Award winning restaurants in the region

Are you looking for an excellent restaurant in the region? Here are the restaurants mentioned and awarded in the Michelin and Gault&Millau gastronomic guides.

The excellent products of Ascona-Locarno attract top chefs, and it is no coincidence that, of the eight Michelin-starred restaurants in Ticino, three - including two with two stars - are located in the Ascona-Locarno region. At Lake Maggiore there are also 31 restaurants awarded by Gault&Millau, for a total of 433 points. Here is a small legend to help you choose the right restaurant for you:

Ascona and surrounding area 
Osteria dell'Enoteca (Losone) 15 
Ristorante Centrale (Losone) 13 
Osteria Ticino da Ketty&Tommy (Ascona) 12 
Ristorante Seven (Ascona) 15 
Hotel Eden Roc Ristorante Marina (Ascona) 14 
Hotel Eden Roc Ristorante La Brezza (Ascona) 18 (+2 stelle) 
Hotel Eden Roc Ristorante Eden Roc (Ascona) 14 
Hotel Giardino, Ecco (Ascona) 18 (+2 stelle) 
Hotel Castello del Sole Ristorante Tre Stagioni (Ascona) 15 
Hotel Castello del Sole Locanda Barbarossa (Ascona) 18 (+1 stella) 

Locarno and surrounding area 
Al Gusto da Christen (Orselina) 14 
Villa Orselina (Orselina) 14 
La Chiesa (Locarno-Monti) 15 
Osteria del Centenario (Locarno-Muralto) 15 
Hotel Belvedere Locarno La Fontana Ristorante&Bar (Locarno) 14 
La Rinascente (Locarno) 14 
Da Valentino (Locarno) 15 
Cittadella (Locarno) 14 
Locanda Locarnese (Locarno) 14 
Ristorante Fiorentina (Locarno) 12 

Da Enzo (Ponte Brolla) 16 
T3e Terre (Ponte Brolla) 13 
Albergo Ristorante Centovalli (Ponte Brolla) 13 
Grotto Valmaggese (Avegno) 13 
Locanda Fior di Campo (Campo Vallemaggia) 13 

Hotel Stazione (Intragna) 14 

Missultin (Vira Gambarogno) 14 

Ronco s/Ascona and Brissago 
Panorama Hotel Elisabetta (Ronco sopra Ascona) 14 
Kalea (Brissago) 13 
Agorà (Brissago) 14 
Osteria Boato (Brissago) 13 

Michelin Guide
One star – A very good restaurant in its category
Two stars – Excellent cooking, worth a detour
Three stars – Exceptional cuisine, worth a special journey

Gault&Millau Guide
13-14 points – very good cuisine
15-16 points – excellent quality and creativity
17-18 points – exceptional preparation and the ultimate in creativity
19-20 points – “world-beating” cuisine

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