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Da Carlo

#15 of 436 Restaurants in Bern
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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Effingerstrasse 14, Bern 3011, Switzerland
+41 31 381 18 18
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Today
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
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Muespach, France
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great decoration and good service with a wide variety of traditional dishes. Tasty dishes, ranging from fish through to meat and pizzas or risotto

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Thank fred b
Zurich, Switzerland
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74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If I stay a few days in Berne, I stay in a hotel nearby. But now to the Da Carlo. After my first contibution a few month ago and at least ten more visits I have to summarize as follows: what ever I ordered, the quality of the food was always outstanding; beef tenderloin, lamb filet, chicken breast or spaghetti... More 

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Thank Robert D
Berlin, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like a nice italien feeling with good service and very good italian food & pizzas go for Ristorante Da Carlo! The owner is real italian and knows best how to give guests a feeling of welcome and service. Very good food & wine and a nice living atmosphere with good service and resonable prices.

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Thank Paracontra
Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Love the risotto and the wine recommendation from the waitress. The manager is very friendly too. Will def come back when i go to Bern next time

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Thank queenielam828
France
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Its inviting outer facade well foretold the great Italian food and wine. Frequented by many locals, cared for by the host himself. A great experience worth recommending. The wines were especially interesting.

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Thank philmatous
Seattle, Washington
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501 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

The decor was very nice and provided a perfect backdrop to dinner. Our waitress was relatively new but very good and we predict a bright future for her. The mozzarella cheese on the caprese salad was the best I have ever had. The owner told us it was from the Salerno area of Italy. The rest of the meal was... More 

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Thank Gary C
Milan, Italy
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91 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

I live in Italy and typically am very wary of going to any Italian restaurant outside of Italy. After a week long business trip in Germany with a heavy diet of meat and potatoes, I took the chance at this Italian restaurant for lunch. Very nice atmosphere inside. Massively bustling. I was lucky to get a table, but the owner... More 

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Switzerland
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

We had dinner there before a show at DAS Theater an der Effingerstrasse (right next door) and it turned out to be a fair enough choice: the Miami-Vice neon lights led into a nicely lit dining hall (not too dim, not too bright) where the walls are decorated with framed photographs, kind of reminiscent of how you would imagine a... More 

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Thank j-m-suliban
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

Service was prompt and the food came fast. Staff was friendly. Food was excellent and price was reasonable. The atmosphere was nice. No complaints.

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Baldivis, Australia
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266 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015

We stopped here for lunch before having a look around Bern. After squeezing into our table we were served by what I can only describe as our bumbling waiter but to his defence he ended up getting the order right in the end. The restaurant actually has a great atmosphere but the food wasn't anything special, if anything it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Effingerstrasse 14, Bern 3011, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Bern  >  Bern Mittelland District  >  Bern
  • Phone Number: +41 31 381 18 18

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