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Ristorante Carcani

Piazza Motta | 6612 Ascona, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
+41 91 785 17 17
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
11 May 2016
“Just good quality but dont expect an extensive menu”
26 Mar 2016
“lunch ”
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Italian
££ - £££
Piazza Motta | 6612 Ascona, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

Here you will get well cooked and presented food, it really tastes fresh and chefs that provide high quality food and presentations with the portions that are not too large but good enough. We all started with a bowl of salad, nearly a meal in...More

Thank Paul H
Albergo C, Manager at Ristorante Carcani, responded to this review

Dear Paul H It was a great pleasure for us to welcome and spoil you in our restaurant. Thank you very much for your good and detailed valulation. We wish you a great time and are looking forward to the pleasure of welcoming you in...More

Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

we had delicious food for a reasonable price and a beautiful lake view. the staff was friendly. we would definitely come back to eat here!

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Albergo C, Manager at Ristorante Carcani, responded to this review

Dear alexandra_suisse Thank you very much for your visit in our restaurant and your good evaluation. Looking forward to your next visit we send you our best regards from Ascona Your Carcani team

Reviewed 20 September 2015

After a stroll on the seafront, certainly a place to recommend. Not a gourmet place, but certainly on the high side when it comes to touristic places having such a pleasant view on the lake and pier.

Thank Eholan
Reviewed 24 September 2014

This is the restaurant for the small Albergo Carcani and reflects the high quality of the professional chefs working in the kitchen with good produce - best rack of lamb I ever ate!

Thank PeterUK70
Reviewed 23 September 2014

The restaurant, right in the Alberto Carcani is very good. The food is fresh and authentic and the service impeccable. Nothing is cheap in Switzerland but it is a good value for the money. The waiter was so kind and allowed us to taste several...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2013

I have been to this cafe-restaurant a number of times, and I recommend it for its good coffee, its cakes, and especially for its ice cream desserts. It is attractively sited by the lakeside. They generally know how to cook decent main dinner courses too;...More

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Albergo C, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Ristorante Carcani, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Fermi-Dirac Thank you very much for your good ranking of the Caffè-Ristorante Carcani on Tripadvisor. It is a great pleasure for us, that you visited our restaurant several times and that you enjoyed our different products. We apologize that the portion of the...More

Reviewed 8 May 2012

good coffee, good cake, and other things to eat. finally restyled interior. outside sitting on lakefront of ascona.

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$8 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Motta | 6612 Ascona, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Ascona
  • Phone Number: +41 91 785 17 17
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With its large sun terrace, the Ristorante Carcani is always a firm favourite offering culinary variety and a convivial atmosphere. The lunch and dinner menus include delicious Italian dishes and a big choice of handmade pasta from Ticino. The wine list offers a fine selection of regional wines as well as a number of exquisite wines from Italy. In the afternoons, guests are greeted by a selection of sensational home-made cakes.