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Tessin Grotto

Waidbadstrasse 151, 8037, Zürich

(((() Swiss
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  •  - Zurich
  •  - Zurich
  •  - Zurich
  •  - Zurich
  •  - Zurich
  •  - Zurich
Average
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

very authentic Swiss restaurant with excellent service and delicious seasonal dishes. their beef tartare is a regular staple on the menu and never disappoints. especially nice outdoor patio for summer dining.

Barbara 10 November 2018
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

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Customer reviews for Tessin Grotto

4.5 (((() (based on 159 reviews)
98% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (128)
  • lunch (82)
  • al fresco (71)
  • romantic (70)
  • private dining (55)
  • business (40)
  • large parties (32)
  • child friendly (30)
  • afternoon tea (28)
  • value (10)
  • views (9)
  • breakfast (4)
  • entertainment (4)
  • luxury (3)
  • trendy (3)
  • ((((* 12 November 2018 by Depetro from Zürich

    gemütliches Restaurant, schöne atmosphäre, romantische atmosphäre, gute bedienung, sehr zartes fleisch bei 3 verschiedenen Speisen

  • ((((( 10 November 2018 by Barbara from Zürich

    very authentic Swiss restaurant with excellent service and delicious seasonal dishes. their beef tartare is a regular staple on the menu and never disappoints. especially nice outdoor patio for summer dining.

  • ((((( 5 November 2018 by Liz from Zürich

    Sie haben uns einen rundum schönen Abend beschert.

  • ((((( 29 October 2018 by Gesa from Zurich

    Great (seasonal) dishes, very good service and a very warm atmosphere.

  • ((((( 7 October 2018 by Pascal from Zürich

    Wunderbares essen und super Location! Kommen gerne wieder, auch von weit her!

  • (((** 2 October 2018 by Cristina from Frauenfeld

    The location and food are very nice. The service is horrible, you have to wait a really long time to get what you've asked for.

  • ((((* 21 September 2018 by Yvonne from Zürich

    good food, nice and friendly service

  • ((((( 15 September 2018 by Denise from Zuerich

    Nebst sehr nettem Service -> excellentes Essen - die Osso Bucco sind Extra-Klasse!

  • ((((( 12 September 2018 by Karin from Oberengstringen

    Everything was Great!!

  • ((((* 30 August 2018 by Isabella from Zürich

    Das Essen und der Wein war gut, nicht excellenr, aber gute Küche. Die Location ist einfach speziell,ein Grotto in der Stadt. Zu bemängeln ist nur der Service. Wir mussten 2x nach dem Wein fragen.

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