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Al Portico

piazza Grande 22, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
+41 91 751 23 07
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good26%
  • Average33%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible14%
2 Oct 2017
“Dinner at Piazza Grande”
2 Apr 2017
“Continuous service”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
piazza Grande 22, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

On day trip from Italy, the restaurant we wanted was closed so opted for reluctant pizza at Portico. The pizzas were fine and quickly served, nice bottle of Ticino wine. But 84chf is a bit steep for a simple lunch. As I didn't have Swiss...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Food was okay. Pricing a little bit higher, but can be expected, when location is nice. Service took very long to take care of us and had to wait long time for meals. Pizza was served about 15-20 minutes before others.

Thank mcaillet
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

What a lovely woman help us ;) with a white stripe in her hair. So lovely she helped us. With a table and nice food. Only the pizza Carbonara was not so much taste like a pasta carbonara. But she helped us fast so we...More

Thank Brotherlouie81
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We went there to eat dessert, Tiramisu and Icecream. The place is quite touristic, and the quality was far from good. The location is good, but I would say the quality was not enough for the price.

Thank Frops2014
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Many restaurants in Locarno close between lunch and dinner. However, 3-4 places on the Piazza Grande in Locarno offer continuous service and, as locals, this place is typically our pick for a late afternoon gnash. It's one of those places where the menu is so...More

Thank Louise H
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Was here for evening dinner with my wife Had pasta , chicken and pizza Service 2/5 Food 3/5 Ambience 3/5 Price food worth 2/5 Want to visit again : straight no unless there is no other better option

Thank hksingh83
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

The pizza was top-shelf. You would think that all pizza in this town is great, but you would be wrong. This pizza was outstanding. My wife had the whitefish (local) with wild rice and fresh vegetables, and we"licked the plate clean." Very affordable, good customer...More

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful location, especially if you visit the film festival. We ordered grilled meat, ravioli, pizza, gnocchi. The only thing with a good taste was the pizza, forget all the rest. Sides come directly from the refrigerator. Ice cream was not really good neither. Overall a...More

Thank chiassofan
Reviewed 9 January 2016

We can`t say that we didn`t like it...we went twice in 3 days! The first time we went, we had a late lunch and we were seated outside in the portico! The carbonara and my penne melanzana were delicious and the service efficient and friendly!...More

Thank GiaHL
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

We went here on a sunny and warm 1st November. We ate ouside in front of the main square. The environment is nice (but is was a really beautiful day!) and the food is normally good. Prices are comparable to other swiss restaurants: a pizza...More

Thank Silvia D
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: piazza Grande 22, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Locarno
  • Phone Number: +41 91 751 23 07
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