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Osteria Penel

) #111 of 345 Restaurants in Lugano ££ - £££ Italian, , European
via Moncucco 35 | Sorengo, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
+41 91 967 10 70
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
15 May 2016
“Went back and was satisfied again!”
9 Mar 2016
“Good food, nice location @ reasonable price”
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Italian, Swiss, European
££ - £££
via Moncucco 35 | Sorengo, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Had dinner with friends in February, the food was amazing, so we went back in April, still great food and professional waiter. It's now June and the menu is still exactly the same as in April, that's why I haven't been back. Wish they would...More

Thank ninaw422
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

I have been positively surprised by this small place in a hidden corner of lugano, courtesy staff and nice menu. The first course pasta was absolutely delicious, tasting and different choices with fish meat or veggie Only one remark: the grappa on the sorbetto was...More

Thank fil r
Reviewed 22 January 2016

This is a small restaurant with a familiar flair. The ambience is typical for Ticino. The meals are very delicious. The staff is very friendly, helpful and smart.

Thank Lowrider78
Reviewed 20 September 2014

My favorire spot in Lugano, we dine there on a regular basis, always finding genuine, fresh, tasty food and a warm welcome. Definitely recommended!

Thank opocaj11
Reviewed 7 October 2013

The place is not that easy to be found, it is in a hidden road behind an hospital, but once you are in you feel really good. warm colors on the walls, good welcoming, nice fornitures in old style. It is a mix of old...More

Thank Giulio M
Reviewed 22 July 2013

This place is definitely off the beaten track! But it is a great find. It has both traditional and unusual food. When we went, they had two portions of bull on the menu! They also had horse, but that is not unusual in this area....More

Thank Mehdi J
Reviewed 26 November 2012

Romantic and cozy, good food, good cuisine and has an excellent wine cellar, however, recommend it :-)! We'll be back for sure! ;-)!

Thank Eva L
Reviewed 23 November 2012

Osteria Penel Restaurant is located in a quiet residential neighborhood and if you don't know about it there is no chance that you'll accidently walk by it and decide to check it up. Fortunately, I read about this lovely and very pleasant restaurant on TripAdvisor,...More

Thank GiladIsrael
Reviewed 24 October 2012

Osteria Penel is an extremely cute restaurant just outside the city centre. The menu is presented on a black board and keeps changing throughout the year. Both the mean and fish dishes are very good even though the prices might be a bit high. The...More

1  Thank LuxuryWorldwide
Reviewed 12 October 2012

We visited this restaurant during our short stay in Lugano. Karen, the hostess for this evening, was just amazing. She managed to answer the phone and give us driving instructions, to explain us the menu in great details, to serve, to ask us how was...More

2  Thank haimkupershmidt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$28 - US$49
Italian, Swiss, European
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via Moncucco 35 | Sorengo, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 91 967 10 70
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