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Al Faro

Riva Paradiso 36 | Paradiso-Lugano, Lugano 6902, Switzerland
+41 91 980 99 28
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (5 reviews)
“shellfish” (2 reviews)
“fresh lobster” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Riva Paradiso 36 | Paradiso-Lugano, Lugano 6902, Switzerland
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We arrived quite late (22h30) but still got served. The food was excellent. Fresh fish and seafood. We hae dinner on the outside terrasse which was quiet due to the time... Few traffic around. I surely recommend this place.

Thank Damien F
Reviewed 22 July 2018

I got invited there by my son it was like unearthing a gem , some of the best seafood I have had in a while , there are several varieties of Oysters from Ireland until Greece I loved the monkfish it was delicious , one...More

Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

I like food and staff Sea food is good and fresh Also near ibis hotel just 5 minutes for walk Recommend everyone Specially couple

Thank Ur R
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant based on a recommendation by our hotel concierge. The interior is decorated in a nautical style with salt water fish tanks, fresh lobster and oyster tanks. This is your first hint that their specialty is fresh fish. We were seated upstairs...More

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 26 April 2018

the food was nice - but the restaurant decoration is not nice not italian atmospher trying to be elegant..

Thank nurit76
Reviewed 24 December 2017

beautiful restaurant delicious food excellent service very beautiful interior excellent wine list be sure to visit this restaurant

Thank Lia Y
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The food is superb, tasty and delicious.. The staff are friendly and the waiters are professional.. Paulo you're super !! The atmosphere is good and my only comment is the windows, the stickers block the views. Overall, highly recommend for everything.

Thank maisa79
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

The Chief's recommendation was perfect. We had a sea bass for two which was really good. A bit expensive

Thank iQatar
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Probably the best place for fish in Lugano. I have been there a few times and always had a lovely meal both with friends and for business dinners. The only negative note is the window/outside. It's a shame that the quality of the food is...More

Thank Gaia300
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Darn that was good! Excellent seafood starter, elegantly presented, and a cod main course that was no cod I've tasted before. Excellent service from the best trained waiters I've encountered for many a year. expensive, but you get what you pay for.

Thank Sutton133
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riva Paradiso 36 | Paradiso-Lugano, Lugano 6902, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 91 980 99 28
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