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Il Principe

££ - £££Italian, , Pizza
via Guisan 14, Paradiso 6900, Switzerland
+41 91 993 02 45
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
30 Jul 2016
“Very good food and service”
5 Jun 2016
Open Now
08:30 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Swiss, Pizza, Mediterranean
££ - £££
via Guisan 14, Paradiso 6900, Switzerland
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised how attentive and helpful the waiter was. Sicilian linguine was great and in the end not expensive by Swiss standards. I would highly recommend it for a relaxed dinner in Lugano Paradiso

Thank StanOP
gioro71, Direttore at Il Principe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2016


Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful family owned Italian restaurant in the Paradiso area of Lugano. Not touristy. Many locals enjoying wine and engaging in lively conversation with the owner and each other. The charcuterie and cheese appetizer is excellent. Pizza is delicious, as is the pasta. There is an...More

Reviewed 2 May 2016

The restaurant has a great atmosphere with locals and visitors enjoying the food and drink. You will not find more helpful or enthusiastic service anywhere and the food is very representative of the region. Do not be mislead by the pizza sign this is a...More

Thank BOB K
gioro71, Proprietario at Il Principe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2016

it was a pleasure having you as guests . thank you.

Reviewed 14 February 2016

The service was incredible, and my friend and I who went for dinner were made to feel so incredibly special by the waiter. Excellent food, good wine suggestions, worth it for the price. What a wonderful experience. Thank you, Sergio.

Thank Grace R
gioro71, Proprietario at Il Principe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2016


Reviewed 30 July 2015

You truly get what you pay for! While Il Principe may be high-price in an already expensive area, you will truly have a memorable experience at this lovely property. My family and I came for lunch. The level of service is outstanding, and the food...More

Thank Nicolas V
Reviewed 6 July 2015

One of the best eating experiences ever, the person serving us translated the whole menu in English, and was very concerned about everything we were getting, and made sure that we had a great eating experience there. On top of that the food was delicious...More

Thank Naveen S
Reviewed 5 May 2015

This is a small restaurant that presents a good variety of food and one of the best pizzas in the neighbourhood. The staff is very polite and friendly and the prices are appealling

Thank FlavioMGRamos
Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

Pizza and pasta are amazing. They have bellini. What a service. Delicious anti pasti. Portion size are huge. Went there for dinner. Very nice ambient. A must go if u enjoy good food

Thank DrArtusa
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Very welcoming service and attentive staff throughout. Starter of mixed meats very tasty and Pizza bread served with the starter was crisp and flavourful . I had an excellent Pizza, thin, crispy and tasty. Excellent value for money and a really nice experience. Even the...More

Thank Debra B
Reviewed 7 May 2013

On the drive to il Principe you just get a feeling all is well ,then you arrive and see what a beautiful setting for a Hotel and Restaurant, the food of course was outstanding and the service impeccable but the view steals your heart for...More

Thank Robert M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$62
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via Guisan 14, Paradiso 6900, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Paradiso
  • Phone Number: +41 91 993 02 45
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