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L'Antica Trattoria

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rue Marterey 9, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
+41 21 312 19 33
19:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Mon - Wed 19:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Thu - Sat 19:00 - 23:45
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Stockholm, Sweden
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

One of the best Italian restaurants I've ever tried. Amazing food, excellent service, every time a great experience. Very recommended.

Thank Diana M
Shanghai, China
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

We just had regular day menu (pastas with gorgonzola). It's a rather simple meal but indeed it's the kind of plate in which you can see the skill of quality. - Al dente tasty pastas with perfect gorgonzola and cream sauce. - Fast and friendly service. - Nice space and atmosphere. - Excellent quality/price ratio. Seeing other meals served to... More 

Thank ChengBK
Lausanne, Switzerland
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

This one seems to have gotten its act together over the course of the past few years, setting its sights on the kind of restaurant many other local rivals could only ever hope to become: concise menu, each dish executed perfectly at a reasonable price, quiet, unfussy ambiance and helpful, friendly service. We've gone back to this one several times... More 

Thank Nicky-and-Nick
Lausanne, Switzerland
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75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

The food is excellent, service is great. I've eaten here a few times, last time I had the special: scallops with fettucine in lemon cream sauce - delicious! The only problem is the decoration - not very warm. In fact, upon arriving on a Thursday night with the restaurant full, I was sure it was closed from the outside.

Thank sgolamco
Meilen, Switzerland
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

A good place to eat fine Italian food in a decent atmosphere with funny waiters and a good price! I will be back!

Thank lepolak159
Chardonne, Switzerland
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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Have been in this resto a few times now and I really like it! Your standard Italian has pizza, pasta and meat... This one only does pasta!! The pasta dishes they serve are super!! Fresh and with seasonal influences.. Like pasta with black truffle. They also offer a nice wine card with some really good wines at great prices. The... More 

1 Thank Andre B
Lausanne, Switzerland
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235 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

What I ha liked was not a too large menu and everything we had was fresh and delicious. Polpetti in umido as appetizer, linguine vongole and bottariga as main course and for dessert we had babà rhum with home made ice cream. We had a super Tudcany wine Le Macchiole

Thank Guido U
Einsiedeln, Schwyz, Switzerland
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014 via mobile

Visited this restaurant last week with some friends and ordered the pasta with sun dried tomatoes and artichockes as primo piatto: pasta was not yet al dente and the tomatoes and artichockes of few flavour. As a main i took white fish with olive tapenade on top, spinach and black rice on the side. Spinach was way too salty, black... More 

Thank Patrick B
London, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2014 via mobile

Our 5th or 6th time in this restaurant, often came for birthdays with family. This time was for Valentine, absolutely amazing. Great service, excellent wine recomendation, delicious carpaccio, amazing pastas perfectely cooked! Very romantic atmosphere, not only for Valentine bdw. Love the open kitchen too, nice to see the artists at work :-)

Thank team_beezoo
Lausanne, Switzerland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2013

This is by far the worst dining experience that I have ever had! We were treated terribly, charged a completely incorrect amount and the food was deplorable. I am shocked and upset by how awful it was. They didn't even serve cappucinos and they claim to be an Italian restaurant? Ridiculous. Just horrific.

1 Thank Therese H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$89
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:45
11:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:45
11:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue Marterey 9, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 312 19 33

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