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“Fun for fondue”

Lugano Swiss Bistro
Ranked #72 of 160 Restaurants in Carmel
Price range: US$30 - US$30
Cuisines: French, Swiss
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Good for: Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Rancho Boulevard
Reviewed 14 December 2013

Primarily went there to see the ginger bread village which by itself made it worth the trip. Decided to have the 4 course fondue sampler. It is a little expensive for what you get but was quite enjoyable. The place is a little over the top with the Swiss decor and even more so during the Christmas season. But if you need that Christmas fix in Carmel, this place is worth the stop. We took lots of pictures and had a lot of fun. Also, the bottle of Riesling at $24 was just the right accompaniment for the fondue sampler.

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Thank 611rickz
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Reviewed 4 December 2013

Everytime I go to Carmel, I eat here. The best fondue I have had and I have been to Switzerland... The four course fondue is pricey but a must.

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Thank simonpowered
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Reviewed 15 November 2013

just acceptable food. My husband had substandard lamb chops, not the best quality. I had the veal, just gravy and mushrooms, not a lot of flavor. Nothing special about this place

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Thank Silvia p
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Reviewed 23 October 2013

We were looking for a cheese fondue for the family and we decide to go to Lugano. We got there quite late but were welcomed. We have two children age 10 & 8 who thoroughly enjoy a good stir of a cheese fondue and this didn't disappoint. Some comments on here don't do the cheese fondue justice but let us tell you, we use to live in Basle in Switzerland and there was no difference between what was served at the Lugano and the restaurants in Basle. Attentive service and we followed up with chocolate fondue which is not our cup of tea but the children liked it. Can't comment on the rest of the menu but the party of Germans next to us seemed happy, or was that the wine?

Thank Nick H
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Reviewed 14 October 2013

This restaurant in the Barnyard Shopping Centre primarily caters to bus groups. The food is not the best, the service indifferent, and overall not a good experience.

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