant is beautiful, i prefer the terrace from the inside restaurant i think its a bit " cold " the restaurant with no character. The service is very friendly and the kitchen is something amazing Valentino cant stop surprise us. Prices are ok for Locarno the wine card is rich. I would defenetely recommend this place.

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Thank Stefanos C
Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014 via mobile

The high quality dishes prepared from fresh ingredients in this restaurant deserves a five star right there. The restaurant just a very short, walk from Piazza Grande, well worth checking it out.

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Gersau, Switzerland
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212 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2014

My man & I had dinner at Da Valentino prior to the recent Bocelli concert. We were seated on the outside balcony with lovely aromas of jasmine floating through the air. I ordered an apple tarte tatin topped with foie gras and berries for starters. It was simply out of this world and I have recreated it several times at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Swiss, Mediterranean, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via Torretta 7, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Locarno
  • Phone Number: +41 91 752 01 10

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