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Ristorante Lago

via alla Riva 83a, Minusio 6648, Switzerland
+41 91 786 95 95
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“prawns” (2 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, European, Central European, Italian, Swiss, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
via alla Riva 83a, Minusio 6648, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I went there with my friend for Sunday lunch. The lunch menu is rather limited to club sandwich, 2 simple pasta dishes (pomodoro and Bolognese), a salad with two optional ingredients (Piri Piri chicken or prawns), beef tartare and a couple of other rather insignificant...More

Thank emailuch
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely place with great service and good food. The wine selection is good also. Great view to the lake! I've ordered the artichoke with eggplant (it was written in the menu like this) But it also had onions and I couldn't eat it. I appreciate...More

Thank Mihai L
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A very nice restaurant. Elegant interior, comfortable outdoor seating. Excellent food and very attentative service. Enjoyed it so much - we returned 2 days later for a second meal...

Thank UrsulaHans
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Poor service, at least the waiter who was serving our table, he had no idea, quality food / price ratio very poor. Location is fabulous but for the price you pay, the quality of the food is not enough! Too bad.

Thank Vaxho
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This restaurant was recommended by the owner of the Villa we rented on our recent stay . A 15 minute walk from our Villa in Minusio to the Lake . Whilst a pleasant walk during the day suggest driving in the evening . The path...More

Thank triciav
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We've been twice here for lunch in the last two weeks and both times the service was professional and the food delicious. First time we all had the fish of the day (branzino) which was perfectly cooked. The second time the men in our family...More

Thank GranmaAlma
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We went here for dinner with friends. The location is lovely. It's on a quiet foot path right by the lake. The decor is great and different to all the other places along this part of the lake. It's fun, modern and welcoming. The service...More

Thank sarstz71
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

We did eat in this restaurant of the corresponding hotel with the same name a few times. Food, drinks and services have always been very very good and excellent. In combination with the perfect location right on the lake all visits have been outstanding.

1  Thank FrankGeisler
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Following a long business meeting, hours spent locked at the conference table, a colleague and I went for a walk around the lake and decided to get out of the rain and have a coffee at Giardino Lago. Seated outside under the overhang, the service...More

Thank Lynnclaire D
Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

we stayed at the giardino lago and treated ourselves to a dinner at their restaurant. thoroughly satisfied by well presented, delicious courses. all our choices were really high quality, excellent cuisine. we can recommend this restaurant, it's vey comfortable and lovingly decorated.

Thank clivia g
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$101
Mediterranean, European, Central European, Italian, Swiss, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via alla Riva 83a, Minusio 6648, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Minusio
  • Phone Number: +41 91 786 95 95
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Whether lounging and nibbling tapas or dining an Angus beef. You are sure to enjoy the breathtaking view of Lago Maggiore. The Lago Restaurant – sometimes exotic, sometimes regional, but never average. Indulge yourself with tasty tapas snacks and enjoy a highlight from our 800° C high-performance oven. The Roof Lounge for unforgettable moments for lounging, eating, celebrating and relaxing.
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