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via Cattedrale 12, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
+41 91 922 05 05
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tartare” (9 reviews)
“pasta” (10 reviews)
“beef” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
via Cattedrale 12, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us had dinner at Trani. The location is easy to find with Google Maps, and the atmosphere is cozy and charming. The wine selection is quite good, and the staff more than happy to make suggestions for local Ticino vintages. The service was...More

Thank Michael M
Francescodonati, Propriétaire at Trani, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good evening!!! Thanks so much for the great review about Trani. Sorry for the bad english... :) we will be very happy to welcome you again at the restaurant!! Best regards Francesco Donati

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Trani is a lovely restaurant situated in a nice spot where you can sit outside and eat great food. We've been a few times and always enjoyed it here.

Thank Suzanne V
Francescodonati, Propriétaire at Trani, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thanks for your great comment!! We hope to see you soon again!

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Not the first time and surely not the last!!We spent an amazing evening at Trani! Food was amazing, since they changed the chef quality of the dishes raised! Ask for their new dishes and let Francesco or Nino advise for a good bottle of wine!...More

Thank ericjanmayer
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Unique setting off the tourist path on the side street, friendly staff, tasty food. Reasonable price.

Thank Lan N
Reviewed 6 June 2017 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 14 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 13 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 3 February 2017

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

Reviewed 18 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 1:00 AM
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM
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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