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Tessin Grotto

Waidbadstrasse 151, 8037, Zürich

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

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

Waldemar Rauch 27 January 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

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  • dinner (19)
  • al fresco (16)
  • lunch (12)
  • romantic (10)
  • large parties (7)
  • business (6)
  • child friendly (6)
  • private dining (6)
  • afternoon tea (4)
  • luxury (1)
  • value (1)
  • ((((( 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.

  • ((((* 15 January 2017 by Michael Graber from Zürich

    Immer freundlicher Service. Im Sommer herzig, draussen im Wald.

  • ((((* 31 December 2016 by Giulio Picin from Zürich

    Tipp Topp.

  • (((** 29 August 2016 by Peter Grünig from Lenzburg

    Sehr fein. Aufmerksame Bedienung.

  • ((((( 25 August 2016 by Helen Wormser from Russikon

    Angenehme Kühle im Sommer, schöne Spazierwege drum herum, persönliche Bedienung hervorragend, geeignet für alle Menschen auch mit Behinderungen. Gestern war praktisch an jedem Tisch draussen auch mindestens ein Hund dabei - und trotzdem war es ruhig und friedlich!

  • ((((( 23 August 2016 by M.B. from Dietlikon

    Sehr feines essen und trinken in sehr stimmiger Atmosphäre. Wir kommen wieder.

  • ((((( 13 August 2016 by Simon Zehnder from Zürich

    nicht vom namen abschrecken lassen! das grotto tessin ist eine oase mit bestem service!

  • ((((( 9 August 2016 by Gregor Schreiber from Dietikon

    Schönes Restaurant. Gutes Ambiente

  • ((((( 6 August 2016 by Rene Leuppi from Quarten

    Ein feines Mittagessen, wunderbarer Garten und sehr, sehr freundlicher Service.... Immer wieder ein Erlebnis der besonderen Art, im Tessin kann es gar nicht schöner sein, ausser das Wetter.....

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