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Tessin Grotto

Waidbadstrasse 151, 8037, Zürich

(((() Swiss
  •  - Zurich
  •  - 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

Super schöne Location, toller Service und feines Essen. Was will man mehr.

Jana 13 May 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

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Customer reviews for Tessin Grotto

4.5 (((() (based on 172 reviews)
98% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (140)
  • lunch (86)
  • romantic (78)
  • al fresco (72)
  • private dining (59)
  • business (41)
  • child friendly (34)
  • large parties (32)
  • afternoon tea (31)
  • value (14)
  • views (10)
  • breakfast (5)
  • entertainment (4)
  • trendy (4)
  • luxury (3)
  • ((((( 19 December 2018 by Friederike from Zürich

    Excellent service and food. Romantic location

  • ((((* 21 November 2018 by Ursula from Zürich

    Uns gefällt das Grotto sehr gut, wir haben hier oben im Nov. vor 29 Jahren geheiratet und kommen immer wieder gerne.

  • ((((* 20 November 2018 by Maria from Zürich

    Excellent experience; we shall go there again! Our meal was very good and we were gently help to cose the correct Wine too. Nice and professional people working there; good price / quality relation.

  • ((((* 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

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