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Tessin Grotto

Waidbadstrasse 151, 8037, Zürich

(((() Swiss
Main course: Fr.35
Food spend: Fr.60

Tolles Ambiente, sehr freundliche Bedienung und sehr gutes Essen!

Stefan Büsser 19 March 2017
from Zürich

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Just north of Zurich on the Hönggerberg, the Tessin Grotto opens its doors for fans of Ticino cuisine, boasting the warm welcome so typical of a Swiss grotto.

On the menu at this restaurant in Zurich you’ll find a host of specialities from the canton of Ticino, from prawn ravioli in saffron dough with citrus and garlic butter, chestnut ravioli with Ticino goats cheese and sage butter with pepperoncini, or oven-roasted veal shank with homemade gnocchi. Generous with their desserts, the Tessin Grotto serves up delicious mini panettone with locally-grown peaches, almonds and a honey and cream glacé, or the scorched caramelised cream with tonka bean aromas.

What could be better to complement the southern Swiss fare than wines from the same region? Come summer, the chestnut tree garden is a hit, and winter sees guests indulging in cheese fondue and bread from the Maggia valley.

Located on the Hönggerberg just north of Zurich, the restaurant is approximately twenty minutes from the city centre. The bus lines 38 and 69 take you to the Waidbadstrasse stop and the Tessin Grotto restaurant is within ten minutes from there on foot. Those travelling by car will find ample parking at the restaurant.

Tessin Grotto

Waidbadstrasse 151, 8037, Zürich

Contact +41 442714750

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Customer reviews for Tessin Grotto

4.5 (((() (based on 33 reviews)
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  • dinner (25)
  • al fresco (17)
  • lunch (17)
  • romantic (15)
  • private dining (9)
  • large parties (8)
  • business (6)
  • child friendly (6)
  • afternoon tea (4)
  • luxury (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • value (1)
  • views (1)
  • ((((( 26 March 2017 by Erwin Fässler from Zürich

    Das Lokal ist schön gelegen auch wenn man von dort keine Aussicht auf die Stadt hat, das Essen ist sehr gut, bei der Vorspeise wäre noch ein Tessiner Teller mit Käse und Wurstwaren eine gute Ergänzung des Angebotes. Uns gefällt es jeweils sehr gut auch wenn die Preise eher an der oberen Grenze unserer Vorstellungen liegen

  • ((((* 25 March 2017 by Mauro Bignotti from Zurich

    Sehr angenehme Ambiance

  • ((((* 24 March 2017 by Robert Meier-heusser from Zürich


  • ((((( 19 March 2017 by Stefan Büsser from Zürich

    Tolles Ambiente, sehr freundliche Bedienung und sehr gutes Essen!

  • ((((( 18 March 2017 by Denise Zintzmeyer from Zuerich

    Charming ambience, excellent food and friendly Service!

  • ((((( 18 March 2017 by Brigitte Corti from Schlieren

    Aufmerksame und sehr nette Bedienung
    Saisonale gerichte
    Sehr feines essen

  • ((((( 3 March 2017 by René Rietschi from Regensdorf

    Essen und Preis-/Leistungsverhältnis sowie Bedienung hervorragend. Wir kommen immer gerne wieder.

  • ((((* 2 March 2017 by Daniel Roth from Oberwil-Lieli


  • ((((( 27 January 2017 by Waldemar Rauch from Zürich

    Ich finde das Ambiente gut und die Tessiner Gerichte interessant. Einfach eine gute Atmosphäre.

  • (((** 21 January 2017 by Simon Wirth from Zürich

    Top, little bit improovment could be fone in the service regstding sttention of the guests but oversl a very good restaurant, good food.

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