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Le Pinocchio

) #341 of 587 Restaurants in Lausanne ££ - £££ Italian, European, Pizza
avenue de la Harpe 16, Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
+41 21 616 40 37
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good43%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (12 reviews)
“fusilli” (2 reviews)
“italian food” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, European, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
avenue de la Harpe 16, Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
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Reviews (124)
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great pizza's since many many years. Staff very friendly and flexible when customizations are requested. Interior cosy and genuine.

Thank SwizerlandRoisindubh
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

On my own, needing good carb loading before Cyclotour du Leman. Love this restaurant, tucked away up the hill from the marina - feels family owned? Real Swiss Italian! Delicious food, bruschetta, spaghetti & ice cream washed down with a nice glass of red. Did...More

Thank 200PTC
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This restaurant was very near my accommodation, as is how you often the case when you try a new place. The pasta dish was just like what I experienced in Florence and Naples in the month in he month earlier. Tasty and hot. The beef...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

The place doesnt have anything really special, a traditional pizzeria, calm, nice staff, and a good pizza. Cook its from naples and pizza is not the best ive eaten but good enough. Price is also very convenient. I went on my own and i was...More

Thank Diego F
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The food is not very good but what I hate is to be seated at the same table with other customers. The table was so narrow that you have your elbow on the plate of your neighbour. Can't wait to leave

Thank Jean-Marc V
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is a family-friendly neighborhood place that specializes in Italian-ish fare. We've been coming here on and off for the better part of ten or so years, and have had the tasty pizzas and, pastas, the juicy, perfectly cooked meats, the decent desserts, and the...More

Thank Curtis S
Reviewed 3 March 2017

One of the nicest pizzeria's in Lausanne. need to reserve as the restaurant gets full very quickly. They tend to pack the tables in and don't leave much room for staff to get around easily. They have a large menu with a huge selection of...More

Thank LvlCH
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Very basic oily pasta, with hardly any sauce.Dessert cream and all sauces seemed to come out of a squeegee bottle, no style and would not return or recommend.

Thank where_next_7
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I travel once a month to Lausanne and try having dinner at Pinocchio at least on one night. It is a plain restaurant with fast service and with some very good surprises hidden on the menu. Pizzas are very good but try out other dishes...More

Thank Manuel C
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch and shared a calzone which was big enough for 2 people along with the bruschetta, which was excellent! The atmosphere was nice and the staff was friendly. Good for families as well.

Thank Toni C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: avenue de la Harpe 16, Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 616 40 37
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