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Ristorante Stazione

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Via Pietro Fontana, Tesserete 6950, Switzerland
+41 91 943 15 02
Mon - Tue 06:30 - 00:00
Thu - Fri 06:30 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 07:30 - 00:00
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Lucerne, Switzerland
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This is a family owned business and you can truly feel that even though the restaurant was full! The owners work themselves and they look after you well. The food came very quickly - which was good because I was starving - and it was delicious! Home made food from Ticino! Try it out !!

Thank CGSmunz
Tenerife, Spain
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100 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Quality food, attentive service, a bit overpriced. Specialty "Fegato a la veneziana" liver venetian style. Very good selection of wine. Don´t offend the owner ordering only water.

Thank elydia
Ascona, Switzerland
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Very good service, food and wine outstanding. Nice location, good also for families. I suggest to visit it.

Thank Patrick T
Somerset, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Excellent food and friendly service with a good atmosphere. Most of the staff have been working for a long time here and this loyalty is shown in the care taken to make eating here a memorable event.

Thank John R
Lugano, Switzerland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 May 2015

This perfectly placed, family run restaurant and hotel is the true impression of Ticino. The firendliness and warm welcome by the owner's and staff is not surpassed by any 5 star hotel or restaurant in the world. I have been to the best restaurants in the world, and this is among them. The menu is limited to a few dishes... More 

Thank Lars666
Zagreb, Croatia
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Tesserete is small community nearby Lugano and Stazione is located nearby forme train station that is now bus station. It is owned by same family since 1930. Dinner menu has three courses and it is very tasty, service is great and very friendly. As all restaurant in Switzerland, it is rather expensive.

Thank Drazen_13
Varese, Italy
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419 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015

I've been with friends at Ristorante Stazione long time ago, but I had no doubt that after many years the quality stayed the same. This family run business is guaranteeing excellent food and excellent service, at prices that are in line with their quality.

Thank GLSI
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 August 2012

I love every food they served there. The service was great,served by the onwer of the restaurant with the friendly high standard. Amazing!!

Thank S_Palang
lucabkk, Propriétaire at Ristorante Stazione, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Palang Great that you had the opportunity for a little vacation in Ticino before continuing travelling the world. We are all very pleased that you enjoyed all the menus during your stay and next time we will introduce to other of our many specialities Once again thank you very much Kind regards Famiglia Besomi More 

Fribourg, Suisse
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2012

Great place to recommend - the food is excellent, the service is very attentive without being obtrusive and the prices are more than acceptable. Worth on its own a little side trip from Lugano, but apart from that there is a typical Ticino village to visit nearby (Sonvico). La Stazione can also be visited with small children, not a lot... More 

Thank Bernouf
lucabkk, Propriétaire at Ristorante Stazione, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the wonderful feedback, we are all happy that you enjoyed with us. Looking forward to welcoming you soon Kind regards Famiglia Besomi More 

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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2011

Very pleasant environment of tables, inside and outdoor. Excellent food with lots of original tastes. Service is simply fantastic. Simple but putting each custumer at the centre of the attention of the chef and waiters. Just take a detour, if in Lugano region. It is worthy.

Thank Sanpian

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Italian, Swiss, Mediterranean, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Pietro Fontana, Tesserete 6950, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Tesserete
  • Phone Number: +41 91 943 15 02

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