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Vanini Dolce e Salato

$$ - $$$, Cafe, Italian
piazza Alighieri Dante 8, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
+41 91 923 33 07
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
14 Jan 2018
“Great location”
1 Oct 2016
“excellent food”
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Swiss, Cafe, Italian, European
$$ - $$$
piazza Alighieri Dante 8, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

This cafe is in a prime location on the piazza and on a cold day it’s great to sit in the heated conservatory. We enjoyed savoury crepes with tea. Only gave four stars due to price.

Thank Stainlesteve
Reviewed October 1, 2016

A bit expensive and small portions but food is excellent. Specially good for lunch as you can sit out in the open

Thank Pks682015
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

We ordered the sandwiches and they were amazing, service was good as well, highly recomanded. All in In addition to great music.

Thank ofir2793
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

When you are tired from shopping and want to sit and have a coffee at the square, this is the place. Quick service and friendly staff.

Thank ABM007
Reviewed July 28, 2016

Good place to have a mint tea or coffee, or simply eat an amazing nutella crepe! Perfect for the cold winter of Lugano. Also, very good ice creams!

Thank paulabG9448QK
Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

We've been there for breakfast, we had some croissants which were actually very nice, the soya cappuccino wasn't good but just passable. The waiter was really kind and fast.

Thank Rajiv P
Reviewed July 22, 2015

Nice terrace. The menu is not too big but one for sure finds something pleasant. They serve good, authentic food with attentive service and a smile.

Thank Biddy_10
Reviewed November 30, 2014

This restaurant was perfect for us. It was raining and they had a huge awning to protest the customers, so we ate and had a coffee and enjoyed ourselves on a quick stop in downtown Lugano.

Thank Randy C
Reviewed September 17, 2014

At the first night when we arrived in Lugano from a long way driving distance,, feeling so exhausted we accidentally find our self in this restaurant.. It was so late at the evening and almost everything was closed at that time except this restaurant!! But...More

Thank Mrtieonafly R
Reviewed June 20, 2014

Had an ice-cream, classical taste, but pretty good. nice and rich taste Just look at the signs behind the bar for tastes, the names on the containers may include non available ones...

Thank srm_56347
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Swiss, Cafe, Italian, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: piazza Alighieri Dante 8, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 91 923 33 07
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