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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 1 week ago

Here you always get a great choice of very fresh fish and sea food of highest quality. I also like the dining area (a sort of boat) with plenty of space between tables. Very professional service staff.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank n0rbert07
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

My husband and I traveled along the coast of Como-Lugano lakes looking for beautiful restaurants with tasty seafood. Thanks to TripAdviser we found Al Faro located at Lugano lake coast. We have ordered lobster pasta, octopus salad/soup and seafood risotto - every dish was delicious...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank EatSleepLoveRepeat
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.

Date of visit: July 2018
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

Date of visit: July 2018
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

Date of visit: May 2018
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

Date of visit: May 2018
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..

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank nurit76
Reviewed 24 December 2017

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

Date of visit: September 2017
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.

Date of visit: August 2017
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

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank iQatar
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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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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