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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

Nice place with nice food

Andrea Traugott 13 January 2018
from ZH

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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 109 reviews)
99% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (86)
  • al fresco (54)
  • lunch (50)
  • romantic (48)
  • private dining (33)
  • large parties (21)
  • child friendly (20)
  • business (19)
  • afternoon tea (17)
  • views (4)
  • breakfast (3)
  • value (3)
  • luxury (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • ((((( 13 January 2018 by Andrea Traugott from ZH

    Nice place with nice food

  • ((((( 11 January 2018 by Jens Krüger from Zurich

    Delicious food and very friedly service

  • ((((( 9 January 2018 by Deborah Vogt from Zürich

    Sehr gute Küche, freundlicher und schneller Service, sehr gemütlich eingerichtet.

  • ((((* 9 January 2018 by Martin Wälti from Zurich


  • ((((* 21 December 2017 by Edward Schmid from Zürich

    Kompetenter Service
    Angenehme Atmosphäre

  • ((((( 21 December 2017 by Jean-martin Fierz from Zürich

    Very nice located in the woods, cozy, very friendly service and really good food! Go there and find out by yourself...

  • (((** 26 November 2017 by Sabrina Haueis from zurich

    gutes Preis-/Leistungsverhältnis

  • ((((( 21 November 2017 by Zora Gasser from Zürich

    Das Essen was super fein und frisch. Die Bedienung war freundlich, aber nicht zu aufdringlich.
    Die kleine persönliche Nachricht auf der Quittung hat uns sehr gefreut.

  • ((((* 9 November 2017 by Claudia D'amico from Zurich

    Go on

  • (((** 5 November 2017 by Verena Blumer from Zürich

    Sehr freundlicher Empfang u Service.
    Köstliches aus der Küche??

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