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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 197 reviews)
98% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (160)
  • lunch (99)
  • romantic (94)
  • al fresco (83)
  • private dining (69)
  • business (48)
  • child friendly (40)
  • large parties (38)
  • afternoon tea (37)
  • value (18)
  • views (11)
  • breakfast (7)
  • trendy (7)
  • entertainment (4)
  • luxury (4)
  • ((((* 15 June 2019 by Karin from Zürich

    Ausgesprochen freundlicher und professioneller Service.

  • ((((( 12 June 2019 by Katja from Zürich

    Every time smiling staff, fine food, relaxed atmosphere, lovely terrace away from the crowds

  • ((((( 8 June 2019 by Andrea from Zürich

    Quiet place...

  • ((((( 27 May 2019 by Andrea from Zürich

    I like all the dishes- they are very tasty.

  • ((((* 27 May 2019 by Sandra from Rappi

    Ein gediegenes Geburtstags-Essen mit Freunden im Tessin Grotto, an idyllischer Lage mitten im Wald auf dem Käferberg. Wir kommen sicher wieder in dieses angenehme Restaurant, mit freundlicher Bedienung und sehr feinen Tessiner Gerichten, die kreativ umgesetzt werden. Das Tessiner Pale Ale zum Apero hat auch super geschmeckt.

  • ((((( 13 May 2019 by Jana from Zürich

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

  • ((((( 27 April 2019 by André from Zürich

    Excellent, gitzi war sehr gut, sowie Polenta mit Berlaub

  • ((((* 9 April 2019 by Annemarie from Moenchaltorf

    Cosy place outside city center

  • ((((* 10 March 2019 by Dominik from Zuerich

    Freundliches Personal, schöne und gemütliche Atmosphäre, Nähe Wald bietet Spaziergang an.
    Essen war gut, Risotto ausgezeichnet, Lachs war gut, vielleicht etwas zu wenig gewürzt und zu schnell gebraten.
    Ein Geheimtipp trotzdem

  • ((((( 29 January 2019 by Tina from Zürich

    I love this restaurant-my favourite dish is the vegetarian Risotto Venere with truffle-but all the meals me my friends and my family tried were amazing. Great options for vegetarians to go out with meat eaters and everybody is happy!!!

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