The feeling...

(and the taste)

of the good old days

In Restaurant Carcani...

on the lake promenade in Ascona, on the shore of Lake Maggiore

Welcome the New Year with a first-class culinary experience.

Our New Year’s Eve menu will take you on a luxurious gastronomic journey, from scallop tartare to bison entrecôte.

Enjoy and toast with us while the music sets the perfect mood to welcome 2024.

Opening hours

Daily from 07:30

Breakfast 07:30 – 10:30

Lunch 12:00 – 13:45

Snack 13:45 – 17:00 hrs

Dinner 18:00 – 21:15

Pizza until 22:00

Reserve a table

(Limited seating)

Telephone: +41 91 785 17 15

New: electric car charging station

For eco-friendly hospitality, we now offer convenient charging for electric cars in Ascona.
Guests can reserve parking spaces to ensure their place.
We hope this service will make your stay more pleasant.



“We propose a way,
to satisfy your curiosity…

This is not a simple list of dishes, but the story of a passion and continuous research that we would like to share with you.”

Chef Andrea D’anna

Chef Carcani

Enjoy an evening with drinks at the piazza, gourmet pizzas and the luxury flair of Ticino

Enjoy an evening with drinks at the piazza, gourmet pizzas and the luxury flair of Ticino


As one of the best restaurants...

on the lake promenade, the Carcani restaurant in Ascona is considered by many to be an insider tip.

The taste of the breeze

Enjoy the taste of the fresh breeze from Lake Maggiore while our chef D’anna serve the best Ticino specialties.



Relax at breakfast, lunch or dinner on the sun terrace and experience the magnificent view of Lake Maggiore, the mountains and the promenade.

Artistic atmosphere

With their artistic design and atmosphere, the restaurant indulges the senses.

Albergo Carcani Hotel event room

Our specialties

Ketty & Tommy’s best seller “Risotto Flambè”.

Saffron risotto & king prawns served in the Montasio mold & flambéed with Americano house grappa.

Read “The story of RISOTTO FLAMBÉ” here

Pizza by
Ketty & Tommy

Our pizzas at all Ketty & Tommy restaurants are a family secret!

The dough is first kneaded and then left for 48 hours to become extra soft so that the pizza becomes crispy as well as easier to digest.

Sweets and snacks

Sweets and snacks

Enjoy Ticino specialties such as seasonal cakes with fresh ingredients and a selection of delicious ice cream while taking in the magnificent view of Lake Maggiore and the mountains.

In the afternoon from 13:45 – 17:00 we offer hearty snacks like delicious salads, antipasti, pizzas and especially our Carcani Burger are on the afternoon menu.


Linger on our terrace, enjoy the music, the sun and the view – relive the slow life with aperitivi alla Italiana and Franciacorta at an unbeatable price…. 

The best breakfast in Ascona!

Crispy bread, muesli, hearty cheese and meat specialties, fresh egg dishes, colorful fruits, fresh orange juice and wonderfully fragrant coffee – here at Albergo Carcani.

Regional wines

A selection of wines from regional wineries of Ticino and our favorite wines from Italy are waiting for you.

Mountain feeling,

on the shore of Lago Maggiore!

Our chalet will be there for you from the end of November. 

Enjoy classic “mountain moments” in our cheese hut directly on the lake promenade in Ascona!

Cheese fondue or raclette with a lake view!

Cheese fondue or raclette with a lake view!


Birthday, wedding or the next business event, centrally located at the Piazza.

Individual offers and the personal service by our experienced team make the organization particularly uncomplicated for you.


Albergo Carcani, Ascona


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