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Ristorante Battello

Riva Dal Drera, Morcote 6922, Switzerland
+41 91 996 12 60
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good42%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“polenta” (3 reviews)
“the owner” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Swiss, European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Riva Dal Drera, Morcote 6922, Switzerland
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

Nice restaurant with home-cooked Italian food. Seating area under arches that form a walk-through. Speciality is home-spun Italian, so font expect Michelin star type meals. More down to Earth, but good value food prepared and served by the owners.

Thank boristhecatto2
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This was easily the best meal we had during our 10 day vacation! The restaurant has seating inside the building and also in the larger arcaded passageway in front. Were it not for several smokers we would have eaten outdoors. Instead we were seated in...More

Thank DonPaulo
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Nice ambience outdoors while still under the vaulted ceiling of this typical Ticinesi arcade. Friendly staff and good service. Our group of four had a variety of their offerings, such as spaghetti carbonara and spaghetti pesto, Lasagna of the house while I enjoyed their Polenta...More

Thank weberwest
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful hospitality and fantastic food. We ate here twice on our three day trip to Lake lugano. The lasagne is the best I have ever tasted. The best part was how welcome the owners make you feel. Can't wait to return.

Thank Lalaw5000
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We were at a family dinner. First, very friendly service. Secondly, very good, fresh and made with fresh product food. Thirdly, all the tables occupied, which can not be said about the restaurant next door. Risotto With Mushrooms! Gnocci with Gorgonzola! If have a chance...More

1  Thank KrystianKiel
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Consistently high standards, both in service and from the kitchen. Good range of food on the menu including some Ticino specialties. This has always been a regular restaurant of choice in Morcote.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 28 October 2014

This small restaurant is on the main street of Morcote and next to several other restaurants; while the others were largely empty, this one was full. We could see why. They have fresh mushrooms sent up from Italy and are absolutely huge and delicious. The...More

1  Thank rbhirko
Reviewed 18 August 2014

On that beautiful spot in Morcote we had been served quickly, friendly. Fresh salads, good quality food overall. ( and a nice collection of grappas :-) ) On another day we had just a little lunch - also nice !

1  Thank UdoDemandt
Reviewed 7 August 2014

We had lunch here with 2 families 4 kids. Perfect support to get the little ones fed fast and with quality food while we got fresh salad starters. Main course we had pasta with fresh mushrooms - perfect. Our second time here and we will...More

2  Thank AE M
Reviewed 2 May 2014 via mobile

The 2 polente we had (with Ossobuco and with Gorgonzola, both delicious) were rustic, piping hot, and flavorful. Even the salad was large and varied. Service attentive and friendly. Nice setting of lake views under portico with overhead electric heaters.

Thank bongo a
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
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09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riva Dal Drera, Morcote 6922, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Morcote
  • Phone Number: +41 91 996 12 60
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