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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

Quiet place...

Andrea 08 June 2019
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

4.6 (((() (based on 198 reviews)
98% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (161)
  • lunch (99)
  • romantic (94)
  • al fresco (83)
  • private dining (70)
  • business (49)
  • child friendly (40)
  • large parties (38)
  • afternoon tea (37)
  • value (18)
  • views (11)
  • breakfast (7)
  • trendy (7)
  • entertainment (4)
  • luxury (4)
  • ((((* 19 August 2019 by Maya from Zürich

    Very good food, nice service

  • ((((( 17 August 2019 by Marianne from Buchs

    ein erstklassiger, zugewandter Service

  • ((((( 12 August 2019 by Marilen from Dietikon

    I fell in love with the terrace, such a wonderful ambience. As well the service is courteous!

  • ((((( 10 August 2019 by Ljuan from Zürich

    Essen war sehr gut.

  • ((*** 7 August 2019 by Moritz from Berikon

    Ich liebe das Tessin, die Leute und das italienische Fair. Ausser das gute Essen war leider nicht von diese Ambiente zu spüren. Ich werde die Lokalität nicht ein zweites Mal besuchen. Schade!

  • ((((( 6 August 2019 by Ernst from Rafz

    Tolle Gartenwirtschaft, nettes, aufmerksames Personal.

  • ((((( 31 July 2019 by Graziella from Zürich

    Wie waren am Samstag Abend bei Ihnen zu Gast und wir waren sehr zufrieden mit dem Essen ?? es wahr sehr gut würde es weiterempfehlen ?? und der Service war sehr sehr gut ?? wir kommen wieder

  • ((((( 29 July 2019 by Reto from Zurich

    Great Restaurant

  • ((((* 27 July 2019 by Ursula from Zürich

    Ist immer wieder schön (wir haben vor 30 Jahren hier geheiratet??)und die Bedienung sehr zuvorkommend.

  • ((((( 27 July 2019 by Bruno from Jona

    Osso Bucco : sehr gut, zart. Gnocci waren ausgezeichnet. Service war sensationell und äusserst effizient. (Slavischer Akzent zur Identifikation)

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