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Tessin Grotto

Waidbadstrasse 151, 8037, Zürich

(((() Swiss
Main course: Fr.35
Food spend: Fr.60
Opening hours
Montag und Dienstag geschlossen. Mittwoch bis Sonntag 9.00 - 23.00 Uhr Mittagskarte:11.30 - 13.45 Uhr Kleine Karte: 13.45 - 18.00 Uhr Abendkarte: 18.00 - 21.00 Uhr

Es hat uns sehr gut gefallen. Die Bedienung war super und das Essen wirklich hammerfein :-)

LZ 07 April 2017
from Stadel

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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 (30)
  • al fresco (19)
  • lunch (18)
  • romantic (18)
  • private dining (12)
  • large parties (9)
  • business (7)
  • child friendly (7)
  • afternoon tea (6)
  • luxury (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • value (1)
  • views (1)
  • ((((* 21 April 2017 by Veronika Schaffer from Zürich


  • ((((* 17 April 2017 by Constantin Kielkopf from zürich

    Sehr gemütlich, gutes Essen, sehr sympathisches Personal.
    Wir kommen wieder!

  • ((((* 10 April 2017 by Roman Schönauer from Zürich

    Positive: Service very friendly, food delicious
    Negativ: no Nüsslisalat

  • ((((( 7 April 2017 by LZ from Stadel

    Es hat uns sehr gut gefallen. Die Bedienung war super und das Essen wirklich hammerfein :-)

  • ((((* 5 April 2017 by Markus Kopp from Zürich

    Overall great Experience

  • ((((* 30 March 2017 by BD from Zürich

    Immer wieder sehr gerne im Grotto Tessin!

  • ((((( 27 March 2017 by Claudio Moffa from Zürich

    Wie immer fantastischer Service aber noch besser: Das Essen ist exquisit zubereitet! Von der Sauce über die Gemüse- und Fleischzubereitung ist alles perfekt! Der Gaumen wurde erneut freudig gestimmt! Familiärer Besuch war auch positivst überrascht!

  • ((((( 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


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