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Tessin Grotto

Waidbadstrasse 151, 8037, Zürich

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

Feines Essen, sehr nette Bedienung und einfach zum wieder genießen

Roger Sem 14 July 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 73 reviews)
98% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (57)
  • al fresco (39)
  • lunch (33)
  • romantic (32)
  • private dining (22)
  • large parties (15)
  • business (14)
  • child friendly (14)
  • afternoon tea (11)
  • value (3)
  • views (2)
  • luxury (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • (((** 20 July 2017 by Inspector from Zurich

    Young spirit, competent service, tasty food

  • ((((( 16 July 2017 by Ernst Ackeret from Zürich

    Hervorragende Küche, aufmerksames und freundliches Personal.

  • ((((* 15 July 2017 by Stefan from Zürich

    Sehr gutes essen, schönes Ambiente, Service war etwas zu "Lässig" aber freundlich

  • ((((( 14 July 2017 by Roger Sem from Zürich

    Feines Essen, sehr nette Bedienung und einfach zum wieder genießen

  • ((((( 9 July 2017 by Esther Meuli from Geroldswil

    Meine Gäste, sowohl auch ich fühlten sich wohl ,Service war wie immer perfekt inkl.Essen

  • ((((* 6 July 2017 by B from Zürich

    we had lunch in the lovely garden terrasse. Very cosy atmosphere, very friendly service and excellent food.
    A real short trip to Tessin for lunch :-))

  • ((((( 25 June 2017 by Franco Galvan from Zürich

    Es war wieder einmal ein toller Abend mit top Essen und top Service, herzlichen Dank.

  • ((((* 20 June 2017 by Willy Sonderer from Bassersdorf

    Gutes Essen, sehr guter Service, gutes Ambiente, Preis eher etwas zu hoch.

  • ((((( 17 June 2017 by Dieter Hanimann from Zurch

    Sehr schöne Terrasse, ausgesuchte Tessiner Spezialitäten und umfangreiche Weinkarte. Top-Service und angemessenes Preis-Leistungsverhältnis.

  • ((((( 17 June 2017 by Gregor Schreiber from Zürich

    Fondue auch für 1 Person möglich

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