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“Great place for afternoon snack”

Vanini Dolce e Caffe
Ranked #1 of 4 Coffee & Tea in Lugano
Price range: US$1 - US$40
Cuisines: Italian
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We came here for the gelato but got distracted by the other snack options in their menu. Ended up ordering aperol spritz which came with chips, olives and bread with salami for free, which is normal for bars in Lugano and greatly appreciated! Then we ordered a salty crepe and wine, then lastly an affogato with 2 scoops of gelato(chocolate and pistachio), they were so good that we ordered another 2 scoops! Great to people watch from inside their large sun room especially when it’s raining outside!

Thank Andie_laShanghai
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Very good cafe in Lugano. But prices are terribly sky high. Expect to pay 9 euro for a simple toast. Nice setting on the square

Thank Tonio C
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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Nice location on the square. We’ve tried the crepes and their gelato, both of which were good. If you get gelato in a cone (I usually don’t, but you should try it here) they coat the inside of the cone with melted chocolate, it’s decadent.

Thank C M
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Busy, but a space for 2 outside in the sun. The waitress came over, we dithered. She returned and we just ordered drinks. First came the tray with olives, crisps and nuts. We were thinking that this was going to turn out expensive again. Then the drinks arrived. Brilliant toilets upstairs. great views from downstairs watching the world go by in the Swiss sunshine. Nice beer and tea. small bill. Winner!

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Thank Mikethenailer
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

My waffle was stale although my gelato was delicious. My husband enjoyed his strawberry crepes so a mixture of good and bad. Our waiter however was excellent.

Thank clareann04
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