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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)
  • ((((( 27 July 2019 by Jeroen from Zurich

    super food, very nice service, great place to be

  • ((((* 27 July 2019 by Brigitte from Winterthur

    Great Service, quite expensive but the possibility to order small portions is great, there was a mouse running around, outside though

  • ((((( 27 July 2019 by Leila from Zuerich

    Das Mistkratzerli ist immer sehr lecker, auch die Saucen dazu schmecken sehr gut. Im Sommer ist es draussen auch bei grosser Hitze sehr angenehm zum Sitzen. Sehr freundliches Personal.

  • ((((( 20 July 2019 by Sonja from Zürich

    Great garden, excellent food, attentive and extraordinary friendly service. We love this place!

  • ((((( 16 July 2019 by Daniel from Birchwil

    Just a wonderful place with friendly personal and lovely food

  • ((((( 7 July 2019 by Peter from zürich

    Erstklassig! Leckeres Essen, freundliche Bedienung und gemütliche Terrasse mitten im Wald.

  • ((((( 7 July 2019 by Kurt from Zürich

    Es war sehr gut, freundliche Bedienung und feine Küche. Danke vielmals für die traditionellen Tessiner Menues

  • ((((( 7 July 2019 by Leopold from Au ZH

    Wir haben das Tessin Grotto am 16. Juni 2016, anlässlich unserer Hochzeit, zusammen mit unseren Trauzeugen besucht und waren schon damals restlos begeistert. Auch der erneute Besuch am 06. Juli 2019 hat uns wiederum sehr gut gefallen. Da stimmt einfach alles, Lage, Ambiente, Service und natürlich das Essen und die Getränke. Wir werden immer wieder kommen.

  • ((((( 6 July 2019 by Daniela from Wettswil

    Very nice waitress, excellent food and nice terrasse. Very relaxed atmosphere

  • ((((( 6 July 2019 by Peter from Zürich


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