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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

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

Contact +41 442714750

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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)
  • ((((( 15 September 2018 by Denise from Zuerich

    Nebst sehr nettem Service -> excellentes Essen - die Osso Bucco sind Extra-Klasse!

  • ((((( 12 September 2018 by Karin from Oberengstringen

    Everything was Great!!

  • ((((* 30 August 2018 by Isabella from Zürich

    Das Essen und der Wein war gut, nicht excellenr, aber gute Küche. Die Location ist einfach speziell,ein Grotto in der Stadt. Zu bemängeln ist nur der Service. Wir mussten 2x nach dem Wein fragen.

  • ((((( 19 August 2018 by Marco from Zürich


  • ((((* 17 August 2018 by Robert from Unterengstringen

    Sehr schön gelegen. Gutes Essen. Sehr viele PP.

  • ((((( 14 August 2018 by Helga from Brütten

    They have an absolut wonderful garden! The staff is very friendly and helpful with a good service and the food is really delucious.
    A nice Place to be - also in winter time I guess

  • ((((( 11 August 2018 by Dominik from Zürich

    Perfect and friendly service, excellent foood

  • ((((( 4 August 2018 by Toni from Lenzburg

    Klaglos gut

  • ((((* 4 August 2018 by Katja from Zürich

    Always lovely food and friendly staff with a smile, nice setting with great outside area tucked away in the forest

  • ((((( 30 July 2018 by Andi from Zurich

    Very beautiful ambience and good food.

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